Review: Prepare yourself, your ears and your neighbours as Alter Ego spits out some super sick, dirty D&B on the Dope Tek imprint. It's turbo charged synths, power punch Sigma-style drums and hammering SFX all the way here as "Cryogenic" gets the EP off to a momentous start. Designed squarely for the dancefloor, this one packs a punch from the off. "City Of Angels" kicks off with some clinking and chiming SFX before falling into another destroyer, with shimmering synths, grinding bassline, pedal to the metal drum work and a sense of euphoria in the atmospherics. Big, bad and heavy!
Review: A producer who's garnered the support of 1Xtra, Nicky Blackmarket, Mickey Finn, Zinc and many more within the D&B aristocracy, Alter Ego returns with these two enormous, floor-orientated tunes - "End of The World" and "Shockwave". The former is every bit as apocalyptic as you'd guess from the title, a truly manic ride through hectic beats and an excellent in-your-face bassline, complete with proggy riffage and spooky sampled dialogue. "Shockwave" is just as upfront, with soaring, single-note synth melodies that ride the crest of the frantic beats just right.
Review: Stand back and prepare to witness a sonic explosion from Alter Ego. Sitting somewhere between John B's trance n bass compositions (bleepy synth-led intro; check) and the neurofunk/techstep stalwarts like Noisia (heavily compressed, aggressive sounds; check) with a touch of Blokhe4d's filthy humour, "Coming Back" will bring a smile to the face of those who like their D&B driving, dirty and abounding with energy. "Are You Ready" provides no let up on the flip, with more Spor sounding machinations peering through at every turn, alongside warping synths, robotic vocal snippets and pelting drums.