SINGLE OF THE WEEK
Texas fella Skyler McGlothlin does his bit in contributing to Planet-Mu’s finest run of releases to date, Nautilis capturing the electronic mood of the moment perfectly, and adding a few sparkling twists of its own just for good measure. ‘Sketches..’ shines from end to end across 6 tracks of melodic and gently abrasive melodies, beats and rumbles. ‘Rachesta’ opens us up to classic IDM (oh how we hate the word) -
nautilis: sketches vol.1
Reviewed by sheikh ahmed (absorb.org)
excellent taster for the marvellous 'are you an axolotl' album. it may be yer standard electronica fare, but rarely has it sounded as fresh as it does here. opener 'rochesta' fuses a beautiful arrangement around squeaking drum machines to great effect. '888' ups the ante with a mutated breakbeat and repeat-fire vocal triggers. 'the breaks vol.2' is a staggering slice of downtempo hip-hop.
'plunder' strays from the formula slightly with a
- Rudi Zygadlo - Great Western Laymen
- FaltyDL - Endeavour
- Ikonika - Dckhdbtch
- FaltyDL - Phreqaflex
- DJ Nate - Hatas Our Motivation
- Oriol - Night And Day
- Vex'd - Cloud Seed
- Terror Danjah - Power Grid E.P.
- Oriol - Coconut Coast
- Ital Tek - Moment In Blue E.P.
- Rossi B & Luca (feat. Killa P.) - E10 Riddim
- Starkey - Ear Drums And Black Holes
- The Internal Tulips - Mislead Into A Field By A Deformed Deer
- Starkey - Stars (feat. Anneka)
- Slugabed - Ultra Heat Treated E.P.
- Venetian Snares - Horsey Noises
- FaltyDL - Love Is A Liability
- Luke Vibert - We Hear You
- Boxcutter - Arecibo Message
- Shitmat - One Foot In The Rave
- Terror Danjah - Industry Standard Part 4
- Terror Danjah - Gremlinz (The Instrumentals 2003-2009)
- Burnkane - You Know
- Subeena Ft. Jamie Woon & Om'Mas Keith - Solidify