Started as a Virgin sublabel (they released the "Mealtime" compilation on Planet Mu/Hut Recordings back in 1995), Planet Mu soon after was judged too radical by the people who was used to sell pop and rock music and for this reason Mike Paradinas decided to took his "son" and to make of it one of the principal label dedicated to electronic experimentations. In its five years of activity the label released material which is covering a wide range of electronic musical
Planet µ is an English label label founded in 1995. It breaks all the forms of music and (what is the most important thing) is doing pretty well if speaking about the money. It currently can be compared to Warp Records. But planet-Mu is much more productive - they serve some news every month. Furthermore, they are very open to noobies which is different feature from Warp wich has created a team at the launch of the label and it is hard for others to tresspass their
Reviewed by Tim diGravina (all music guide)
With Higgins Ultra Low Track Glue Funk Hits, 1972-2006, Venetian Snares (aka Aaron Funk) seems to be trying to mix every possible musical style with his own trademark drill'n'bass. Ornate Asian instrumentals mingle freely with a female opera vocalist's tender tones, a dub toaster shouts and laughs over warped, rapid beats, a jazz band warms up under funky, shuffling Jake Slazenger-style electronica, a lone clarinet cries out through punishing sound effects. But for
For anyone that finds the warped breakbeat assault of Squarepusher a little too docile, we bring you Higgins Ultra Low Track Glue Funk Hits 1972-2006, the second album from drum'n'bass auteur Venetian Snares. Taking it queasy, Canadian laptop vandal Aaron Funk constructs super-dense sheets of savage breakbeat noise, thundering from idea to idea with the laissez-faire attitude of a child prodigy stuck in remedial class.
- 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