Ursula's Cartridges / Kizunaut - "07:15:14:05 OFFLINE"
Though this split release is described as a nod to industrial electronic music from the late 80s and early 90s, the music found within is by no means recycled. This one is an absolute banger, all the way through.
Unlike most split releases Kizunaut and Ursula's Cartridges are not relegated to their respective sides of the tape, but instead alternately queue their tracks in a call and response that plays out like a futuristic duel. Kizunaut's weapons are powerful rhythms and hooks, while Ursula's Cartridges relies on compositional subterfuge and cleverly chosen ancient earth samples.
The back and forth play between these two varied electronic artists creates an excellent sense of depth, while their collaboration keeps the release on a steady path. A path of grinding, buzzing, dark synthwave future jam that is going to rock you.