Ghostly International links with under-heard veteran producer Jeff McIlwain for this four-track 12." Anyone remotely familiar with McIlwain's body of work won't be taken aback by the range and consistency that's present. On each of these tracks, he's as likely to remind the listener of the best aspects of bygone mini-eras, as he's likely to come up with something that doesn't seem to fit in with anything else. There are moments when he seems to be serving up IDM that's as incisive as anything from the U.K.'s Ai label, and then, without warning, he switches to a blur between microhouse and minimal techno that's as vaporous and texturally rich as anything spun by Michael Mayer. This complements McIlwain's Condensed compilation -- released the same year on CD through Germany's Hymen -- rather well.
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AllMusic Review by Andy Kellman