After vinyl crushers for Tempa, Hotline, and Dnuos Ytivil, Hodge's dancefloor experiments find a welcome home in Berceuse Heroique with the quite excellent You Better Lie Down. There's a humidity apparent on both the title track and "Exodus Blue", and the former is perhaps Hodge's most focussed production to date. Its sole purpose, to mess up the dance, is executed with razor like precision. "Exodus Blue" comes from a murkier place, with strange textures rubbing up against piston-style drum sounds in a manner similar to Jam City. Space is found for Hodge to forgo the dancefloor completely with the brief, beatless outerlude "Return To The East" which sounds as if he's sampled the Tardis!
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