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posted a review of Unix - The Dark Wonder. 6 months ago
No, it doesn't 'sample' but definitely 'vamps' the bassline of "Don't You Want Me". However, in sync with the trend of the times, it is limited to the bassline and doesn't much resolve with what that original melodic satisfaction gives, because it ... See full review
posted a comment on Unix - Wild Pleasure. 6 months ago
No, it doesn't 'sample' but definitely 'vamps' the bassline of "Tainted Love". However, in sync with the trend of the times, it is limited to the bassline and doesn't much resolve with what that original melodic satisfaction gives, because it changes the ... See full review
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posted a comment on DJ Fatman - Traxx 4 The Playaz. about 1 year ago
The last track is a parody of Elevators (Me and You) by Outkast on ATLiens, see https://www.discogs.com/OutKast-ATLiens/master/25965
posted a comment on D.I.E. (Detroit In Effect)* - Keep Hanging. over 3 years ago
"Keep Hanging" is clearly a reference to the Electrifyin' Mojo's spoken word intro to the Midnight Funk Association radio show: “Hold on tight, don’t let go, ...Whenever you feel like you’re nearing the end of your rope, don’t slide off. Tie a knot. Keep ... See full review
posted a comment on Various - The Music Of Grand Theft Auto V. over 6 years ago
Health's "High Pressure Dave" is a completely unlicensed cover of The Units "High Pressure Days": http://www.discogs.com/Units-History-Of-The-Units-The-Early-Years-1977-1983/master/237564
posted a review of Ultramarine - This Time Last Year. over 6 years ago
As a long time fan of Everybody..., this one is like a continuation of User Guide minus the mid-90's downtempo breaks/beats.. there is misc tastefully chosen (and strangely comforting) classic drum machine sounds driving almost all the tracks, but still ... See full review
posted a comment on Strategy (3) - Super Vamp. over 10 years ago
The 'vamp' here is on "Dancer" by Gino Soccio. The claps and guitar are sampled from "Dancer", and the Solenoid remix is constructed at the same tempo as the original "Dancer". The figure in the center label refers to the Soccio album art use of the ... See full review
posted a comment on Decapod Claw - PH014. over 10 years ago
The combination of a non-dyed particle pulp paper forcefully stamped with letterpress is very appropriate to this music. It is organic, crunchy, percussive music sonically from the 'soil', but derived from pre-computer electronic tools. There are ... See full review
posted a review of ML. over 12 years ago
ML's electronic sound is very humorous, almost cartoony and silly, but never too much. Their tracks sometimes sound similar to older Like A Tim (but more complex, more friendly, less deadpan, not so extremely in-your-face as Tim), some older Mu-ziq (M. ... See full review