• Kuedo Severant Review

    Kuedo - Severant

    Reviewed by Ian Roullier Source: (BBC MUSIC)

    <b> Kuedo </b> - Severant

    As Vex’d, Jamie Teasdale and Roly Porter helped lay the dubstep blueprint that so many now follow through tracks like the dirt-smeared Angel. Yet the duo’s 2010 long-player, Cloud Seed, showed there was a much greater breadth and depth to their sound. Not for them the genre-bound paralysis that has beset some producers following dubstep’s crossover to the mainstream.
    So perhaps it should come as no surprise that Teasdale’s debut solo album has only the
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  • RECOMMENDED: Kuedo – Severant [Planet Mu]

    Kuedo - Severant

    Reviewed by Oli Marlow Source: (Sonic Router)

    <b> Kuedo </b> - Severant

    At this point I sit a little unsure what there is to say that hasn’t been said by the countless reviews Kuedo’s Severant LP has received already. It’s the week of release and it remains as tough to truly get into as it is engulfing once you do. Upon finding the right mood, the right level of depth and immersion the album is a very powerful thing. Full of fraught, frowning synths that sing from the root node of Vangelis’ vocal chords it’s layered and seasoned
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  • Kuedo Severant

    Kuedo - Severant

    Reviewed by Joe Colly Source: (Pitchfork)

    <b> Kuedo </b> - Severant

    Back when he was making music with Vex'd, Jamie Teasdale was responsible for some of the more harder-edged, aggressive dubstep out there. With partner Roly Porter, the duo highlighted the genre's grimiest qualities, making industrial tracks like "Thunder" that sounded not unlike high-speed car crashes. But that wasn't his true calling. "I was more the technical guy in Vex'd," Teasdale, now going by Kuedo, recently told the Quietus. "A lot of the musical language came
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  • Kuedo - 'Severant' A beguiling blend of sci-fi soundtrack synths

    Kuedo - Severant

    Reviewed by Rory Gibb Source: (NME)

    <b> Kuedo </b> - Severant

    While he might have cut his teeth as half of industrial dubstep provocateurs Vex’d, Kuedo’s debut album has little to do with that genre, and nothing to do with the vague ‘post-dubstep’ descriptions that usually get thrown in his direction. Instead, Jamie Teasdale has honed a beguiling blend of sci-fi soundtrack synths (think Vangelis’ iconic theme to Blade Runner), booming hip-hop bass and the jittery percussion of Chicago footwork. While its melodies are
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