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Zip Zero - Slaine feat Reks & Termanology - Suburban Noize Records

Instinctively distrustful of the La Coka Nostra stable (cos I fucking hated House of Pain) but keep getting pleasantly surprised by their latest offerings. This is so Buddha-blessed, rootsical and lush it could soundtrack an Indian wedding video — a truly strange mix from producer The Arcitype of cooing backing-vox, trippy raga-harmonium, thrumming rocksteady bass slowly enfolding you in its clasp, Slaine breaking forth with some thoughtful, moving rhymes about rising from nothing, how to become a flower. Superb. 

Valyrian - Standerwick - Future Sound of Egypt

Daisy-cutting beats, zipline-ing synths, belching distortion and at least two monster moments more than your average — one of the current shining hopes for UK trance drops science here.

The Storm EP - Habstrakt & Megalodon - Never Say Die

Another hawking globule of brostep phlegm flobs into my ears in the most hi-NRG and mid-range way. It’s a pretty intense rush, kicking off with ‘Yabba Dabs’, a screeching joyride of grating wobble. Followed by ‘The Storm’ a pile-driving onslaught of side-chained synth abuse, only to be upstaged by ‘Revenge’, a thumping romper stomper, culminating in ‘Riddim 101’ which can only appeal to anyone below the age of 18, delirious through Meow Meow abuse. I’m exhausted.

Stack It Up EP - Hardware Hustlerz - Syncrophone

Not content with rewiring the Detroit techno code with Ike Release as Innerspace Halflife, Hakim Murphy drops a killer analogue release. 'Has 1' is a driving, housey groove that gives way to eerie synths swooping in, while 'Has 2' sees him venture down a deeper route, back towards his Detroit techno sound. The highlight however is 'Silent Monk 2', a rough and raw percussive workout that centres on a searing bassline.