• My Downfall

    Venetian Snares - My Downfall (Original Soundtrack)

    Reviewed by Adam Winfield Source: (Igloo Magazine)

    <b> Venetian Snares </b> - My Downfall (Original Soundtrack)

    The joyfully/irritatingly (delete as applicable) prolific producer has made a typically swift return after March’s Pink + Green and June’s Sabbath Dubs with the release of his second classically-inspired album. My Downfall is the spiritual successor to 2005’s excellent Rossz Csillag Alatt Született, which is probably Aaron Funk’s most acclaimed work. This, on the other hand, is a release that is undeniably good, but nevertheless ranks

  • Autoimmune

    Meat Beat Manifesto - Autoimmune

    Reviewed by Gabriel Weinstock Source: (Igloo Magazine)

    <b> Meat Beat Manifesto </b> - Autoimmune

    ck Dangers and his Meat Beat Manifesto outfit are often held responsible for the grainy, mechanical (yet musical) late-80's, early to mid-90's phenomenon known as "Industrial Music." Also a contributor to the artistic abortion known as "Big Beat" (the same "Big Beat" heralded in the mid- to late-90's as the form of electronic music that would finally take over America --remember Fatboy Slim? Rockafella Skank anyone?) However, where others sank into

  • Cyclical

    iTAL tEK - Cyclical

    Reviewed by Robert Rowlands Source: (The Milk Factory)

    <b> iTAL tEK </b> - Cyclical

    iTAL tEK might well have chosen a daft name for himself, but the music here suggests he is a man who means serious business. The doleful atmospherics of Cyclical are undercarried by many of the same rhythms as the staples of the dubstep sound, but that is largely where the similarity with that work ends. Where others might veer towards rude boy dance hall bass-bins, Alan Myson, the man behind iTAL tEK, is working in a different direction entirely.

  • The Standoffish cat

    Mrs Jynx - The Standoffish Cat

    Reviewed by Unknown Source: (Boomkat)

    <b> Mrs Jynx </b> - The Standoffish Cat

    Beautifully retrogressive and faithful IDM/Electronica from Manc producer Mrs Jynx aka Hannah Davidson with her debut album dutifully released through the home of IDM, Planet Mu. The first thing you will notice about Mrs Jynx's music is the remarkable similarity to classic works from Mike Paradinas, namely Tango 'n Vectif, but taken as a compliment this means Mrs Jynx has tapped into a quintessentially English well of pastoral melodies and tripped