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Good For Cows

Good For Cows: Bebop FantasyBebop Fantasy (2004)
Asian Man Records

Reviewer Rating: 4


Contributed by: JesseJesse
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Well, now, what do we have here? Ever sat down and listened to some up-tempo John Coltrane and wonder, "Hey, what would this be like with only the rhythm section?" Yeah, keep that in mind, now imagine the crazy, experimental stuff that Duke Ellington sometimes did, only, you know, just bass and dr.
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Well, now, what do we have here? Ever sat down and listened to some up-tempo John Coltrane and wonder, "Hey, what would this be like with only the rhythm section?" Yeah, keep that in mind, now imagine the crazy, experimental stuff that Duke Ellington sometimes did, only, you know, just bass and drums. Got something going in your head? Good, now throw in some funky drum fills, some straight ahead drum parts with off time bass lines, and a tad bit of insane time signatures. Got it?

Now throw that all away and just go listen to this CD. Seriously. Throw on a beret, grow out a thin moustache, and pretend to reform the beat generation. I guarantee this album would be on the playlist. Ya dig?

With such standout tracks as the heavy jazz piece "The Whopper," to the heavy cowbell piece "Walkie Talkie," you'll be grooving in your seat and hearing not only what they're playing, but the notes they're not playing. Trippy, hunh? Try the Latin influenced "DJ l'Fridays." It's got enough upbeat plucks to tap your foot. Take a bite out of "B Metal Revivals." Meaty, hunh? Deliciously meaty, to be exact. In fact you can tell the meatiness from the flying hamburger cover art. Seriously. Vegetarians, don't worry. I'm sure there's a soy version of this CD that's healthier and just as nutritious.

 

 
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Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not respon sible for them in any way. Seriously.
stevejonestherealbones (October 7, 2004)

thats all i wanted to know

Anonymous (October 7, 2004)

This score is for Cowboy Bebop.

Jesse (October 7, 2004)

Jesus man, hold your goddamned horses.

It doesn't sound like much of their other stuff at all. It's much too straightforward. Most of their other stuff is funkier, jazzier.

stevejonestherealbones (October 7, 2004)

jesse.

can you answer my question? can you compare the track "le tigre" to the rest of the album.

come on now. staff reviewers should be helpful about this kinda thing

- boner

Jesse (October 7, 2004)

Now you're insulting my genitalia? Jeez, you people stoop so low.

Anonymous (October 7, 2004)

"Hey, Jones. "

"Remember when I ridiculed you for having a Xanga linked in your Punknews profile? "

You sound like an insecure pussy.

Anonymous (October 7, 2004)

"I don't know if you realize alot of the people on this site have no idea who Coltrane or Ellington are."

Fuck you. they were singers for the misfits.

stevejonestherealbones (October 7, 2004)

"Hey, Jones.

Remember when I ridiculed you for having a Xanga linked in your Punknews profile?

Yeah. Me too. That was fun. Try attacking my reviews again. It just gets funnier and funnier every time I point out that damn Xanga."

actually i dont remember too much ridiculing.
www.xanga.com/ctw160 is the best fucking xanga site i've ever seen. its still in my profile.

when did i attack this review? have you ever watched the simpsons? that was a funny episode. hence my comment about being able to do it without the cd. seriously i dont remember the ridiculing. i actually left that xanga site below my name in alot of posts after someone else did. that sites funny.

anyway. i asked a question. wanna answer it?

is the le tigre song a good representation of the cd, or are the songs generally better or worse

- jone the bones

- www.xanga.com/ctw160

Anonymous (October 6, 2004)

asian man is maturing quite nicely as a lable.

yemen88 (October 6, 2004)

I don't know if you realize alot of the people on this site have no idea who Coltrane or Ellington are.

Jesse (October 6, 2004)

Hey, Jones.

Remember when I ridiculed you for having a Xanga linked in your Punknews profile?

Yeah. Me too. That was fun. Try attacking my reviews again. It just gets funnier and funnier every time I point out that damn Xanga.

mateo (October 6, 2004)

..so, i take it this band is instro? brilliant, we need more anti-vocal attacks. ill pick this one up on payday.
this score's for payday and instrumental bands. good review, too. not to smash on anybody else in STAFF's reviews, but Jesse is less Graffin, more i-can-dig-it.

stevejonestherealbones (October 6, 2004)

i spelled they're wrong in my last post. fuck. that makes me the douche bucket

- jucket the bucket

stevejonestherealbones (October 6, 2004)

what . have you been fucking talking to lisa simpson you douche bucket. the notes their NOT playing. fuck i can listen to the notes their not playing without the cd

how is le tigre compared to the rest of the tracks. is that a good rep of this cd?

- joner the boner

Anonymous (October 6, 2004)

What's good for cows is to be cooked medium well.

Anonymous (October 5, 2004)

I have a fever and the only cure is more cow bell.

OKSoda (October 5, 2004)

What in the hell...?

That review hurt my head.

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