Reviewed by Mixmag (Mixmag, Sept. 06)
Once upon a time there was a perception that Mike "µ-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
Reviewed by adam anonymous (Plan B)
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 µ-Ziq, but delve a little
Reviewed by Louis Pattison (Uncut, Oct. 06)
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".
Reviewed by Knowledge Aug. 06 (Knowledge Aug. 06)
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,
- Rudi Zygadlo - Great Western Laymen
- FaltyDL - Endeavour
- Ikonika - Dckhdbtch
- FaltyDL - Phreqaflex
- DJ Nate - Hatas Our Motivation
- Oriol - Night And Day
- Vex'd - Cloud Seed
- Terror Danjah - Power Grid E.P.
- Oriol - Coconut Coast
- Ital Tek - Moment In Blue E.P.
- Rossi B & Luca (feat. Killa P.) - E10 Riddim
- Starkey - Ear Drums And Black Holes
- The Internal Tulips - Mislead Into A Field By A Deformed Deer
- Starkey - Stars (feat. Anneka)
- Slugabed - Ultra Heat Treated E.P.
- Venetian Snares - Horsey Noises
- FaltyDL - Love Is A Liability
- Luke Vibert - We Hear You
- Boxcutter - Arecibo Message
- Shitmat - One Foot In The Rave
- Terror Danjah - Industry Standard Part 4
- Terror Danjah - Gremlinz (The Instrumentals 2003-2009)
- Burnkane - You Know
- Subeena Ft. Jamie Woon & Om'Mas Keith - Solidify