• VENETIAN SNARES - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding

    Venetian Snares - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding

    Reviewed by Colin Buttimer (the milk factory)

    Venetian Snares - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding

    Aaron Funk: a prolific artist with a gaggle of pseudonyms in tow including Venetian Snares, Ventriloquist Snakes and Snares Man!. Declaration of ignorance: Venetian Snares is a significant gap in this reviewer’s knowledge of electronica: if seeking a verdict on the comparative merits of this release relative to the rest of Venetian Snares’ oeuvre, please look elsewhere.

    Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding is all fizzing, hyperspeed percussion
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  • VENETIAN SNARES - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding

    Venetian Snares - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding

    Reviewed by Liam Singer (Pitchfork)

    Venetian Snares - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding

    A great schism has gradually formed in the orthodox church of the glitch and IDM scene. Of one doctrine is the Matmos/Oval/Mouse on Mars school, based around clicks, squelches and skips, in which musicians struggle to merge our fleshy, imperfect world with that of bent circuitry and drum machines. On the other side are those such as Autechre and Richard Devine, who program crystal-clear computer assaults directly into the listener's brain, with no
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  • Venetian Snares

    Venetian Snares - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding

    Reviewed by Aurelio Cianciotta (Neural)

    Venetian Snares - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding

    Synthetic drones from the planet Mu for the prolific Aaron Funk (aka Venetian Snares), in a perfect dissonant style reminiscent of old-skool IDM. This is his eleventh album, and confirms his style, receiving praises from his oldest fans and appealing to new fans as well, even if it doesn't make compromises with ease of listening: the sounds are still irksome in their complex polyrhythmic acrobacies, only barely softened by melodies and gloomy
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