Knifehandchop – Bling The Noize

Compiled singles of Canadian laptop scamp

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It’s easy to see why Kid 606 has become such an enthusiastic patron of Billy Pollard. Pollard’s work as Knifehandchop betrays many of the same preoccupations as his mentor?daft gabba, aggro dancehall, splattery hip hop deconstructions and a general brattish demeanour. Fortunately, his hyperactivity compensates for the familiarity of his schtick. Noisy pop mash-ups may be old news, but there’s no denying the appeal of “Dancemix2000”, where Eminem, Destiny’s Child and Pink cosy up to the mighty Vengaboys. Fruity.

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