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Basic Soul Unit Oceans EP

  • Words: Tomas
  • Label: Left of the Dial

Carl Craig, Kirk Degiorgio, B-12, Stacey Pullen, and Kenny Larkin: these are the founding fathers of a particular style of ambient jazzy techno, the lush electronic sound of '92-'95. Toronto‘s BSU (whose previous singles were championed by Jazzanova and Chateau Flight) revisits this classic motif, blending waltzing keyboard solos with waves of Arp and string-pad chords. Unlike most monotonous techno, BSU's rhythms skip and skitter while traveling at bullet-train speeds. Back to the future indeed.

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