• Neil Landstrumm - Restaurant Of Assassins

    Reviewed by Subba-Cultcha

    Neil Landstrumm - Restaurant Of Assassins

    Electronic guru mutates techno and hijacks dubstep with a rave hardcore mix

    A pioneer of the electro scene since the early nineties and a techno innovator Neil Landstrumm experiments across all genres of electronic dance music. Continuing his foray into what some call “wonky” techno he gives us a mix of dubstep, rave and hardcore on his new album ‘Restaurant of Assassins,’ released on Planet Mu.


    Landstrumm constructs his
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  • Neil Landstrumm - Restaurant Of Assassins

    Reviewed by Boomkat

    Neil Landstrumm - Restaurant Of Assassins

    Neil Landstrumm has left his techno roots behind for this rather excellent new album for Planet Mu, honing his low-end dexterity for a collection of far-flung dubstep/rave/hardcore variations that cumulatively make for quite possibly the finest release in his long and illustrious career to date. "Kids Wake Up" starts the album as it means to go on, a true Hardcore aesthetic informing not only Landstrumm's sample selection but also his masterful use of
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  • Neil Landstrumm - Restaurant Of Assassins

    Reviewed by Hot Press

    Neil Landstrumm - Restaurant Of Assassins

    There’s a very fine line between genius and lunacy, but Scottish producer in New York Neil Landstrumm knows where the border lies, and his latest album pokes fun at the crazies from a safe distance. From the album opener, the Chicago house bass meets cut-up hip hop attitude and hardcore sirens of ‘Kid’s Wake Up’, it’s clear that he is intent on having a laugh with electronic music’s ‘rules’. It’s no surprise that he combines 90’s
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  • Neil Landstrumm - Restaurant Of Assassins

    Reviewed by iDJ

    Neil Landstrumm - Restaurant Of Assassins

    Techno stalwart Neil Landstrumm has shifted musical emphasis quite considerably on this Planet Mu release. Always one of the more open minded techno producers he indulges his whims more than ever here to create a sashaying beat-feast that shapes techno, house, old skool rave, acid, grime dubstep and hardcore into a right proper mash-up. Opener ‘Kid’s Wake Up’ lets you know Landstrumm has plans beyond the ordinary; the 808 bass, scratches, beats
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