Craig just keeps them coming. What a year it's been for him, and these records have helped make our troubled times seem a bit more bearable. And don't forget, "Malibu Liquor Store" awaits an imminent release.
Favorite track: HAMBURGER.
released on super limited edition of 300 lps in 2017. long sold out.
Shit & Shine follow up on their killer 12” on Mother Mark’s Heated Heads imprint with this new eight track mini album for Gang of Ducks. With close ties to Diagonal and Editions Mego, if you weren’t already familiar with S&S then hopefully the resume above will point you in the right direction. Hamburger EP connects the dots between EBM, the industrial/noise scene, raw and uncompromising techno and the loner electronics of Blistering Moments/Wolf Eyes. ‘UK Soil’ sounds like some kind of mutant Hessle Audio jam whilst Bitte brings to mind old school breakbeat.
is the polymorphous project lead by the Texan-born Craig Close.With more than a decade of activity between the USA and the UK, it has spawned one of the most fascinating and promiscuous saga of the latest years. Within its huge discography, definitely noteworthy is the 2014 "Powder Horn" released on Diagonal Records, which was considered by many to be one of the best electronic albums of that year.Lately Shit&Shine has released the great "Everybody's a Fucking Expert" LP on Editions Mego in 2015 and "Total Shit!", again on Powell's Diagonal on March 2017. Shit&Shine and Gang of Ducks share an arguable good taste for naming and, most of all, a wide-range approach to the sonic palette, always exploring different sounds.Hamburger Ep brings the work Craig has developed so far to the next level, keeping his unique mix of sluggish EBM beat, drugged funk and futuristic proto-techno.RIYL G.O.D's previous releases like Traag, Sudden Infant, Datashock…