• Ghettoteknitianz EP

    Various - Ghettoteknitianz E.P.

    Reviewed by Angus Finlayson Source: (Inverted Audio)

    <b> Various </b> - Ghettoteknitianz E.P.

    “From this groove came the grooves of all grooves”, runs Chuck Roberts’ famous ‘Our House’ speech. Never has that seemed more true than in 2011, where the genre’s indomitable, decades-old sonic signifiers seem to be bubbling up in virtually every quadrant of UK music. Looped into oblivion and submerged in a thick mulch of sub-bass in DJ Rashad and DJ Manny’s ‘R House’, the speech serves as a timely reminder that Footwork is where the
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  • Various Artists: Planet Mu Ghettoteknitianz [EP]

    Various - Ghettoteknitianz E.P.

    Reviewed by CHRIS WENN Source: (Tiny Mix Tapes)

    <b> Various </b> - Ghettoteknitianz E.P.

    By the time the astonishingly heavy bassline of DJ Rashad & DJ Manny’s “R House” drops on this extraordinary EP, there’s no more doubt that footwork is the most fascinating thing to emerge from the US underground since Chicago’s club scene gave us house — and it’s not just in the house influence that the tracks collected here proudly display. UK label Planet Mu has been championing the Chicago-centric bass sound of juke and footwork for
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