lando kal (a.k.a. antaeus roy), one half of bay area electro duo lazer sword, follows up maneuver, his 2011 debut for hotflush, with two cuts overflowing with the darkness of a long berlin winter. a major player in both san francisco and new yorks underground club scenes, landos love of r&b, dark jungle, detroit techno and classic house is front and center on these two bass heavy productions. the infectious rythym sektion comes on strong, lando expertly weaving the vocals of the 1991 rave classic hinted at in the title with threatening drums and kinetic percussion. on the flip, landos dynamism is on display, as inquisitions syncopated beats swagger along, insistent and knocking, drawing you into its multi-layered paranoid rhythms. lando kal has released on respected labels numbers, rush hour, sugarcane recordings, still cold, and has remixed the likes of sepalcure, hovatron, salva, sepalcure and doc daneeka. up ahead, lookout for a single dropping on leisure system, the notorious berghain party collective and label.