clipping. – a retrospective analysis

Despite the recent spike in attention towards the Sub Pop signed, Los Angeles hip-hop trio clipping., Daveed Diggs, Jonathan Snipes, & William Hutson have all been floating around in various projects for some time now. A few of their more notable contributions include the long running experimental project Captain Ahab (Snipes), hip-hop outfit True Neutral […]

shit and shine – bass puppy (2010)

Utilising two very simple dubstep style loops, Shit and Shine masticate and reinterpret them amidst a bevy of effects, vocal samples, processed field recordings, noise and folk music. It’s obvious these were attacked from an outsiders perspective with no regard or care for the integrity of dubstep, which is it’s biggest asset because the loops […]

2nd gen – irony is (2001)

It would be unfair on both individual parties to assume that 2nd Gen adopted a lot of Techno Animal’s traits, however it definitely sounds like there were like minded characteristics flowing between both entities. Unlike Techno Animal at this time however, 2nd Gen’s Irony Is was technically Wajid Yaseen’s first official LP in 2001 and […]

merzbow / tamarin – merzbow vs. tamarin (2006)

For the extreme electronic music fans and harsh noise savvy, Merzbow needs no introduction however Tamarin, also known as Daniel De Los Santos, was in numerous projects including The Missing Ensemble, Housten Drone Concern as well as Tamarin and operated a few labels, the most active being Mad Monkey Records. This was a split between […]