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posted a comment on Earth Boys (2). 3 months ago
Lots of great ideas, but the sax ruins nearly all of them.
posted a comment on Gimmik - Cloudwalker. 4 months ago
These smoke colored records are gorgeous! And they sound ace too.
posted a comment on Tycho (3) - Past Is Prologue. 4 months ago
Great album, but seriously terrible inner sleeves! Such a chore to take out and reinsert. Please never do this again Ghostly!
posted a comment on Vril (2) - Flux. 7 months ago
A middle of the road Vril release. It starts off nicely with the title track, but dips in quality immediately after. The best part is the hypnotic Ztadast on the flip.
posted a review of Etch (4) / Tom Jarmey - VIVID002. 9 months ago
B side is amazing! Tom Jarmey is one to watch.
posted a comment on Plush Managements Inc. - Magic Plush. 9 months ago
The Vengabus is coming! "We Like To Party" is based entirely on a Vengaboys sample!!! It's funny, but not anything I'd really want to dance to. Give me the original and we'll see.

"Love You Down (Plush Managements Mix)" is a great track though.
posted a review of Wagon Christ - Recepticon. 9 months ago
Yikes - more Michael Jackson samples on this LP as well?!?! Absolutely no reason for it since there are surely thousands of instances of people saying the word "boogie" in music...

Stupid sample choices aside, this Luke Vibert album is just ok. It... See full review
posted a review of Luke Vibert - Modern Rave. 10 months ago
Umm, are those Michael Jackson samples I hear on "Ecstasy"? Gross. Luke, what are you thinking?!? That's definitely Madonna on "Ladies." I know Mr. Vibert has always been a plunderphonic maniac and normally I love that about him, but there are some... See full review
posted a review of Various - Emergence EP. 10 months ago
This Heritage track is so hot people are going to burn themselves handling this 12"
posted a comment on Jacques Renault - Gerd Janson's Jacque'd Toolbox. 10 months ago
"One More Slice" is the one! The rest is mediocre.
posted a comment on Benjamin Damage - Algorithm. 10 months ago
"Alpha Centauri" is impeccable! The rest doesn't even come close.
posted a review of BufoBufo - Potholing EP. 10 months ago
"Blue Demoiselle" is the cut here. Love those froggy sounds.
posted a review of Duke Dumont - Duality. about 1 year ago
Starts off great with "Therapy" then quickly devolves into uninspired guest vocalist collab mediocrity. Doesn't have the magic of past Duke Dumont hits. Oh well, can't win 'em all.
posted a comment on Orb* - Abolition Of The Royal Familia. about 1 year ago
I wish I had recorded it too! I wonder if anyone's going to post a recording online...
posted a comment on Orb* - Abolition Of The Royal Familia. about 1 year ago
Thank you Alex and cohorts! This album is glorious and the 24 hour live stream is exactly what I need right now during this weird time.
posted a comment on Slowdive - Pygmalion. about 1 year ago
What a great comment - informative and helpful! Thanks for this. :) I was interested in hearing what people had to say about this album and got this nice aside as a treat. Ace "review" mate!
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posted a comment on Emil Rottmayer - Descend. about 1 year ago
Just wait a decade or two and CDs will be as retro cool as vinyl and tapes are right now. I'm already getting ready by stocking up on bargain bin buys of Paula Cole and Enya discs that no one wants. I'm gonna make a fortune flipping these on Discogs... See full review
posted a review of Sau Poler - A Soundless Echo. about 1 year ago
This is just begging for a vinyl release! Pure sexiness.
posted a review of Thomas Fehlmann / Terrence Dixon - We Take It From Here. over 2 years ago
Super disappointing album. Where is that Fehlmann magic touch? It comes through on "Strings In Space" mostly and on "Landline" a little bit, but it's nowhere to be found on the rest of these tracks. I am surprised TF signed off on releasing these... See full review
posted a review of Gener8ion - Bromance #21: The New International Sound, Pt. 2 . over 2 years ago
I was just thinking, "Whatever happened to Surkin? He was really onto something!" And then Discogs led me to this. Gener8ion! Give us back our Surkin! What have you done to him???
posted a review of The Real Tuesday Weld - The Return Of The Clerkenwell Kid. over 2 years ago
Being a big fan of The Real Tuesday Weld's first album "Where Psyche Meets Cupid" ‎(the Kindercore Records version is the one I picked up many years ago) I was surprised to discover this album. It's basically a recycled version of that first album... See full review
posted a review of Sad City - Shapes In Formation. over 2 years ago
"Rain Call" is a great track. Very original and mysterious. The rest of the album never comes close to the promise of its opener. And then, there's the vocal sample of someone quoting the bible, which really derailed the mood and feeling of this... See full review
posted a review of Yagya - Stormur. over 2 years ago
This album starts off with two familiar dub techno Yagya-style cuts, quickly drops the dubby elements and leaves a relentless 4/4 that becomes more grating as the album continues to the end. There is little variation throughout the album and for a... See full review
posted a review of Sole - Nihilismo. over 2 years ago
Incredible release! I wish I knew this existed in 2016. It would have helped me blow off some steam then for sure! Even now it was a welcome listen. Thank you Sole.
posted a comment on Khalid (16) - Talk. over 2 years ago
Well, it is official. Someone has neutered the Disclosure boys.
posted a review of Xosar - Xymeria. over 3 years ago
I wanted to like this so much more than I did. Excellent titles, curious artwork, tracks felt more like sketches than songs though.
posted a review of Galaxian (3) - Paradise Engineering. over 3 years ago
"Mutual Arising" is 8 minutes of electro heaven. The rest is far too insane for me though.
posted a comment on Pub - Summer. over 3 years ago
Holy crap this is good! I found this in a budget bin and it is divine dub!
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posted a comment on Mount Kimbie - DJ-Kicks. over 3 years ago
Completely agree that this is a waste of time. Mount Kimbie are usually amazing so I am not sure what went wrong here.
posted a comment on 2 Many DJ's - As Heard On Radio Soulwax Pt. 3. over 3 years ago
I wish this CD would play. The tracklist looks amazing, but whether I use the car, a computer or a discman it rarely gets past the first few tracks. The disc is not even scratched. Did they rip these with a "self-destruct" feature?
posted a review of M.C. Hammer* - Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em. over 3 years ago
And now I will review a forgotten masterpiece from the late 20th century:

