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VHS Head is Adrian Blacow. Hailing from Blackpool, England; his debut EP Video Club dropped on the electronic label Skam, described as an Art of Noise-inspired chop-and-splice funhouse funk. Micro-sampling video tape as the primary sound source from a vast amount of VHS tapes, VHS Head is able to pick from a platter of archival noises and vocal samples that, on “Rent Responsibly”, run in range from a sort of gooey familiarity (plush keyboard arpeggios, tubular bass noodling) to stuff that sounds dredged from some weird mechanical nightmare (industrial-hard plinks and plunks, creeped-out sci-fi synth tones).


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  • YakuiBassCamp

    superheavy glitch funk

    9 May 8:56am Reply
  • acclamationsun

    I found this band by searching for "drum n bass" on the torrent site. A lot of bands similar to VHS Head come up.

    21 Jan 12:11am Reply
  • acclamationsun

    Fits nicely between Mu-Ziq and Boards of Canada . . . .

    11 Jan 9:22pm Reply
  • BoringArcade

    Dunno why I couldn't get into this before, some rad stuff.

    9 Jan 2:38am Reply
  • wutweeaboo

    Anyone have Video Club? I want it so bad.

    5 Oct 2014 Reply
  • m-saIami

    Persistence is excellent. I'd love to experience a live of VHS head one day...

    26 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Jamesismynamo

    it just looks unappealing. maybe that's the point. but it's not even appealing in its ugliness, it's just... ugly

    14 Jul 2014 Reply
  • mrgypsum

    i dont get the album cover hate? whats wrong with it, the music is heavily 80s and the cover is right out of a david cronenberg movie.

    10 Jul 2014 Reply
  • larsvolta

    second half of the new album has some of his best stuff to date

    22 Jun 2014 Reply
  • IAmMrDexB

    Something you VHS Head fans might enjoy.

    19 Jun 2014 Reply
  • Jurmainson

    Fucking Franco Zoom to Nowhere

    7 Jun 2014 Reply
  • coucee

    That album cover is a god damn abomination.

    6 Jun 2014 Reply
  • HarleyMagoo

    Loving the darker tone of Persistence of Vision, but man is that a fucking ugly album cover. Still, might be my album of the year at the moment...

    3 Jun 2014 Reply
  • Juan_Sanabria

    Great new album, as good as the first one. Also, i have a message for you: Don't look in the closet :)

    31 May 2014 Reply
  • larsvolta

    five tracks into persistence of vision and i am exhausted, it's such a dense album

    30 May 2014 Reply
  • larsvolta

    probably the least accessible band i enjoy, and will probably enjoy that title indefinitely

    30 May 2014 Reply
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    28 May 2014 Reply
  • Skibane

    i just found my NEW

    23 May 2014 Reply
  • Ambryer

    better than radiohead?))

    11 May 2014 Reply
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