µ-Ziq ‎– Bluff Limbo

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Tracklist

Hector's House 4:26
Commemorative Pasta 4:37
Gob Bots 4:50
The Wheel 6:15
27 1:18
Metal Thing # 3 5:51
Twangle Frent 7:06
Make It Funky 4:38
Zombies 5:17
Riostand 6:18
Organic Tomato Yoghurt 3:58
Sick porter 5:15
Sick Porter 7:38
Dance 2 5:46
Nettle + Pralines 6:29
Ethereal Murmurings 10:20

Versions (8)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CAT 018 CD, Cat 018 CD µ-Ziq Bluff Limbo(2xCD, Album, PDO) Rephlex, Rephlex CAT 018 CD, Cat 018 CD UK 1994 Sell This Version
Cat 018 CD µ-Ziq Bluff Limbo(2xCD, Album, UNI) Rephlex Cat 018 CD UK 1994 Sell This Version
CAT 018 µ-Ziq Bluff Limbo(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Promo, Pro) Rephlex CAT 018 UK 1994 Sell This Version
CAT 018 µ-Ziq Bluff Limbo(2xLP, Album, Ltd, W/Lbl) Rephlex CAT 018 UK 1994 Sell This Version
CAT 018 LP µ-Ziq Bluff Limbo(2xLP, Album, RE) Rephlex CAT 018 LP UK 1994 Sell This Version
SRCS 8558~9 µ-Ziq Bluff Limbo(2xCD, Album) Rephlex SRCS 8558~9 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
CAT 018 CD µ-Ziq Bluff Limbo(2xCD, Album, RE) Rephlex CAT 018 CD UK 2004 Sell This Version
CAT 018 CD, Cat 018 CD µ-Ziq Bluff Limbo(2xCD, Album, RE, PMD) Rephlex, Rephlex CAT 018 CD, Cat 018 CD UK Unknown Sell This Version

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beatdigger

beatdigger

June 7, 2013
referencing Bluff Limbo, 2xLP, Album, Ltd, W/Lbl, CAT 018
So many wonderful tracks, in such different styles- really takes me back. If C4 is 'remix' of sick porter it's a good job. Stellar
SergioCocco

SergioCocco

August 3, 2012
referencing Bluff Limbo, 2xLP, Album, Ltd, W/Lbl, CAT 018
There was an error with 2 tracks being called Sick Porter. I had the luck to talk to Mike Paradinas after a concert once, he explained second track should be called "Sick Porter (Remix)".

Please change on all versions..

fav trax:commemorative pasta,metal thing #3,twangle frent,Riostand,Sick Porter(both!)
ilt17

ilt17

January 14, 2010
edited over 3 years ago
referencing Bluff Limbo, 2xCD, Album, PDO, CAT 018 CD, Cat 018 CD

I'd say it's a good album but right after it could have been even better by releasing only one CD instead of two. Indeed, I feel like quite a few tracks simply aren't in place, might have been a good idea to put them on a side 12" or under another moniker. Plus, as we can see with Tango N'Vectif repress, there are loads of really nice unreleased tracks who could have fit better here (see Mike's Peel Session). This is a very good album (especially for all time favs Gob Bots, Ethereal Murmurings , ...), but with a better track sorting (also speaking for his discography), things would have been ten times better. Too bad, it's a bit because of that Mike is underrated IMHO.
Susano_Orbatos

Susano_Orbatos

June 4, 2008
referencing Bluff Limbo, 2xCD, Album, PDO, CAT 018 CD, Cat 018 CD

What’s with this lousy rating? Oh that’s right, those of us who are in the know don’t wanna clue you in to the awesome toonage. Only thing better than Tango N’Vectif is this. For the longest time I only had this album on cassette until I picked up a cd copy at the long departed Strange in NYC. I’ve still got it, and man it rocks like a motherf----r. I still remember chilling in my hammock while the cicadas buzzed in the garden and playing this tape on repeat over and over. The 8-track cassette lo-fi sound only adds to the awesomeness in my opinion. Tell me when the breakbeat kicks in in Twangle Fret you aren’t totally blown away, and I’ll tell you you’ve got no soul baby. Nobody else ever made a D-50 sound like this, and they never will.
citizengreen

citizengreen

February 16, 2006
edited over 11 years ago
referencing Bluff Limbo, 2xCD, Album, PDO, CAT 018 CD, Cat 018 CD

Only one way I can think of to describe this album - Mood Swings. Disc 1 starts off pretty chipper with some nice gritty beats and happy melodies on "Hectors House." By the time track 5 rolls around however, I'm pretty ready to fall asleep. Just when I'm nodding off to the dreary melodies of "The Wheel," I'm reawakened by the harsh distorted beats of "Metal Thing #3," a track borderlining straight noise! Paradinas keep the energy with "Twangle Frent" a peppy track with all kinds of bells and whistles!

Disc 2 kicks off with some nicely layered melodies and percussive tracks on "Riostand." Unfortunately this was the highlight of Disc 2 for me. "Organic Tomato Yoghurt" is like some kind of abstract acid track that leads into a couple of dreamy ambient tracks. "Dance 2" pretty much sums up what that song is. The album ends with the heavenly string-plucking of "Ethereal Murmurings" which relaxes me into a deep sleep.
jsz

jsz

May 9, 2004
referencing Bluff Limbo, 2xLP, Album, RE, CAT 018 LP
The 'PR-E' on the runout does not refer to this being a promo pressing, it was pressed at PR records (formerly of wimbledon) and this is what this refers to. The 'E' is probably for 'eric' who processed the laquers.