I don’t want to call it a reinvention — because it’s not, it’s just a welcome new, club-struck direction — so I’ve started referring to this current period as ‘Airhead’s renaissance’ and regardless of your thoughts on the matter, the swell will continue with this two-tracker due on Hemlock. ‘October’ is a hectic, clunky, stop starter and ‘Macondo’ is more 4/4; its drums march staunchly while its appendages see-saw all over the shop.
"Beautiful track from Last Island, massively chilled-out pads and warm bassline in this. Should be longer though!"
He of The Grid and Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve fame, Richard Norris turns out for Brooklyn's eminent Throne of Blood, and 'Freaks' is indeed a freaky, unsettling, tom tom-heavy workout, with a bassline filthier than Jodie Marsh's Twitter account. "Freaks control the city, and I am one of the freaks" as it proclaims. Well, quite. On the flip, 'Yeah' boasts a delicious Fingers Inc bass, while Blackstrobe don Ivan Smagghe and Hardway Bros pick apart the title track. Sterling work here.
Seasonal house/disco hybrid that arouses Stardust memories via filtered loops and an impassioned vocal performance from Oli Rose.