Some Ruins

by Real Terms

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Tudor Rose 04:28
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Some Ruins 02:04
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Your Faith 02:25
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40 04:56
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Bots 06:55

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Gorgeous ambient dream, dub-inflected techno and new-beat forms from Soft Verse head honcho Lewis Thompson aka Real Terms. A pivotal member of the Newcastle underground community through his labels output and his creative work as Mick McCarthy, singing in New Horror and grinding out filthy hardcore in Sod.

Some Ruins is a departure from previous Real Terms releases, an introversion toward stranger pastures. '1051 Significance' opens with stratospheric builds of ambience smothering over a deep 808 bloop. 'Tudor Rose' is a torturously poised slow techno throbber never dropping its guard, instead gathering weight and cold stare intensity. 'Small Towns & Built Up Areas' is perhaps the most familiar sounding from this Real Terms set, amped up New Beat chest slapping struck through with feedback squealing away into a hard drive sitting on your lap. It's sparkling Balearic ending slipping us a heavy cocktail into '40', a bizarro triptych encapsulating hot house 808-blips, M. Monk like vocal chop-up pan parties and digi-dub spaciousness.

Killer album from Real Terms. On speaking with him just 18 hours before writing this he said "I'll never return to that sort of style again".

Shame.

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released July 30, 2021

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