for those who haven't listened yet, http://www.npr.org/2015/04/12/398358886/first-listen-squarepusher-damogen-furies
Thoughts? I'm not convinced that the promise of blending 'dance music with miles davis type jazz' was entirely fulfilled but Baltang Arg is a wicked track (and do any of you hear some of 'Plotinus' in it?)
thanks for the link
uh, don't trust the whole "HRR DRR ITS MILES DAVIS MXED WITH ELECTRONIC MUSIC" thing
Squarepusher is his own entity
that said he has kind of been on a downward spiral for the last few releases
so happy I get to hear this right now though
>uh, don't trust the whole "HRR DRR ITS MILES DAVIS MXED WITH ELECTRONIC MUSIC" thing
yeah, I know people really liked to make that comparison with music is rotted one note and it's not entirely applicable for a lot of his other stuff but I'm just grasping for points of reference on this album
>he has kind of been on a downward spiral for the last few releases
I've enjoyed them all but everything post-ultravisitor sounds a bit hollow to me. no matter, sections of those albums have flashes of brilliance and I love the guy
no problem. Here's an interview, one of whose lines is mildly amusing:
>Basically this company called Jagex commissioned me to make some music for them for a computer game, and then they cancelled the contract and they didn’t pay me a fucking penny.
THX. I'll read it after I'm done getting BTFO by fuckin daddy
I'll try to get a squarepusher general going with the official release of this album
all of these comics are priceless
well I just finished it. I'm pretty blown away. It was really fucking intense. On first impression, I'd definitely say Squarepusher has outdone himself with this one. Thhe entire album sustains such an amount of energy, coupled with multitudes of musical ideas flying all over the place.
I'm a big fan so far.
glad you enjoyed it that much. When you say it sustains its energy, do you think Ufabulum does it in the same way? They both start out with this gleeful tune (stor eiglass really reminds me of the cure's 'just like heaven'), and descend into this ride where the momentum is kept up by longer and more aggressive ideas. The vinyl copy of this album has the tracklist reversed.
To me, it surpasses Ufabulum. Ufuabulum doesn't really pick up until Metallurgist onward imo.
With this record, each track eventually builds into this amazing flurry (fury) of sounds.
I'm not sure if I would want to listen to it with the tracks reversed because I quite appreciated the way they were. The first two tracks into Rayc fire worked well I thought.
bump for any plebs on /mu/ who don't listen to squarepusher
I liked it, overall most of the tracks are just good but occasionally there's this melody or beat that pops in and lifts the whole thing.
Not my favourite Squarepusher release but definitely one I'll return to.