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Oteil's Fixin' to Die Solo w/ A.R.U.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Muzique Fann, Oct 6, 2004.


  1. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    Just when I was thinking Bruce was the only E.T. in the band...
    Yes, you have to feel/hear it!
    He does it all to your ear drum in only 3 or 4 minutes.

    Find The Aquarium Rescue Unit 3-9-94 or else,

    Track 7 around 5 minutes in 'till about 9 minutes
    - Victor who?
    Christ!

    Oh, and Mike Gordonovich (what a slouch) :smug:
    sits in for a couple also...
    :bassist:
     
  2. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    My bad -
    amidst my excitement and haste, I made a small/large error - depending on who you talk to.
    The tune is called Time Is Free...
    Bruce is a genius.
     
  3. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    Why are you tryin' to tease people with an album that's been OOP for about 10 years?
    ;)
     
  4. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI

    Umm, it's not on an album. Well, the version I've got at least (check the date). It's a live show with Mike Gordon sitting in and that solo Oteil takes in particular is amazing. Good show to download is all...if that show was made into a real album I'd be shocked...
     
  5. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    "Time Is Free" is the tune you're talking about, right?
    ...'cause I fired up the ol' mp3 player & listened to it.

    The version I have is on Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit; this is a LIVE album. I recall buying this & Mirrors Of Embarrassment on the same night many moons ago.
    I believe both are OOP.

    Anyway-
    The version I have does kick ass; it's begins with a muted bass groove in "5"(I think?) & moves to "6" when the vocals come in. Pretty heady ****.
    The tune sounds like The Allman Brothers meet Jaco/Weather Report meets Bela Fleck.
    There some nice chording by Oteil in addition to his staccato groovin'/Funk.

    Herring takes a ripping...I said RIPPING solo at about 3:00 minutes in(lasts about a minute).
    Oteil, Sipe, & Herring are going ballastic at about 3:20-4:00.

    Check it out!
    ;)
     
  6. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    Right on Jimk

    I haven't listened to that one in a while. I'm sure they've played the song a bajillion times - sometimes I get a little excited about these little moments though ;)

    Have you heard the new one - The Calling?
    I'll have to acquire it soon.

    "From parts unknown and also from Boston,
    Apartment Q258 on drums."
     
  7. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    I bought The Calling as soon as it was released.
    This version of ARU is more Rock'd out vs. the Colonel daze.
    There's an 'updated' version of "Egos"...one band I played with used to open with that tune(our only cover song). ;)