Posthuman deliver some of their finest work to date with 'Mutant City Acid' LP. Created as a soundtrack to a mythical dystopia called New Reno City, the album is replete with nods to '80s and '90s computer gaming and sci-fi including Fallout, Bladerunner and Ian M. Banks.
X-Kalay label founder Sam Astbury busts all possible affiliations and putative genre classification to dish out a solar-powered journey across seaside dreamscapes, seesawing acid reliefs and other opulently textured off-piste trails. Warm, soothing, all-round sprightly house vibrations aplenty.
Was this the most anticipated DJ set of 2018? Did it deliver against all the negativity, befuddled organisation, extortionate ticket price and questionable venue? Tom Durston attempts to answer all of these questions in this review of Aphex Twin at Funkhaus Berlin.