Farr is the fourth and final member of the Onnset label owners to release on the imprint - but judging on Position, it was certainly worth the wait. A large part of the UK producer's appeal is down to the fact that he doesn't sound like most of his peers; "Imposition" shows that this is the case with its droning guitars and stepping beats, while Farr's love of break beats is also audible on "Disposition", where more robotic breaks are fused with chilling synths. He also makes a compelling case for Reese bass-centred techno on the storming, siren-laded "Exposition" and the rolling, ominous "Opposition".
Seti is only Schneider's fourth release to date, but it shows that he has already developed an individualistic sound. Mastered by the legendary Chris McCormack, all of these tracks have a frazzled, distorted edge, even on the release's more reflective moments. "Floating" resounds to eerie, detuned synths and insistent back beats, while "Vermont" is a linear, repetitive groove, led by tough drums. Both are only a taster for what Schneider is capable of, and "Telon" sees him drop a tough techno groove, while the title track is all noisy broken beats and feedback drenched riffs. The Ansome remix drags the title track dragging and screaming onto the dance floor with a distorted kick drum.
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