Chinese bamboo beats, hard rap, rave synth, hare krishna finger cymbals and a kick drum that could explode concrete like it’s a bag of icing sugar characterize ‘Rage The Night Away’ the first single lifted from Aoki’s forthcoming ‘Neon Future’ double album. Put simply, the overloaded arrangement holds you down whilst the beats punch you in the face. It’s aggressive, full on and will make any festival tent lose its supports in the foot stampede. There’s no dub so if you don’t like rap / hip progressive house then this is maybe not for you. But if you do like Waka Floca’s flow, then it’s the perfect accompaniment to crowd surfing in a rubber dinghy whilst spraying champagne all over the crowd or covering them with cake.

4 out of 5

Reviewed By Paulette