• hellfish & producer - bastard sonz of rave

    Hellfish & Producer - Bastard Sonz Of Rave

    Reviewed by sheikh ahmed (absorb.org)

    <b> Hellfish &amp; Producer </b> - Bastard Sonz Of Rave

    'crawl & die', 'professional psycho', 'theme from fuck-daddy'!?! hmmmm, what could these titles sound like? with disturbing inlay cover art and frequent use of swearing in the titles, this is as cliched as having gorgeous looking women on ibiza compilations. still the music is far more scarier than anything that can come from the famed spanish islands (although, on second thoughts....).

    the lack of intellectual gravitas that one can level at this music allows
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  • Hellfish & Producer

    Hellfish & Producer - Bastard Sonz Of Rave

    Reviewed by Tim diGravina (all music guide)

    <b> Hellfish &amp; Producer </b> - Bastard Sonz Of Rave

    Hellfish & Producer's Bastard Sonz of Rave would sound like state-of-the-art dance music in 1992, but since it was released in 2002, it's more than a slight bit less revolutionary. The duo takes standard rave sounds and beats, mixes in patches of Aphex Twin-style sonic craziness, somewhat clichéd drum'n'bass motifs, and old school rap-rock Beastie Boys-like vocals. It's been said that Aphex Twin is a fan, and clearly Mike Paradinas is as well, since he has released
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  • VENETIAN SNARES ‘EINSTEIN-ROSEN BRIDGE’ (PLANET MU)

    Venetian Snares - Einstein-Rosen Bridge

    Reviewed by tufluv (tufluv.blogspot.com)

    Venetian Snares - Einstein-Rosen Bridge

    Three minutes and I’ve nearly gone stir-fucking-crazy with all this hectic insanity. Zombie toys with machetes go on a frenzied blade attack in a drum shop. On speed!! If a you’re of a classical/musical bent, keeping 7/8 time probably isn’t much of a problem, but hearing Venetian Snares for the first time is an utter, utter headfuck. You have to work it out in your mind, finding the recurring points and assembling them together into a coherent pattern. Gradually
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  • Kid Spatula - Full Sunken Breaks

    Reviewed by john bush (all music guide)

    Kid Spatula - Full Sunken Breaks

    More than four years after the first Kid Spatula album, Mike Paradinas revisited the alias with Full Sunken Breaks, a treasure chest of what sounds like outtakes from the 1999 µ-Ziq LP Royal Astronomy, plus a few tracks that didn't quite suit the flavor of his other full-lengths. Perhaps it's just over-appreciation of the quality of material Paradinas relegates to his indie-label side projects, but several tracks here sound much better than those included on µ-Ziq
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