GUTTERBREAKZ: “(Shakedown) The Whole Thing’ just tears through my senses with it’s harsh drum sound, squalling Coltrane-on-smack sax line and overpowering web of grainy digital found-sounds coming at you from every angle. “
Yeah, it wasn’t so much universally reviled as ignored when it came out. I got given a promo copy — they must have been desperate. It sounds exhausted, which I suspect they were by then. In fact it reminds me of grime’s knackered post-garage plonking.