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Rara Avis / Rara Avis
Album:Rara Avis Collection:Jazz
Artist:Rara Avis Added:04/2004
Label:Generate Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-05-03 Pull Date:2004-07-05 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:4 Jul27 Jun6 Jun30 May16 May9 May

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