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Flourish - The Cyclist - All City

Andrew Morrison was responsible for one of this year’s most idiosyncratic releases as Bud Ludzha and he impresses again with his Cyclist moniker. As its title suggests, ‘Flourish’ is a fluid affair, with a range of influences audible. From the vocal buried in the deep techno groove on the title track to the stepping, garage-style rhythm on ‘Breathless’ and the grungy, jacking rhythm of ‘Tape Grunge Rave’, which is shot through with ravey stabs, ‘Flourish’ offers new possibilities at every turn.

Serum - Skee Mask - Ilian Tape

Still pushing some of the best in stripped, functional techno, Ilian Tape return with 'Serum', a collection of five cuts from Skee Mask that they’re calling ‘Offroad Swinging Herbal Jams’. The snare drums on ‘Reduct Live’ are by far the standout.

Funk Pants - Tom Showtime feat The Pysde Projects - Grits 'N' Gravy

Aussie funker Tom Showtime teams up with Melbourne-based trio The Pysde Projects for a laidback beat about the joys of natty legwear. This one sounds like old school Jurassic Five put through an Antipodean filter, with midtempo breakbeats, brass loops and jazzy licks being the order of the day. On remix duties, Denmark's Badboe sends down a ghetto-funk style reworking, Grits 'N' Gravy head honcho D-Funk plumps for a big beat-style rerub, DJ Maars skanks it up and Roast Beats drops the bell loop samples.

In Your Hands - Richard Durand & Fisher - Magik Muzik

‘Mood’ has long been the key adjective for Fisher’s vocals. Once they stood just the wrong side of more moody and introspective, but latterly they’ve crossed that invisible, yet critical margin towards ‘involving’ and ‘intoxicating’. Set against Richard’s stylistically diverse trance backdrop, by the time Fisher hits the chorus, this becomes (I’m gonna say it!) ‘uplifting’. And that’s a sea change to cheer for.