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The first solo album from Downtown NY drummer/multi-instrumentalist Mike Pride, 18 diverse and succinct pieces for percussion instruments, studio creations, glockenspiel etudes & drum set improvisations with rhythmically superb music and some strange bits of NYC humor.

Pride, Mike
Listening Party

Pride, Mike: Listening Party (Akord Records/Subkulturni Azil)

Label: Akord Records/Subkulturni Azil    
Released in: Slovenia    

"Born and raised in Southern Maine, but based out of New York City since 2000, Mike Pride currently leads modern-jazz quartet From Bacteria To Boys, the 7-drummer installation-band Drummer's Corpse, and the piano trio I Hate Work. He records for AUM Fidelity. Pride is renowned for his ability to excel in a wide range of genres and ensembles. He has worked with everyone from improvised music icon Anthony Braxton to punk legends Millions Of Dead Cops, toured extensively on four continents and appeared on more than 85 recordings.

A short list of his collaborators includes Mick Barr, Boredoms, Eugene Chadbourne, Nels Cline, Andrew D'Angelo, Trevor Dunn, Dynamite Club, Peter Evans, Milford Graves, Mary Halvorson, Curtis Hasselbring, Nona Hendryx, Jon Irabagon, Haino Keiji, Kirk Knuffke, George Lewis, Bill McHenry, Tony Malaby, Sam Mickens, Butch Morris, Joe Morris, William Parker, Matana Roberts, Herb Robertson, Jamie Saft, Sonny Simmons, Jason Stein, Nate Wooley, and Otomo Yoshihide.

Pride's versatility doesn't end with his eclectic résumé as a popular sideman and leader/co-leader of many active ensembles spanning the worlds of modern-jazz, avant-rock, noise and doom metal improv. He is also a busy educator and clinician, a soundtrack composer for TV shows, video games, podcasts, independent films, and websites, and an experienced and exhibited visual artist."-Mike Pride website.

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Product Information:

UPC: 3830032490756

Label: Akord Records/Subkulturni Azil
Catalog ID: ARCD 030 / FREE CD 054
Squidco Product Code: 20778

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Slovenia
Packaging: Jewel Case
Recorded in New York by Mike Pride.


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Track Listing:

1. Tracking 1:31

2. Drum Rattles, Inua. 6:59

3. Glockenspiel Etude 2 0:32

4. Roach Survivor (For Max Roach) 2:43

5. It's Hot 2:33

6. Trio For Practice Pad 1:52

7. Rhythm Structures 3 (For Charlie Looker) 8:14

8. Singles 4:35

9. Glockenspiel Etude 1 0:22

10. Fever Boxes (For Karlheinz Stockhausen) 3:10

11. Frictions 6:45

12. Glockenspiel Trio 2 1:20

13. Noise Waal Compound (For Dale Crover) 11:04

14. Cyrille About? (For Andrew Cyrille) 1:35

15. Cyclone Fury (For Jack Wright) 2:24

16. Glockenspiel Trio 1 1:09

17. Cut-Ups (For William S.Burroughs) 1:24

18. Graves Grand (For Milford Graves) 3:38