Take a popular song with a music video, remove the audio and replace it with how they would sound if they weren’t musicians and were partially deaf. This is the essence of a good shred, its like the phonetic version of a music video and its downright hilarious. Now some are better than others and we’ve gotten so much entertainment out of a select few recently that we thought we’d compile our top 5 shred videos so that we can be responsible for some prematurely pee’d pants.
The snippets of our latest release have just been uploaded to soundcloud. This one’s a bit special and see’s us bring some of our closest housemates and one new one together. Finnebassen’s Baby Ep is well……we could go on about it but you know what, just have a listen and make up your own mind. Remixes from Ron Basejam, Monitor 66 and Debonair….if you like it please share it, you may win a vinyl by doing so.
When it comes to heavy hitters in electronic music, there are those names that are instantly recognisable. Similar to the recognition of ear nibbling Tyson in the boxing world, certain moon tanned musical pugilists don the silk, side step the pack, and become household names. They are considered, by much of the population, to be winners because they are seen to be winning. Success is, of course, always relative. Every blog, journalist, online expert, artist and punter has an opinion about what should constitute achievement and receive critical acclaim.
There are, similarly, distinctions that can be drawn between those who are considered to be experimental and those who walk the vague, yet formulaic, line that is safe, commercial success. It begs the question of why creating with an open mind – under the one moniker – can be more challenging for some producers than……….