Karlsson, Mikael / Stephenson, Rob / Dog
Album: Dog   Collection:Classical
Artist:Karlsson, Mikael / Stephenson, Rob   Added:Oct 2006

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-04-01 Pull Date: 2007-06-03 Charts: Classical/Experimental
Week Ending: Apr 22
Airplays: 1

Recent Airplay
1. Oct 21, 2010: Satan, still in the playoffs
Custom Hybrid
3. Apr 18, 2007: Eran Mukamel (MCCFMK)
2. Jan 05, 2008: Blues Marathon 2-6AM
Custom Hybrid
4. Mar 16, 2007: Carrots & Sticks... But Mostly Sticks
Custom Hybrid

Album Review
Chauncy Sunderland
Reviewed 2007-02-28
Irreverent/pretentious art music from a classical background. FCC 5,6. Picks 8,2,11.

1-2:36 Complicated/piercing/pounding/obnoxious orchestral synth.
**2-9:05 Modern full rumbly piano. Some samples, dubbing mostly solo piano in feel. Violin towards end. Pleasant.
3-2:17 Overdubbed clarinet, fluttering, honking, meandering. Sounds like part of Wedge's show!
4-2:58 Piano duet "on detuned Steinways". Pitter pattery for the most part. Isn't "out of tune".
5-4:22 Electronics. Scratchy, bleepy. Like scrambled tape being rewinded. Treated voices float over top. -2:10 we get louder vocal samples. FCC "fuck" unclear, prolly ok.
6-6:29 Recording of 2nd generation NYC Puerto Rican? Story about a dog and talk about NYC. Orchestra plays over top, sometimes really loudly and sinister. FCC "shit". Last two minutes are orchestral and ethereal.
7-2:18 Variety of instruments, toys. Low marimba?, electronics, gong, percussion. Sounds aleatoric almost.
**8-3:15 Same format as 6, but voice is more dominant. Intentionally nonsense supercilious "meaningful" sentences. Good effect.
9-1:33 Similar timbre to 7, but with vocalizations.
10-3:52 Plucking on a strings. Very sparse. Pianos enters -2:50 with low rhythm. Gently rocking rhythm. Some electronics.
*11-11:04 Droning, looped? accordian and elec.. -7:50 sad, lyric cello enters. -6:10 cello leaves, quiet ambient electronic background to -2:40 with voices murmuring. Then strings become dominant sound building to -2:00. Accordian plays melancholy figure and is covered by electronic wash to end.

Track Listing
1. Little Rebellious Aspects   6. Juan
2. Delicate Bob Nine   7. Among Our First Toys
3. Schweet   8. Custom Hybrid
4. Piano Duet   9. Spandex Bubble Spacesuit Dance
5. Cantate   10. Kyoto Korma
  11. Civilians