Reviewed by Chain D.L.K
Personal project of Christopher Reeves, The Gasman delivers a new album titled LOVE COLLECTION. It is strange to think about a break-beat love collection but The Gasman on tracks like “Vigor”, the following “Cubicle”, “Parts" or the closing "Flounce 2" is capable of creating a smooth blend of styles that sound relaxing but having a good amount of energy at the same time. The tracks spans from semi ambient rhythmical compositions to tracks
Reviewed by Plan B
Much like his prior output, Christopher Reeves' particular brand of chugging, frenetic wrongbeat is here firmly entrenched in the mode of the nineties post-'Artificial Intelligence' halcyon days, when the first IDM pantheon really started to play silly buggers with time signatures, BPM's and the like. Given the grey uniformity of much current electronica, this is no bad thing.
Reviewed by Future Music
A collection of love songs on Planet Mu? What kind of strange love could you have that would warrant such a valentines gift? Hmmmmm...As you'd expect its not exactly Whitney Houston (unless she's on one of her benders with Bobby Brown). It's frantic, powerful, eclectic and occasionally dazzling. You'll probably be as equally blown away by some bits as you will be disapointed by others, but you've got to admire the programming.
Reviewed by Blowback
Planet Mu have really got their act together of late. In fact, they're probably one of the most interesting electronic labels out there at the moment. Sure, they still release plenty of joyously throwaway gabbercore madness by the likes of shitmat, but their 2006 Sacred Symbols of Mu compilation showcased a truly diverse roster of talent. Lately they've been championing alot of great dubstep material, but this new album by Christopher Reeves (aka The
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- Venetian Snares - Defluxion
- Venetian Snares & Speedranch - Making Orange Things
- Joseph Nothing - Dummy Variations
- Hrvatski - Swarm & Dither
- Mu Allstars - Criminal
- Hellfish & Producer - Constant Mutation (Mixed)
- Leafcutter John - Microcontact
- Nicole Elmer - Beef Bouilion
- Tim Tetlow - Beauty Walks A Razor's Edge
- Phthalocyanine - 25 Tracks Fer 1 Track
- Leafcutter John - Concourse E.E.P.
- Luke Vibert - '95-'99
- Jega - Geometry
- Capitol K - Roadeater E.P.
- Kid Spatula - Full Sunken Breaks
- Jega & Kid Spatula - Unity Gain / Hard Love
- Capitol K - Sounds Of The Empire
- Slag Boom Van Loon - So Soon
- Tusken Raiders - The Motorbike Track
- Slag Boom Van Loon - Slag Boom Van Loon
- Jega - Spectrum
- Horse Opera - 3 Cornered Room
- Capitol K - Island Row