• Kid Spatula - Meast

    Reviewed by Gary Suarez (brainwashed.com)

    Kid Spatula - Meast

    Question: What could be worse than a CD comprised entirely of boring old side-project material never before deemed worthy of release? Answer: Two CDs of boring old side-project material never before deemed worthy of release. Unfortunately, that painfully true witticism only scratches the surface of just how wholly disappointing the latest Kid Spatula (aka µ-Ziq) album truly is. To put it even more bluntly, Meast is Mike Paradinas' Drukqs, a meandering double disc
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  • Kid Spatula - Meast

    Reviewed by olskooly (tinymixtapes.com)

    Kid Spatula - Meast

    The prolific, and apparently tireless, Mike Paradinas (of É -ziq fame and head of Planet Mu Records) releases yet another album — this time under his long-standing pseudonym Kid Spatula. Meast, the new album, is an IDM compilation of truly Herculean proportions. Comprising two discs with 17 tracks each and boasting a running time of 70 minutes per disc, this album is a serious chunk of music to digest in one listen. While this may not be, based on the appearance
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  • Shitmat - Killababylonkutz

    Reviewed by Ali Burge (Music)

    Shitmat - Killababylonkutz

    This CD has class written all over it: it's made by someone called Shitmat, all the tracks bar one have Babylon in their names and all bar one feature the same jungle MC sample. The basic concept is to take a load of old pop songs, add some nasty breakcore beats and layer a sample over it. Ace of Base Babylon uses, as you ight expect, the only well known Ace of Base track, On a Ragga Shit is On a Ragga Tip redone and Jack$on Babylon uses Michael Jackosn
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  • SHITMAT Killababylonkutz

    Shitmat - Killababylonkutz

    Shitmat - Killababylonkutz

    Oh man, is this good! We've been going on and on about drum and bass, the amen break, all that late nineties jungle, and how we can never get enough. Well, we can't. And it seems like we needn't worry. Lately we've had reissues of classic Remarc stuff as well as that wicked Soundmurderer mix cd from a few months back. But as you know, we may love jungle, but we especially like our beats BIG and HEAVY and DISTORTED, so when we discovered DJ Scud and all that Ambush
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