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Birdbrain / I Fly
Album:I Fly Collection:General
Artist:Birdbrain Added:Nov 2004
Label:Persian Cardinal Recordin 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-02-06 Pull Date:2005-04-10 
Week Ending:Apr 10Apr 3Mar 6Feb 20Feb 13

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 07, 2005:Eran Mukamel f. MethGirl
Stop It
4.Feb 28, 2005:Stirling's Approximation
Stop It
2.Mar 30, 2005:Sonar
Sea Crow, Heat
5.Feb 16, 2005:Brownian Motion
3.Mar 29, 2005:Eran Mukamel
Wind in the Sun
6.Feb 13, 2005:subbing for cikee

Album Review
Reviewed 2005-02-07 
Birdbrain – I Fly (Persian Cardinal)
Ready for something unique? This is a brass trio (tenor and alto sax and trombone), playing avant pop with a vocalist. Despite the setup, this is not jazz and really feels like pop rock, even if there aren’t drums or a guitar. Sometimes they swing a little, sometimes they play riffs, sometimes sound effects come out of nowhere and she often sings pretty in a Dagmar Krauss sort of way. The members are former or current members of The Dancing Cigarettes, The North Brooklyn Sound Collective, God Is My Co-Pilot, etc.
**1. Repetitive, angular riff and there. There is a tiny bit of percussion on this track, mostly cymbal playing.
2. More playful and a bit odd. Again the brass play a repeated riff.
**3. Slower riff with a small swing.
4. Bird sounds, longer track, and more drawn out notes.
5. More spoken style singing, like an early rock-n-roll song but again without drums or guitar.
**6. Such a strange vocal line, borderline annoying.
7. More demented with some sort of effect on her vocals.
**8. Upbeat with a avant jazz feel and more active trombone.
9. The only track were the horn players go off and improvise.
10. Keyboards!
OK stuff. -mph

Track Listing
1.Heat 6.Wind in the Sun
2.Sea Crow 7.Not for Me
3.Mehran 8.Stop It
4.A Dream of Things 9.I Fly
5.Confection of Sound 10.I Hear It on the Vine