No voices, just pure electronica from a one-mand band; often a recipe for alienating all but the most dedicated of listener. The rise of Minotaur Shock is an unexpected treat though and this bird-themed debut album seeks to redress the balance with an involving and frequently fascinating 50 minutes worth of instrumentals. Via tunes of the majesty of 'Roman Answer', 'The Range' and 'Primary' are comparable to modern-day Radiohead but in a way that adds approachability to off-kilter experimentation; warm and soothing rather than angry and brittle. So for all the archetypal clicking and whirring there are gorgeous moments of melody, none better than 'Local Violin Shop' where Durutti Column-like guitar collides with breakbeats and piano. A delightfully beguiling album from Bristol's David Edwards.