Review + Stream: Pirupa – Raw Deal EP [4.5/5]
Pirupa, the Italian prodigy makes a triumphant return to Carl Cox and Jon Rundell’s Intec imprint for a three track EP titled ‘Raw Deal’. The title track ‘Raw Deal’ is an essential addition to my collection with breakthrough synth stabs and sounds derived from a drum machine. As the title suggests the track is truly ‘Raw’ with an influence of classic Intec sounds.
‘Be With Me’ is probably my favourite track of the EP which has a housey take on techno. Fused with toxic kicks and a bassline to crave, Pirupa has delivered a heads down piece of techno with extremely belligerent dynamism.
‘Techno’ concludes the EP and boasts an old school piano stab and a seriously funky bassline coupled with layers of percussion that drift in and out of the track. The track builds-and-builds to a short break before kicking back in for the mayhem to continue.