Disrupt - Omega Station
Amazingly, this is the first full solo album from Jahtari head honcho Disrupt in eight years. It marks something of a change of direction for the label - described by them as " a new era of space exploration", which in the case of this release is true on more than one level. Firstly the album soundtracks the progress of the (presumably) imaginary and (definitely) doomed space station Omega, and that should also give you a pretty good idea of the more spacious sounds being explored: lo fi, cinematic, emotive and often beatless "23rd Century Library Music". The only slight disappointment is that the film it is supposed to soundtrack doesn't exist - the scenes that would accompany "The Lab Incident" or the pulsing synths on "Dropping Core" would be real nail biters. Check out a live jam on "Dropping Core" here - and then do yourself a favour and go and grab the album!