King Midas Sound’s blog

King Midas Sound An interesting development – some exclusive bits of artwork, linkage and lyrics. Oh and the full text of “Scientist Meets The Ghost Captain”, Kevin Martin’s excellent sleevenotes from the seminal “Macro Dub Infection” compilation. King Midas Sound perform their London debut at Corsica Studios this Saturday as part of the Hyperdub “5” …

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Scotty Hard

After writing a bit about Wordsound here (and enjoying their skunked out dubby hip hop for years) I finally got around to watching the label’s feature film Crooked last night. Crooked was shot, written and produced on an ultra low budget by Wordsound’s guru and Chief Executive Skiz and released in 2002 on DVD. The …

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Wordsound Power

WOEBOT: Illbient Matt’s halloween post on illbient was an interesting read for me because I’d just started getting back into that end of things myself during the change of the seasons. I was never really into DJ Spooky and don’t own any Asphodel records, but did spend considerable time melting into Kevin Martin’s compilations for …

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Babylon’s Burning

Crooklyn Dub Outernational: Certified Dope Vol. 4 is now out! The first three volumes did my head in for most of the early part of 2003. Seriously moody and dark stuff – kind of claustrophobic in places but all the better for that in small doses (i.e don’t play it all back to back for …

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CD Pressure!

Crooklyn Dub Outernational – Escape from New York (1999) – wicked Wordsound avant dub stuff. Difficult to think that they would get away with the New York and terrorist references today. Damn fine stuff. DJ Scud – Ambush (2003) – twisted! You know the koo, mate! The Bug – Pressure (2003) – suprisingly varied (yet …

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