Addison Groove Skylight - Addison Groove - Transistor Rhythm (Vinyl "Footcrab" was a flashpoint for footwork and juke music inproviding UK audiences an anthem to rally around.
The track was a special kind of stoopid, a pure pastiche whose innovation-- slowing footwork's daft repetitions to UK bass speeds-- was inevitable and whose only sliver of wit came via its childlike abstraction of Chicago's crude mantras.
It was so blindingly obvious and addictive that there frankly wasn't much to be said about it see number five. In the two years since "Footcrab", peers like Pearson Sound and Sepalcure have found more nuanced applications Album) the Footwork sound, and Chicago originators like Traxman and Skylight - Addison Groove - Transistor Rhythm (Vinyl Rashad have toured Europe and released artist albums on Planet Mu.
Addison Groove had impeccable timing, but the richest Album) of the footwork template were coming from elsewhere. His early singles in this style faithfully reproduced the rubbery basslines and drum sounds but were somehow too oriented and dialed in. Straight recreations of this music-- which was produced cheaply and quickly-- might still yield fruit, but Williams' singles were long and thin.
Count me among the surprised that his debut album, Transistor Rhythmon Modeselektor 's 50 Weapons, is so well thought and accomplished. He's still taking cues from Chicago's South Side veterans, but for the first time it feels like he's building something of his own. The tracks on Transistor Rhythm are coiled and weighty, dense and tough where their predecessors were diffuse and pliable. Williams accomplishes this by slowing juke's core elements-- hissy rhythms, virulent bass-- to dubstep tempos-- he stays, with exceptions, in a familiar bpm pocket here-- and adding snatches of vocals and rave-y synth patches.
He spins the mixture like a top, and the result is tight, controlled motion that peters out as your attention begins to wane. During the slightly homogeneous middle third Album) the record, he rarely misses his mark: "Sooperlooper" capitalizes on a squelchy, pinched synth; "Ass Jazz" features drums that hew Album) to a short, pugnacious bassline. On "Skylight", clipped diva vocals threaten to untether from the rhythm section's wild orbit. When he stretches out on "Incredibly Exhausted Bunny Ears", he visits the spacey synth pads of early s UK acts like Orbital on Chicago's hot circuits.
He's still not clever: Early-album tracks "Bad Things" and "Beeps" Atrocity Exhibition - Joy Division - Closer Spank Rock and aspire to the vulgar repetition of ghetto house. And there's nothing as sticky as "Footcrab": Join me in not quite remembering the precise turns of "Superlooper" or "Skylight".
Transistor Rhythm has been met with mild disappointment by many bass music fans, but I don't hear it. Williams is no longer Unknown Artist - Spécial Florent Pagny of the curve, sure, but Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots (Animated Episode) - The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Rob Rhythm 's finest moments come when he threatens to step away from the curve completely.
It is an album of well-portioned, difficult grooves that owe as much to craftsmanship Trop Tard - Photodrame they do to scholarship, the sound of a chronic disciple slowing learning to make his influences work for him. Skip to Skylight - Addison Groove - Transistor Rhythm (Vinyl Search query All Results.
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Apr 06, · Addison Groove's "Footcrab" was a flashpoint for footwork and juke music in , providing UK audiences an anthem to rally around. The track was a special kind of stoopid, a pure pastiche whose Author: Andrew Gaerig.
Transistor Rhythm, an Album by Addison Groove. Released 30 March on 50 Weapons (catalog no. 50WCD06; CD). Genres: UK Bass, Future Garage, Footwork/5(3).
May 23, · Music Reviews: Transistor Rhythm by Addison Groove released in via 50 Weapons. Genre: UK Bass%(10).
Mar 27, · His debut album Transistor Rhythm—landing on Modeselektor's hot-streaking 50 Weapons—continues this exploration of the mid-late '90s, by way of Transistor Rhythm is not a footwork album, and if you're expecting one, you're going to be disappointed. Instead, it's a sort of everything-but-the-kitchen-sink rave music, viewed through the Author: Andrew Ryce.
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In terms of its make-up, Addison Groove’s debut album Transistor Rhythm follows the same pattern as the singles that led up to it: thumping drum loops made on a Roland , punctuated with hip-hop.
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