• Rating: 6.5

    Venetian Snares - The Chocolate Wheelchair Album

    Reviewed by Dan Lett (Pitchfork)

    <b> Venetian Snares </b> - The Chocolate Wheelchair Album

    Aaron Funk (aka Venetian Snares) claims his first musical experience was attending an in utero Mike Oldfield session courtesy of his pregnant mother. Funk has since revisited his sonic initiation in the womb with the eponymous Nymphomatriarch release, sourced entirely from mid-coitus, "internal" samples of he and partner Rachael Kozak (aka Hecate). That he describes himself as a combination of Lee Perry, Stockhausen, and contemporary drum-n-bass
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  • Rating *****

    Venetian Snares - The Chocolate Wheelchair Album

    <b> Venetian Snares </b> - The Chocolate Wheelchair Album

    from the recurrent themes department, yet another artist gallops onto the scene from the planet mu stable. a newcomer whose real name is as loaded with associations as his moniker, christopher reeves aka. gasman fires off an hour's worth of spastic exposition with his debut album, remedial. by virtue of its varied ingredients, remedial struggles to hold form as a complete album. minor transgression, really.

    murky opening track notwithstanding,
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