A taster for Robert Hood's second Floorplan album, this EP puts a spotlight on the radical nature of his musical transformation. On "Music", the visceral rhythms of techno minimalism are gone; in their place is a rolling, tracky groove that boasts a repetitive vocal loop and which has shades of classic Relief /Derrick Carter. "Tell You No Lie" is even more impressive. It sees Hood use a gospel vocal over a stomping, funk guitar-sampling disco house workout. There is an audibly religious dimension to "Tell You No Lie," but Hood's knack for writing a great tune means that it sounds celebratory rather than self-indulgent or preachy.
Ben Sims, Mr. Fiel, Tr One, RUSTAM OSPANOFF., Paul Starey, DJ 3000, Rouchos (Andreas Marouchos), Lee Fraged, S-File, Frankie Bones, Jason Hodges, Juno Recommends Techno, MR G, JKriv (Razor-N-Tape), NICOLA CONTE, Bodhi, Patrick Topping, Sameed, Resident Advisor, Lavvy Levan, Oli Furness, Pontchartrain
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