Reviewed by Andrea Ferraris (www.chaindlk.com)
There's a big dub aftertaste hidden between the lines of Vex'd "Degenerate" (above all in the second of the two cds). This London duo has an interesting way to mold drum and bass and breakbeat to make it all sound "kicking ass" electronica "ready-made for any unconventional dancefloor" (!?). I can't say if this people has ever been into Adrian Sherwood, Photek or anything on Possible records (above all Mick Harris during is drum and bass trip), but
Reviewed by Infinite (www.drumzothesouth.blogspot.com)
How the fuk do they do this to me? Even in my comfortable bedroom environment, Vex'd scare the shit out of me, no more so than during their remix of Toasty's Knowledge as featured on this week's Breezeblock show. For some reason, knowing the original Knowledge inside and out makes it all that much weirder; the Vex'd remix adding pure filth and horror, to the innocence and playfulness of the original Knowledge making it all that more twisted. Because
Reviewed by grimemusic (grimemusic.com)
Hi Jamie and Roly, How's it going? What have you been up to recently?
It's just me, Jamie right now. Roly is on holiday with his girl. We've been getting back into making tracks. Took a break for a while after the album, getting properly back into it now tho.
How did you guys meet up? And when did you first start producing/DJing together?
We've been mates for years, way back. We started producing together
Reviewed by Gutta (gutterbreakz.com)
Y'know, it's times like this when I feel like all the effort's been worthwhile. Exactly one month prior to it's release, a finished copy of the debut Vex'd album "Degenerate" drops through my letterbox. This is the 2-CD edition with all the Subtext singles added on the bonus disc, housed in a tasteful card slipcase with a nice design by Ben C. that looks like it uses images from one of those old Sinbad movies. Only had a quick listen so far, but it's
- Rudi Zygadlo - Great Western Laymen
- FaltyDL - Endeavour
- Ikonika - Dckhdbtch
- FaltyDL - Phreqaflex
- DJ Nate - Hatas Our Motivation
- Oriol - Night And Day
- Vex'd - Cloud Seed
- Terror Danjah - Power Grid E.P.
- Oriol - Coconut Coast
- Ital Tek - Moment In Blue E.P.
- Rossi B & Luca (feat. Killa P.) - E10 Riddim
- Starkey - Ear Drums And Black Holes
- The Internal Tulips - Mislead Into A Field By A Deformed Deer
- Starkey - Stars (feat. Anneka)
- Slugabed - Ultra Heat Treated E.P.
- Venetian Snares - Horsey Noises
- FaltyDL - Love Is A Liability
- Luke Vibert - We Hear You
- Boxcutter - Arecibo Message
- Shitmat - One Foot In The Rave
- Terror Danjah - Industry Standard Part 4
- Terror Danjah - Gremlinz (The Instrumentals 2003-2009)
- Burnkane - You Know
- Subeena Ft. Jamie Woon & Om'Mas Keith - Solidify