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Zevious / After The Air Raid
Album:After The Air Raid Collection:General
Artist:Zevious Added:11/2009
Label:Cuneiform Records 

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Add Date:2009-12-20 Pull Date:2010-02-21 
Week Ending:21 Feb7 Feb31 Jan3 Jan

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Album Review
Uncle Steve
Reviewed 2009-12-12 
Zevious: After the Air Raid FCC: Clean (reviewed by “Uncle Steve”)

Instrumental only. Guitar-led, complex jazz-rock fusion. Driving rhythm, with odd meter & interesting syncopation (even in the down-tempo pieces). Reminds me of Frank Zappa or John McLaughlin/Mahavishnu Orchestra.

Overall: Production seemed a bit distant. Very competent instrumentalists (guitarist talented, some flashes of excellence; drummer & bassist quite solid). Most pieces have very similar sounds.

Recommended Tracks: 2 (starts down-tempo & builds), 4 (starts soft & builds, then relaxed, nice acoustic bass work), 7 (comparatively minimalist approach, down-tempo, but still driving), 10 (interesting counterpoint between soft guitar arpeggios phrases & phrases with power chords with heavy distortion).

Track Listing
1.Where's The Captain? 6.Inciting
2.Coma Cluster 7.Gradual Decay
3.Mostly Skulls 8.The Ditch
4.That Ticket Exploded 9.After The Air Raid
5.The Noose 10.The Children And The Rats
 11.Glass Tables