With their output gaining ever more praise through the explosion in interest over Legowelt, Creme Organisation are well placed to showcase the more renegade approaches to gritty, analogue dance music. However, it's highly doubtful that anyone would be ready for their celebration of the F-104 Starfighter jet. The artist behind the vehicular geeking is none other than Rude 66, veteran of Bunker Records style acid and tweaked electro funk, a man with a rich experience in contorting synthesisers into creating paranoid ambience and rock solid grooves. As you might expect he's showcasing a slightly different side to his productions this time around, spreading this strain of his psyche across five chilling cuts of restrained techno. If there's one element which characterises this EP, it's the choral pads that dominate each track. The beats and acid lines, for the most part, drop in a polite and measured manner. The sounds themselves are rough and hissing, but neatly side-stepping unnecessary volume. Instead these disembodied wraith vocals ring out haunted melodies, which creates a consistent atmosphere of other-worldliness. The real skill of a musician is in taking one approach and creating five distinct and utterly engrossing tracks from it. Jagdstaffel 66 has more than proved his worth in that department.
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