Paul Woolford's Special Request alias has proven to be his outlet for early 90's UK rave referencing nostalgia. He does it well, we must say, on this three EP series for XL. Merging the hallmarks of classic throwback sounds with the energy of modern techno much like German Rene Pavlowitz aka Shed. First track "Amnesia" sounds like a jungle track from '93/94 played on the wrong speed; using the typical Amen and Hoover sounds and slowing them down for usability by modern DJs. "Reset It" is more of the same albeit more of a nod to UK hardcore, complete but with an epic rewind to introduce a killer hands in the air piano and diva vocals. "Modern Warfare" lets a faint two step shuffle in the background give motion to a completely sick and evil sub-bass workout that's just got to be heard.
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