• Numan, Race Against Time

    Numan - Race Against Time

    Reviewed by Keith Pishnery Source: (Little White Earbuds)

    <b> Numan </b> - Race Against Time

    The artificiality of electronic music has long been seen as a hurdle to overcome. There are vastly different ways musicians have dealt with this, from sampling live instruments to amping up the plastic elements and playing off the absurdity of the sounds. However, some artists use the synthetic so seamlessly with the organic that they blur the line between them beyond recognition. Numan Khan, a new Planet Mu signing, is one such artist. The angular
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  • Numan - Race Against Time

    Numan - Race Against Time

    Reviewed by Andrew Ryce Source: (Resident Advisor)

    <b> Numan </b> - Race Against Time

    In the past year or so there's been a lot of talk around the phrase "post-dubstep.'" Usually it just refers to the bright strains of garage revival coming out of the UK as produced by Joy Orbison and his league of gentlemanly followers. Which is, in some form or another, something now often referred to as "future garage." So where does that leave post-dubstep, then? Are we really post-dubstep; is dubstep over, is it being replaced? Does it need to
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  • Numan Race Against Time

    Numan - Race Against Time

    Reviewed by Javier Blánquez Source: (Playground)

    <b> Numan </b> - Race Against Time


    Mike Paradinas’ ability to detect freak movements below the surface of the British music scene is more highly developed than the sense of smell of the drug hounds at airports. It’s not about discovering one impressive talent per year anymore –the amount of hidden small geniuses he brings out of anonymity has been growing over the years to an unsuspected volume. How many artists has Planet Mu signed this year alone already? Many of us have
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  • Numan – Race Against Time review

    Numan - Race Against Time

    Reviewed by Juno Plus Source: (Juno Plus)

    <b> Numan </b> - Race Against Time

    18-year old Numan Khan is the latest artist to join the electronic elite on Mike Paradinas’ Planet Mu imprint. Bringing forth an excellent four track EP that combines dubstep and grime influences, rearranging them into an altogether new and unexplored formula, the Race Against Time EP will no doubt provide another signpost on the metamorphosing post-dubstep map. With previous releases on Wicky Lindows (7th Key) and Slit Jockey (Skull Crusher) as
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