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yyaldrin

in je ogen waait de wind
I bought Rustie's Glass Swords album from the Rubberdub store in Glasgow the week it was released and spent a few days wandering around Glasgow in the cold and rain listening to it on repeat whilst photographing the high-rise estates in the Gorbals for my photography a-level coursework. As Third has already noted, it's a very Glasweigan album in terms of it drawing on both hardcore and rap. The juxtaposition between this maximalist, neon tinged, digital music and the grey, depressing, material surroundings of the city in which it was produced is quite pertinant, as is Rustie the individual; it is worth noting that he suffered from mental-health problems and dissappeared from music a few years later in 2015: Rustie cancels shows 'due to addiction & mental health problems'.
what does he do now? did he ever make any new music afterwards?
 

boxedjoy

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I couldn't get into Glass Swords at all but the Jagz The Smack EP and Zig Zag are great. Still wonky and Wonky but not as bracingly maximally as what came to follow.
 

luka

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i never bother listening to the tunes before giving an opinion. thats overly fastitidous. borderline neurotic.
 
I couldn't get into Glass Swords at all but the Jagz The Smack EP and Zig Zag are great. Still wonky and Wonky but not as bracingly maximally as what came to follow.
agree. agree with @Rudewhy hover traps is better and agree with @thirdform this is excessively glasgow hyper-kitsch... and the lineage more hip hop and electro but can be considered in a dubstep context ie playing to the same crowd that were into dubstep a few years before but reacting to the darkness, seriousness, plod with this refreshing sweety powder, a massive orverreaction
 

thirdform

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as a whole the Scots don't like dark music. I have no idea why. they have some hilarious girls but could never imagine showing my suave gentlemanly bisexual credentials and making love in her dads cabby stinking of mouldy bananas to some filthy bass roller and a dynamite flatulent reese drop coming at the point of climax. it's a shame coz its a proper up for it crowd but they need to get more skrewface.
 
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