Boomkat Product Review:
The Skam revival continues apace with an EP from a possible new talent, or quite possibly an old talent, in disguise. VHS Head's 'Video Club' EP comes replete with a gold members card for that classic Skam aesthetic, and five new tracks loaded on a CD housed in a glossy black jewel case.The tracks sound somewhere between Team Doyobi and the more recent Gescom gear, firing out fractal edits of 80's electro a la Art Of Noise or Mantronix with an unhinged sense of arrangement. 'Rent Responsibly' is haunted by the synthlines of Manchester clubs circa 1987 with just a hint of BoC style nostalgia, while the fierce 'Growler Spit You Out' slices through rewound VHS samples with ADD pause button stutters. It's like the ghost of Max Headroom has been let loose with an MPC in the Oldham Street Vinyl Exchange basement. A must for any old-skool Skam nuts.