|1.||"The Prophetess" (5:59)|
|2.||"Pleasure Groove" (6:21)|
|1.||"Cybord Acid" (6:32)|
Astonishingly, it's been 24 years since Gert-Jan Bijl released his first material as Gerd. It seems rather fitting, then, that much of the veteran producer's first outing on Aus draws influence from the producer's mid 1990s roots. Opener "The Prophetess", for example, combines classic IDM melodies and chords with bustling breakbeat-house drums, while the loved-up and glassy-eyed "Pleasure Groove" wraps bleeping electronics, futurist refrains and dreamy pads around a synth-bass propelled, hip-house style groove. Over on the flipside he dusts down his TB-303 and serves up two contrasting acid tracks: the futurist, Motor City influenced trip that is "Cybord Acid" and the no-nonsense, Chicago jack style intensity of "Cyklone".
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