The third artist to arrive on the Skudge Presents series, Aardvarck, should require no introduction to those familiar with the Dutch scene, having released on Rush Hour, Delsin, Eat Concrete and his own Bloom over the course of ten years. Of course you never know quite what you're going to get with the producer, which is what makes his appearance on Skudge Records all the more exciting, and thankfully this EP doesn't disappoint. "Yogwa" opens with brooding strings and a gnarled electro riff before launching into a savage bassline and a hesitant broken rhythm. On the flip, "Brawa" is all booming bass and neon stabs, coming across like a rave track filtered through dubstep's lens, whilst "Tengenan" is a clattering beast lifted out of a gloomy half-stepping funk by its day-glo synth melody.
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