Bitstream legend Steve Conner brings his Adapta alias on Holland's mighty Frustrated Funk with the four-track MKS-50 12" a homage to vintage Roland synthesizer of the same name. Fans of those prized Adapta releases on Brutalist Sunset will be pleased to hear the MKS-50 12" continues Conner's forage through rugged, improvised electro rhythms and displays his undoubted mastery of the Roland machine. Summed up by Frustrated Funk as "tracks created with technology from the past, aimed for the future," what shines through is the range Conner achieves across the four tracks. Opener "MKS-50_01" fizzes with chaotic energy, whilst subsequent tracks square the focus on basslines or conjuring up vast swells of rhythmic noise. Final track "MKS-50_04" snaps the hardest though!
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