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Dutz, Brad / When Manatees Attack
Album:When Manatees Attack Collection:Jazz
Artist:Dutz, Brad Added:Mar 2007

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-04-08 Pull Date:2007-06-10 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Jun 10May 20May 13May 6Apr 29Apr 22Apr 15

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 08, 2007:Memory Select
Biff The Salesman
4.May 04, 2007:Memory Select
Soiled Palm
2.May 18, 2007:Memory Select
Biff The Salesman
5.Apr 28, 2007:"In Your Ear ..." with David Bug, 35th and NYC on my mind
Insulated Potato Wedges
3.May 11, 2007:Memory Select
Spongy Bark
6.Apr 27, 2007:Memory Select
When Manatees Attack

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2007-04-06 
Modern classical sounding stuff from an L.A. percussionist. Percussion heavy, of course (lots of tuned stuff like marimba) with some oboe, clarinet, and cello for added melody, and even more of a classical vibe. Kind of a relaxed feel.

1- Cartoony sound, chirpy, angular.
2- Lurking chamber feel, mid/fast but swampy. Cool.
3- Careful midtempo w/classical sounding melody
4- Slow wandering, into a nice drum patter about 6 minutes in, then a rather active third act.
5- Cool overlapping riffs; mid/fast but calm
6- Kind of a "world" drumbeat intro, into mid/fast classical lines. Second half: looser feel, with marimba.
7- Playfully gloomy. Lightly mid/fast later.
8- Mid/fast, a bubbly calm tempo fed by vibraphone

Track Listing
1.Spongy Bark 5.Biff The Salesman
2.I'm Thinkin' About Buyin' A Chainsaw 6.Soiled Palm
3.Insulated Potato Wedges 7.Hiram Becomes Ulysses
4.Mutilated Grass 8.When Manatees Attack