Bass-obsessed cockney studio don East End Dubs has been pleasingly prolific of late. This two-tracker, which follows hot on the heels of the slamming ENDZ012 EP, should excite both East End boys and West End girls. A-side "Arcane" is predictably driven forwards by bumpy, garage-influenced dubs and a wonderfully fluid sub-bass line, though it's the fluttering, near ambient chords and intergalactic electronics that naturally catch the ear. Flipside "Step 414" is an altogether deeper affair, with delay-laden bleeps and ricocheting percussion hits clustering around another speaker-shaking bassline and crispy rhythm track. It sounds like the sort of record that would sound great in a very dark warehouse at six in the morning.
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