Slater's debut album is robust-sounding techno, which is surprisingly varied at times, not as 'full-on' as 'Wireless' and mostly suited to home-listening. It is very tense and intense the whole way through, with plenty of bridging tracks being pure white-noise or ambient meandering - both of which sound like they are straight from a superb, chilling sci-fi flick about Government corruption. There aren't enough real stand-out tracks for this to be considered a classic, but on the other hand there are no real duffers here either. The pick of the bunch is 'Love', which is a superb, rushing, tech-house track which provides a brilliant climax to the album. The album has a similar spooky feel to many of DJ Shadow's songs, such as 'What does your Soul look like? Part 2' and 'Stem/Long Stem', without ever quite reaching those same heights. A worhtwhile buy for even a half-hearted techno fan.
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