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Avishai Cohen - Big Vicious is a kind of drifting cloud of electronic trip-hop jazz / STEREOGUM

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Trumpeter Avishai Cohen left the US for Israel a few years ago, and upon doing so, formed a band of Israeli musicians (Uzi Ramirez on guitar, Yonatan Albalak on guitar and bass, Aviv Cohen on drums, and Ziv Ravitz on drums and live sampling) called Big Vicious. He says of their music and concept, "We're all coming from jazz, but some of us left it earlier." Their self-titled debut album, on ECM, is a kind of drifting cloud of electronic trip-hop jazz that will appeal to fans of Nils Petter Molvær and similar artists. They've made a video for their version of Massive Attack's "Teardrop," which you can check out below.

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