• µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths

    Reviewed by Paul Lloyd (Igloomag.com)

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Bilious Paths

    "...Planet Mu head honcho and electronic recording artist in his own right, Mike Paradinas releases his 18th full length release on his own imprint, his first release since 1999’s Royal Astronomy album..."

    Paul Lloyd, Contributing Editor
    For this album Paradinas unleashes his own brand of breaks infused electronic music with an assortment of influences from ragga to gabba, all with a healthy dose of experimentalism familiar to fans of
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  • µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths

    Reviewed by Justin Kleinfeld (CMJ New Music)

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Bilious Paths

    Mike Paradinas (a.k.a. µ-ZIQ) creates music on a higher plane than most electronic producers, a fact embodied by the 12 tracks of derailed beats and mind-numbing orchestral arrangements that mark Bilious Paths. The drill ’n’ bass “Meinheld” starts off like a buzz-saw cutting though flesh, but right before hitting the jugular, a stunning layer of synths drifts in to cut the power and heal the wound; the beautiful “Siege Of Antioch,” sounds
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  • µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths

    Reviewed by MF (Citybeat)

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Bilious Paths

    It's experimental, kids, and it's going to hurt a little. Mike Paradinas, aka µ-ziq (pronounced mew-zeek -- try filing that, Mr. Record Store Owner!), returns after a four-year absence, and picks up right where he left off -- namely, approximating the apocalypse. You don't listen to Bilious Paths as much as you defend yourself against it, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. There's definitely some composition happening; the chaos contained herein
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  • µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths

    Reviewed by Gal Detourn (Burnitblue.com)

    <b> µ-Ziq </b> - Bilious Paths

    Mike Paradinas – aka u-Ziq, Jake Slazenger and numerous monikers – is a minor hero to the electronica massive having made umpteen albums, collaborated with Aphex and established the Planet Mu label. Here, he’s does what we expect. And then a little of what we don’t expect. Like the opener, ‘Johnny Maastricht’, which is garage-rave injected with the kind of hardcore beat mayhem we expect from Mr.P. Paradinas’ distinctive melodic
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