• Review: Machinedrum – Room(s)

    Machinedrum - Room(s)

    Reviewed by Unknown Source: (Mishkanyc)

    <b> Machinedrum </b> - Room(s)

    When it comes to New York based contemporary beatsmiths, few are as versatile, prolific and innovative as Travis Stewart, aka Machinedrum. For more than a decade he has produced and composed in a variety of different genres, from hip hop, IDM to various mutations of bass music. His latest release Room(s), brought to us by Planet Mu, is by far the best blend of all his numerous styles.

    It’s important to note that Stewart always does his homework
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  • Zomby V Machinedrum

    Machinedrum - Room(s)

    Reviewed by GREG DUTCHER Source: (Igloo Magazine)

    <b> Machinedrum </b> - Room(s)

    Is there really such a thing as post-dubstep? Wikipedia tells me so. The name’s pretension makes me balk, but so does its slipperiness, much more so than post-rock or any similar classification. At its worst, it’s an insecurity-assuaging shibboleth for dubsteppers who hate the way Skrillex rose to fame. Don’t worry, that irks me too – “Post-dubstep” is a stab in the right direction, at least. If Skrillex et al.’s popularity is any
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  • Machinedrum Room(s)

    Machinedrum - Room(s)

    Reviewed by Matt Main Source: (Coke Machine Glow)

    <b> Machinedrum </b> - Room(s)

    Having experimented (usually successfully) with some much more testing aspects of digital sound, including ventures into and beyond the fields of IDM, glitch, and even hip-hop, it is perhaps not entirely surprising that Travis Stewart has shifted direction once more. What is immediately striking, however, is that this new progression is not more intricate or arduous in its approach, nor does it return to the disappointing Want to 1 2? (2009), which
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  • Machinedrum – Room(s) (Planet Mu)

    Machinedrum - Room(s)

    Reviewed by Chris Downton Source: (Cyclic Defrost)

    <b> Machinedrum </b> - Room(s)

    Since US-based electronic producer Travis Stewart first emerged back in 2001 with his debut album as Machinedrum on Merck ‘Now You Know’, he’s become something of a familiar figure to post-IDM listeners, going on to spend the next decade releasing a steady slew of albums under the aforementioned alias, as well as Syndrone, Tstewart and Sepalcure. This latest longplayer on Planet Mu ‘Room(s)’ offers up his eighth album under the Machinedrum
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