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Sparkiovoggel, the / Sparkiovoggel, the
Album:Sparkiovoggel, the Collection:General
Artist:Sparkiovoggel, the Added:06/2003

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-07-14 Pull Date:2003-09-15 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:14 Sep7 Sep24 Aug17 Aug27 Jul20 Jul

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 06, 2007:2003
Scrambled Realities
4.Sep 10, 2003:Brownian Motion
Sick Day, Nose Wheel
2.Aug 17, 2006:Cognitive Overload
Scrambled Realities
5.Sep 06, 2003:Morning Glory
3.Sep 11, 2003:Umami Jazz Program
Hum Bum
6.Sep 03, 2003:Brownian Motion

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-07-16 
THIS IS GREAT! Think of a capella on crack, with occasional passes into late 60s psych and avant garde contemporary classical music. The Sparkiovoggel construct music with vocal loops layered one after the other along with synth loops until reaching the point of absurdity. Occasionally, there is a minimal guitar-driven song, but most tracks are experimental vocal loops that work really well. The songs take me somewhere in between the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, Magnetic Fields, and Ween. Really funny, kind of disturbing, very interesting.

Experiments: 2, 5, 9, 15, 17.
Songs: 27, 10, 18

1. looped low-pitched vocals. very funny
2. continues with drony saxophone and screams. funny, haunting.
3. quiet expansive synth
4. synth xylophone swirlies
5. *wonderful vocal loop, walking jazz bassline
6. percussion loop, island-y harmonized vocals
7. vocal loops build into a beat. really cool texture.
8. looped sentences layered to absurdity
9. ghostly layers of vocals. avantgarde classical. Seriously.
10. acoustic song a la magnetic fields
11. looped phrase with shouts crescendos
12. steady djembe beat, saxophone melody
13. like #9, but more melodic than ghostly
14. song form, like cracked out a capella
15. great glitchy echoey samples
16. cartoon voices looped
17. dirty chaotic beat, screams, synth, builds really nicely
18. song with electric guitar, late 60s psych feel
19. high-pitched squeals, organ samples
20. nice percussion, strummed acoustic, disintegrating folk
21. great vocal layering, bllllrrrr with the lips
22. layered TV samples
23. short glitchy vocal loop
24. short vocal and electric guitar
25. growling vocals, echoey
26. organ/synth loops with political war samples on top
27. acoustic guitar song, great, like west coast pop art exp.
28. vocal loops with keyboard doodles

Track Listing
1.High Kite Left Toe 15.Bog Bride
2.Hum Bum 16.Fireflies
3.Chipmonks 17.Spaze
4.Nebula 18.Tom the Fish Trader
5.Furley 19.Skeleton Remote Control
6.Oobmab 20.Quagmire
7.Bah 21.Nose Wheel
8.Scrambled Realities 22.Sick Day
9.Prayer Bleeds 23.Spaghetti Food
10.Primitive Urge 24.The News
11.Jerry 25.Aargh
12.Sextrance 26.God Bless America
13.Pseudo Faux Pas 27.Amokefunk
14.Ummbe 28.Quantum Entanglement