Roughly half of Blowback's tracks don't have beats, but the wild moods persist. "Truth Seizure" is a polyrhythmic mess of synths with crazy delay settings. On "Parasitic Seduction," he creates a smouldering skid mark of sound that could have come from the studio of Shapednoise. And even on the short, ostensibly softer interludes ("A Grand Delusion" and "Coercion") there's a razor-sharpness to Galaxian's gestures.
Along with "Ouroboros," "Tunnel Vision" is the best of the club tracks. Early on, a gorgeous wash of pads softens the drums' attack, but by the track's midpoint all bets are off—it's the sort of thing a DJ like Objekt would cunningly deploy at the end of a peak-time set. The straighter "Forget About It" and "Blowback" aren't quite as distinctive but are worth considering if you're digging for more standard electro. Between this EP and the recent Dosing The Population, Galaxian has shown that he's currently among electro's most inspired producers.