• Various - The Sacred Symbols Of Mu

    Reviewed by Mixmag (Mixmag, Sept. 06)

    <b> Various </b> - The Sacred Symbols Of Mu

    Once upon a time there was a perception that Mike "ยต-Ziq" Paradinas' Planet Mu label was eclipsed by the better-known Rephlex and Warp. Paradinas, however, would have none of that, and his non-stop work ethic and bloody-minded dedication to finding the freshest and maddest electronic music in existence means Planet Mu has now truly come into its own. From the cream of grime (Virus Syndicate) and dubstep (Pinch, Vex'd, Boxcutter) through the most
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  • Various - The Sacred Symbols Of Mu

    Reviewed by adam anonymous (Plan B)

    <b> Various </b> - The Sacred Symbols Of Mu

    If music were a competition - and perhaps it should be - Planet Mu would run out undisputed heavyweight champions of the (electronic) world. Like all great winners they bost talent and punches to spare, celebrated and demonstrated on this 100th album-commemorating double set. Initially, the temptation is to field haymakers from brilliant big and bashy beat-meisters Venetian Snares, Shitmat, Soundmurderer or label founder ยต-Ziq, but delve a little
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  • Various - The Sacred Symbols Of Mu

    Reviewed by Louis Pattison (Uncut, Oct. 06)

    <b> Various </b> - The Sacred Symbols Of Mu

    Marking 100 releases of Mike Paradinas' post-rave label, this 2CD anthology balances familiarly deranged Mu fare - Venetian Snares, Shitmat, et al-with a new generation of gloomy bass scientists. Best is Pinch's haunted anthem, "Punisher".

  • Various - The Sacred Symbols Of Mu

    Reviewed by Knowledge Aug. 06 (Knowledge Aug. 06)

    <b> Various </b> - The Sacred Symbols Of Mu

    Mike Paradinas' Planet Mu label has really come into its own in the last year, moving away from the hardcore electronica and concnetrating instead on more Knowledge friendly names such as Equinox, Breakage, Exile, Vex'd and Boxcutter. This double-CD compilation has been issued to celebrate the label hitting the 100-releases mark, and at a mere five -quid it's an entirely essential purchase for anyone with even half an interest in high-quality,
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