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Kotche, Glenn / Mobile
Album:Mobile Collection:General
Artist:Kotche, Glenn Added:11/2006
Label:Nonesuch Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-04-01 Pull Date:2007-06-03 
Week Ending:20 May13 May29 Apr22 Apr15 Apr
Airplays:21113

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 07, 2013:Daydream Disaster
Clapping Music Variations
4.Mar 13, 2011:Lumpy Space Princess
Clapping Music Variations
2.Oct 30, 2012:Afternoon Songs
Clapping Music Variations
5.Feb 12, 2010:Mittens & Scarves
Clapping Music Variations
3.Jun 02, 2011:Daydream Disaster
Clapping Music Variations
6.May 18, 2007:Memory Select
Mobile Part 3

Album Review
Rob
Reviewed 2007-04-02 
Layered, migratory percussion music from the drummer for Wilco. Mostly solo percussion emphasizing tonal elements. Check out the wholly informative liner notes as well.
See also: Badawi, Steve Reich, So Percussion, Chad Wackerman, Loose Fur
FCC Clean (All Instrumental)
Picks: 1,5,6 (2-3 continuous)

*1. 4:45 - Mid energy. Shimmering intro into vibraphone (+other tonal perc.) piece inspired by Reich's "Clapping Music".
2. 5:41 - Low energy. Synthetic sounds in slow melodic vamp. Becomes more dissonant and layered as it progresses.
3. 2:38 - Higher energy, featuring a heavy cymbal/snare rhythm and slow-moving keys and synths. Cold start (straight from #2), 24-sec synth fade out.
4. 4:57 - Midtempo. Quirky mechanical groove. Interesting liner notes.
* 5. 11:32 - All-percussion interpretation of the ever-popular Monkey Chant (Tekkatatekkatatekkatatatekka...) Mostly kit solo, with some mbira, tam-tams, and extended string-rubbing sections.
*6. 3:21 - Low energy. Piano and beautiful sizzling undertones. Rock groove enters at around 2:30.
7. 3:59 - Very low energy. Whirring, rumbling, and clinking soundscape over sustained marimba.
8: 4:06 - Low energy. Happy and ambiguous vibraphone piece. 17-sec. fade out.

Track Listing
1.Clapping Music Variations 5.Monkey Chant
2.Mobile Parts 1 & 2 6.Reductions Or Imitations
3.Mobile Part 3 7.Individual Trains
4.Projections Of (What) Might... 8.Fantasy On A Shona Theme