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Bowery Electric – "Floating World/Lush Life"

Bowery Electric put out a remix album following Beat , then disappeared for a few years before finally releasing a follow-up in 2000. Lushlife is essentially a continuation of the direction the band established with Beat : more ambient guitar soundscapes, more reliance on sampled drum loops. It's a decent enough record, but it's easy to see why there's been no further output: they lost their identity.<br/><br/> While Beat was an interesting fusion of experimental rock and triphop, Lushlife is little more than a generic triphop album. The song structures and guitar and vocal sounds are pretty much the same from track to track. The beats are easily recognisable; there are no long-lost rare grooves here.<br/><br/> I don't actually own .... 5:49 p.m. Friday 22nd February 2008 EST
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