Nublu Orchestra / Nublu Orchestra
Album: Nublu Orchestra   Collection:General
Artist:Nublu Orchestra   Added:Apr 2007
Label:Nublu Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-08-26 Pull Date: 2007-10-28 Charts: Electronic
Week Ending: Oct 28 Oct 14 Oct 7 Sep 16 Sep 2
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 4

Recent Airplay
1. Oct 26, 2007: Memory Select
City Light
4. Sep 09, 2007: Raymundos stunt double
2. Oct 10, 2007: Eran Mukamel (shallow apartment)
Sciubba Diving
5. Aug 29, 2007: Eran Mukamel (shallow house)
3. Oct 05, 2007: Memory Select
6. Aug 29, 2007: Where the Girls Are
Sketches Of Nyc

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2007-08-18
Jazz with electronica; not quite "nu jazz." Butch Morris brings his "conducted improvisation" to the rigid rhythms of dance music. Lots of samples, scratches, and electronic gizmo sounds populate the field; a jazz tilt is added by saxes, trumpet, and sometimes guitar. Overall accessible, lacking the abstract feel of Morris' usual conductions; for a cool effect, he sometimes moves the horns in a rhythm unconnected to the electronics (6,8). Mostly instrumental; no FCCs.

1- Mid/fast, swampy, a heavy dub-like beat, some loping jazz horns
2- A calm feel, with wandering horns
3- Mechanically mid/fast, w/female vocal. Guitar solo and synths get disturbingly smooth-jazzy.
4- Serene floating, w/ female vocal
5- Snappy beat. Simple and catchy.
6- Horns trip around in unsteady rhythm over a spare beat. Tricky and unhurried. Vocals later.
7- (a bit of studio banter)
8- Jazzy motif, grabs you right away. Midtempo, w/ horns up front the whole way. Nice straight sax solo over a guitar riff.
9- Upbeat, popping, fast. Small moans of ecstacy, then vocals in a soulful vein.
10- Snappy and quirky, fast. A light stomp with a sense of humor.
11- Bright, fast swirl; lurking horns for a slow feel
12- Deep gloopy sounds, a bit goofy

Track Listing
1. Sciubba Diving   7. Let's Do It
2. L.E.S Gardens   8. City Light
3. Here Comes The Man   9. We Are The Ones
4. Sketches Of Nyc   10. Steppin' On Toes
5. Downstairs   11. Under Siege
6. Ladies   12. Food Good