Reviewed by 3818919/w (absorb.org)
right from the outset, this reeks of quality. firmly, and maturely fitting under the electronic listening music banner, this is classic analogue electronics at it's finest. there are strong nods towards the µ-ziq sound, (possibly a reason why tetlow has wowed planet-mu succesfully) with portamento analog lines leading the way on many of the tracks. with a definite depeche mode key, track 1 - 'the real miracle' - sounds, just for a second like this might just be
i have to admit i have had this release since its original release date back in late may and have listened to it so many times endlessly, enjoying vast, beautifully introspective directions this artist has taken and compiled from various DAT tapes over the years, and has put into one complete solid release. taken from several recordings done in Bermuda and London, tim tetlow shows influences from the likes of any skam artists, especially boards of canada and bola, or
HERE is a CD by a local lad, released in Great Britain about 10 days ago. And interesting it is, too. Before proceeding, I must declare an interest. Tim Tetlow is a friend of mine, but I would have enjoyed this music even without that connection - perhaps more so, since one tends to give one's friends a little more stick than one dishes out to strangers. Higher standards, and all that.How best to describe it? Industrial dub? Calling it "Kraftwerk for a new
Although not a lot seems to be known about London-based Tim Tetlow, it is known that he has not recorded any new material since 1997, with his Planet Mu tracks dating from between 1995 and 1997.
Tetlow creates quite an odd mixture of melodic science programme theme tune keyboard lines and varying degrees of crisp thumping beats. Mike Paradinas himself has described Tetlow’s work as Mu-Ziq meets Boards of Canada, which is probably quite an accurate
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