Slavic Soul Party / Bigger
Album:Bigger Collection:World
Artist:Slavic Soul Party Added:Apr 2006
Label:Barbes Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-04-30 Pull Date:2006-07-02 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Jun 25Jun 18Jun 11Jun 4May 28May 21May 14May 7

Recent Airplay
1.Mar 02, 2017:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants
Dance The Dust Up
4.May 16, 2009:Music Casserole
2.Sep 01, 2011:Summertime Sunshine
Look-Ka Py Py
5.Apr 29, 2009:Everynight Commotion
Dance The Dust Up
3.Jul 08, 2009:Briefcase Full Of Simach
6.Apr 02, 2009:Post Palo Pop Pageant

Album Review
Reviewed 2006-04-24 
Baltic brass by way of Mexico, Klezmer, and American soul/blues/jazz/funk. This NY-based band plays flugelhorns, trumpet, accordion, clarinet, alto sax, trombone, tuba, and percussion. All instrumentals. Some of it is pretty crazy. At times it sounds like it’s fairly traditional Balkan folk, but there’s always some twist.

1. Short intro for drum/horn/chicken. Goes right into #2.
2. Drum intro, midtempo. Like a really cool halftime show.
3. Fast, fun, and brassy oom-pah jam.
*4. Wacky uptempo, cool accordion. Gets faster. Ends w/spoken word
5. Mid/uptempo w/nicely tripping feeling.
*6. Fun, lightly funky midtempo w/a retro groove feel.
7. Midtempo w/nice blend of trumpets/flugelhorns.
8. Starts slow, stately. Gets into a relaxed, jazzy, café-esque sound.
*9. Bright, happy sound w/tabla-ish perc. Fun, then twisted.
10. Big & bouncy folk dance w/great energy.
11. Relaxed w/a klezmer feel and a nice bounce.
*12. Wacky-happy polka. Everybody dance!
13. Middle Eastern mystery, down/midtempo & dramatic.
14. Hyper-fast w/a hint of Mexico. Gets midtempo.
15. Bouncy w/some lovely oom-pah bits & cool clarinet.
*16. Cool midtempo brass funk jam. Oh yes…

Track Listing
1.Shall I Throw It Down? 9.Curha
2.Miss Sa-Sa 10.Bride's Song
3.Cacak Nirvana 11.Gong Down, Looking Up
4.Dance The Dust Up 12.Rufalina
5.Malina 13.Down
6.Ya-Ya 14.Juan Colorado
7.Into The Night 15.Indinski
8.140 16.Look-Ka Py Py