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Gelatine - Impellizzeri & Stupia Vs Mendo - Circus Recordings

Majestic stuff from Yousef's Circus Recordings, and something of a departure from the imprint's usual, club-heavy gear. Italians Mario Impellizzeri and Luigi Stupia hypnotise with 'Gelatine', a ponderous, captivating slow-burner, clamorous marimbas layered in Steve Reich style over what sound like playground field recordings twisted up and spat out. It's a truly beautiful thing. Mendo provide a further three mixes — of graduating intensity — in case the original isn't quite dancefloor-ready enough for you.

You Turn - Fantastic Mr Fox - Black Acre

A release with two distinct and different pressure points, Fantastic Mr Fox preludes his forthcoming 2015 album with ‘You Turn;’ a collaboration with vocalist, Kid A, that’s built squarely around her vocal and a clap-happy grime drum pattern. Keeping his hard low-end tight on the original, FMF anchors the searing vocal neatly whilst Visionist surgically picks apart the pixels, hooking onto a bass riff and adding a ghostly percussive gallop on his remix. 

Flourish - The Cyclist - All City

Andrew Morrison was responsible for one of this year’s most idiosyncratic releases as Bud Ludzha and he impresses again with his Cyclist moniker. As its title suggests, ‘Flourish’ is a fluid affair, with a range of influences audible. From the vocal buried in the deep techno groove on the title track to the stepping, garage-style rhythm on ‘Breathless’ and the grungy, jacking rhythm of ‘Tape Grunge Rave’, which is shot through with ravey stabs, ‘Flourish’ offers new possibilities at every turn.

Audacity - Oleg Zubkov - Ego Shot Recordings

There's a continuing fascination for progressive breakbeat sounds in eastern Europe that almost — but not quite — feeds into the current trend towards deeper flavours in the UK. Unfortunately, Ukraine's Oleg Zubkov does not seem to have quite got the message. 'Audacity' has atmospheric washes and heady progressive effects in spades, but seems to be harking back towards that awful era when every breakbeat producer tried to shoehorn in distorted dubstep b-lines for no other reason than Skrillex seemed to be doing rather well for himself. It even has a completely pointless half-time breakdown. Psy-tech infused remixes from Dre Hectic and Slugware don't do a whole lot to improve matters, though the latter is different enough to make it worth a listen.