Boomkat Product Review:
Aussie underground mainstay Eugene Carchesio returns to Room40 with another collection of off-kilter rhythmic studies. This is a weird one: insectoid, hotwired rhythmic patterns for fans of Goem, Thomas Brinkmann or Ryoji Ikeda.
26 (!) tracks here, from 30 second car-alarm-gone-wrong siren jams to 11-minute slowly-shifting beat exercises. It's an uncompromising listen too, striking in its minimalism - really there's only ever one sound source - but a fascinating study of synthetic textures and pulses. Basically, it's like a hyper-minimal spin on the Pan Sonic model - Room40 describes it as "ant sci-fi" and that's pretty spot on.