Few groups have ex­em­pli­fied the Berlin post punk vibe boiled down to such a pure and defin­ing form as Aus, of whom we're get­ting the first new tunes in al­most four years on this new 7". On this one, the pre­vi­ous two records' rather purist, suf­fo­cat­ing bleak­ness gets opened up just a bit by way of a new­found sense of groove, a much need­ed pro­pel­lant and change of pace re­veal­ing a plau­si­ble way for­ward for a group that could, at times, feel a bit averse to change.