Finally got my vinyl copy of this in the mail on last Friday. Every single one of these tunes is a jem of funky bashment production. None of them gets too busy or too far along it it's development - it is a set of riddims after all - but they all balance the simplicity and sparse drum patterns of a instrumental beat with subtle variation and a compelling palette of sounds. If you don't know, MJ Cole has been in the 2-Step/Garage game since early days, hitting it big with his track "Sincere" in '99. Get to know and be sure to check out the other releases on his Prolific label.
MJ Cole - Riddim EP by MJ Cole