Former Need For Mirrors member and crazed drum and bass production maestro HLZ has been striking out alone for a little while now and this tasty little two-track shows how his sound is progressing into the darker world of twisted rollers. "Dying Memories" melts down hot brass sounds that lightens up an otherwise heavyweight dancefloor burner. "Duel" dims things darker again with hard and fast percussion and eerie synths straight from a sci fi nightmare. This is definitely your sort of thing. Definitely.
Formerly one half of Need For Mirrors, HLZ (known formally as Emilio) unleashes his debut solo EP and it's every bit as stark and dark as you'd expect it to be. "Theia" is all about the 1.21 gigawatts bassline that pings us back the headiest days of jungle before hurling us back into the future. "Rem World" takes a subtler approach as hurricane pads wrap around the two-steps while "Roads" juggles several fine-tuned basses around a similarly slim-line dynamic. Finally we hit "Nebulosa" wherein a cloudy clutch of star dust elements sprinkle the most industrial strength rhythm section of the EP. A brand new chapter for HLZ begins...