As his game steadily increases with output on all manner of high-profile labels, it's high time that one of Synkro's highlights from last year makes its way on to digital. "Look At Yourself" is a perfect slice of horizontal 2-step, with clattering drums replaced by shimmering pops and clicks, while the keys and pads blur into one perfectly ambient haze. "Girl" likewise belies Synkro's knack for moody blue synths, but also packs a wriggling acid line that cuts through the mellow tones. "Its" rounds the easy-going styles off nicely with a low-slung groove and more of the finely diced RnB vocals that are sprinkled across the whole EP.
After moonlighting on Exit, Synkro takes the lead with a track perfectly suited to the doe-eyed melancholia of the label. "Progression" also neatly fits Synkro's own emotionally rich back catalogue, as swathes of pads and tones blur into one rising and falling suite, while the beat remains crisp and rigid, gently breaking over the half-step kick pattern. Regular sparring partner Indigo steps up for the remix, bringing with him a walloping sub bass line and some seriously crafty jungle breaks. Breaking up the elegant original to become something much ruder, his reimagining is the perfect foil to complete the EP.
Pretty dope two tracker from Manchester based producer Synkro on fledgling imprint Pushing Red, which has already brought us some next level business from Jus Wan, ASC and Ruckspin featuring Jack Sparrow. "Viewpoint" is dripping with the kind of soul and emotion that brings to mind the work of Sepalcure, with garagey beats drowning beneath deftly clipped vocal elements and the most delicate of chiming sonic touches. "That Girl" is more beautiful still - with what sounds like a pitched down R&B vocal cut buried deep under a crackling half step beat. Bliss.
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