Archive for the ‘Jungle’ Category

It’s been a long while. She shouldn’t have left you. Without a dope beat to step to. So here’s the new Grindthieves podcast offering. Number 017 in the Grindthieves catalog, thanks to The Artbreaker. Here’s what he had to say about this session: Its not the most clean DJ mix ever and it doesn’t have   Read More …

  Batard Tronique back at the controls via cOmaRecOrdz. And this time it sounds like it’s at the controls of the great Mothership Russia. Well, that and a little more western sounding versions of Russian gypsies. And outerspace gypsy electronics manufacturers and demonstrators. And maybe some roughneck UK jungle gangsters, too. That’s right, folks, it’s   Read More …

Some people just do shit out of love and passion, adding to whatever the object of that love and passion might be. Sharing and helping to evolve the object of their affection. You know, the type of shit you do when you really love something. El Richee quietly does that. Times ten. El Richee is   Read More …

Do you remember what perfect class act classy ragga jungle sounds like? Jamin Ninjah sure as fuck does! With his “Do The Rocksteady Dubplates” release on Core Collective, all he does is freak newschool ragga jungle the way ragga jungle did and should have always sounded… but for the 2014.’Nuff classy dancehall/reggae acapellas freaked and   Read More …

  Hey! Don’t get your panties in a bunch based on the cover art for this joint, I know it looks kinda like some tired wanna be sea punk pastel gothcore kids made it or something, but it’s actually a pretty shit visual accompaniment for the truly noteworthy music inside – trust me. [Oh, shit,   Read More …

From front to back this is the most ill conceived verbiage I’ve ever seen accompanying any release, let alone something that is pretty god damn good. “Mr. Beatselector”? “Da Man EP”? “No Introduction”? “In My Mind”? Man, shit is shallow. Almost a farce, it seems. I can’t help but think this is probably some super   Read More …

In a previous incarnation I reviewed, in detail, some of this brilliant man’s incredible work. I wish I still had that review because I remember being real proud of it and feeling as though it was one of the first pieces I wrote which truly hit the mark on the heart of the sonic matter   Read More …

Japan’s Anything Records here offering up a nice little 5 track EP chock full of self-described ne0-classical breakcore from Clonepa. Choice classical styled and inspired melodies and movements brought to life by way of strings, pianos, and synths. Straight up IDM flavored breakcore work outs in the percussion department, Amen break fans will be all   Read More …

I can’t always be fucked to write super rad and (hopefully) insightful reviews of music I think Grindthieves readers will enjoy. Unfortunately, I listen to more music than my writing and my link dropping allow – y’all should really hang with me in my bedroom, I got all the freaky good shit here! So, sometimes,   Read More …

Over the past 6 or 7 years, thanks to the internet, Batard Tronique has been quietly existing on the peripheral edges of my awareness when it comes to breakcore. I’ve managed to catch a couple downloads of some really wicked livesets and copped a few tunes here and there. That’s really been the extent of   Read More …