• dDamage - Pressure

    Reviewed by LS (Juice) (Juice, Dec/Jan 04/05)

    dDamage - Pressure

    Mike Paradinas's Planet Mu label has long been the home of al sorts of aural extremities, from his won delectably twisted work as Mu-Ziq to his recent forays into the more insane reaches of the grime scene. Here, label newcomer dDamage finds himself fitting straight into the fold with four charged tracks of playful, distorted breaks, ranging from the scattershot groove of 'dDistance' to the full-frontal assult of 'Pressure'. Unsurprisingly, the somewhat
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  • dDamage - Pressure

    Reviewed by boomkat (boomkat.com)

    dDamage - Pressure

    Follow-up EP to the ‘Radio Ape’ album, dDamage continue to obliterate instrumental hip-hop cuts and electronic emissions with their fuzzed-up brand of french boombox bashing. The lead track “Pressure” is accompanied by 3 new cuts featuring the Parisian brothers in full analogue noise, pummelling beats, buzzsaw synths and delicate female vocal mode. Check!!

  • dDamage - Pressure

    Reviewed by Darren Wall (dmcupdate.com)

    dDamage - Pressure

    EIGHT FROZEN MODULES / DAMAGE 'DJ, RIDDIM & SOURCE EP / PRESSURE EP' (WHITE)

    Planet Mu have been steadily cornering the electronic raggaclash / break-core / industro-hip-hop genres for a couple of years now and these two releases illustrate are prime examples of the label's current output. Eight Frozen Modules (aka L.A.'s Ken Gibson) fuses digital rhythms with ragga vocals, but not before processing it through every kind of studio effect imaginable,
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  • Bizzy B - Science EP Vol III

    Bizzy B - Science EP Vol III

    i suppose that part of the reason that drum 'n' bass abandoned the
    sampled breakbeat was that the junglists themselves were too programmed to
    constant progression. like the model for a drum 'n' bass dj set (each track
    stepping up a gear from the last, each drop surpassing the previous
    in dancefloor potency) or the competitive energy of a 'scene' (each track
    produced trying to be the one that all the others copy; cliche= 'going to
    the next
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