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Songs of Pressure - Richard Sen - Emotional Especial

Keeping up the pace with another quality release (alongside recent tunes from Andy Blake, Cage & Aviary and exhaustive, archival material on sister label Emotional Rescue) on Emotional Especial is the third label release from Richard Sen. Mixing up proto-house dynamics with post punk/dub aesthetics (think African Head Charge), Sen has always had a canny knack in writing killer club tracks, using these primary influences. ‘Songs of Pressure’ features a brilliant remix from The Asphodells (Weatherall and Fairplay) in a particularly uptempo mood — fusing dub elements and exotic nuances into their Muslimgauze-style version.

Origins - Pedestrian & Jasperdrum - 2nd Drop Records

Continuing where their 'Kalakuta/Ndizi' release from last year stopped, the duo dig deeper into the Afrocentric palette, mutating further into off-kilter techno riddims. On the flip, Alix Perez destroys the remix of 'Kalakuta' with a dub 'n’ bass rework. 

Beautiful Sunshine (Remixes) - Fred Baker pres Iguana - Monster Pure

Back before Fred Baker started making big room not particularly well, he made trance, usually brilliantly. A case in point is ‘Beautiful Sunshine’, from which James Dymond impressively manages to achieve even higher levels of euphoric altitude. Also included for good measure, lest you overlooked its finery first time round, is Stoneface & Terminal's almost as tasty 2007 treatment. 

Twelve EP - The Exaltics - Shipwrec

The Exaltics usually specialises in deep, esoteric electro — which is why this release is so surprising. While 'The New Beginning' sees broken beats supporting waves of acid, it’s the stomping cyberpunk techno of 'Coroded' and 'Downwards' that marks a radical change of direction.