Team Doyobi Doyobi

Autechre's Skam label typically keeps things fairly hard breaking, and Team Doyobi is no exception. Knowing that is half the battle on this one, so this is for anyone getting cravings for some electro with a little edge. Not requiring a million little subtleties, directness keeps the pace en-route. About half the songs let the beat take centre stage, taking on the odd note or sample as understudy. The other half allows the synths enough room to get touchy feely. The abstract bits keep things lively without grating like a clutch-less manual transmission. This isn't going to fill the dance floors, but it sure fills a pair of speakers. (Skam)