• Pinch - Punisher

    Reviewed by Barndon Ivers (URB)

    <b> Pinch </b> - Punisher

    Taking a more brutal road than his previous outings, Pinch grinds out a rubber band bassline on "Punisher" that's undoubtedly designed to blow out sound systems. Couple that with flashes of hoover business and rasta chat, and "Punisher" is the sort of track destined to be an anthem…which is probably why a V.I.P. remix follows up on the flip.

  • Pinch - Punisher

    Reviewed by Boomkat (Boomkat)

    <b> Pinch </b> - Punisher

    The followup to one of the most devastating 12"s of the year is finally here and it hits hard. There are many who would have wanted the Bristol man (and head of the Tectonic imprint) to slip up after the world went giddy over 'Qwaali' but no, 'Punisher' has everything it takes to give the dubstep scene another kick in the head - precise, cutting beats and a drop that heads so far low it seems unreasoable to expect it ever to rise again. Slip sliding
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    Tom Burbank - Famous First Words

    Reviewed by HVC3dream (Amazon)

    <b> Tom Burbank </b> - Famous First Words

    i got handed this from a friend of mine and having never heard of tom before, i was a little skeptical. but hot damn , i'm a fan now. tom's on a new sound here something between aphex and dirty south. glitchy cut up bumpin tracks. slick production and all. most songs on the album are all intrumental with a few vocal tracks thrown in. tom's got all kinds of different beats and textures on this album but they all come out really fresh and new sounding.
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  • Tom Burbank - Famous First Words

    Reviewed by Boomkat (Boomkat)

    <b> Tom Burbank </b> - Famous First Words

    Alongside the likes of Kyler and The Kilimanjaro Dark Jazz Ensemble, Tom Burbank further extends the Planet Mu remit beyond the perceived boundaries of its splenetic catalogue - with 'Famous First Words' a glitchy river of melodic hip-hop and electronic intricacies. Very much a contemporary of Prefuse 73, Burbank's sound relies heavily on the slippage that occurs deep within the digital heart when all is not right; lending 'Famous Last Words' a moody
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