Written & Produced by Cryptic Circuitry @ The Room, LA.
(p) 2006 Knob Records, Inc. (c) 2006 Knob Records, Inc.
Not many current LPs can capture a feel of the true electronic music experience and cover
many genres while doing it. "Slutty Breakfast", far exceeds that mark, with a cutting edge
mechanical sound, full of wonder and weirdness, bridging the sound of early Techno with
Progressive and Tribal. Right off the bat, "Natural Selection", sets the mood with a deeply
zoned out intro that prepares one for the signature sound of Cryptic Circuitry. "Glory", comes
next fusing intelligent arpeggios with all these tiny bits of sound, reaching the very heights
of this masterfully programmed release. Then, "Love stuff" explores the down tempo realm
with a jazzy funk ride out loaded with rhythm and blues. From there, prepare to have your brain
reprogrammed as intricate patterns and hard grooves mixed with moods of hope, despair, and
vision crystallize. In the midst of great travels you get dropped in the last two tracks,
"In The Storm", and "Atmosphere" which is a true experience of natures beast. What a ride!!!!
KNOB010 has received support from Sandra Collins, Justin George, Frederik Borgesius, Taner K,
Lee Pennington, Ariel Cybana, DJ Reality, DJ Pepe Camil, DJ Firuz,
Vachdane, Adam Gillett,
Cary Chang, Charles Yearwood, Darcy Ryan, Adil Amlani, Brain Denomey, Carlos Turcois,
Dave Johnston, Dragan Jargic, George Niki, Ike (Erik) Petterson, Jeff Galaxzy, Jonathan Clark,
Michael Oliveira, Mike Grefner, Nick Oliver, Peter Mandziuk, Rob Little, Vanessa DeWilde,
Villo, Andy Hughes, Tini Tun, Deko-ze, Jevne, JC, Chloe Harris, Jason Morley
"Golden Year - Like! Charting! I like a lot of the remixes too!"
Sandra Collins, Perfecto/Thrive/Club Residencies Worldwide/Balance/Release (USA)
"Enigmatique - excellent - 10/10". Crash & Burn - excellent - 9/10"
In The Storm - excellent - 10/10". Atmosphere - awesome track - 10/10"
Justin George, Family Productions/Sound Therapy/NM Sessions/Release (USA)
"LoveStuff - Absolutely brilliant, will be hard to fit in my sets but pure brilliance.
GoldenYear - This is excellent music. Really love this. There is a time and place for this music and it's going in my bag just in case.
Enigmatique - Like this mad monster. Bottom end sounds a bit tough but we shall see, it's going in the bag.
Lee Pennington, Source of Gravity/Riffraff/ILR (UK)
"hey mate, thanks for all the tracks! faves are: - C. Circuitry - love stuff - golden year
Frederik Borgesius, Pako & Frederik/Global Underground (Holland)
"Enigmatique - really enjoyed and look forward to playing it out - 8/10
Natural Selection - Knob is actually my sound and this also fits it nicely - 7/10"
Taner Kanlier, Rumur/Penthouse/Release (USA)
"Pissed - sweet track and dig the sick grooves in this one - 9/10
Golden Year - sweet house grooves in this one - 8/10. Enigmatique - awesome track and love the driving beats along with the pretty synth in there - 8/10."
Ariel Cybana, Digitally Imported/365 Magazine/Release (USA)
"I just finished listening to the whole album. Congrats to the producers of these songs, they deliver some good quality music :) Pissed, Golden Year & Enigmatique are my favourites on this album. I was surprised of the songs ‘Love Stuff’ but I enjoyed listening this track, love this stuff! - 8/10"
DJ Reality (Belgium)
"Natural Selection - cool"
DJ Pepe Camil, The Underexposed/Nordika/Supernova/Release (Mexico)
"Golden Year - Very Good !!!!!!!!! - 9/10"
DJ Firuz, Sikamikanico Club/Oslo/Release (Norway)
"Natural Selection - good - 7/10"
Vachdane, Prognostic/Guessy/Release (Hungary)
"Pissed - i like a sneaky crawler.. and this one gets under your skin... in a good way - 7/10
"In The Storm - another quality dark monster from Cryptic Circuitry... beware..this tune comes with crawlies - 7/10
"Enigmatique - cool trance induced state in this track. So repetetive in frequencies that would just mess with any one 'on it'
Adam Gillett, Family night club/240V Bar/Monastery night club/Release (Australia)
"Phat beats from Knob, again! - 8/10"
Dragan Jargic, Y Afterhours/Axe Music/Richmond (Canada)
"Points for originality. - 7/10"
Cary Chang, Feroshus/Richmond (Canada)
"Cool album. Neeed some remixes. - 8/10"
George Niki, Stereo/Richmond (Canada)
"Very dark. Nice album. - 7/10"
Charles Yearwood, Nike Brand Marketing/Richmond (Canada)
"Track 5 is nice and glitchy. - 8/10"
Darcy Ryan, Flipside Productions/Richmond (Canada)
"Nice album. Very Leftfield. - 7/10"
Adil Amlani, Sure Copy Centre/Richmond (Canada)
"Knob does a great job at putting out original material. - 7/10"
Brain Denomey, Stereo Shift/Richmond (Canada)
"Interesting production. Very intense."
Ike (Erik) Petterson, Gorg-o-mish/Sonic Union/Richmond (Canada)
"Nice to listen to. Cool stuff. - 7/10"
Carlos Turcois, DJ C-Boogie/Richmond (Canada)
"Cool tribal vibe through out. - 7/10"
Dave Johnston, Union Events/Richmond (Canada)
"All different types of stuff here. Hard to score. - 7.5/10"
Jeff Galaxzy, Connect Festival/Richmond (Canada)
"Sweet electro. Love the dub. Nice. - 8/10"
Jonathan Clark, DJ Bolivia/Richmond (Canada)
"Will play this on the radio show. - 7/10"
Michael Oliveira, DJ Wizard/Richmond (Canada)
"Solid tech-house. What more to say. - 8/10"
Mike Grefner, Majik DJ/Crush Lounge/Richmond (Canada)
"Good listening album. - 7/10"
Nick Oliver, Revolution Records/Richmond (Canada)
"Knob has been doing some cool stuff. - 8/10"
Peter Mandziuk, DJ Trapz/Richmond (Canada)
"Very NYC. - 7/10"
Rob Little, DJ Rebl/Richmond (Canada)
"Can get some use out of this. - 8/10"
Vanessa DeWilde, Club 246 Radio/Richmond (Canada)
"Good - 8/10"
Tini Tun, Fade Records/Balance (Mexico City)
"a well rounded album"
Deko-ze, Balance (Canada)
"good listening! I really liked Pissed! - 7/10"
Andy Hughes, Balance (USA)
"cool release, (B - 7/10"
Villo, Balance (USA)
"I like love stuff"
Jevne, Onethirty Recordings/Balance/Knob Records (USA)
JC, Balance (USA)
"interesting. lots of styles of music here. will have more listens. some of it is a little bit to hard for me. good production overall tho. - 7/10"
Chloe Harris, Progressive Sounds/Proton Radio/Balance (USA)
"Well-crafted, stylish sound. This is how electronica is supposed to be."
Jason Morley, J.M. Media (USA)