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Gutbucket / Flock
Album:Flock Collection:Jazz
Artist:Gutbucket Added:03/2011
Label:Cuneiform Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-04-10 Pull Date:2011-06-12 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:5 Jun29 May8 May24 Apr17 Apr
Airplays:11424

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 23, 2011:Memory Select
Fuck You And Your Hipster Tie
4.May 07, 2011:Music Casserole
Tryst'n Shout
2.May 30, 2011:meow for memomorial day!
Zero Is Short For Idiot
5.May 06, 2011:Wee Animalcules
Said The Trapeze To Gravity
3.May 28, 2011:Music Casserole
Said The Trapeze To Gravity
6.May 06, 2011:No Cover, $5 Minimum
Zero Is Short For Idiot

Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2011-04-10 
GUTBUCKET: Flock
Cuneiform, 2011

AVANT-JAZZ/ROCK – This hard-hitting collective quartet keeps putting out great music: loud, hard-hitting and devilishly complex with strong doses of math/prog-rock, a bit of metal edge and hints of modern-classical all embroidering the out-jazz core. But hard as they are to categorize, the band has a tight, aggressive sound that should appeal to many KZSU DJs. All instrumental, FCC clean.

Fo’s Picks: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

1. 5:59 – uptempo: spiky/bouncy theme, rolling solos, calm crosshatch into noise
2. 4:43 – math-y melody in relaxed flow, hard march, quick scramble, ever-shifting
3. 3:10 – stabbing melody with multiple counterpoints, slashing psych-metal guitar
4. 6:00 – unrelenting knotty staccato: robots beat you into submission, twitchy sax
5. 6:42 – slow droning chord progression, drops to quiet, builds noise, chugs home
6. 5:09 – almost catchy midtempo rock with a futuristic/surf touch, hopping rhythm
7. 5:27 – crunchy: a flood of harsh electronics & prepared guitar, then quiet murk
8. 5:40 – moody: meanders around deep bass core, rising from calm to loud chug
9. 3:00 – starts soft, shifts to chunky, disjointed rhythm, big guitars, wild sax
10. 5:59 – weird fanfare into low creeping tune with angular breakouts, upbeat end
11. 8:30 – oddball twisty percolation; solo sax spin/skronk; then loud ‘n’ lumbering

[ Fo ] 04/10/11

Track Listing
1.Fuck You And Your Hipster Tie 6.Tryst'n Shout
2.Zero Is Short For Idiot 7.Said The Trapeze To Gravity
3.4 9 8 8.Give Up
4.D0g Help Us 9.Part One: Dyslexic Messiah (Where's Your Dog?)
5.Murakami 10.Part Two: Sacrificial Vegan
 11.Part Three: Turning Manischewitz Into Wine