Ashley Wales and John Coxon, the men of Spring Heel Jack, helped innovate and popularize drum-and-bass, a stripped-down electro movement that may have shot its wad as a stand-alone style but continues to influence production techniques in a variety of genres. Yet the duo aren't interested in either repeating themselves ad infinitum to dwindling effect or bitterly denouncing contemporary artists who are ripping them off. As indicated by this CD -- Spring Heel's third entry in Thirsty Ear's cranium-expanding Blue Series -- they would rather push into new territory than work the same field until... More >>>