Boomkat Product Review:
Another thuggish-sluggish session from J M S Khosah & Brassfoot’s NCA, this time presenting Black Void Smith or BVS working out 60 minutes of slompy grot threaded with excellent samples from celluloid, TV, animations and heck knows where else.
Alloying neck snap beats with raw string slashes and mottled acid bass in a rugged flow of decaying, rasping, rotten-round-the edge productions, it’s absorbing and disorienting in equal measures, maybe best considered as occupying ground between Black Zone Myth Chant, NYC’s Spectre and blunted UK trip hop from Moon Wiring Club.
Your guess is as good as ours as to who’s behind Holograms & Hypnosis - one head, or two? And from what ill quadrant? - but that’s also part of the tape’s allure; a series of unidentified offbeats that leave you sunk low and with unresolved questions that are bound to evaporate by the next track or toke. And yes, we’d definitely recommend doing this one with something sticky, smelly and green between your lips.