It seems like forever since we last heard from Mr Paradinas (apart from the constant onslaught of devastating sevens, twelves and albums from an array of new talent on his Planet-Mu imprint and, erm, the odd remix), so it comes as a welcome addition to Mu’s fine and fast-growing catalogue to at long last have a new full-lengther from the man better known as Mu-ziq ready for public consumption. “Bilious Paths” chronicles much that has happened in the world of
Reviewed by john bush (all music guide)
The first µ-Ziq release on Mike Paradinas' own Planet µ label since he debuted it with a 1997 double EP, Bilious Paths returns him full circle to the master-craftsman mayhem of that year's Lunatic Harness. And since it's also his first full-length not on a major-distributed label since 1995, Paradinas allowed himself a refreshing degree of latitude when it came to genre workouts (hardcore techno, junglistic dread madness, chilled experimental techno). Still, there
Reviewed by Ralph Cowling (absorb.org)
mike paradinas, thoroughly respected in the world of electronica and with good reason. having founded a decent, progressive and independent label - planet mu, of course. however, now coming to his 18th long player, he's produced a record so cluttered with such a stabbing urge to prove how complex and intelligent it is, that it deeply and horrifically obfuscates any real chance of dancing to it. in other words, mike paradinas is too damn tek for his own good.
Reviewed by tadah (urbansmarts.com)
He felt bad as he didn't want to touch his own father. Afraid that the death that was in him, would somehow be contagious and find its way onto him, had him step back more than was appropriate. Not the first dead person he saw, it was certainly the first where other people were expecting him to embrace. For that one last time or whatever. But the grayness of the skin seemed to be powder that would rub off on him. He was afraid.
Therefore he sat down. And listened
- DJ Diamond - Flight Muzik
- Machinedrum - Room(s)
- Pritch & Trim - Stereotype
- Tropics - Parodia Flare
- Anti-G - Presents 'Kentje'sz Beatsz'
- Various - Ghettoteknitianz E.P.
- Kuedo - Severant
- Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies
- Boxcutter - The Dissolve
- NastyNasty - No Names
- FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain
- Chrissy Murderbot - Bussin Down
- Boxcutter - Allele
- Various - Bangs & Works Vol.1
- DJ Roc - The Crack Capone
- Solar Bears - She Was Coloured In
- Various - 14 Tracks From Planet Mu
- DJ Spinn - Man I Do It EP
- DJ Rashad - Itz Not Rite
- Numan - Race Against Time
- Ital Tek - Midnight Colour
- DJ Nate - Da Trak Genious
- Tropics - Soft Vision E.P.
- Mrs Jynx - Shark Carousel