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Offshore Quintet: Stampede

Read "Stampede" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Drummer Per-Arne Tollbom says that this CD was recorded on a single day on which the band was burning hot, and that's why it was called Stampede. He also goes on to reveal that there were no overdubs, just pure energy.

Melody presages adventure on Stampede. Once the former has made its presence felt, ...

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Critters Buggin: Stampede

Read "Stampede" reviewed by Chris May

Warning! This isn't jazz. Not according to the rule book anyway. (So if you're reading, Stanley, better hit the back button now.) According to Critters Buggin, Stampede --the first album from the Seattle-based quartet in five years--is a mix of “jazz, dub, funk, punk and electronic junk."

Verily, it is all those things and ...

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Critters Buggin': Stampede

Read "Stampede" reviewed by John Kelman

Critters Buggin', the hardcore Seattle-based quartet featuring percussionist Mike Dillon and reedman/multi-instrumentalist Skerik (last heard together on Garage a Trois' '03 release Emphasizer ), along with drummer/multi-instrumentalist Matt Chamberlain and bassist/multi-instrumentalist Brad Houser, were last seen five years ago on Amoeba , an album of loose grooves, ambient sounds and wild moments of risk. With their ...