9/10 Mike Staff review, 14 December 2011
Well, this one's madder than a box of frogs. It comes with a wildly diverse mixtape (WHICH HAVE ALL GONE NOW... SORRY!), awesomely bonkers sleeve art and a CD of the material on the LP, and even the label themselves (claim they) don't know who these guys actually are. As for that material itself, we're talking a giant multicoloured psychedelic blancmange of an album, using cut up samples, white-hot psych rock and power electronics to weld together one of the most propulsive and out-there psych records I've heard in some time. Opening with a series of thuds and rumbles and whooshes, it seems like it's going to be a fairly experimental affair until they dive headlong into blown-out psych rock territory in the second, much longer number. On the flip the psych rock continues, but this time it's more of an insistent laid back krauty jam with a repetitive bassline and keyboard melody backed by a pulsating drum groove. Actually, this second side is reminding me of Leeds psych sensations Hookworms with its Spacemen 3-inflected burblings. Just when we're getting comfortable, though, they go and throw us a big ol' block of sinister concrete with disembodied voices and high-pitched and echoed spectral drones, which then gives way to an almost Sabbath-esque neanderthal stomper of a riff, which builds and builds while samples and stuff fire off alongside it. Gloriously acid-fried freakouts right here.
8/10 Teddy Castor Customer review,
Ouch, kind of futurisic kautrock, this one will get you high. Put it loud !
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