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Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "A Band Of Deborahs (Not Debbies) (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 4:24

A greasy piano-bass riff provides the foundation for some lively counterpoint melodies, mixed with a few quieter interludes and a mellow ending for solo strummed guitar.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Readymen (Excerpt #2)" - Full Length = 6:14

The minimalist, two-note flute and piano pattern soon gets weird, with thudding drums, a honking sax melody, and rhythmic vocal samples of a squealing pig (?) and distant shouts of "go." A squalling electric guitar joins in, and the mix thickens before the pulse abates and the horns and piano drift to a mysterious close

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Readymen (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 6:14

The minimalist, two-note flute and piano pattern soon gets weird, with thudding drums, a honking sax melody, and rhythmic vocal samples of a squealing pig (?) and distant shouts of "go." A squalling electric guitar joins in, and the mix thickens before the pulse abates and the horns and piano drift to a mysterious close

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Swamp (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 7:09

A woozy, eerie prelude builds into a lively combination of instrumental prog rock and off-kilter electronic processing, with percussive piano and strange animal-like electronic moans, growls and squeaks from the swamp creatures.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Sirius the Scorching (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 5:28

A mellow little piece (the title notwithstanding) with a steady march rhythm from piano and drums, and stately, slightly discordant melody from electric guitar, sax and synths, interrupted by a thoughtful solo piano interlude.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Beat Of The Mesozoic, Part One [live; Beat of the Mesozoic] (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 5:35

High octane romp led by rapid-fire, percussive piano riff and a creative, extended percussion workout with multiple drums/ percussion/ tribal beats - the primordial/pulsating "Beat of the Mesozoic." Moog synths contribute some nice textures.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Chên (The Arousing) [Magnetic Flip] (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 2:13

Pounding, dissonant riff from piano and drums with some vigorous keyboard embellishments. (Soundtrack for a prehistoric garden: dinosaurs at work.)

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Transformation of Oz [Birdsongs of the Mesozoic] (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 2:25

A dissonant riff on piano introduces a playful marching rhythm, which evolves into a bit of wild keyboard pounding and then a queasy interlude prior to a final reprise of the opening march.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Lost In The B-Zone [Beat of the Mesozoic] (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 4:33

Rolling, boogie-woogie piano figure complemented by a rocking drum rhythm, synth keyboard counterpoint, and anthemic guitar riffs which develops a dramatic intensity before ending in guitar feedback squall

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Modern Warfare [live; Between Fires] (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 3:44

Sprightly march rhythm developed with prominent drums, piano, guitar, and an orchestral synth wash, easing into a leisurely but eerie finish

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Coco Boudakian (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 5:47

A rapid, single-note piano pulse anchors a stirring minor-key melody from guitar and saxophone, with an ominous decrease in tempo adding a sense of foreboding before the rapid pulse re-enters

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Ptoccata II (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 5:13

Opens with a mellow soprano saxophone and synth dreamscape, which then alternates and blends with a punchy riff for electric guitar, bass, and percussive, patterned piano.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Study Of Unintended Consequences (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 4:22

Eerie, freeform piece with ominous chimes and skittering piano, leading into angular saxophone melody, distorted guitar, uneasy synth drones and final, aggressive piano pulse.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Pleasure Island (Excerpt #2)" - Full Length = 6:06

Ominous, moody, synth and electric guitar drones and minor-key piano chords introduce a slow, thudding rhythm and solemn, vaguely uneasy melodic motif, which closes with a lyrical but mournful soprano sax solo

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Pleasure Island (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 6:06

Ominous, moody, synth and electric guitar drones and minor-key piano chords introduce a slow, thudding rhythm and solemn, vaguely uneasy melodic motif, which closes with a lyrical but mournful soprano sax solo

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Sled (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 4:50

Rumbling minor key piano chords evolve into a Latin beat and an edgy, tension-filled melody line from the synthesizer, with a bit of free-blowing saxophone skronk for added spice.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Tyronglaea (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 2:44

A gentle electric keyboard sets up a mid-tempo rhythm, reinforced by electronic drums, and enriched with a dreamy synth counterpoint

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Chen - The Arousing (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 1:56

Opens with a pounding, dissonant riff from piano and drums, with some added keyboard embellishments and eerie electronic squeals.

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Biff The Brontosaurus (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 4:11

An ominous rumble introduces a creaky, wheezy synth sound. Then Biff does a stately little dinosaur dance before the tempo slows and then accelerates into a closing prehistoric freakout

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "The Transformation of Oz (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 2:21

A dissonant riff on piano introduces a playful marching rhythm, which evolves into a bit of wild keyboard pounding and then a queasy interlude prior to a final reprise of the opening march

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "Laramide Revolution (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 5:33

Pounding, chordal piano with swooping synths, squealing guitar, and honking sax. A stimulating synthesis of prog rock and the avant garde

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - "The Beat of the Mesozoic, Part 1 (Excerpt #1)" - Full Length = 6:14

Staccato piano, serpentine sax, and primal, polyrhythmic percussion rock out in a post-modern “Rite of Spring”.