SOLD OUT - Sorry
This one has sold out on all formats. Sorry! View them anyway?
YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS
- Cubist Reggae by Venetian Snares
8/10 Brian Staff review, 09 June 2011
Nice of Planet Mu to actually release something that's not remotely fashionable or clubby for a change. ;0] This latest from Funk is a real brain mangler, mainly because it's quite downtempo and relatively un-hectic. We cannot decide what speed the fucker plays at/sounds best on either. For the opening track, you have a Lionel Glitchie take on abstract aquatic reggae moods with a satanic Come to Daddy-esque vocal sample threatening to smash your face. At 45 the vocal actually sounds human and in real time but the tune loses its dreamy skank that I like so much. Make your own mind up. 'Where You Stopped the Heaviest' works best on 45 being a dubbed-out snippet that sounds almost like a ponderous old Photek excursion. More mildly drunken horseplay on side two, Once again this track works on 33, a very atmospheric brain-tickler of a number with some wonderful ghostly synths coming in around half way before the tune staggers schizophrenically around the place, promising oh-so-briefly to turn into a mild bass-bin shagging breakfest before deciding to carry on skirting around the issue like a petulant awkward bastard, clicketing, flittering and glitching along like a digital stick insect on ketamine. Finishing with another truly bizarre stumbling piece constructed from trademark jazz-core beats whilst teasing us with a gorgeous spectral choral sample. So it's another head-fuck from the tall perplexing Canadian, not a proper tune in sight but plenty of fascinating, intricate programming and stubborn broken rhythms to get yr head round.
Very good post, I was really searching for this topic, as I wanted this topic to understand completely and it is also very rare in internet, that is why it was very difficult to understand.
Thank you for sharing this.
Get alerted to new stock from this artist / label.