- Release Date 2006-03-30
- Label Dust Science
- Catalog DUSTSND002
The Black Dog's Remote Viewing 12in provides another taste of the excellent forthcoming album, Silenced and demonstrates the renewed vigour.
Vengeful intent seeps from every pore of this beast's hide: the music surges out in undulating waves of syncopated bass and eastern ornamentation. But Remote Viewing reaches beyond funk bluster to deliver a northern electronic soul climax; we think it's a killer tune.
B-side Because They Said So is Sheffield industrial funk played through an 8K rig over a Cornish landscape on a misty dawn. It's awash with evolving synthetic breaks which are utterly hypnotic, but never static; they can be savage too. Closing cut Mr Burroughs to the Curiosity Phone is the soundtrack to a particularly seedy episode from uncle Bill's sojourn in Algiers. It's a delicious slice of sly, slow-motion electronic funk.