One of the first outfits to focus sampling tricknology on creating a modern counterpart to Jean-Jacques Perrey's '60s electronic avant-pop and Les Baxter's exotic '50s orchestrations, Tipsy crafts thoroughly swinging, 25th-century-minded sonic cocktails. Drawing from both vintage vinyl and studio parts recorded by such local luminaries as Tom Waits collaborators Joe Gore and Ralph Carney, Tin Hat Trio keyboardist Rob Burger, and Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn, Tipsy's principals -- Tim Digulla and David J. Gardner -- construct music that simultaneously pillages and pays tribute to the Space Age bachelor pad soundtracks of the past. Given the S.F. group's kitsch-en sink cut-and-paste approach, a... More >>>