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Billain – Assembly
Riding on a wave of hype that has carried Billain from Bad Taste Recordings and UKF, through into the rosters of Eatbrain and Critical Music with forthcoming EPs for both, as well as an unannounced but huge remix project; Billain brings a vision in film form of what's to come in the next months. This film is the first part of a trilogy showcasing his deep sound design skills and complex aesthetic, with an underlying theme reflecting upon the nature of artificial intelligence and the destined moment of ‘Singularity’ that we have to look forward...
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Mr. G Is Finally Getting the Attention He Deserves
At long last, it's time for Mr. G's moment in the sun. The UK stalwart has been producing since the '90s, when he was a member of the techno group The Advent, but he's only started to gain widespread recognition in the past few years—somewhere between his legendary Boiler Room set and the retrospective compilation of his solo work that Rekids released in 2013. His post-Advent independent endeavors have appeared under a variety of pseudonyms, including Mango Boy and Tommy Atkins, but his signature style has remained unified and very identifiable.... ''Taken from Thump/Vice, for full...
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Broken Culture on Absys Records 12006
Single malt liquid, Arp XP’s Seems Like opens up another stunning Absys Records 12″ in fine style, sliding smoothly through the ears before later introducing the subtly bitter after taste of hissing atmospherics and the occasional grinding baseline. The more beautiful side of a release that covers the spectrum of deep d&b (between both it’s A and B tunes as well as a third digital bonus), it’s silky piano and echoing vocals combine for a stunning dark, rolling liquid tour de force that’s both melodic and gritty all at once. Steadily growing into it’s slightly...
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