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March 2015

Tuesday 3 March 2015

BOMARR - Scraps

, 22:32

One can find anything, into the Restiform Bodies' prolific discography, be it official or less official releases, collective or solo works. However, from one record to another, it is not that easy to really notice differences: each time, it is always the same kind of patchwork and postmodern...

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Friday 13 March 2015

RED ANTS - Omega Point

, 23:20

The Red Ants have never been top players, in the hip-hop underworld. With their conscious and somber kind of rap, Modulok and Vincent Price were sometimes much too much into darkness. With its martial tone, its banging and noisy beats, its science-fiction imagery, its anti-capitalist stance and the...

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Monday 23 March 2015

CASTHEADWORK - Natural Patterns

, 22:51

Quite often, if one wants to discover a band's very best, he or she has to go back to the origins, to the time when, still young, its members were delivering anything they had in mind, without calculation, limitation or self-parody, and without the pain of renewing and reinventing themselves. This...

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Monday 30 March 2015

DARC MIND - Symptomatic of a Greater Ill

, 20:10

Why would some people still consider Anticon as a rap label, in the second half of the 2000's? By then, indeed, it only released indie rock, or some folktronica albums, with just, here and there, a few reminiscences of their hip-hop past. For those who had not followed the label since its...

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