• Milanese - Adapt

    Reviewed by Stylus Magazine

    Milanese - Adapt

    Adapt begins with the sound of warm pirate radio crackle, but expectations of a soulful, Burial-esque affair are shattered within about four seconds, as a torrent of thunderous grimy beats blare forth like Godzilla emerging from beneath the concrete of southern London. Distorted, ragga-informed vocals resemble a malicious, bestial roar, mocking the suffering of anyone stupid enough to get in the way, while police-siren synths add to the confused
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  • MRK1 - Copyright Laws

    Reviewed by Rock-a-Rolla

    <b> MRK1 </b> - Copyright Laws

    Copyright Laws is speaker-testing music in its truest form. To call the album 'rich in bass' would be one hell of an understatement, but then you'd expect nothing less from the 2003 Sidewinder grime producer of the year. MRK1 has successfully managed to manipulate multiple genres by taking the massive low end from dubstep, the drum patterns of electro, and a little of the sampling ethic of hip-hop, producing a sound that is altogether bulky and
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  • MRK1 - Copyright Laws

    Reviewed by Subba-Culcha

    <b> MRK1 </b> - Copyright Laws

    Ever since Drum & Bass became a sad, fudged, chart friendly version of its former self, bass heads have been searching for a new poison. True grit was required, along with pounding bass and enough attitude to please the skeptics. Then Dubstep came along. Armed with its cheeky offspring, Grime, the Dubstep formula is simple. Take the essence of Jamaican dub rhythms, jam in an electronic box of tricks and then latch on bass-lines forged in the fires of
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  • Milanese - Adapt

    Reviewed by Plan B

    Milanese - Adapt

    He says: 'Dead Zombie Girl Dancefloor Murdr Music'. We say: 'Kill Us Now'. Milanese crossbreeds grime, techno, dubstep and a gonzo atonal industrial sensibility into a brutally hyper ghost-beast that growls and prowls like a reinforced wildcat staking out an underpass. New mini-album 'Adapt', his second on Planet Mu, features Virus Syndicate and a Clark remix.