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Leikam, David / Z_Bug 3,2,1 ... And Tippo Live
Album:Z_Bug 3,2,1 ... And Tippo Live Collection:General
Artist:Leikam, David Added:08/2008
Label:David Leikam Music 

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Add Date:2008-09-07 Pull Date:2008-11-09 
Week Ending:12 Oct14 Sep
Airplays:11

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 31, 2015:In Your Ear Radio | 2nd-last radio, 9A-2P @kzsu.
One (Z_Bug, 1), Two (Z_Bug, 2), Three (Z_Bug, 3)
4.Oct 10, 2008:Memory Select
[untitled track 7]
2.May 10, 2012:In Your Ear | Thursdays Pt. 1
Mopus . ., Mopus .
5.Sep 12, 2008:Memory Select
[untitled track 3; by the trio z_bug]
3.Oct 06, 2009:Memory Select
[Untitled track #2, performed by Z_Bug]

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2008-08-20 
Live experimental, avante with an improv feel mostly. Free jazz drum stylings, spacey synths, fuzzy basses, all sorts of cool stuff. Nothing particularly harsh/wall of noise, but also nothing new agey or goatee stroking either. Most tracks are on the long side and take a few minutes to build upon themselves, so patience is required. For fans of downtown type avante, Tzadik/Zorn type artists. These guys/gals are about as local as it gets: David Bug, aka Leikam.

1) starts off sparse, fuzzy analog synths and rumbling bass, percussion thrown in for an overall dark and creepy vibe
2) free-jazz meets distorto noise, dominated by improv drums, lots of good fuzzy noisey bass, kicks into a rock beat near end, cool
3) sparser, with drums, noises, and treated voice/samples, drums pick up a driving beat midway, things get denser, then they fall apart again
4) 8 seconds
5) very sparse, fuzzy stuff, tinkling piano, drums appear quietly, midway it gets noisier, still fairly chill though
6) very sparse to start, drum solo’ing, about 8:30 in a slow noise rock beat and feel emerges for a minute or two, then it falls to sparseness, even close to dead air at ~8:30, builds up again to some sparse improv
7) treated vocalization (or very vocal sounding source), spacey ambience underlies, improv feel dominates, with drums and subtle sound sources

Track Listing
1.Three (Z_Bug, 3) 4.Pause
2.Two (Z_Bug, 2) 5.Mopus 1 (Tippo, .)
3.One (Z_Bug, 1) 6.Mopus 2 (Tippo, . .)
 7.Mopus 3 (Tippo, . . .)