Fresh from his Lets Roll EP on Radio Slaves Rekids, Hopeworks curator Lo Shea further cements his status as a true innovator of the UK underground with the Iterations EP on Duskys 17 Steps. Leading the charge, Iterations is 8 dark twisted minutes of tripped-out melodic techno that will sweat the walls of warehouses from London to Tokyo drawing a lineage from The Omen, Atomic Jam and The Orbit through to Berghain, De School and Hopeworks itself. On the remix, Stockholm’s Peder Mannerfelt takes it down an industrial rabbit hole of terror-core synths, rave sirens and sonic paranoia. Across rest of EP, Lo Shea flexes his sonic diversity with Ornithurae offering an intruiging mix of bruising bass, twitchy layer loaded percussion and sinister soundscapes - somewhere between d&b don Dillinja circa 96, early Claude Von Stroke, Radioactive Man and fellow Sheffield legend Oris Jay. Dark, soulful and ravey, Higher closes things off with a uniquely UK hybrid that traces lines through militant Tresor-heyday techno, vintage Strictly Rhythm diva house and hardcore vibes.