Reviewed by LS (Juice) (Juice, Dec/Jan 04/05)
Mike Paradinas's Planet Mu label has long been the home of al sorts of aural extremities, from his won delectably twisted work as Mu-Ziq to his recent forays into the more insane reaches of the grime scene. Here, label newcomer dDamage finds himself fitting straight into the fold with four charged tracks of playful, distorted breaks, ranging from the scattershot groove of 'dDistance' to the full-frontal assult of 'Pressure'. Unsurprisingly, the somewhat
Reviewed by boomkat (boomkat.com)
Follow-up EP to the ‘Radio Ape’ album, dDamage continue to obliterate instrumental hip-hop cuts and electronic emissions with their fuzzed-up brand of french boombox bashing. The lead track “Pressure” is accompanied by 3 new cuts featuring the Parisian brothers in full analogue noise, pummelling beats, buzzsaw synths and delicate female vocal mode. Check!!
Reviewed by Darren Wall (dmcupdate.com)
EIGHT FROZEN MODULES / DAMAGE 'DJ, RIDDIM & SOURCE EP / PRESSURE EP' (WHITE)
Planet Mu have been steadily cornering the electronic raggaclash / break-core / industro-hip-hop genres for a couple of years now and these two releases illustrate are prime examples of the label's current output. Eight Frozen Modules (aka L.A.'s Ken Gibson) fuses digital rhythms with ragga vocals, but not before processing it through every kind of studio effect imaginable,
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- Machinedrum - Room(s)
- Pritch & Trim - Stereotype
- Tropics - Parodia Flare
- Anti-G - Presents 'Kentje'sz Beatsz'
- Various - Ghettoteknitianz E.P.
- Kuedo - Severant
- Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies
- Boxcutter - The Dissolve
- NastyNasty - No Names
- FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain
- Chrissy Murderbot - Bussin Down
- Boxcutter - Allele
- Various - Bangs & Works Vol.1
- DJ Roc - The Crack Capone
- Solar Bears - She Was Coloured In
- Various - 14 Tracks From Planet Mu
- DJ Spinn - Man I Do It EP
- DJ Rashad - Itz Not Rite
- Numan - Race Against Time
- Ital Tek - Midnight Colour
- DJ Nate - Da Trak Genious
- Tropics - Soft Vision E.P.
- Mrs Jynx - Shark Carousel