Strap yourself in, because right away you will be forewarned of the coming of the Hammer. In "Here Comes The Hammer" McHammer will notify you of his imminent coming. The Hammer... See full review
posted a review of Noo (2) - Optimo Music Disco Plate Five . over 3 years ago
5 stars for Rainbow Road alone. What an utterly blissful chillout track. The other tracks are nice, but RR is where it's at! How about making some more experimental downtempo Noo?
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posted a review of DJ Healer - Nothing 2 Loose. over 3 years ago
Utterly uninspired and bland. My guess is fans of this only started listening to electronic music in the last 5 years and think ambient is a new genre. I used to think highly of this artist, but his recent output feels rushed and mediocre.
posted a comment on Diplo - California. over 3 years ago
Diplo, please do the world a favor and retire already.
posted a review that has since been deleted. over 4 years ago
posted a comment on Justin Timberlake - Man Of The Woods. over 4 years ago
Worst thing Justin Timberlake has ever done. Pandering to a country audience to make an unlistenable pile of garbage.
posted a comment on Sun Electric - O'locco. over 4 years ago
I agree with scoundrel - it's all about the Orb remixes here, particularly #3. Save the best for last right?
posted a review of Second Woman - S/W. over 4 years ago
An utter mess of meandering beats that slow down and speed up, going nowhere.
posted a comment on Actress - AZD. over 4 years ago
Another pretentious, overrated, aimless album from Actress. "Runner" is the only good track and even its strength is squandered before it's over.
posted a review of Purple Disco Machine - Soulmatic. over 4 years ago
I used to be a fan of PDM but after listening to this GARBAGE not anymore. First of all, including CeeLo Green as a guest vocalist is a terrible move. Not only is he proclaiming he's a "sinner" which is certainly true since he claims "it's not rape if... See full review
posted a review of Oliver (41) - Full Circle. over 4 years ago
Such a disappointment. I had high hopes for more Oliver music ever since Mechanical (a brilliant forward thinking EP). Unfortunately, this is mediocre and trite.
posted a comment on Bastien Grine - Where R U?. over 4 years ago
It's all about "Pastel" on this one! three more words
posted a comment on Tale Of Us - Endless. over 4 years ago
Boring, self-indulgent, occasionally pretty, but nothing a thousand people haven't done way better.
posted a comment on William Bennett. over 4 years ago
Here's an illuminating article about the work of this man:

http://joshhall.net/post/81578386910/fascism-and-colonialism-in-the-work-of-cut-hands
posted a review of Underworld - Ova Nova (Remix). over 5 years ago
Ova Nova is such a brilliant original and Pig & Dan just completely ruin it here.