As if to remind listeners of their downtown past, Human Feel begins its first new album in over a decade with an onslaught of Lower East Side noise. This kind of throat-clearing might’ve been impressive back in the era of “Young Lion” conservatism, but nowadays it begs the question: Why did these guys get back together again? The answer, unsurprisingly, can be found in the following tracks. This is, after all, the same Human Feel that served as a de facto farm team for some of the best jazz groups of the last decade. It would be onerous to list them all.
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