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well, I'm certainly not trying to imply that they *sound* alike, just their mindsets seem similar to me.

been listening to the early stuff lately, particularly Feed Me Weird Things - is it just me or does he artifically speed up his bass playing here? Some good stuff on the album but it's all pushed to the mid-level; not much of a low-end, which is a killer.

That's a pretty funky dance, Garfield. Show me how you do it. (frogbs), Thursday, 3 May 2012 19:34 (3 years ago) Permalink

aw boo no one like burning'n'tree other than me i guess

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Thursday, 3 May 2012 19:46 (3 years ago) Permalink

i mean yes i know it is a comp + new stuff but w/e i like it

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Thursday, 3 May 2012 19:47 (3 years ago) Permalink

plus i never would have gotten my hands on those singles anyway.

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Thursday, 3 May 2012 19:48 (3 years ago) Permalink

is it just me or does he artifically speed up his bass playing here?

probably, a lot of his acoustic drums sound sped up to me.

40oz of tears (Jordan), Thursday, 3 May 2012 19:55 (3 years ago) Permalink

that too - either his chops just improved to the point where he could actually play the way he sounds on record or he learned a better way to pull this off. because on Feed Me it literally just sounds like the tape is sped up.

That's a pretty funky dance, Garfield. Show me how you do it. (frogbs), Thursday, 3 May 2012 20:01 (3 years ago) Permalink

there are great moments on the new one, though the tracks frequently build to the point of excess, w/showy displays of editing prowess/haste. First half of DRAX 2 (on youtube) is pretty nice. wish he built tracks more spare, or exercised more restraint on this. welcome release though

Lowell N. Behold'n, Friday, 4 May 2012 23:16 (3 years ago) Permalink

There are at least four killer tracks on this (4001, Unreal Square, Drax 2, Dark Steering), and the rest are listenable and may grow on me. Pretty good hit rate for a Squarepusher album.

I wish to incorporate disco into my small business (chap), Thursday, 17 May 2012 13:49 (3 years ago) Permalink

basically agreed with most of what he's saying but I find it a little hard to believe he wants us to take everything he's done so seriously

frogbs, Friday, 18 May 2012 13:29 (3 years ago) Permalink

just listened to Music is One Rotted Note for the first time in years. I remember not liking it much before - expected something more like Hard Normal Daddy - but holy cow this album is brilliant. It's amazing how good he can be when he just tries to sit down and play instead of seeing how fast he can loop an Amen break. Naturally, he didn't make another album like it.

frogbs, Thursday, 24 May 2012 16:43 (3 years ago) Permalink

I remember the reaction when it came out, "now he's gone too far" etc.

hot slag (lukas), Thursday, 24 May 2012 16:44 (3 years ago) Permalink

I listened to it twice and found it really boring, but I don't really like free form jazz.

I wish to incorporate disco into my small business (chap), Thursday, 24 May 2012 17:38 (3 years ago) Permalink

I dunno, give it more of a chance. It's really great.

frogbs, Friday, 25 May 2012 15:16 (3 years ago) Permalink

Music is Rotted... has been my favourite for *years*. Thanks to this thread though getting into other stuff.

Philsatawny Punx (S-), Tuesday, 5 June 2012 06:39 (3 years ago) Permalink

9 months pass...

I dunno if this was posted elsewhere but whoa

http://www.youtube.com/lQnORVoz1yI

flamboyant goon tie included, Sunday, 24 March 2013 20:07 (2 years ago) Permalink

Whoops

flamboyant goon tie included, Sunday, 24 March 2013 20:09 (2 years ago) Permalink

1 year passes...

Just stumbled upon a cool cover of "Journey to Reedham" by a Montreal jazz trio:
https://open.spotify.com/track/2wHIuTg9zXtuSZBRRAQs5V

jaymc, Sunday, 8 March 2015 20:32 (3 months ago) Permalink

Awesome. Thanks.

Squarepusher is underrated in 2015.

Allen (etaeoe), Sunday, 8 March 2015 20:40 (3 months ago) Permalink

New album soon
http://www.squarepusher.net/

the joke should be over once the kid is eaten. (chap), Monday, 9 March 2015 02:34 (3 months ago) Permalink

oh hey, new single is actually really good. i could see it going over with EDM kids but it's not pandering at all.
https://soundcloud.com/warp-records/squarepusher-stor-eiglass

lil urbane (Jordan), Friday, 20 March 2015 14:06 (3 months ago) Permalink

wondering if he reads his youtube comments, and has since become familiar w/The Cure

Dominique, Friday, 20 March 2015 14:35 (3 months ago) Permalink

???

lil urbane (Jordan), Friday, 20 March 2015 19:01 (3 months ago) Permalink

The main descending synth line is heavily reminiscent of "Inbetween Days"

DJP, Friday, 20 March 2015 19:39 (3 months ago) Permalink

er I meant "Just Like Heaven" oops

Cure card revoked

DJP, Friday, 20 March 2015 19:41 (3 months ago) Permalink

If I go see him play live is it just gonna be him hitting play and then noodling on a bass

the most painstaking, humorless people in the world (lukas), Saturday, 21 March 2015 18:22 (3 months ago) Permalink

there's a rad light show apparently

oochie wally (clean version) (sic), Saturday, 21 March 2015 22:41 (3 months ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

i have always been super-into "my sound"

jaymc, Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:46 (2 months ago) Permalink

yeah that one's excellent. squarepusher rarely does the chilled/pretty jazz thing but it's something he's really great at.

but then again, who really cares? I don’t. (dog latin), Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:58 (2 months ago) Permalink

new one seems super maximal and overdriven, with barely a deep breath in sight

Michael F Gill, Thursday, 16 April 2015 22:48 (2 months ago) Permalink

I'm enjoying the new one. Very much continuing in a similar vein to the last one, unusually for him.

the joke should be over once the kid is eaten. (chap), Monday, 27 April 2015 15:26 (2 months ago) Permalink


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