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Rara Avis / Rara Avis
Album:Rara Avis Collection:Jazz
Artist:Rara Avis Added:Apr 2004
Label:Generate Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-05-03 Pull Date:2004-07-05 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Jul 4Jun 27Jun 6May 30May 16May 9

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 16, 2004:Umami Jazz Program
4.Jun 04, 2004:Memory Select
2.Jul 02, 2004:Memory Select
5.Jun 01, 2004:Umami Jazz Program
3.Jun 25, 2004:Memory Select
6.May 28, 2004:Memory Select

Album Review
Ben Bostwick
Reviewed 2004-05-04 
Wow! This is the best improv album I’ve heard in a long time. Arnal, Beeferman and Misterka have a novel modern abstract group sound, but it’s still based on a solid free jazz tradition. They move from playful to serious throughout the disc and while everything is pretty clattery, the result is always interesting.

1. Builds from sparse start to interesting group work
*2. insistent drumbeat drives group plinking
**3. Angry and jagged
*4. slow, cascading in a beautifully weird way
*5. Lots of squealing with great backing
**6. interesting movement, great group work
7. Quiet understated motion
*8. Slow, exotic and mysterious
*9. Agitated improv
*10. Deceivingly pretty
11. Short and plinky

Track Listing
1.Dust 6.Paraphernalia
2.Conspirators 7.Allucidation
3.Hive 8.Sirens
4.Lost World 9.Recombination
5.Basement Scientist 10.Isthmus
 11.Screw Creature