Reviewed by The Wire
Based in his native Northern Ireland, Boxctter's interventions in the dubstep scene come from way outside its normal geographic borders of South London plus East London's Plastic People club. On Glyphic, you can feel how being free of those boundaries helps keep boxcutter outside the limitation's of the scenes conventions. Listening to, say, Planet Mu's forthcoming Ten Tons Heavy compilation of its own dubtep releases, you can admire the intense focus
Reviewed by Uncut
It's a playful spirit that Boxcutter - aka Northern Ireland-based producer Barry Lynn explores further on Glyphic, his second album for Planet Mu. The title track makes a neat fist of blending dubstep signifiers with Sun Ra/Pahroh Sanders-style astral jazz. Further intot the album, though, he starts travelling by a map of his own making: 'Foxy' revisits one of dubstep's key inspirations, 2-step-although a ghostly sheen keeps this out of Craig David
Reviewed by iDJ
Ever since his debut release on Hot Flush, and his first album 'Oneric' on Planet Mu, Bary Lynn (AKA Boxcutter) has been lumped under the dubstep banner with a certain degree of apprehension. Granted musch of his output to date has been around the 140bpm mark, and he often draws for heavy warping bass or dubbed-out washes of delay, but really thats where the similarities end. With his new album, Boxcutter reaffirms his lack of allegiance to any flag,
Reviewed by Q
Having evolved from tight-knit scenes in London and Manchester, dubstep remains a largely localised phenomenon. Boxcutter's Barry Lynn might live in Northern Ireland, but his feel for the razor-edged rhythms and echo-chamber intricacies of the music id second to none, exemplified here by the heavyweight bassline that propels the epic Windfall.
- 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