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Various Artists / Generate Records: 1999-2009
Album:Generate Records: 1999-2009 Collection:Jazz
Artist:Various Artists Added:10/2009
Label:Generate Records 

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Add Date:2009-11-08 Pull Date:2010-01-10 Charts:Jazz
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 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 15, 2010:Memory Select, new friday time
Paraphernalia
4.Dec 15, 2009:Memory Select
Downtown Deal
2.Jan 05, 2010:Memory Select
Ny 2002
5.Dec 08, 2009:Memory Select
Paraphernalia
3.Dec 22, 2009:Memory Select
Ny 2008
6.Nov 19, 2009:orangeasm: tribute to goatse
Live At Cim - Ny 2007

Album Review
Wedge
Reviewed 2009-11-19 
Abstract improvised music with traces of free jazz in some tracks. No electronics, but could appeal to fans of strange, noisy stuff.

It's a retrospective of drummer Jeff Arnal's various groups over the past 10 years, but there are common threads: nearly all-acoustic instrumentation, and some jazzy wisps from sax and piano (or, outright free-jazz aggression as on 1 and 4.)

1- Free-jazz attack. Lotta drums, wailing tenor sax.
2- Rattly drums and spare bass clarinet spatters
3- Sporadic, squawky. Echoey lo-fi.
4- Stern, slow piano. Gets loud and stormy
5- Rapid patter of small, curly sounds. Active yet low-key
6- Saxophone squawks. Pecking, abstract.
7- High, surreal squeak.
8- Mid/fast, lonely free jazz: Cooking sax/drums, crystalline piano. Great late-night bustling feel.
9- Dark and ritualistic sax/bass. Gets intense, a nice 15-minute journey
10- Small piano, metallic percussion
11- Chamber piano, slightly off. Really short.
12- Languid: loping, twangy bass, then calm jazz guitar.
13- Peppery piano and bass. A nicely dense, short track.
14- Otherworldly rattles and low, low trombone notes
15- Scattery skewed-jazz piano/sax
16- Gentle drone

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Generations DuoIn Sink
2.Dierker, John & Jeff ArnalDowntown Deal
3.Arnal/Dierker/Vincent/WoffordYucatan
4.Arnal, Jeff & Gordon BeefermanI Dip My Hands Once Again Into The Ocean
5.Spy SatelliteCaterpillar Dream
6.TripwireOaksmus Studio - Berlin 2001
7.Propele Di KatsaLemniskate
8.Rara AvisParaphernalia
9.Misterka/Dahlgren/ArnalRed
10.Arnal, Jeff & Gordon BeefermanPirouette On A Pin
11.Arnal, Jeff & Gordon BeefermanIn White Haze
12.Fulminate TrioFloater
13.Arnal, Jeff SextetNy 2002
14.Arnal, Jeff / NewsonicNy 2007
15.Arnal, Jeff / WombatNy 2008
16.Diaz-Infante/Gayle/ArnalLive At Cim - Ny 2007