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Semi-Automatic

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David Kempston is one of the most talented electro producers. Last year's release for Frustrated Funk rewired the roots of European electronic music and 'Semi-Automatic' is as intense. Over killer subs, Kempston raises hell with noisy, screeching analogue riffs but also weaves atmospheric chords into the background. 'Hibernation' is more visceral, with jagged metallic stabs climaxing over eerie acid patterns. The remixes are of a similar high quality; 'Creepy Autograph' goes for a dramatic, sweeping synth version, while Lok 44's version is fuelled by snappy metallic rhythms.
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