This amazing album, the brain child of DJ/producers Tim DiGulla and David Gardner, comes off as the natural love child result of the confluence of two of underground musics' sub-genre/sub-cultres. By 1997 "electronica" and "swing" were the two umbrella terms that seemed to be leaping off of every hipsters lips, making them the natural next big targets for the cut and paste brigade. And, while other producers were still scraping the bottom of the James Brown/Funkadelic barrel for their dance-floor ammo, messers Di Gulla and Gardner took aim at the "Ultra Lounge" and "Space Age Bachelor Pad" back catalogs, gleefully mixing two parts post-grunge "Cocktail Nation" and two parts "Ambient House", with a splash of "Avant Garde"...gave it a vigorous shake...and garnished it with a sprig of "sence of humor"! The result could not have been better.
The grooves within are addictive and seductive...and the samples of Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, and Esquivel (among others) greet the listener like a familiar face at an afternoon cocktail party. Guest shots from the likes of Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn and Tom Waits' Joe Gore just add to the fun.