Ruby Vroom - Soul Coughing
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  1. Is Chicago, Is Not Chicago
  2. Sugar Free Jazz
  3. Casiotone Nation
  4. Blueeyed Devil
  5. Bus to Beelzebub
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  1. Is Chicago, Is Not Chicago
  2. Sugar Free Jazz
  3. Casiotone Nation
  4. Blueeyed Devil
  5. Bus to Beelzebub
  6. True Dreams of Wichita
  7. Screenwriter's Blues
  8. Moonsammy
  9. Supra Genius
  10. City of Motors
  11. Uh, Zoom Zip
  12. Down to This
  13. Mr. Bitterness
  14. Janine
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Ruby Vroom was one of the great debut albums of the '90s. It was an invigorating, refreshing blend of relentlessly funky beats and downtown beatnik hipster and jazz sensibilities that came around when grunge was the order of the day. Despite the hip-hop/funk heroics of the rhythm section (Sebastian Steinberg on upright bass and Yuval Gabay on drums), M. Doughty's funky white-boy pose came less from hip-hop than the rhythms and cadences of the performance poetry scene. He can be introspective and yearning, as in "True Dreams ...

Ruby Vroom 1994, Slash Records

UPC: 093624575221

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