Reviewed by Chris Bress (collective zine)
What a name. Shitmat doesn’t disappoint, fucking brutal ragga dancehall with some serious fucking noise and massive beats behind it (like The Bug). I lap this stuff up, its so good to dance to at parties or at a club, its dirty and filthier than fucking Akercocke. This new breed of fucking harsh ragga better keep going till it explodes and mutates cuz I love it.
Reviewed by Sam (tesselate.me.uk)
Speedranch returns after his "making orange things" release with Venetian Snares, but this time Mr Jansky Noise joins him. Im sure "Migrate" is going to be one onslaught of a cd, especially with them two maniacs behind it.
This review is gonna be a bit different to usual, because of the HUGE tracknames, (check out track 13). Ok in we dive :
"BRU TWO BRANDY AFEW CUTHBERT DRIBBLE PUB"
A scary tingly hissy bombdive into the mind of
Reviewed by Richard Hurley (RobotFist)
I USED to say that Speedranch Janskynoise's album Welcome To Execrate was the most unlistenable and testing album in my collection. It now has to settle for second place, cause THIS TIME IT'S PERSONAL. More headfuck, fuck you and your dog, no wave-style electronic torture that has absolutely no desire to kiss and make up. There is absolutely no hope of redemption, now, so just give up. Your arse is theirs. It's ugly, it's brutal aural evisceration and
Reviewed by anil bawa (absorb.org)
if you've ever cocked about on a piece of music software for over half an hour, it will be clear to you that while some aspects of electronic composition are utterly mind-boggling, others, like magically hatching a noisy mess and calling it 'darkcore ambient', are childsplay. the level of global disk space tied up in 12-minute diy 'sound-scapes' knocked out of a native instruments package must surely rival the amount frozen in moronic cyclical fruity
- Darqwan - M/a...ximum Reespek
- iTAL tEK - Blood Line
- Ceephax - Megalift E.P.
- The Doubtful Guest - Electrobotz
- Milanese - Extend
- Pinch - Punisher
- Mary Anne Hobbs - Warrior Dubz
- Tim Exile - Tim Exile's Nuisance Gabbaret Lounge
- Venetian Snares - Cavalcade Of Glee And Dadaist Happy Hardcore Pom Poms
- Boxcutter - Oneiric
- Boxcutter - Tauhid
- Uniform - Protocol
- Shitmat & Friends - Gary's Gruesome Remixes
- Guilty Connector - Beats, Noise & Life
- The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble - The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble
- Venetian Snares - Hospitality
- The Gasman - This One's For You
- Breakage - Drowning
- Equinox - Acid Rain V.I.P.
- Pinch - Qawwali
- Virus Syndicate - Ready To Learn
- Virus Syndicate - Ready To Learn Remix
- Vex'd - Bombardment Of Saturn
- µ-Ziq - Ease Up