Re: [thewire] Re: First Fushitsusha Album...Knead!
- Thanks for the response. I'll try to steer clear of
those albums. I'm glad you didn't mention the psf live
albums. I really want to check those out.
I'm really loving this Knead album!
--- "gradyfinklemyer <gradyfinklemyer@...>"
> I had The Time is Nigh and whatever "companion"__________________________________________________
> album came out
> around the same time (97 or 98) on some Japanese
> major label. Also I
> had Pataphysiqe (sp) or something or other. I
> suspect since Knead
> isn't his usual backing band, but the Ruins, they
> had more of a say
> how the sound of the album turned out. I doubt they
> would be
> relegated to being unheard behind a big wash of
> feedback. I also had
> the Laswell, Rashied Ali album Purple Trap, which I
> was disappointed
> with. I had the live Purple Trap, which wasn't very
> hot. I also had a
> few long drone Haino solo albums and the album he
> did with Joey Baron
> and some bass player (boring chording forever by
> Haino). I think the
> only album I liked was The Caution Appears. There
> are some nice freak
> out jams on that one, and they aren't 20 minutes
> long (and the bass
> and drums can be heard). I haven't chanced a dip
> into the Haino pool
> since getting rid of all of the above releases.
> --- In email@example.com, reid tamashiro
> <reidtama@y...> wrote:
> > --- "gradyfinklemyer <gradyfinklemyer@y...>"
> > <gradyfinklemyer@y...> wrote:
> > > You can actually hear the bass and drums on
> > > The Fushitsusha
> > > albums I had were just a big wash of feedback
> > > practically non-
> > > existent bass and drums. He should get someone
> > > mix his records, so
> > > that he doesn't step all over everything. Or
> > > he had too many
> > > cream puffs before those sessions.
> > >
> > Is the bass and drums recorded that badly on
> > Fushitsusha albums? Are the live albums like that?
> > Man, you can totally hear the drums on the Knead
> > album, the bass too, but it's not as clear.
> > I'm liking this album more and more. I'm really
> > impressed by journey the musicians take me,
> > on the longer tracks. You know how the Keith
> > Trio can take you on these long journeys with
> > interesting "topography" along the way, if you
> > what I mean. Knead sort of does that, too, except
> > in the hard-rock vein.
> > I'm also surprised at being impressed by his
> > more than his guitar playing. I really enjoy his
> > guitar playing, but I don't think it's as original
> > his singing. The combination of power and frailty
> > comes out through singing that has elements of
> > chanting is really trippy.
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