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Leb Laze / Music For Troubled Machinery
Album:Music For Troubled Machinery Collection:General
Artist:Leb Laze Added:09/2011
Label:Asthmatic Kitty Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2012-01-16 Pull Date:2012-03-19 
Week Ending:4 Mar26 Feb19 Feb12 Feb29 Jan
Airplays:11111

 Recent Airplay
1.Feb 29, 2012:The Fall of Math
Complex Rising
4.Feb 05, 2012:no voices aloud
This Means To Clarify
2.Feb 20, 2012:Ghost Trees
Revelations...
5.Jan 26, 2012:Sunshine . . . In The Afternoon!
Simple Systems Mantra
3.Feb 16, 2012:The conscious Soul
Voltage Power Barrio, Keep Rising, Swerve Transmissions

Album Review
Sunshine
Reviewed 2012-01-11 
LEB LAZE: "Music For Troubled Machinery" -- Interesting assortment of electronic beats and effects. Mostly instrumentals. Many moods represented. Written, played and recorded by Ryan "Raj" Rasheed.
Faves: 1, 9, 13, 14, 10, 11, 2, 6, 16. -- Sunshine, January 2012

***** 1) Simple Systems Mantra -- Kewl rhythms and percussion. Bamboo flute?! Grooves! Instrumental. (2:32)
**** 2) Complex Rising -- Heavy, deep, rollicking groove. Swirly; orchestral. Instrumental. (2:01)
*** 3) Keep Rising -- Heartbeat drums. Then, almost Taiko sound. Short instrumental. (0:36)
*** 4) Voltage Power Barrio -- Swirly. Robot-like voices. Galloping clip-clop rhythm. Airplane takeoff. Very short. (1:05)
** 5) Hushhhhhhh Maing -- Starts with word "Five". Then, Middle-Eastern feeling. Psychedelic dreamy. (2:04)
**** 6) Duck Duck Flow -- Interesting electronic beats. Instrumental. (1:34)
**** 7) Static Radiates (Underwater Meditation) -- Swirly. Bamboo flute. Irregular beats. Spacey. Instrumental. (2:25)
*** 8) We Found Answers -- Subtle Hendrix-esque guitar riff opening. Dreamy headscape. Weird blips. Bowed upright bass and/or cello. Instrumental. (3:02)
***** 9) In Love (Vocoded Freak Testimonials) -- "Nine, nine, nine." Then into a Bassnectar-like groove. Subliminal vox. (3:11)
***** 10) This Means To Clarify -- Climbing rhythms. Sounds like whip in the background. Horns. Strings. Really cool instrumental. (3"08)
**** 11) Nature Meets Static -- Ocean waves. Bird-like sounds. Robotic vox, sort of like Lurch, or frogs! Funny! Then, a sort of funky groove. Squeaky door or motorcycle noise. . . . Very bizarre, but I like it. (4:02)
*** 12) Swerve Transmissions -- "Twelve." Marching beat with string-ish synthy accompaniment. (0:54)
***** 13) Toxic Knock (A) -- Cool beatz. Spacey parts. Instrumental. (2:11)
***** 14) Toxic Knock (B) -- "Fourteen." Essentially, a continuation of #13. Odd synths at end. (2:10)
*** 15) Revelations . . . -- Symphonic start . . . Spacey synths. Subliminal froggy sounds. (1:41)
**** 16) Uncaged -- "Sixteen." Weird background voices. Clompy groove. Strings. Piano. Essentially instrumental. (4:28)
** 17) Dial In / Dial Out -- Thunderstorm with scratches. Blippy. Extremely short. (0:38)

Track Listing
1.Simple Systems Mantra 9.In Love (Vocoded Freak Testimonials)
2.Complex Rising 10.This Means To Clarify
3.Keep Rising 11.Nature Meets Static
4.Voltage Power Barrio 12.Swerve Transmissions
5.Hushhhhhhh Maing 13.Toxic Knock (A)
6.Duck Duck Flow 14.Toxic Knock (B)
7.Static Radiates (Underwater Meditation) 15.Revelations...
8.We Found Answers 16.Uncaged
 17.Dial In / Dial Out