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Mushroom / Glazed Popems
Album:Glazed Popems Collection:General
Artist:Mushroom Added:09/2004
Label:Black Beauty 

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Add Date:2004-10-25 Pull Date:2004-12-27 
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Album Review
Ben
Reviewed 2004-10-19 
Mushroom – Glazed Popems

2 discs of long, lush old-school early 70s psychedelic folk-funk jams. There’s plenty of vintage electronics and long guitar solos here, but their beautiful production (especially on the first disc) makes it sound like you’ve picked up a futuristic record from 1972 (um, that's a compliment). Like most double-disc sets, there’s a few duds, disc 2 especially, but hey.. that just gives you a chance to repack the bong without missing the good stuff.

Disc 1:
**1. Starts with slow tribal drums, layers gradually build up as the rest of the band enters and the slinky groove starts. Worth the wait!
2. Slow and spacey guitar
**3. Dark jangly guitar riff with nice flute
4. Breathy and slow
*5. Lava lamp slinky groove
6. Noodly guitar and electric piano
**7. Rumbling, scraping groove
8. Noisy chatter
9. Pretty flute excerpt

Disc 2:
*1. Nasty slow funk, starts getting moody halfway in then builds back up
*2. Playful melodic percussion & electronics
**3. Driving groove
*4. Mournful slow blues
5. Loungey relaxed feel
6. Slow proggy noodling, starts to build momentum at the end
7. Slow sax solo
8. Sloppy wah-funk jam


Ben B 10/14/04

Track Listing
1.L'auberge 9.Blackwaterside
2.Pink Island 10.The Beards Are Back in Town
3.(Hats Off To) Bert Jansch 11.Tin Foil Hat
4.A Stone's Throw From Coe Fen 12.This Goes Squonk!
5.Isle of Wight 13.Blues for Bobby Seale
6.You and I Have Memories, Lon 14.Glazed Popems
7.Half Sicilian - Half Welsh 15.Tonite Let's All Make Love I
8.Just Because Nobody Understa 16.Sunday Morning, Seven Am on
 17.Running Wild and Looking Pre