• Rudi Zygadlo Great Western Laymen

    Rudi Zygadlo - Great Western Laymen

    Reviewed by Paul Clarke Source: (Drowned in Sound)

    <b> Rudi Zygadlo </b> - Great Western Laymen

    No greater intellectual authority than Ian Brown once claimed that kids need boredom, saying that the fact there were only three TV channels in the mid-Eighties gave him the impetus to form The Stone Roses. Rudi Zygaldo might well agree with him, even if growing up in Manchester with only TV-AM must seem almost decadent to a kid raised in the Scottish countryside without any TV at all. Filling his head with classical music and obscure Eastern European
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  • Rudi Zygadlo "Great Western Laymen" LP/CD

    Rudi Zygadlo - Great Western Laymen

    Reviewed by Michael Tau Source: (Indieville)

    <b> Rudi Zygadlo </b> - Great Western Laymen

    People are starting to notice newly-appointed Planet Mu-ite Rudi Zygadlo, one of the producers in charge of pulling the dubstep genre in new directions. For Zygadlo, the formula entails contaminating dubstep architectures with pop conventions -- overt synth melodies and vocal parts, mainly. It's a risky approach, perhaps, but given Mike Paradinas' seal of approval, it's hard to raise much of an objection; and, as it turns out, Great Western Laymen is
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  • Rudi Zygadlo: Great Western Laymen

    Rudi Zygadlo - Great Western Laymen

    Reviewed by Andrew Ryce Source: (http://www.factmag.com/2010/05/26/rudi-zygadlo-great-western-laymen/)

    <b> Rudi Zygadlo </b> - Great Western Laymen

    Vocals in electronic music spark strong emotions. Sampled vocals are kosher, sure, but when you start doing your own, things can get hairy. Glaswegian Rudi Zygadlo toes this line as he incorporates his own idiosyncratic, androgynous vocals into eccentric dubstep-leaning music. If James Blake is this scene’s civilized crooner, then Zygadlo is its glam rock singer, adorned in ridiculous outfits singing equally ridiculous songs.

    That feeling of
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