An eighth release rounds out an impressive first year of business for the incognito R Zone label operated by Dutch collective Global Darkness. Pitched down breakbeats and classic rave, early '90s hardcore and other UK flavours, to rawer variations of acid and Chicago house have all featured on the R Zone menu thus far with little clue as to the identity of those behind them. R Zone 008 is of a markedly tougher build than previous transmissions, with both the title cut and "We Sad II" using the 303 to teeter ever so slightly into (high octane) dub-tinged territory. The suitably named "303909? combines the electrical spark of Shed's War Made Easy alias with the caustic, linear techno known to DJ Pete when producing as Substance.
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