Much like Jenkinson’s home of Essex, his new album is cold, dark, uninviting, difficult and easily misunderstood
Part of the problem is tempo. Moments of Ufabulum, particularly the middle stretch, are all but impossible for me to remember after a dozen plays.
Whilst undoubtedly, and commendably, experimental, very few tracks on Ufabulum hit their mark.
This is Squarepusher with the best equipment money can buy, pumping his tracks mercilessly until they’re all surface and no substance.