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Dicicco, Tom / Under The Aquadrome (Pt. 1&2)
Album:Under The Aquadrome (Pt. 1&2) Collection:General
Artist:Dicicco, Tom Added:Aug 2013
Label:Run Out Run 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-08-11 Pull Date:2013-10-13 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:Sep 22Sep 15Sep 8Sep 1Aug 18

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 04, 2014:Pumping Iron
4.Sep 11, 2013:BLS_TuesSub_1900-2100
2.Sep 17, 2013:Tuesday Beats 1930-2200
Return To Dust
5.Sep 10, 2013:BLS_SubShow_Hour03_Hour04
3.Sep 16, 2013:The Big Love Show
Mist Of 1807
6.Sep 03, 2013:Tuesday Beats Part 01
Plate Subduction

Album Review
Jack Wang
Reviewed 2013-08-26 
Dicicco, Tom: Under The Aquadrome (Pt. 1&2)

Dark, brooding, cold, and hard-hitting industrial techno from Northampton-based Tom Diccco. I suppose the cold English winters and post-industrial factories of the Midlands are a source of inspiration for Tom, because this is some of the bleakest techno I've heard in a while. And that's totally meant as a compliment, because I admire Tom's work and there's a lot of quality here. The most dance-y tracks are the odd-numbered ones (#1,3,5,7) ("Return to Dust", "Werk", "Physical" and "Excavation"). All of those 4 are bangin'. "Grainy Days" and "Merk" (#6, #8) are dark & brooding on the industrial side.

1. Brutal Techno, hard driving, noisy, mechanical, percussive. The way it should be. Awesome start.
2. A dark swirly atmosphere w/ a twisted little synth melody that jabs at you.
3. Bouncy & percussive tech-house. Greatly enhanced with acidic chirps that literally sound bird-like. The beats are punishing towards the end. Love this track.
4. Ambient track. Dark & spooky, heavy layers of synths.
5. Tom comes out hard in this track. Fast pumping beats, all sorts of mechanical sounds layered percussively. Solid & energetic techno.
6. Like a cold & miserable English winter freezing rain turned into a minimal techno trac. Brooding and bleak over slow deep beat.
7. Speaker-bursting beats, w/ bouncy electro effects. I like the claps as a rapid-fire tempo change.
8. It's no coincidence that this track is pronounced "Murk", it's moody, murky, dark, and gloomy. A lot of dark and dank ambient textures.

Track Listing
1.Return To Dust 5.Physical
2.Mist Of 1807 6.Grainy Days
3.Werk 7.Excavation
4.Plate Subduction 8.Merk