• Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon

    Reviewed by Robert Stanton (Electronic Music Reviews)

    Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon

    Remix projects don’t come any better than this. A horde of talented musicians come together to offer their vision of the little bomb resulting of the collaboration between Mike Paradinas and Jochem Paap, released three years ago under the strange Slag Boom Van Loon banner. So Soon is one the most anticipated record of the year, and it delivers… Boards Of Canada are first in line, as they soften the rough edges of Poppy Seed. The radiating warmth
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  • Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon

    Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon

    Remix projects don’t come any better than this. A horde of talented musicians come together to offer their vision of the little bomb resulting of the collaboration between Mike Paradinas and Jochem Paap, released three years ago under the strange Slag Boom Van Loon banner. So Soon is one the most anticipated record of the year, and it delivers… Boards Of Canada are first in line, as they soften the rough edges of Poppy Seed. The radiating warmth
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  • Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon

    Reviewed by Malcolm Seymour III (Pitchfork)

    Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon

    1987 was a rough year. I was eight at the time, and remember learning a few painful lessons: Dogs shouldn't be allowed to walk on plastic pool covers. Watering siblings does not make them grow. When using the "infinite lives" trick in "Super Mario Brothers," you can only actually earn about 100 before you wrap over into negative lives.

    As much as you may enjoy cotton candy, soy sauce, peanut butter and Pepsi individually, you should resist the
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  • Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon

    Reviewed by Paul Lloyd (universalsource.co.uk)

    Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon

    Back in 1998 Mike Paradinas (Mu-Ziq) and Jochem Papp (Speedy J), already acclaimed electronic artists in their own right, collaborated on an album under the name Slag Boom Van Loom on Paradinas’ own label Planet Mu. Soon after the album was released the idea for a remix album was formulated. Unfortunately, it took a good 2 years for the album to reach completion and get released.

    Opening and closing the album are remixes of “Poppy Seed” by
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