• µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths

    Reviewed by Gary Suarez (brainwashed.com)

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Bilious Paths

    After several years of collaborative and one-off solo projects, Mike Paradinas finally returns to the moniker that he is most recognized for. Threatened to be his final µ-ziq album, Bilious Paths offers 53 thrilling minutes of eclectic electronics, including bits of hardcore, funk, hip-hop, 2-step, rave and, of course, drill n bass. Apparently the other artists on his Planet Mu roster have been influential to Paradinas, embedding their essence in
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  • µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths

    Reviewed by John Cochrane (noiseloop.com)

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Bilious Paths

    It's almost ten years since Mike Paradinas made his debut on rephlex with the classic 'tango 'N Vectif',a decade and countless albums later,
    it's time for his first album since 2000s 'Full Sunken Breaks'.And his back as Mu-Ziq.

    The album plays like a History lesson in the art of the Ziq,opener 'Johnny Mastricht' will be familiar to those who heard Mikes' Rude Ass Tinker track on last years 'Criminal 02' e.p.Almost a carbon copy but not as
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  • µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Bilious Paths

    One of the original electronica masters, Mike Paradinas has been releasing music for ten years, yet, despite his almost legendary status, he remains one of the most discreet and approachable guys around. From releasing three albums in 1995 (as µ-ziq, Jake Salzenger and Kid Spatula) and another three in 1996 (as Gary Moscheles, Jake Slazenger and, with Richard D. James as Mike & Rich), Mike Paradinas has, since the release of his last album, Royal
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  • µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths

    Reviewed by Don Keye (Junkmedia)

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Bilious Paths

    From his 1993 debut, the clanging industrial funk-up, Tango 'n' Vectif, through the emotionally taut (and puzzlingly sedate) Royal Astronomy from 1999, µ-Ziq has alarmed, confused, and mostly impressed pretty much anyone interested in electronic music. And now Mike Paradinas, the man behind µ-Ziq and the electronic label Planet Mu, is set to release his seventh album in ten years

    Bilious Paths is not Paradinas' best record -- not surprising,
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