The band's landmark 1996 tracks "Born Slippy" and "Pearl's Girl" retain their futuristic, hard-edged techno stomp, while the intoxicating clicks and pops of "Mmmm Skyscraper I Love You" and inky synth swirls of "Dirty Epic" represent the otherworldliness of 1993's Dubnobasswithmyheadman. Beaucoup Fish's triumvirate of pulsating industrialized circuitry -- the floating IDM of "Jumbo," mechanically inclined "Push Upstairs," and wild-eyed, electronic frenzy of "Moaner" -- retains a similarly edgy bent. However, the lone track from the post-Emerson era, "Two Months Off," exhibits a generic keyboard-born brightness and self-aware party-anthem attitude. The track shows how vital Emerson was to Underworld's snaky sound, and how lost the band was without him on 2002's A Hundred Days Off.
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