With a series of highly acclaimed releases for Rawax last year, Siberian producer Unbroken Dub lands on Delsin with the Checkpoint EP which further refines his already near perfect brand of dub techno. "I Want To Make This Louder" shows him to have grown in confidence as a producer, with a simple dub organ line and cleanly filtered textures wrapping around a kick drum that cuts straight through the mix. "Det Special" takes things into murkier territory with its rhythm barely audible above the ambient hiss and muddy low end, but is still offered a subtle sense of groove by some distant bass funk. Closer "Insane" takes things in a more abstract direction, as unprocessed 909 beats intermingle with high frequency acid, the intergalactic opposite of the producer's more earthy productions.
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