Tony Simon aka Blockhead debuted on Ninja Tune in 2004 with the critically acclaimed Music By Cavelight. Now he returns with another set of deep, emotional instrumental hip hop, this time dedicated to the downtown area of Manhattan where he grew up and has lived his entire life, encompassing all the attitude, anger and edginess of the neighbourhood. DowntownScience also includes a bonus DVD which includes the winners of the film-making competition that Ninja ran for Music By Cavelight. Running from traditional pop promos, to short films using the music more like a soundtrack, the whole of Blockhead’s amazing first album is presented here in several visual forms. 2005.