GALVANIzed review in Vital Weekly 1160

GALVANIzed review in Vital Weekly 1160

GALVANIzed is seriously fucked form of dance music

“During the 1870s Luigi Galvani performed experiments at the University of Bologna involving frogs. While cutting a frog’s leg, his zinc scalpel touched a brass hook that was keeping the leg in place. The leg twitched. WELL THE TIME HAS COME WE RETURN MR. GALVANI A FLYING KICK ON BEHALF OF Amphibian. Sincerely, Riccardo Balli” Yes, sometimes the information is that vague. I suspect behind DJ Balli and Amphibian we find Samule Maoloni and Luca Torasso who are thanked “for turning field-recordings into swamp-recording”. There are lots of musical genres that we might cover but actually not know a lot about. Modern classical music for instance. But also within the mighty scope of dance music there is quite a bit that make us scratch our heads. This release for instance. This is some seriously fucked form of dance music that holds between breakcore, drum n bass and gabber. If I am not mistaken, and surely might very well be mistaken.

Dj Balli + Amphibian - GALVANIzed

As said I have very little knowledge of these matters, and to be honest breakcore, drum ‘n bass (as well as dubstep) are genres that I also not particularly care for. I do like hardcore gabber, but more those of the silly Dutch variety and perhaps I should not tell you that; guilty pleasures and all that. I quite enjoyed playing this record actually, even when I don’t ‘get’ it. The furious beats, the intense sounds, the brief pieces, seventeen in some twetny-five minutes, ade me chuckle and the free flow energy was much appreciated. What more can I say? I have no idea. If you want a speedy bump, right in the hearth, then try it out.

Reviewed by Frans de Waard / VitalWeekly

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