No Concept - Fingers
When one of Technique Recordings' new signings drops their first release, there's, understandably, a buzz of anticipation among DnB heads. The duo formerly known as Glass Cobra, even more formerly known as Dubba Jonny & Russla, now going by the name No Concept, has a lot of heritage to live up to. Another facet of the No Concept sound displayed in Fingers. As the shadowlands of the first few bars unfold before us, there's an unsettling uncertainty about where this track might be taking us. And that pitch-bending build delivers us somewhere just a bit different from the average. There's an stridently insistent riff that draws inspiration from jump-up, but with a serrated-edge low-end power that makes it something else entirely.