Venetian Snares’s Aaron Funk never ceases to amaze, annoy, disturb, frustrate, all that often at once. While his recent output for Canadian-label Sublight Records, Winnipeg Is A Frozen Shithole, an anti-ode to his native city, has been described as one of his hardest, most violent records to date, his next album, this time for Planet Mu, is perhaps his most delicate and intriguing.
For years, Funk has taken unexpected paths and lodged his
Reviewed by Luke Turner (Playlouder.com)
I've often found the world of clippeting beats made by hoodied boys and their laptop friends to be a barren one, populated by scientific types who like to keep things as closed as a sanitised laboratory. I've found the blips and flicks to neither burn with a cauterised evil, nor to display any humanity - it's always felt like an alien existence, in which precision instruments are removed from velvet cases and played with by a self-regarding
One inevitable criticism of the Venetian Snares catalogue is that with such high output, a lot of Aaron Funk’s work has begun to run together. And at times, it’s inarguably true. What really set Find Candace apart from Doll Doll Doll, or Chocolate Wheelchair apart from Higgins Ultra Low-Track Glue Funk Hits? Of course, Funk rehashes old approaches because there’s a clear demand. People wanted the next evil, scary Snares album and they got Find
Reviewed by Justin Faase (Musique Machine)
I refuse to introduce this man any longer. This is (you’d almost start cursing) Aaron Funk’s 12th (!) studio album in a way too short time. I, as a devotee of his music, have to admit that his latest couple of albums haven’t impressed me as much the albums did in the period 2001-2002. The concept of this album however, seemed interesting enough to lay my hands upon another Snares album.
So, Mister Funk was on a European tour and also
- 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