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Mike thinks "basserageous" is the stupidest title for the podcast yet, but is it, really? There's a lot of competition. Anyway, this fortnight's gem looks at ECM albums where the bass is large and in charge, which provides opportunities to talk about ECM's aesthetics, how technological changes in the seventies allowed bass players new prominence, and Pat Metheny's hair. Mostly Pat Metheny's hair.

Playlist

  • Discussion of Gary Burton's album Easy as Pie (ECM) 6:10
  • Discussion of Pat Metheny's album Bright Size Life (ECM) 18:20
  • Discussion of Eberhard Weber' album Silent Feet (ECM) 38:07
  • Discussion of Gary Peacock's album Guamba (ECM) 48:32
  • Discussion of John Abercrombie's album Gateway (ECM) 1:00:10
  • Pop Matters 1:10:40

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