Einstein-Rosen Bridge by Venetian Snares on Planet Mu
Reviewed by adam anonymous (drowned in sound)
It’s that time again. Three or four times a year, speakers quiver in anticipation. They’re prisoners waiting for their execution. It has returned, and there will be no let up. It is Canada’s bastard son, Venetian Snares.
‘Einstein-Rosen Bridge’ has all the expected pre-requisites - beats that tumble over each other in the fight to attain maximum volume, casually causing constant confusion as to whether all this is running at the correct RPM. There’s a head-warpingly battered sample about travelling through the space-time continuum – the single’s named after some black wormhole malarkey – hellish strips of white noise & bass, then it’s gone.
In the spirit of The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ and Metallica’s ‘Black Album’, this is taken from the just released, technically self-titled, new VSnares album, tremendously otherwise known as ‘The Chocolate Wheelchair Album’. Which should give a little insight.
For those of you who’ve created music before, this is all in 7/8 time, apparently. For the remainder, this is seriously out of step drum madness designed to make you dance, almost certainly violently, badly and embarrassingly. Either way, it’s more abnormal than, erm, well, a chocolate wheelchair.
- Eskmo - Let Them Sing
- Ikonika - Smuck
- Geiom & Shortstuff - No Hand Signals
- Starkey - OK Luv
- Raffertie - 7th Dimension
- Ceephax Acid Crew - United Acid Emirates
- Kuedo - Dream Sequence E.P.
- Starkey - Ephemeral Exhibits
- Neil Landstrumm - Lord For £39
- Distance - Repercussions
- Last Step - 1961
- Mrs Jynx - The Standoffish Cat
- Venetian Snares - My Downfall (Original Soundtrack)
- Meat Beat Manifesto - Autoimmune
- iTAL tEK - Cyclical
- Mary Anne Hobbs - Evangeline
- Venetian Snares - Miss Balaton
- Various Production & Virus Syndicate - Apollo/Neva Argue
- Sunken Foal - Fermented Condiments
- Sunken Foal - Fallen Arches
- Venetian Snares - Detrimentalist
- The Gasman - Superlife
- Eero Johannes - Eero Johannes
- Virus Syndicate - Sick Pay