Andy Stott: The Nervous EP

Modern Love, 2006

Hot on the heels of Stott’s dubstep 10-inch “Choke” (with his debut LP Merciless still in the wings), this 12-inch offers two solid retro cuts. The short title track features spooky washes over a quirky square bassline. “She’s Gone Wrong” on the reverse is thudding minimal techno with a mutating series of alarm-like bleeps. Unbelievably low bass soon surfaces as the track descends into electronic darkness. If only both sides were twice as long! This is a wonderfully primal record.

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