Chiptune sounds in dance music aren't anything close to a novelty anymore, but the UK's Slugabed has always used tinny 8-bit timbres with a fierce and unique thrust. Gregory Feldwick's early work, like "Skyfire," minced hip-hop and dubstep and shot out geysers of crumpled-aluminum melody in the proc..
Ultra Heat Treated was definitely a really high bar to surpass and I feel the same about the early output (Sluga Sez, Take Off, System etc) and I was pretty underwhelmed by subsequent releases on Minja Poon (with exception of retrospective Sun Too Bright track). they seemed very... polished? but eventually they grew onto me, I understand the approach a lot more when we've got Time Team, the transition was a bit painful though. Time Team is amazing so as is Missin U realeased earlier this year. It got a lot more depth in the sense that the emotions are much more genuine ('I'm OK, thanks' instead of 'FUCK YEAH VRR'). He really matured in terms of quality of production as well, I feel more serious approach such as traditional influences of 80's funk in Nu Krank Swing, Unicorn Suplex and I dig his distance from traditional UK scene...which is noticeable maybe in Climbing The Tree. anyway, the album is 4/5 for me, surprisingly coherent and definitely a quality one