Reviewed by Aquarius (aquariusrecords.com)
We've come to expect a lot of things from Aaron Funk and his Venetian Snares. But not this. In the past Funk was the master of splattery, maniacal drum and bass, all chopped up and poundingly complex, relentless and completely brain frying. Which we obviously love, but on this here new record, everything has changed. There's still plenty of maddeningly complex drum programming, but now it's merely a framework for actual songs, gorgeous, achingly
Reviewed by Jeff Echert (Stypod)
It’s that time of year once more, a time when the music critics gather around and dance in glee. That’s right, it’s year-end list time. I love this season because it combines two of my favorite things, lists and snow. Living in the Pacific Northwest, I am not ruined to snow like I might be if I lived elsewhere, and it’s a rare enough occurrence that it still shuts my city down like a frightened child under a bed, worried about cars slipping
Reviewed by Lawrence English (Time Off)
Aaron Funk has developed an impressive array of releases over the past five years. Usually splintered both in overall aesthetics and rhythmical approaches, his latest (and possibly most indescribably titled) album is easily one of his most elegant and picturesque.
Littered with post-classical references, obtuse piano sections, dreamlike voices and oddly suggestive narratives, this record draws itself from a visit to Hungary and, specifically,
- 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