daddybear - UNF!
Well, Matt Fanale is at it again.
2019 is the year we finally get our dirty little hands on a proper daddybear release, after having been teased by the name for years. No, literally, years. The first time that I can see that we were shown the name was on Caustic's "The Man Who Couldn't Stop" - which was back in 2012.
So, here we are. We got ourselves the short and sweet EP known as "UNF!", and it's a rather appropriate title. The five track mostly-instrumental release has five toe-tappers and five head-nodders, with each of the tracks more than likely to get you lost in an almost hypnotic state of groove as you go through the 19:19 runtime.
"UNF!" explores a lot of the sounds of the late 80s and early 90s, whether it's the pure old-school EBM vibes of 'so nasty', the damn-near techno of 'disco balls' or the acid bass infused sounds of 'like a butterfly' that make me just really want to bust out some Mortal Kombat, there's not a damn thing wrong with this entire EP. Except that it's an EP, and I want some more. Fuck.
Fanale's main project, Caustic, may not be for everybody. If that's something that's keeping you from taking a look at daddybear, you should go in with a different frame of mind. This isn't Caustic. This is more in line with Klack (another Fanale project, that one a tag-team with Eric Oehler of Null Device), but it isn't Klack, either. It's its own beast. And it's a beast that makes you go "UNF!"
"UNF!" is currently the low, low price of "Pay What You Want" on the daddybear bandcamp page. Go grab it. Like, now.Mar 23 2019
Fat bastard/bringer of disaster behind Lights Out, God Help Me. Occasionally does things for Brutal Resonance.
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