With the album HElicopTEr, electronic gurus cEvin Key and Phil Western strayed away from the more atmospheric, IDM-flavored electronica of the acts previous releases. Breaking out the oldest of the analog machines in the keyboard Mecca that is Subconscious Studios, Download play with a much more up-tempo feel as the tracks flow from the sedate and sublime into a bubbling, almost playful take on the signature Download sound. The use of the analog equipment created a genre-bending retro quality to HElicopTEr, presented here with three additional tracks as Helicopter + Wookie Wall.
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This is the most subtle of the B&F's, not a ton of new horror samples, more beat-driven (I am a lover of the soundscapes and samples) but you get in there with headphones and it's got that feel, that...BRAP!... so this is a must-have. A g-d would only hope there are more tapes. More... please, old rip beak! thenewspaper