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Deep Down Inside - Marten Horger - Free download

This brooding trip into the heart of darkness was intended to be on a recent Horger release, but for legal reasons is now available for free via the big man's Facebook page. All mesmeric organ riff, furtive atmospherics and bully boy sub, it's the more-is-less principle exemplified, a mood-shifter extraordinaire for selectors who like to throw their audience a supremely cultured curveball or two in-between the bangers. Go find.

You Turn Me On/Ancient Times - Jeancy/Astarius - Invisible City Editions

Canadian reissue outfit, Invisible City Editions, dig one level deeper to unearth this brace of cosmic, tropical disco oddities. ‘You Turn Me On’ is a curious, minimal production that loops primitive drum machine sequences beneath heavily delayed vocals; originally surfacing in 1983 on the hugely obscure Canadian disco label, Neige. On the B-side, they’ve even found a rare recording from Hawaii’s disco past — the utterly oddball ‘Ancient Times’ by Astarius — of which I have zero information on. Top sleuthing.

Tension - Pyramid vs Colombo - Ruff N Fresh

Props here for pushing the breakbeat envelope, even if the results seem pretty far-out. Pyramid and Colombo give us an avant-garde blend of lilting grunge guitar and epic female vocals, as well as a superpowered piano and string-fuelled breakdown. The first drop plumps for a noisy barrage of bass over simple drum work, but the second suddenly pulls on its funky boots and starts dancing on the ceiling. Did the production duo — one from Spain, the other from London — take one half of the tune each? 

Welcome to Earth EP - Freefall Collective - Supafrequency

Here's a tasty dub-fuelled four-tracker from the Bournemouth-based collective ahead of their forthcoming second album. 'Stay Calm' and 'Glow' are festival-friendly noisenik breaks, while title track 'Welcome to Earth' plumps for a 303-fuelled trip into moody dystopian territory. But the pick of the bunch is 'Protector', a powerhouse of rolling breakbeats, reggae keys and deep sub topped off with a firing vocal from the mighty MC Tenja.