Shifted makes a welcome return to Our Circular Sound, having helmed the third release on Sigha's fledgling imprint late last year. Furthermore, the brilliantly titled Sickness By Means Of Clairvoyance is well timed, arriving in the same week as Avian, the label Shifted oversees with Ventress, further demonstrated their A& R muscle with a new release and a new sub-label in Mira. The four tracks here don't deviate from the established Our Circular Sound template, at times channelling the same intensity and single minded "heads down" momentum that ran through much of Crossed Paths, Shifted's debut LP for Mote Evolver. "Chapter" sets the grainy tone, locked grooving from the off yet slowly introducing extra rhythmic wallop and minute textural details that keep its head well above mere DJ tool. "Feeding" provides some brief yet ominous respite before launching straight into late 90s Downwards functionalism of "Aun Weor" and "Unveiled".
Exium, Lee Holman, Kr!z (Token Records), Billy Nasty, Dave Miller, Marcel Heese, Tripeo, Charlton, Max_M (M_Rec Ltd.), Jinno(Enable Recordings/Japan), Jamie Behan, 3.14, Edit Select, Deepbass, Donor, AnD, Developer, Psyk, Mathias Woot (Krill Music), Alejandro Trebor, Kondaktor
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