Marc Ribot: Soundtracks II

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All Music Guide - Sean Westergaard
The already eclectic Marc Ribot may have released his widest-reaching album to date with Soundtracks, Vol. 2. From neo-Dixieland to spooky electronica to solo shakuhachi, Ribot turns in a head-spinning program of disparate genres that hang together surprisingly well as an album. There's also a faux-African highlife piece "Flatbush Eyes", kind of surfy klezmer "House of Mirrors", and a couple soul tunes "Blue Party" and the aptly titled "Green Party," which sounds like Ribot's take on the Hi Records sound. "Nausea" sounds something like a circus carnival playing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," while "Pensando" is a pretty solo acoustic guitar piece. Ribot's guitar ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Sean Westergaard
The already eclectic Marc Ribot may have released his widest-reaching album to date with Soundtracks, Vol. 2. From neo-Dixieland to spooky electronica to solo shakuhachi, Ribot turns in a head-spinning program of disparate genres that hang together surprisingly well as an album. There's also a faux-African highlife piece "Flatbush Eyes", kind of surfy klezmer "House of Mirrors", and a couple soul tunes "Blue Party" and the aptly titled "Green Party," which sounds like Ribot's take on the Hi Records sound. "Nausea" sounds something like a circus carnival playing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," while "Pensando" is a pretty solo acoustic guitar piece. Ribot's guitar credentials have never been in doubt, but his recent works for Tzadik is showing him to be an impressive composer with a broad palette as well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/23/2003
  • Label: Tzadik
  • UPC: 702397751625
  • Catalog Number: 7516
  • Sales rank: 266,078

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Small Consolation (0:52)
  2. 2 Prowler (2:58)
  3. 3 House of Mirrors (1:48)
  4. 4 Urbanight (2:39)
  5. 5 Shockuhachi (1:24)
  6. 6 Blue Party (1:07)
  7. 7 The Beast in the Jungle (2:28)
  8. 8 Nausea (2:58)
  9. 9 Savannah (2:15)
  10. 10 Miles to Go (1:02)
  11. 11 The Dream of the Other (1:03)
  12. 12 Green Party (0:53)
  13. 13 Pensando (3:54)
  14. 14 Blurry in Brooklyn (1:49)
  15. 15 The Killing Zone (5:08)
  16. 16 Flatbush Eyes (1:28)
  17. 17 Miles Behind (0:58)
  18. 18 Requiem for Eitan (3:04)
  19. 19 Penitant Skyline (0:41)
  20. 20 The Persistence of Memory (Remix for a film by Jennifer Reeves) - Ned Rothenberg (7:37)
  21. 21 Lost Children (5:25)
  22. 22 Green Party (Radio Mix) (0:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marc Ribot Primary Artist, Guitar, Trumpet, Electric Guitar, Horn, Sampling, Classical Guitar, Loops, E Flat Horn, Sampled Guitar, Guitar Loops
Alex Foster Clarinet, Saxophone
Ned Rothenberg Flute, Shakuhachi, Saxophone
Anthony Coleman Organ, Piano, Sampling
Matt Darriau Clarinet
Mark Feldman Violin
J.D. Foster Bass, Double Bass
Jill Jaffe Viola
Frank London Trumpet
E.J. Rodriguez Percussion
Roberto Rodriguez Drums
Peter Scherer Synthesizer, Piano, Sampling
Sebastian Steinberg Bass, Double Bass
Jay Rodriguez Saxophone
Steven Bernstein Trumpet
Roberto Juan Rodriguez Drums
Roberto Rodriguez Drums
Peter Scherer Synthesizer, Piano, Sampling
Technical Credits
Marc Ribot Composer, Producer, Engineer, Audio Production, Engineering, Sequencers
John Zorn Executive Producer
Scott Hull Mastering
Fran├žois Lardeau Engineer, drum programming, drum sequencing, Engineering
Eddie Sperry Engineer
Ben Bailes Engineer, Engineering
Mike Speranza Artwork
Predrag Dupravic Images, Back Cover, Cover Image
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