• µ-Ziq - Duntisbourne Abbots Soulmate Devastation Technique

    Reviewed by amoeblog

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Duntisbourne Abbots Soulmate Devastation Technique

    µ-Ziq has a new album out today. It is called "Duntisbourne Abbots Soulmate Devastation Technique." This is about the seventh album Mike Paradinas has released as µ-Ziq. Mike has been a busy little man over the last 15 years or so. He has been around through the shifts and changes in the world that is electronica music. I have been listening to him for a while now and am always intrigued and excited to hear what new thing he has worked on. Most of
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  • Distance - My Demons

    Reviewed by Melissa Bradshaw

    <b> Distance </b> - My Demons

    Distances fascination with the dark and the charged originates in his metal fandom, making him somewhat idiosyncratic among dubstep producers. The taut, controlled plat on the tensions between a relatively small palette of sounds-b-line kick and snares, rarely more than a few other lines at any one time, and only sampled vocals-is both the strength and limit of 'My Demons'.
    The title track is a classic, with a post Digital Mystikz skank, a bass
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  • Distance - My Demons

    Reviewed by Vice

    <b> Distance </b> - My Demons

    Distance's debut at FWD>> in December was like a breath of fresh air amid the half-steps and wobbles of a scene that could easily fall into formula. The reason this works is that it sounds like an album, not a load of 12"s. Put it like this: who remembers 'Molten Beats'? Bet you remeber 'Timeless' though.

  • Julian Fane - Our New Quarters

    Reviewed by Plan B

    <b> Julian Fane </b> - Our New Quarters

    The falsettto may still provoke Thom Yorke comparisons but this is a more stripped back and rocking affair than the vancouver wunderkid's 04 debut. Giving out the goosebumps with stratospheric bombast and fat, crunchy Autechre death-piston beats is still what he does best here though.