** Repress of the killer second transmission from the Dixon Avenue Basement Jams camp** Information on Marquis Hawkes is decidedly scant - the label are simply calling him a new boy - though the standard of production here makes us think he's either established name operating under an alias or in fact a newcomer finally given the platform to unleash his incendiary wares. Either way you really need to check this; the four tracks span tempos and rushing feelings, with the brushed-down knackered red line business of "Housing Project" contrasting nicely with the pitched down Strictly Rhythm deepness of "Marvin" on the A Side. "Teetotal Acid" is reminiscent of Funkineven's recent lysergic excursions while the best might be left till last in "Sealion Woman". A highlight of Pangaea's recent and thoroughly immense RA podcast, the track buries a killer sample deep beneath a mental ghetto house style percussion workout.
Another_Swede, Chris Duckenfield, Ben Sims, Ennio Styles, FOLD, Justin Miller, Replika (Deso, Swedish Brandy), Zade Cross, Tarjei Nygard, Marcel Heese, Clang83, Jacques Renault, SCENERY RECORDS, Will Azada (Proper Trax), Chris Coco, Jimmy Maheras, M50, Jamie Behan, Cottam, Tom Long, Untzz Twelve Inch, Adryiano, 7 Citizens / Praterei, Wil Maddams, Sacha Mambo (Macadam Mambo), Anaxander, Oli Furness, MermaidS
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