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Spring Heel Jack’s followup to last year’s near-masterpiece “Live” finds the duo of John Coxon and Ashley Wales again far from home in strange company for a brand-new CD of quirky experimentation, “The Sweetness of the Water.”

The two Brits started out as a drum ‘n’ bass team that recorded interesting club music filled with synthesized breakbeats and dub-fueled rhythms. Four years ago, they hooked up with the avant-garde jazz label Thirsty Ear and moved to even more unconventional music. Since then, their semistructured improvisational work has been consistently brilliant.

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