Infinite Syndrome

Infinite Syndrome

by Bugs
     
 

Drum'n'bass artistes everywhere should take note: song structures are your friends. The groove never suffers from proximity to a singer, and lyrics generally impose structure on what can, all too often, otherwise devolve into mere funky longwindedness. Bugs (Andrew Jervis and David Biegel) understand this, and as aSee more details below

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Drum'n'bass artistes everywhere should take note: song structures are your friends. The groove never suffers from proximity to a singer, and lyrics generally impose structure on what can, all too often, otherwise devolve into mere funky longwindedness. Bugs (Andrew Jervis and David Biegel) understand this, and as a result, their debut is a rich and spicy stew of thick, dark grooves that throb with contained and organized energy. Various singers lend their talents to the project, including the up-and-coming drum'n'bass chanteuse Terra Deva (who never sounded as sexy on her solo album as she does here on the simmering "Broken") and a woman with the evocative name Storm Large (whose "About You" sounds like something Baxter could have written if English were their first language). The production is virtuosic throughout -- note the flanged and delayed percussion on "Let Go" and the tasteful use of jazzy flute on "About You." There's a sly but respectful nod to old-school hip-hop in the power chords and midtempo turntablism of "Superscience." Overall, this is one of the most satisfying discs of the year in any genre.

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Release Date:
11/18/1997
Label:
Ubiquity
UPC:
0780661102724
catalogNumber:
11027

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