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Herbert, Matthew Big Band / There's Me And There's You
Album:There's Me And There's You Collection:General
Artist:Herbert, Matthew Big Band Added:10/2008
Label:!K7 Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-01-18 Pull Date:2009-03-22 
Week Ending:15 Mar8 Mar1 Mar22 Feb15 Feb8 Feb1 Feb25 Jan

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 12 Jul 17:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion with Red West (special guest!)
4.Thu, 28 Jan 10:Alma Mahler
The Value Machine
2.Tue, 03 May 11:Red West
Bisous Bijoux
5.Sun, 08 Mar 09:Alma Mahler
Music to Make Babies To: Resentful Lentil Stew Edition
3.Wed, 21 Apr 10:Rae
Lyric Ballads/Spider Rave
6.Fri, 06 Mar 09:Kremit The Horn
Emphysema For Emphasis

Album Review
Alma Mahler
Reviewed 2009-01-13 
Extravagant, jazzy brass arrangements with soulful vocals (by new singer Eska Mtungwazi). Album concept=politics, exploring a myriad of 21st century abuses of power, i.e. the media (the story), the church (pontificate), monarchy (regina). All great, start with 1, 12, 5.

1)Rich rhythms, soulful. The vox are amazing in this one.
2)Intense with jagged fits, distorted vox & samples. Apparently features the sounds of 74 condoms being dragged along a floor
3)Horns upon horns. Interesting.
4)A collage piece which features cameos from the likes of Tony Benn and former PM John Major
5)Jazzy electronic yumminess. A bit of Berstein-esque busyness too.
6)Moody jazz pop. Terrific buzzy fuzziness at end.
7)Subdued horns, blue sounds.
8)Dramatic show tune, big sounds. “Breathe more, buy less.”
9)Vocal etc. collage (great!) moving over soft rhythm & horns
10)A mellow tune belying violent sound samples
11)Melancholy melody, pale vocals.
12)Exuberant jazz piece, fierce vocals

Track Listing
1.The Story 7.The Rich Man's Prayer
2.Pontificate 8.Breathe
3.Waiting 9.Knowing
4.The Yesness 10.Nonsound
5.Battery 11.One Life
6.Regina 12.Just Swing