[Zombies] Zombies need bass ?

Jon Whitney turbid at turbid.com
Thu Aug 26 06:31:49 EDT 2004


A brainwashed contributor got it right when he said "I think Mike
Paradinas (planet mu) and Rich James (rephlex) are trying to
out-trend-whore each other with this 'grime' bullshit."

On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, adjust at rematter.com wrote:

> adjectives: 5.1
> enthusiasm: 9
> reckless use of underscores: 1
> heinous references: 1 (or 9, depending on how you see things)
> inspired tangential thoughts for mr. j.d and miss lady kier kickin up some
> dust: 11
>
> average score: 5.42 (or 7.02 if you think dizzee rascal is "original fresh
> hype gear")
>
>
> ...think i'd rather hear an EMF schubert dip revival than more dizzee
> rascal. thanks.
>
>
> > In case anyone's stereo craves some bass, check out the recent _Grime_
> > compilation on Rephlex. The title of the album is apparently also the
> > "label" put on this type of music by the UK music press and seems to be
> > the
> > latest fashion. Imagine a cross between breakbeats, 2-step and ragga, with
> > whooping bass lines. The 1st time I heard something similar was on _Dizzee
> > Rascal_'s album _Boy In Da Corner_, with _I Luv U_ being the stand-out
> > track
> > for me. The _Grime_ compilation seems to be void of vocalists/MCs, just
> > assorted vocal samples, which is fine for me. This lack of vocalists/MCs
> > is
> > always why I preferred _Photek_'s d&b over _Bukem_ or the whole _Roni
> > Size_
> > thing.
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