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Clouser, Todd / A Love Electric / 20th Century Folk Selections
Album:20th Century Folk Selections Collection:Jazz
Artist:Clouser, Todd / A Love Electric Added:02/2012
Label:Royal Potato Family 

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Add Date:2012-02-25 Pull Date:2012-04-28 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:29 Apr15 Apr8 Apr25 Mar18 Mar11 Mar4 Mar
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 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 06, 2016:No Cover, No Minimum
Heroin
4.Oct 18, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
Heroin
2.Aug 05, 2016:Rebop
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5.May 03, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
Heroin
3.Jan 03, 2015:Music Casserole
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6.Jun 28, 2012:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
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Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2012-02-18 
TODD CLOUSER’S A LOVE ELECTRIC: 20th Century Folk Selections
Royal Potato Family, 2012

JAZZ FUSION – This oddball set is difficult to describe. Guitarist Clouser takes tunes from sources as widespread as Nirvana, the Beastie Boys, the Velvet Undergound and Neil Young (and, yes, some folk songs too), and puts ‘em all through a psychedelic postmodern-jazz blender. But it’s mostly low-key and only vaguely swirly, only rarely busting out with energy, and otherwise hanging out in an introspective Bill Frisell-like world of atmosphere and emotion. It’s all quite good. Recommended for eclectic/instrumental rock sets as well as jazz.

Try any track. Fo’s Picks: 1, 3, 6, 7, 8

1. 4:28 – ‘60s ditty about Daly City trudges, gets spaced-bouncy in the middle
2. 6:01 – Buddy Holly tune takes it easy; Steven Bernstein reverb trumpet
3. 4:33 – Neil Young song is gentle, open, moody, sparkly like a drugged haze
4. 3:01 – quick-driving work song with some slow muddled breaks
5. 9:08 – steady, strolling Nirvana cover: trumpet and guitar take relaxed leads
6. 5:43 – clattery intro; classic VU melody shines through, gathers steam
7. 4:25 – the most rock-ish track: Beastie Boys tune sprawled and stoned
8. 5:51 – Pearl Jam track moves with weary optimism, gradually builds up

[ Fo ] - February 2012

Track Listing
1.Little Boxes 5.All Apologies
2.Everyday 6.Heroin
3.The Needle And The Damage Done 7.Gratitude
4.Pay Me My Money Down 8.Release