Tag Archives: Frenic

RIDDIM FRUIT: Bristol Fashion EP (2013)

Rating: ★★★★★ As the Riddim Fruit label are well aware, Bristol has a reputation of being something of a world centre of bass music. The Wild Bunch, Massive Attack, Smith & Mighty, Portishead, Roni Size and Full Cycle, a constant Jamaican dancehall presence since the sixties – indeed you might imagine that life in the monkey’s hometown permanently chugs along to a seismic rumble. That’s all bollocks of course, I definitely remember a

VARIOUS: Cloud Watching Volume 2 (Riddim Fruit) (2013) Free download

Cloud watching. Lie on your back and make two collide. Disperse one with your mind. Find ones that look like animals. Fucking hippies! They’re everywhere and now they’ve invaded the Riddim Fruit label a second time and forced ten artists on its roster to make ‘upbeat downtempo’ breaks. It’s outrageous. All that lying about in peaceful harmony, smoking dope and being nice to each

PULPFUSION: Wrong World Remixed Vol. 1(2012)

In which Swiss beats merchant Pulpfusion throws the keys of recent ghetto metal LP Wrong World into the remix dish and allows his baby to be taken home by a variety of remixers to get as saucy as they wish. Engaging in the action are Zenit Incompatible, Turntill & Merlin, Hong Kong Ping Pong, Frenic, Assassinated, Funkanizer, Rambla

PULPFUSION: Street Art EP (2011)

The Street Art EP is a quality six-tracker from Pulpfusion (the man who bought you Sex, Drums, Funk And Roll and ‘that’ video from earlier in the year) which the PR would have you believe that is a collection of “downtempo breaks.” Listening to the Poison-era, Prodigy-style sound-graffiti of the title-track original and remixes by Frenic and Ewan Hoozami (and especially this

PULPFUSION: Sex, Drums, Funk & Roll EP (2011) + video,

Forget Swizz Beats – this is all about Swiss beats for it’s from the land of expensive watches and expansive bank accounts that PulpFusion hails. The Sex, Drums Funk & Roll EP finds Mr Terence Thony (there’s an umlaut on the ‘o’ but not on my keyboard) indulging his love of big ass drum breaks, funky samples and rock guitars in quite spectacular fashion. Oh yeah – and sex