Addison Groove: Fred Neutron (Gutterfunk, 2020)

May 20, 2020 at 7:11 pm | Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Addison Groove: Fred Neutron

Addison Groove’s third album is a potent soundclash which hybridizes dub, juke, breakbeat hardcore, and much more. “Bass Trips” is some steady U.K. bass pressure, with complex beats digging ever deeper. “TeknoJuke” is directly halfway between both, like a more stripped-down, pumped up “Jaguar” with a pinch of breaks thrown in. “Dreamscape 12” is sprinting breaks with a sneaking garage bassline, and “Laguna” is lush, ecstatic ambient footwork. “n(y)o͞oträn” is just as knotty as its title, while “Rale Dawomey” is an earthy flute-and-percussion track featuring Haitian musician Chouk Bwa. Near the end, “Out of Nowhere” is one of the album’s most direct doses of blissful yet melancholy atmospheric juke.

Leave a Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at
Entries and comments feeds.

%d bloggers like this: