Killller UK-style dancehall techno and corkscrewing acid presha from London/Bristolian Laksa on Batu’s Timedance.
Spun from the top, ‘Ardhall’ works a gully rut of rasping snares and distant sirens synched to squirrelly acid bass - think Acid Hall riddim redone by Neil Landstrumm - while ‘FWD Ghosts’ busses on a tighter tucked for of Afrohouse hustle with shades of Gqom and Plastic People percolators.
He stakes out wilder terrain off somewhere between Mosca and Mumdance & Logos with the weightless scudder ‘Bane’, and ‘Sen On One’ fully lets the leash on a gnashing sort of mutation nodding strongly in direction of Slikback, 33EMYBW and the thrilling new patterns coming from East/Central Africa and China right now.
Gully UK bass pressure from Manchester/London’s Walton on a mission for Tectonic
Chasing up a busy 2019 in which he turned out 4 x 12”s for as many labels (Kaizen, Ilian Tape, Hi Tek Sounds, Tectonic), he jumps back to Pinch’s label with typically stush, strong back posture between the dank, pendulous suspense of ‘Scooped’, a testy madness titled ‘SBWYS’ that recalls Mumdance & Logos gear, the grimy shrapnel of ‘Smashed Crabs’, and the cold grouchy bruk and parry of ‘Abyss’.