Reviewed by Ali Burge (afterdarkmedia.net)
Hailing from LA, Phtalocyanine's second album on Worchester's renowned Planet Mu label takes the experimental elements of his previous work and adds what is considered pure evil by fellow practitioners: melody. Not conventional melody though, as the sounds on this album are very much off kilter. 'No One Said You Didn't' sounds at times like a war fought in a future where the only weapons are musical instruments, with snare hits mowing down lines of infantry and synths obliterating whole cities. This is what War of the Worlds was supposed to sound like.
Reviewed by Joe Muggs (littledetroit.net)
Now then. I don't want to cast any aspersions about Dimitri Fergadis aka Phtalocyanine, but this music sounds to me like the product of a great deal of time spent sucking on the business end of a DMT pipe. It is, even by Planet Muâ€™s already twisted standards, fucking mental. Much of it proceeds at pretty much Gabba pace, with quite a few of the tracks actually having four-to-the-floor Gabba kickdrum patterns; however the way the sounds and programming hurtle
Reviewed by Ali Burge (twenty4-seven.co.uk)
Worcester's Planet Mu label has been steadily releasing some of the finest electronica, techno and breakcore in the world. 'Amµnition' is broadly billed as an overview of the label's current output such as Venetian Snares, Ddamage and Shitmat. Rather than taking the route of most low price CD samplers and just putting a few old tracks on, 'Amµnition' not only has 34 tracks, but a fair few of them are exclusive to this CD all mixed by label owner and music legend µ-Ziq. If you like your music hard, nasty and fast, then check out 'Amµunition'.
Reviewed by Ben Osborne (DJ magazine)
Mike Paradinas' record label follows its recent 'Children Of Mu' compilation with this budget priced showcase mix of the wild talent assembled on is roster. As fans of Paradinas' work will expect, there's off-the-wall brilliance, and absurdity, at every turn here. Amongst the 34 songs that Paradinas whisks through in 80 minutes, Venetian Snares' jazz-driven 'Whiskey Drunk' and bonkers 'Einstein-Horseshack Lids', Remarc's 'Bad Bwoy', Shitmat's hilarious 'There's No
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