Reviewed by Found Sounds (DJ magazine)
(Leftfield & Chill single of the issue 4-17 May)
Some quality releases from Paradinas' Mu label at the moment, what with the excellent Nautilis album and the current guitar-led Weaver single. Adding weight to the cause, Hekla also gets involved, contributing a cut-up led seven that pays tribute to the hottest drummers from the funk era ("Eruption 1970") in a manic collage of breaks under an undulating soundscape. An equally tempting schizophrenic nugget on the
dj hekla: untitled 7"
Reviewed by sheikh ahmed (absorb.org)
dj hekla is the smart acronym for hrvatski, the planet mu accomplice who recently turned heads with his excellent 'swarm & dither' lp. this 7" preceeded that and showcases a completly different side to this palette. 'eruption 1970' is schizophrenic h-. really fast and atmospheric like; flipped beats that always morph into different break styles, while organ chords hang over the air. builds up to an intense crescendo before falling apart in a fragment of guitar chords. highly original and well worth rifling through record store racks to seek out.
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