More proof that old-school elec­tron­ica is the new “clas­sic rock”

Australian T3 - - CONTENTS -

Un­der­world cel­e­brate two ravey decades

Ev­ery­thing about 1994’s Dub­nobass­with­my­head­man should be cringey by now, from its hippy ti­tle to Karl Hyde’s lyrics, which all go, “Bar­be­cue porch Hem­ing­way/My fish have made me brain-sad.” How­ever, for us (old) guys of a cer­tain (mid­dle) age, the bassy, just-funky-enough, elec­tron­i­cally gur­gling pro­duc­tion and lov­ably baggy melodies on this lav­ishly tooled reis­sue box in­voke one thought: “Yes, dance mu­sic was bet­ter in the old days.” $104 5CD box, $12 MP3 (no bonus tracks), out Oc­to­ber 6

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