'Microscopic Jigglings' is the somewhat self-effacing title given to this EP by Seattle-based instrumentalist Richard Houghten. Though it encompasses four tracks, there is plenty of breadth and humanity to Houghten's work, beginning with the pastoral synth melody and real crisp percussion of 'All Pieces'. 'Power Slide' is a much more random number, which is - as Houghten would probably describe it - very "jiggly" indeed. Meanwhile, '3 Chairs' appends jungle noises from the swamp to a sleepy tune. The best is saved to last with 'Salvo' as bundles of static add character to a moody harp melody. As well as being the longest track, it's also the one which packs the greatest punch both emotionally and melodically. Much like many other Boltfish releases, there's essences of other artists like Four Tet but ultimately Houghten's path is a unique one; full of odd twists and unexpected turns.