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Gutbucket / A Modest Proposal
Album:A Modest Proposal Collection:General
Artist:Gutbucket Added:02/2009
Label:Cuneiform Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-04-19 Pull Date:2009-06-21 
Week Ending:21 Jun14 Jun7 Jun24 May17 May10 May3 May26 Apr
Airplays:12222122

 Recent Airplay
1.May 22, 2015:Clean Copper Radio
More More Bigger Better Faster With Cheese
4.Jun 03, 2009:KZSU's Heartbleeps (& Matthew Sperry)
I Am A Jelly Doughnut (Or A Commentary On U.S. German Relations Post WWII
2.Jun 19, 2009:Memory Select
Lucy Ferment?
5.Jun 02, 2009:Indie Flavored Kool-Aid
Head Goes Thud
3.Jun 12, 2009:Memory Select
A Little Anarchy Never Hurt Everyone
6.May 22, 2009:Memory Select
Lucy Ferment?

Album Reviews
Wedge
Reviewed 2010-01-26 
Power free jazz: Loud. Aggressive sax, metal-derived guitar, loud drums, intense bass. Compositions bring the complication of prog/metal. The sax helps it sound like jazz, but the overblowing gets intense and raspy. When these guys play live, they *sweat*! I liked 2,4,7 best.
 
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2009-04-21 
Rockin’ jazz-prog quartet from NYC with some funny song titles. A bit of “Red”-era King Crimson, “Electric”-era Miles Davis and maybe even Soft Machine. At times they do get boring but in general this is has more quality moments than not.

((((1)))) Guitar fuzz, plenty of sax and interesting time changes.
(((2))) Sorta funky yet very King Crimson-ish, gets pretty wild later on.
((((3)))) Playful, laid back, more straight-ahead jazzy with a few hints a rock & prog.
(((((4))))) Upbeat, proggy with a strange “Peanuts” (or really Vince Guaraldi) style to it.
(((5))) Nice, downtown jazzy style then gets too spazzy & busy to remain listenable.
(((6))) Twangy intro expands into a decent sax & drum driven tune.
(((((7))))) Swingin’, circular proggy jazz ‘ala Soft Machine then a klezmer section (didn’t see that coming by).
(((8))) Decent mix of modern indie rock guitar tone, prog and jazz-fusion. A little to repetitive though.
(((9))) Busy, with bunch of changes but often slow and just “there”.
((10)) More noodly jazz with guitar & random experimental horn bits, too improv-y and weird to really rise above the annoyance factor.

Track Listing
1.Head Goes Thud 6.Doppelganger's Requiem
2.A Little Anarchy Never Hurt Everyone 7.Lucy Ferment?
3.I Am A Jelly Doughnut (Or A Commentary On U.S. German Relations Post Wwii) 8.C'mon It's Just A Dollark
4.More More Bigger Better Faster With Cheese 9.Side Effects May Include
5.Carnivore 10.Brain Born Outside Of Its Head