Reviewed by Nick Edwards (gutterbreakz)
Christ, was it nearly a year ago that I last wrote about The Gasman? Time flies. But here he comes again, with his latest album "This One's For You", released on Planet Mu this month. From the opening moments of "Freezer", with its cool rush of effervescent melodic beauty, I could tell it was gonna be an extremely pleasant trip, as the frothy synths surged on their ecstatic journey to find the Lost Chord, riding Valkyrie-like on an elegantly rinsed rhythm track
Stretching genres with this mix of digital electronica, jerky computer glitches, and trancey melodies, The Gasman stir up a frenzy of too-cool-for-school electric beats in their new album “This One’s For You”.
Reviewed by www.subba-cultcha.com (www.subba-cultcha.com)
“Goof” has the undertones of drum n bass, whilst rather calmly not causing a riot with the mesmerising synth sounds on top. Sounds a bit sketchy, but it’s wonderful, and makes you feel futuristically nostalgic!
“Creampie” is one of those songs that are so crazy it’s almost out of control, yet you can still feel the rhythm. In other words, it sounds like a robot has malfunctioned on the dance floor, but is now busting out the sickest
Reviewed by Jonny Ogg (The Skinny)
The Gasman aka Christopher Reeves offers up his 4th album 'This One's For You' on the Planet Mu imprint. The album provides intrepid, slow moving soundscapes alongside chaotic, beat filled creations. It kicks off with Freezer which is arguably the best track on the album, the piano-esque synth sounds repeat and progress amongst light, fast paced and impeccably programmed beats. Following this, tracks like Goof and Chalk show the more melodic side of things with
Reviewed by Leon Michael Tricker (Vanity Project)
VP’s favourite (well, mine at least [no, I’d go along with that too – Ed.]) electro artist returns with his most consistent work to date. This is electronica of the highest order. Once again, Reeves mixes beats with celestial organs and found sounds to find the middle ground between (wait for it!) Aphex Twin and Cardiacs (it’s true I tells you!). He creates a rich tapestry that is musically satisfying yet experimental and inspiring. This reviewer has heard a
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