Premiere: 214 – Testy Robot


The factory loomed menacingly over the street, casting a shadow across the rows of houses that stretched before it. It was a strange building that had been there for over a century, delapidated and crumbling in parts but still standing after all these years. It seemed to continue to operate every day without fail, but although you could hear the machinery of the factory chugging along inside, you never saw anybody go in or come out…

The first in a new series of V/A vinyl releases on 20/20 vision brings together four artists who remain key players in the electro world. Exit Planet Earth – which is compiled by label boss Ralph Lawson – begins with Carbon and features track contributions from The Hacker, Reedale Rise, Derek Carr and our pick from Frustrated Funk regular 214, who crafts a sludgy machine funk cut.