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Shitmat – The Lesser Spotted Burberry EP

Label: Planet Mu Format: 12″

The Lesser Spotted Burberry EP - disc label detailThe Lesser Spotted Burberry EP could as easily be a paean as a pisstake, but there’s no doubting the fervour of Henry Collins‘ approach to beat-mangling. “Ellesse Warrior” swoons from driving mashup to celebratory breakcore with a dizzying sense of humour in the application of a hint of ragga and a good dose of manic intensity. Peppered with progressively more and more dissolute snippets of a drugged-up chavvy anecdote which merge with the bulbous beats, the evil synth swarms and some hardcore gabba pounding are interspersed with the occasional trance drop to underpin the storyteller’s tale of living it large.

“My Crew, My Pills, My Chain, More Gain” continues the story, flaying the samples and beats alike with a generous hand, meting out the licks with alacrity and a twisted grin

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