A 32-minute, four-track excursion into the wide-open spaces you might find if you set out to make techno with an Afro-beat Krautrock sensibility. These are tracks that make you think of Berlin - Dakar - Detroit - but they could only have been made in London. All four are headphone epics, but are mixed in such a way you have to hear them at Plastic People or the End. RINGER carries that minimal pulse over into Four Tet and while Kieran Hebden's trademark re-cuttings of jazz breaks may be less in evidence, his feel for harmony and melody is, as always, unmistakable.
4) Wing Body Wing