Nullgrad – Seeds (CD Album – Hands)Posted on 26/06/13
Genre/Influences: Groovy-industrial, psy-trance, IDM.
Content: Three years after the rather successful debut-CD “The Shepherds Satellite” we get a new opus from Nullgrad. This German project is run by Matthias Erhard who you probably know from different side-projects, Zero Degree being my personal favorite one. The debut album was into progressive industrial forms featuring very explicit electronic layers. “Seeds” sounds like it set the world on fire and so I am really wondering how the industrial lovers and especially the Hands-freaks will react to this album.
“Seeds” is pushing the boundaries of industrial music to an extreme point of no return. The Tibetan monk chants opening the album are progressively moving into a surprising icy, groovy style transposing the listener into an imaginary dance temple. “Seeds” is made of multiple danceable grooves and psy-trance elements. We no longer can speak about industrial music rather than cold groovy music inspired by psy-trance. Some typical space sounds and atmospheres might remind you of the debut album and still are a very efficient part of this work.
The more you enter the danceable universe of “Seeds” the more you’ll be flabbergasted to imagine such a kind of album being released by Hands. But the German label already revealed to be very open-minded, not only focusing on the pure industrial music. And I’m convinced a project like Nullgrad will have its place on an industrial festival. It’s just not that hard and brutal, but a very efficient alternative to power-noise and other hard industrial-rave projects. “Seeds” moves on with solid rhythms and icy atmospheres. Some of the most chilling parts sometimes remind me of Biosphere being lost in a psy-trance trip. Tracks like “Detach” and especially “Reborn” both are amazing pieces of music. The last part of the album features a succession of impressive tracks again revealing the chilling psychic groovy style of this work. The least I can say is that “Seeds” took me by surprise, but it’s a damn frenetic dance trip.
Conclusion: The most unexpected and unimaginable release ever on Hands. There’s no way in between, you’ll either be shocked or you’ll simply like it! I definitely belong to the 2nd category thinking it’s a brilliant and progressive release.
Best songs: “Reborn”, “Ascent”, “Realize”, “Detach”, “Seeds”.
Label: www.handsproductions.com / www.facebook.com/hands.official
Get your industrial music CDs at the following eBay sites:
|eBay USA||eBay België/Belgique|
|eBay UK||eBay France|
|eBay DE||eBay Nederland|
The 28th edition of the Suikerrock Festival, which takes place in the center of Tienen (BE) from 1-3 August has completed its line-up. (...)
Clint Carney from System Syn, Imperative Reaction and God Module starts fundraiser for new indie film
Clint Carney from System Syn, Imperative Reaction and God Module informs us that he wrote and is producing an upcoming movie called 'The Violent', based around a group of punks in the mid 90s. (...)
Available now on DVD+CD is the jubilee show of Mexican Hard Electro pioneers Hocico, which took place on August 30th, 2013 at Berlin's Bi Nuu club. (...)
Also out on Dodsdans is the Mobile Homes' 25th anniversary album 'Today is Your Lucky Day' on vinyl. (...)
Out on Dodsdans on vinyl is the new Swedish minimal synth vinyl compilation 'Elektronik Och Skrammeldisko'. (...)
A new tour, a new live DVD, the recipe is well known by now. Out in September is a brand new Depeche Mode live DVD including the 2 concerts the band gave on 25 and 27 November 2013 at the Berlin O2 World venue during their Delta Machine Tour. (...)
Massive vinyl reissues of Front Line Assembly's 'Improvised Electronic Device' album - get yours now!
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER
Chief editor B. Van Isacker
Buy Concert Tickets at StubHub.com
Visit Bridesmaidwear online store to find various styles of bridesmaid dresses.
Music and sports odds are an unlikely duo; both require skill and precision in order to be of value.
Formal dresses online
The most popular Table-Game in the world can be played Aggressively , and it can also be played very Friendly.
Looking for a new thrills? Visit the casino online essential beginners guide for casino games such as bingo, roulette and also craps.
Let Jacki Lin teach you how to count to 21. Come and see the artistic side of chance taking, either by Looking at Photos or by Watching Films.
Excellente boutique de robe. Meilleur prix, meilleur qualité et meilleur service. Robe de cocktail pas cher 30%-65% de solde!