Lead track Banksy's Midnight Anthem is quite hard to describe: mid-paced, it's a little bit techy, a little bit proggy, a little bit trippy, with a female vocal urging us all to "get your backs off the wall". It's pleasant enough, but it really comes into its own on label partner Tim 'Lo-Fi' Stoakes Slo-Mo Remix, where it's reborn as a slo-mo (obviously) acid-Balearic throbber.
Not The End, Friend then messes around with more slightly acid-y synth pulses and a syncopated, flam-med kick pattern to create something that comes on like the perfect soundtrack to those long, weary, half-blissed/half-paranoid 7am walks home, before The Posh Dome plays us out with some mellow Leftfield/Underworld-ish electronica with an indie-type vocal.
As with much of the Star-Fi catalogue, then, this is hard to classify or pigeonhole, but worthy of your attention. And the remix of …Midnight Anthem would be my pick, if anyone's interested.
Out: This week
About: As ever, this is on the chaps' own Star-Fi Recordings - website here.