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Rhythm Kingz Of Bushel Finland / Rhythm Kingz Of Bushel Finland
Album:Rhythm Kingz Of Bushel Finland Collection:General
Artist:Rhythm Kingz Of Bushel Finland Added:07/2009
Label:Majmua Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-12-13 Pull Date:2010-02-14 
Week Ending:31 Jan17 Jan20 Dec

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1.Sat, 18 Jun 16:Eme O
Music Casserole
4.Wed, 13 Jan 10:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
2.Sat, 30 Jan 10:Edwin
lost and found
5.Tue, 15 Dec 09:Wedge
Memory Select
3.Thu, 14 Jan 10:Brick
6.Thu, 29 Oct 09:Red West
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Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2009-12-05 
CD starts with bizarre Finnish interpretations of American blues and then delves into improvised avant jazz/prog, all instrumental and stripped down, guitar heavy. Like a cleaner more “sane” version of Bob Log/Doo Rag (sans vocs) at first, but all the more twisted and strange at the same time. As the CD progresses more instruments appear and tracks become more complex, avante jazz. This warrants a big “Huh?!?” from me, and a little “wtf?!?” Great label, Majmua (yes, zookeeper search them to create an awesome set of music).

1) strange blues, bass drum beat, dobro spazz strumming with clean into the board leads, etc
2) swingy with snare drum upbeat feel
3) vocalizations join in, near throat singing, adds to the fucked up ness
4) heavy pound beat appears, some high hat in drums
5) things take a turn here: experimental avante feel, kalimba
6) now the downtown jazzy improv begins: awesome heady spacey drums and guitar and subdued low end
7) improv with spastic violin/strings, meandering guitar and drums, cool stuff
8) less spastic, mellow dense improv
9) mellow, almost twangy with slide guitar, hypnotic
10) guitar centered, noodly
11) thumbing blues beat but just noodling improv, not so bluesy, bit of a Django flavor
12) prog jazz feel for sure, with reeds/brass, organ, twisted meanderings
13) upbeat jamming, guitar in front

Track Listing
1.Rattlesnake Pan Soup 7.Hang Over And More
2.Swamp Thing 8.Chad Chap Hoo
3.Down Home 9.How It Began
4.From Greenery 10.Late Funeral
5.At Campfire 11.Panty Hose Roll
6.Threatening Moods 12.Swinger On The Shore
 13.Funk You