Dusting off his CUB alias for his first solo release since last year's In A Syrian Tongue on Blackest Ever Black, Karl O'Connor returns with a typically relentless pair of techno missives. Leading with 2010's "C U 1", O'Connor utilises dry, stripped back syncopation with a tribal menace and tumultuous industrial abrasion to create one of his typically simple but heavy hitting productions. On the flip, he provides a "Funk Mix" of the previously unreleased "C U 2" which is credited to O' Connor's Ugandan Speed Trials alias, maintaining the same sense of rhythmic power, but going more explicitly heavy on the abstract outburst of raw analogue voltage. This probably goes without saying, but this is a must for anyone who is even remotely serious about techno.
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