DJ Pica Pica Pica

Planetary Natural Love Gas Webbin' 199999

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Who would have guessed that the Boredoms would become a franchise? They stray so far off the beaten path, it's hard to imagine a need for side projects. Nonetheless, there are many, some of which are actually quite good. DJ Pica Pica Pica, which is the brainchild of Boredoms' brainchild Eye Yamakanta, is one of them, and Planetary Natural Love Gas Webbin' 199999 is the name he chose for his first album. And, as might be anticipated from an artist called DJ Pica Pica Pica, there is a certain dancehall flavor to it. But it's not really dance, techno, house, or even drum'n'bass, per se. And it's hard to imagine anyone actually dancing to it. There's a regular drum beat keeping things steady, but that's not what makes the album so fascinating. It's the no-holds-barred, adventurous, and impressively to-the-beat sound combinations Eye has layered over it. "3" seems to feature the sounds of jet airplane in the background. "13" rocks with what sounds like a rolling, processed didjeridu, intermittent jungle breakbeats, and any number of interesting noise arrangements you couldn't hope to describe. As always, anything goes, and, when it does, it usually goes well. This is more accessible than most Boredoms albums, but definitely wild enough for the die-hard fans.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
4:13
2
3:55
3
3:31
4
2:32
5
feat: Astralasia
5:42
6
feat: Subtle Tease
4:06
7
feat: Fat Day
2:32
8
3:00
9
1:54
10
2:10
11 3:34
12
2:21
13 6:07
14
2:01
15
feat: Mutabaruka
3:15
16 0:59
17
4:02
18
1:07
19
feat: D.S.L. / D. House
3:46
20
2:19
21
feat: Like a Tim
1:16
22
feat: Daniel Wang
1:41
23 2:25
24 1:12
25
feat: 5th Edition
1:10
26
feat: DJ Disk
1:34
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