Review: Next up from the team over at Subotage, we really are in for a hell of a treat as they invite the introspective production stylings of Dimness inside for a potent three track display of power and bass pressure. The title track 'Sakura' is a quirky little number, combining bouncing drum rhythms and groovy percussion and urgent said string stabs atop a warbling sub below to unleash something very original indeed. On the flip to this, 'Machine' again drives down the percussive root, this time employing eerie key melodies to add an additional layer of tension to the game. This project also comes complete with TMSV's system-busting rethink of the title track, putting one final dash of finesse onto an already excellent project.
Review: One of the elite force of UK artists pushing their breaks into a whole new field, Pelikann is in an exciting position right now as he traverses from garage to via drum & bass and halftime. This is arguably his most diverse and wide-ranging EP to date: "Buffalo" takes us on a deep dubby trip while "Black Hippo" joins the dots between dub and jazz with summer-breeze effortlessness. Finally "Majesty" takes the crown and chows down on its gritty glittering spikes with fired up drum & bass menace. Lit.