Predictably, this disc features lots of percussion. Not so predictable,
however, is the excellent use of reverb and synth whistles and screams and
vocal loops that make up most of the hour-long recording.
I was a little nervous when I first put it on, because it features some kind
of weak spoken word bits, but they were short and actually weren't too bad.
Interestingly enough, the best parts here were the live pieces. The sound
quality for these pieces is amazingly good and work even better than the
Side note: My son has a videotape of that pig movie, "Babe", and insisted
that I put it on while I was listening to Drumatic. I left the CD on and
turned the TV volume way down, and we watched the movie with the sound off.
Pretty spooky-kind of like that thing where you play Pink Floyd and "The
Wizard of Oz" together, which I've never done but hear there are many
strange coincidences. Drumatic and "Babe" come together in some pretty
by Holly Day