• Various - Children Of Mu

    Reviewed by GH (Other Music)

    Various - Children Of Mu

    Featuring two CDs with 26 tracks in all, Children of Mu is the perfect reminder of just how prolific Planet Mu really is. The liner notes acknowledge this by chronologically listing all 90 of the label's releases, which only go as far back as six or so years. Prolific indeed. Diverse is another word that is certainly reinforced with this collection. There's a lot of electronic territory covered, from Luke Vibert's spacey, break filled funk to Chevron's hyper-dub'ed
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  • Various - Children Of Mu

    Various - Children Of Mu

    Founded by Mike Paradinas some years ago, Planet Mu has slowly become one of the labels to rely on for quality electronic music. With a roster counting the likes of Venetian Snares, Leafcutter John, Hellfish, Hrvatski, Nautilis and many more, Paradinas has provided a constant flow of new artists, giving them a platform to express their musical talent. From dense post-modern electronica to hardcore techno, Planet Mu constantly surprises. This new collection, follow up
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  • Various - Children Of Mu

    Reviewed by dan p (gusset)

    Various - Children Of Mu

    This album presets new comers to Planet Mu a great guide of what to expect from the electronic music label and this double CD release is as varied as it is well endowed. Imodium from the forth coming Gasman album is a beautiful, ethereal piece to start the album of with before switching to the opposite extreme of the electronic music spectrum with Chevron's fast moving, bass heavy, cut-up Deep End Version of Swimming Lessons. OOO then manages to combine these two
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  • Various - Children Of Mu

    Various - Children Of Mu

    Started as a Virgin sublabel (they released the "Mealtime" compilation on Planet Mu/Hut Recordings back in 1995), Planet Mu soon after was judged too radical by the people who was used to sell pop and rock music and for this reason Mike Paradinas decided to took his "son" and to make of it one of the principal label dedicated to electronic experimentations. In its five years of activity the label released material which is covering a wide range of electronic musical
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