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Mike Dillon's Go-Go Jungle: Battery Milk

Read "Battery Milk" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson


Vibraphonist Mike Dillon has a very good idea (which is much more than is needed to make a record these days). Dillon's idea is to make a kind of distorted around the edges, loud, vibes-based funk-rock. Perhaps the finest example on this, his début recording, is “Broc's Last Stand." It's the presence of the vibes that ...

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Mike Dillon's Go-Go Jungle: Battery Milk

Read "Battery Milk" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Vibes player and bandleader Dillon explains the concept behind his genre-mashing Go-Go Jungle ensemble this way: “I wanted to write some blues heads like Milt Jackson might have written had he grown up listening to Led Zeppelin, and play them over a go-go groove. Right from the opening “Go-Go's Theme you can tell ...


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