It’s ‘devastating, the intensity that Oscar Powell puts into his music. It’s ‘devastating, the way he deconstructs and reconstructs in real time in his sets the electro and techno alphabets. It’s ‘devastating how he seeks despite, to the extreme frontiers of perception, making oblique rhythmic structures and stinging sounds. It’s ‘devastating, but it is also incredibly exciting and fun. There are no half measures in what he does. But there is genius. Quite a lot. So much so that the XL, the label of Adele and Jamie xx, firmly wanted him under contract.