Rusko - 'Songs'

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Rusko - 'Songs'

Album Info

  • Release Date: March 26, 2012
  • Producer: Rusko
  • Label: Mad Decent
  • Fact: Rusko is a graduate of Leeds College of Music
8 / 10 Along with his DJ partner Caspa, the Leeds-born Christopher ‘[a]Rusko[/a]’ Mercer is pretty much the guy responsible for retooling dubstep from gloomy, dystopian tower-block music to Day-Glo bass wobblers with all the grim portent of a Bob The Builder digger. You can blame him for Skrillex, then – but dismiss his second album, ‘Songs’, only at your peril. Sure, there are notes of the dreaded brostep on display here, in the angry, flexing basslines of ‘Opium’ and ‘Asda Car Park’. But there is also much fun to be had: see the euphoric, Baby D-like piano house of ‘Somebody To Love’, or the delirious pirate radio flashback of ‘Roll Da Beats (Old School Edition)’.

[i]Harry Watkins[/i]

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