• Frog Pocket - Gonglot

    Reviewed by the wire (The Wire)

    Frog Pocket - Gonglot

    Proving that Four Tet doesn't have the folktronica scene all sewn up, John Charles Wilson weighs in with a rough-hewn collection of fractured, raggle-taggle Techno tracks involving fiddles, mandolins and piled up broken beats. Something about the music's lack of subtlety is strangely appealing - you won't be spinning this one after your Boards Of Canada albums, but that's exactly the point. Wilson's beats are a real mess - apparently each rhythmic part was punched
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  • Frog Pocket - Gonglot

    Reviewed by Luca Maini (Igloomag.com)

    Frog Pocket - Gonglot

    A couple years ago I went to a friend's studio where he had dozens of vinyl lying around. I noticed a record by Frog Pocket on the Italian label Afe, and he told me that it was really nice. Unfortunately he forgot to lend it to me, and I feel I missed something really special, since this Gonglot stroked me with its sincere beauty. Someone called it gaelictronica, probably one of the silliest definitions ever, but it gives you a raw idea of what's in store on the
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  • Frog Pocket - Gonglot

    Reviewed by Joe Muggs (littledetroit.net)

    Frog Pocket - Gonglot

    Planet Mu have always been SERIOUS about their music. Frowny faced SERIOUS. Indeed I’ve actually been sternly told off in the past by Mr Paradinas for using the wrong terminology for genres (specifically for saying “ragga-gabbaâ€ù instead of “breakcoreâ€ù). Still, this is no bad thing – if electronic music was all wackiness, pisstakes and jolly japes it would be just as boring as if it was miserable and studious all the time, so
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  • Phthalocyanine - No One Said You Didn't

    Reviewed by Khosu Tuboka (gridface.com)

    Phthalocyanine - No One Said You Didn't

    If you want to hear sheep, feline roars, humans voices and other sonic stimuli dancing in harmony with pure synthesis and other various electronic tricks and gadgets, just go get this album by Phthalo head Dimitris Fergadis. Producer extraordinaire for more than a decade now, his releases are scarce, but always rewarding and favoring repeated listening. There’s no filler in these ten tracks, and it’s difficult to choose a favorite. Today I would pick the series
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