• Virus Syndicate Sick Pay

    Virus Syndicate - Sick Pay

    Reviewed by unknown Source: (Cafe Del Lar)

    <b> Virus Syndicate </b> - Sick Pay

    Virus Syndicate are a Manchester grime crew yet chat like they’re from Hackney not Hulme. This isn’t a criticism, just an observation. Back in the day, if British MCs adopted or imitated a style then it was almost certainly that cod New York accent associated with the best American rappers. Remember Derek B, Monie Love and all those other plazzy Bronx pretenders? Cringe worthy wasn’t in it. With the emergence of a unique British MC style allied
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  • Neo Acid Darkcore

    The Doubtful Guest - Acid Sauna

    Reviewed by Allan McGrath (DJ Mag)

    <b> The Doubtful Guest </b> - Acid Sauna

    Doubtful guest's Libby Floyd is a classically trained opera singer who's wrestled the acid nightmares from her 303s and let them writhe over doomcore menace, dublicious breakstep, ardcore mentalism and dread-filled gabba.

  • The Doubtful Guest Acid Sauna

    The Doubtful Guest - Acid Sauna

    <b> The Doubtful Guest </b> - Acid Sauna

    The Doubtful Guest is Libby Floyd, a trained vocalist who, for her Planet Mu debut, chooses to create an all-instrumental album of neo-Acid. Much travelled and with musicanaly family background, she found ultimate happiness dancing for ten hours straight at 90's Chicago warehouse raves. Hence Acid Sauna - but this is Acid with its strobelights and glowsticks ruthlessly confiscated, its Smiley face turned upside down. "Under heavy manners"
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  • Barry Lynn - Balancing Lakes

    Reviewed by Headphone Commute

    <b> Barry Lynn </b> - Balancing Lakes

    Barry Lynn is a sneaky fellah, and I must admit, he almost slipped this release unnoticed by my watchful eye of his usual releases under the Boxcutter moniker. Thankfully he didn’t drift too far, and comfortably settled on his home label, Planet Mu. Well, Barry, what have we here? A delicious collection of abstract glitchy IDM, with an occasional dub track and even some breakcore - must you make me mention Squarepusher in this writeup? Ah, but I
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