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Monobox: Regenerate (digital, M-Plant, November 2021)

This is my first encounter with Robert Hood’s Monobox alias. And it’s great. Hood is, of course, one of the founding fathers of minimal techno, and you can definitely see that here, but it’s quite a bit more banging than, say, Minimal Nation. Resident Advisor call it ‘big room techno’, and I have no reason […]

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Robert Hood: Omega (CD, M-Plant, June 2010)

This is the Detroit legend’s imaginary soundtrack for the 1971 movie The Omega Man, a zombie-apocalypse sci-fi job starring Charlton Heston and featuring a hefty Christian subtext. I’ll admit now that I haven’t seen the movie or heard Ron Grainer’s score, so for me the film itself is imaginary. Still, the album holds up very nicely […]