|Butcher/Durrant/Lovens/Malfatti/Russell / News From The Shed|
|Album:||News From The Shed||Collection:||Jazz|
|Add Date:||2006-04-16||Pull Date:||2006-06-18||Charts:||Jazz|
|Week Ending:||11 Jun||7 May||23 Apr|
|1.||Fri, 09 Jun 06:||Wedge|
|3.||Tue, 02 May 06:||Matt|
Radio Of Imagination
|2.||Thu, 04 May 06:||mike|
Baptism of Solitude
|4.||Fri, 21 Apr 06:||Wedge|
Abstract clicky-clacky improv, a rerelease of a 1989 album. Quintet led (sort of) by John Butcher on sax. Mostly acoustic set where the focus is on sound poetry, sometimes coaxing strange new sounds from common instruments. |
This has its share of nicely clattery jams, but also lots of quiet stretches or outright pauses. Which is nice for relishing the weight of silence and its use as a musical tool... but not so good for radio airplay.
Recommended for anyone liking strange and noisy stuff, as is anything of Butcher's.
1- Slow, crashing, into low burble. Fast and loud near the end.
2- Sprinklings of sound, midtempo. Gets loud.
3- Quiet, with long slow tones
4- Upbeat clatter, active. Into smooth rustle led by guitar
5- Very quiet w/fluttery flute-like sax
6- Buzzy chatter with quiet holes. Some cool sounds: might be electronics, or just tricks on the sax & trombone.
7- Active clatter, careful and not too loud
8- High fluttering and scratchy horn buzz. w/VERY quiet part
9- Quiet, sneaky, with a couple of nervous noise surges
10- Clangs of doom. Slow ghostly tones
11- Sharp, small splashes
12- Very quiet. Faint howls. One stretch of high squeaky tones
13- Low-level rustle, opens w/musical saw! Louder near end
14- Quiet rattle, with some echoey electronic enhancement
|1.||News From The Shed||8.||Whisstrionics|
|2.||The Gabdash||9.||Mean Time|
|3.||Reading He River||10.||Pepper's Ghost|
|5.||Everything Stops For Tea||12.||Coracle|
|6.||Sticks And Stones||13.||Crooke's Dark Space|