• Rating: 8.5

    Hrvatski - Swarm & Dither

    Reviewed by Dominique Leone (Pitchfork)

    <b> Hrvatski </b> - Swarm & Dither

    Hrvatski's company in the endeavor to bring out the "humanity" in electronic music includes recent faves The Books, The Notwist and the perennially hip Mouse on Mars. However, despite the organic source material that goes into his music, he actually belongs to an eccentric breed of one-man digital alchemists like Fennesz and Ekkehard Ehlers. Hrvatski (born Keith Fullerton Whitman) might have a background in freeform guitar skronk and amplifier noise,
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  • Hrvatski - Swarm & Dither

    Reviewed by Johnny C (noiseloop.com)

    <b> Hrvatski </b> - Swarm & Dither

    Debut on planet mu and follw up to 1998s acclaimed "Oiseaux 96-98".Hrvatski (aka Keith Fullerton Whitmore) delivers a highly imaginative and versatile debut. The
    album kicks off with the breakbeat led "Vatstep DSP" a remix of the Kid 606 classic and previously only available on cd.The album contains some truly beautiful electroacoustic moments such as the gorgeous "Carrot" and the quirky "Anaesthetise Thineself".The fucked up breaks emerge on "2nd
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  • Hrvatski - Swarm & Dither

    Reviewed by Marc Freeman (sonumu.net)

    <b> Hrvatski </b> - Swarm & Dither

    Marking his triumphant return to experimental electronic academia, Berklee trained Keith Fullerton Whitman (aka Hrvatski) presents 'Swarm & Dither,' Hrvatski's foray into critically disjointed electronica. Much of the material included on 'Swarm & Dither' was conceived, created, or otherwise released on eps and compilations from 1999-2002. Picking up where 'Oiseaux 96-98' left off, 'Swarm & Dither' abandons the drum & bass consistency of its
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  • Mu Allstars - Criminal

    Reviewed by Paul Lloyd (Grooves mag)

    Mu Allstars - Criminal

    "Criminal" is a 6-track EP of various artists from the Planet Mu camp (some under pseudonyms) reworking famous pop tunes in their own unique style. The artists contributing are Mu-Ziq, Luke Vibert, Leafcutter John, Hellfish and Bit_Meddler.

    Rude Ass Tinkler (Mu-Ziq) is first up with a sliced and diced version of MC Hammer's "Can't Touch This". Next is Butler Kiev (Luke Vibert) mixing Cylob's "Rewind" with Artful Dodger's "Re-Rewind" to great
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