FLAT EARTH SOCIETY

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Belgian composer Peter Vermeersch, formerly of X-Legged Sally, knows how to make a big noise whatever the size of band. Now, with the 14-plus members of Flat Earth Society, he can make an even bigger racket. "Big band" can mean anything from the National Youth Jazz Orchestra to Lambchop, but this one makes a sound that's somewhere between the electric jazz of Acoustic Ladyland and an abrasive Dutch new-music ensemble such as Orkest de Volharding. Saxes honk, bass guitars rattle, brass broods: only Steve Martland or Mike Westbrook do anything like this in the UK. Vermeersch's tunes are angular and engaging, with a strong dose of the blues on dramatic epics like Hilton's Heaven and Edward, Why Don't You Play Some Blues, a touch of flamenco on Lax and some spirited improvisation on the sole non-original, Uri Caine's Snaggletooth.

(John L Walters, The Guardian)
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FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Bonk album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Bonk
Progressive Big Band 2000
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Larf album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Larf
Progressive Big Band 2002
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Minoes album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Minoes
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2002
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Trap album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Trap
Progressive Big Band 2002
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY The Armstrong Mutations album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
The Armstrong Mutations
Progressive Big Band 2003
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Psychoscout album cover 4.50 | 3 ratings
Psychoscout
Progressive Big Band 2006
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Cheer Me, Perverts album cover 4.75 | 2 ratings
Cheer Me, Perverts
Progressive Big Band 2009
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Answer Songs album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Answer Songs
Progressive Big Band 2009
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY 13 album cover 4.83 | 3 ratings
13
Progressive Big Band 2013
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Boot & Berg album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Boot & Berg
Progressive Big Band 2014
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Flat Earth Society, David Bovée ‎: Boggamasta album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Flat Earth Society, David Bovée ‎: Boggamasta
Eclectic Fusion 2017
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Untitled #0 album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Untitled #0
Progressive Big Band 2018

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FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Live at the Beursschouwburg album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Live at the Beursschouwburg
Progressive Big Band 1999
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Call Sheets, Riders & Chicken Mushroom: Live Recordings 2000-2012 album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Call Sheets, Riders & Chicken Mushroom: Live Recordings 2000-2012
Progressive Big Band 2014
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Terms Of Embarrassment album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Terms Of Embarrassment
Eclectic Fusion 2016

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FLAT EARTH SOCIETY Isms album cover 5.00 | 2 ratings
Isms
Progressive Big Band 2004

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