album review: rafter
  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 05, 2010

  • Posted by:

Rafter cordially invites you to a super-keen, neat-o party. David Byrne is there. Thomas Dolby too. And isn't that Jamiroquai in the corner? The new Rafter record, Animal Feelings, contains all the white boy funk you can shake a stick at, kicking off with the vocoder drenched "No Fucking Around." This song sets a pattern that Rafter will follow through most of the ten songs on the album. There's a tom-tom heavy beat, some clanking percussion and a couple of instrumental elements, like the Wally Badarou influenced, percolating synths in "Feels Good" or the Soweto-style electric guitar in "Timeless Form, Formless Time." But there's one thing missing from the equation: Bass. Try to imagine P-Funk without Bootsy, Motown without Jamerson, James Brown without Fred Thomas and you'll get a sense of how much you won't want to dance to Animal Feelings.

...keep reading...


* * * * * * * * * * * *
MP3: "A Frame" (Animal Feelings)
Rafter on Myspace

In Other News:
Rafter Animal Feelings (Asthmatic Kitty, 2010) Mus..
Rafter Announce New Album Animal Feelings
Rafter Animal Feelings : DOA
Dryvetyme Onlyne Rafter Animal Feelings
Rafter's Animal Feelings makes love to you on the dance floor | Knox ..
Rafter Animal Feelings - Stereo Subversion
WAKEUPANDSMELLTHEMUSIC.COM: Rafter "Fruit"
Rafter: Animal Feelings Karmic Life
Up/Off-Beat Pop: Rafter The Up & Up of Music
Rafter This Kitty Coughs up Heroes of Indie Music
Beauty, Beauty by Rafter The Muse In Music
Review: Rafter Animal Feelings|MACROWAVVE
RAFTER makes great music and apparently also needs PAPER | MP3 Music at Mix..
Rafter Animal Feelings (Album Review) 7/10 MOG (blog) &laqu..
Rafter Animal Feelings (2010) Fresh Music Mania

Comments

Hot Baeble Videos
LOLO live at Baeble HQ

LOLO live at Baeble HQ

Larkin Poe live at Baeble HQ

Larkin Poe live at Baeble HQ

Bright Light Bright Light live at Baeble HQ

Bright Light Bright Light live at Baeble HQ

Kayla Brianna live at The Bell House

Kayla Brianna live at The Bell House

Great Good Fine Ok live at Industry City

Great Good Fine Ok live at Industry City

Childish Gambino live at Rockwood Music Hall

Childish Gambino live at Rockwood Music Hall

Johnnyswim live at Baeble HQ

Johnnyswim live at Baeble HQ

Corbu live at Baeble HQ

Corbu live at Baeble HQ

Bears Den live at Baeble HQ

Bears Den live at Baeble HQ

Anthony Green live at Baeble HQ

Anthony Green live at Baeble HQ

© 2016 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.