Last seen in 2008 dropping a trio of EPs from Creepy Autograph, Valentine Connexion make a welcome return. Little may be known of The Abstract Eye, the mysterious entity responsible for the five tracks that make up Cool Warm Divine, but there's a certain Detroit hotness, a vintage rawness and undeniable analogue sexiness running through the production here. The title track pays homage to the vintage Detroit sound pioneered by Drexciya et al, laying a multiplicity of bubbling synth flourishes over rippling drum machine kicks. It's the slippery analogue flex of B Side opener "The Unseen" that impresses the most though; all neon synth lines tinged with futuristic sensibilities over simmering bass and snapping Model 500 kicks.
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