Primitive Race Remember Chuck Mosley, Offer Exquisite Electro Tribute With Cranial Matter

I’m not going to start this review off with my typical “Remix albums are a mixed bag” rant because Chris Kniker, the mastermind behind Primitive Race is a pro when it comes to these things. The man is also a pro when it comes to subverting expectations relating to the recorded output of this particular outfit. The debut from PR was shrouded in mystery before revealing a veritable melting pot of Industrial luminaries and iconic guests while the follow-up, 2017’s Soul Pretender, went a completely different route with more of a band structure showcasing the talents of the late, great Chuck Mosley.

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Dead Cross Is Everything You Hoped And Dreamed From Mike Patton And Dave Lombardo…And More!

The melding of Dave Lombardo and Mike Patton on their own is about as intense and chaotic as you’d expect from a pair of dudes who’ve created some fantastic noise rawk in outfits like Grip Inc, The Dillinger Escape Plan (Patton was only on an EP but still…), Fantomas, and Mr. Bungle to name a few. [Read more…]