Various Artists Breakbeat Science Exercise.01 (Mixed by DJ Dara)
- Words: Vivian Host
- Label: Breakbeat Science
The overwhelming feeling of the first compilation from the Breakbeat Science imprint-which accompanies the store of the same name-is linearity. Whether the sensation of the individual tracks is melodic, pounding, ethereal or trancey, the overall effect is a smoothed-out, techno-influenced roll that would make this an excellent CD for a long drive back home from the rave. Dara mixes the entire thing seamlessly, and the track list features a lot of underrated American artists, including Kaos & Karl K, Datcyde, Abstract and Pieter K. Exercise.01 has got a lot in the way of drums, but could use a bit more bass.
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