Banana Cabbage... sticks with David Grubbs' habit of releasing the more abstract end of his endeavors through Table of the Elements (Gastr del Sol's highly abstract instrumental The Harp Factory on Lake Street also went through the label). Banana Cabbage... consists of three sparse and unformed instrumentals that are out of line with Grubbs' main vein of songwriting, but definitely in line with his more experimental projects. As with The Harp Factory..., Banana Cabbage... may not appeal to those who enjoy Grubbs' more pop-influenced tendencies, but it's a solid addition to the number of experimental and avant-jazz recordings coming from Chicago's scene.
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AllMusic Review by Nitsuh Abebe