• Belching acid bass lines, raucous drum loops and clattering electronic garble - all just a day at the office for Mike Paradinas’ Planet Mu Records. Last Step resumes normal service.

    Last Step - Last Step

    Reviewed by subba-culture

    <b> Last Step </b> - Last Step

    Sounding like R2D2 after young Skywalker put him on fast spin in the latest Hotpoint Aquarius, Last Step’s self-titled debut certainly bleeps it’s way into line with the now classic brain-dance-ethos. Planet Mu has been pulling in these kind of artists for many a splatter-cored year and, the fact of the matter is, you either like it or you just don’t, plain and simple. If you do manage to wade your way through this particular digital onslaught
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  • The Gasman - Love Collection

    Reviewed by Blowback

    The Gasman - Love Collection

    Planet Mu have really got their act together of late. In fact, they're probably one of the most interesting electronic labels out there at the moment. Sure, they still release plenty of joyously throwaway gabbercore madness by the likes of shitmat, but their 2006 Sacred Symbols of Mu compilation showcased a truly diverse roster of talent. Lately they've been championing alot of great dubstep material, but this new album by Christopher Reeves (aka The
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  • Distance - My Demons

    Reviewed by FACT

    <b> Distance </b> - My Demons

    Rinse FM's Distance posseses basslines so thick and treacly that they'd probably suffocate you if you turned this up loud enough. His debut album is an uncomprimising journey through the doom and boom of his minimal, haunting dubstep. Like Skream, Distance has a penchant for broken shards of melody, making this a record that should appeal to a broader audience.

  • Distance - My Demons

    Reviewed by Boomkat

    <b> Distance </b> - My Demons

    Crunching around the dubstep fraternity like a kid amongst some Lego, Distance is a truly towering figure within the bass-ruptured scene - bringing a distinctive sound and hardcore outlook to bear on his subterranean emissions. Coming from a metal background, Distance certainly knows how to deliver upfront and caustic compositions - blasting the sonic cobwebs clean from the rafters through his Tectonic appearances and making a mere twelve inches of
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