Knife Party

Knife Party

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Knife Party is an Australian Electro House/Dubstep duo founded by two members of Pendulum: Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen.
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Knife Party Discography

Albums

Knife Party Abandon Ship (Album) Earstorm, Warner Bros. Records Japan 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Knife Party 100% No Modern Talking (EP) Earstorm 2011
Swedish House Mafia Vs Knife Party Swedish House Mafia Vs Knife Party - Antidote (Single, Maxi) Virgin UK 2011 Sell This Version
Knife Party Rage Valley (EP) Earstorm, Big Beat UK 2012
GBAHT1200224 Knife Party Centipede(CDr, Single, Promo) Not On Label GBAHT1200224 Finland 2012 Sell This Version
Knife Party Haunted House (EP) Earstorm, Big Beat Finland 2013 Sell This Version
none Knife Party LRAD(CDr, Single, Promo) Warner Music Benelux none Netherlands 2013 Sell This Version
none Knife Party EDM Death Machine(CDr, Single, Promo) Warner Music Benelux none Netherlands 2013 Sell This Version
Knife Party Resistance (Single) Earstorm Netherlands 2014 Sell This Version
Knife Party Boss Mode (Single) Earstorm 2014 Sell This Version
Knife Party Begin Again (Single) Earstorm UK 2014 Sell This Version
Knife Party Trigger Warning (EP) Earstorm US 2015 Sell This Version
Knife Party & Tom Morello Knife Party & Tom Morello - Battle Sirens (Single) Earstorm, Warner Bros. Records Europe 2016

DJ Mixes

Knife Party Clever Title Like Deadmau5 Would Use Mix Mixmag UK 2012 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Knife Party Live On Radio 1 From Space, Ibiza(File, MP3, P/Mixed, 192) Not On Label none 2011
none Knife Party BBC Radio 1 Mini Mix(File, MP3, Mixed, 128) BBC none UK 2014

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nthome

nthome

January 10, 2014
don't see any wax releases for them here, but ik i've seen some in record stores... strange...
Obsidian_Cube

Obsidian_Cube

December 2, 2012
I can't stand Knife Party. It is just noise to me. It is still music, just not good music. I wish Rob and Gareth were back in Pendulum and not screwing around and making experimental drivel.
Starstruck

Starstruck

September 17, 2012
edited over 4 years ago
"Knife Party" is an exciting, relatively new pairing which consists of the late Pendulum's Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen.

As controversial as this new wave of Hard Electro / New Dubstep (Whatever the fuck you want to call it) seems to be, Knife Party comfortably sit well into the upper end of the genre's quality spectrum. If you like melodic climaxes / drops and more musical tracks, then you may not find Knife Party's style to your tastes, which seems to be very much evident in the large number of pissed off, pitchfork wielding Pendulum followers.

Knife Party's productions focus on heavy, hard beats / drops along with loads of different colours of distorted synths - not limited to well designed FM noises, meticulously modulated and shaped bass timbres and thick, clean synth leads, as well as many other elements including orchestral instruments. Aside from that, the exceedingly impressive releases so far have yet again proven Rob Swire's exceptional abilities as a music producer / sound engineer. Every track is approached from a totally different angle, and is also meticulously detailed to a high standard. The great challenge of any Dance music producer is to approach each production in a different manner, it's easy to use templates, it's a skill to pull off variety properly.

If you don't like their music then there's plenty more material Rob Swire has produced which is a contrasting leap to the more melodic side.

I really enjoyed Pendulum throughout their existence but i find I'm enjoying Knife Party even more. Can't wait to hear their 3rd EP.

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