Om Unit – Acid Dub Studies

A ten tracker to lose yourself in, Acid Dub Studies does what it says on the tin from Om Unit, and is no less of a hard hitter because of it – dub reggae, dub techno and ambient themes swirl together nicely. Bristol Theme chugs along menacingly, having being created, I imagine, in Jim’s head “during a period of lonely introspective walks through his home town of Bristol” as the album notes say.

Treading Earth passes similar territory and recalls some of Jim’s earlier work:

While Circles is a fond tribute to / study of dub reggae:

You’ve missed the first pressing if you don’t already have it, but it’s up for a second run (again on 140g black wax). Go and buy that or the digital over on Bandcamp where you can also listen to the whole thing.

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