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Burnt EP

Arkhive London
The fourth vinyl-only release on Arkhive comes from East Londoner Matches, though this somehow feels more akin to West London, not least because EP opener 'Dreaming' boasts dazzling keys from legendary Bugz in the Attic don Kaidi Tatham, twinkling atop an absorbing bassline. 'Let You' too is all about the broken beats. 'Just Can't Get You Off My Mind' seems all mild mannered, but the bass is plain rude, and once the percussion drops it's uncontrollable. 'Orbit', the most upfront, has it up top too. Erm, blazing stuff.
8.5