"T_DD_T_RRY" obviously owes a debt to Todd Terry. Its analogue-sounding basslines are perfect for filling a big room. The percussion is functional and familiar, and added strings provide the perfect conclusion. Think of this as a love letter to the late '80s New York sound. With its congas and keys, "S_MPL_HOUSE" has a hint of Ron Trent's influence, but it never really finds its groove.
The B-side begins with "AUT_REPEAT." Beats stomp and pan between channels, conjuring Soundhack without seeming derivative. "DJSN__K" draws a connection between the previous track and "Blue Funk Files"-era DJ Sneak, while syncopated pulses of chords predict the rise of broken beats.