Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: Angst 78 is a Polish project driven by Patryk Gęgniewicz (aka ‘Revisq’) and Lukasz Szalankiewicz (aka ‘Zenial’). The songs featured on this album were composed and recorded in between 2013 and 2019 and were composed in different places and circumstances.
Content: The least I can say is that “78-Angst” is a very versatile piece of music. The common element between all songs is the ambient inspiration, which has been constructed with electronics. Numerous influences such as techno kicks, trance loops and even a groovy remix have been merged with this ambient basis. The music is always relaxing, but some tracks will bring you to dance. I also noticed a few more experimental cuts.
The album features 3 remixes by Fisherboyz, Ursus Sykot and Dawid Chrapla.
+ + + : The eclectic format of this work allows the listener to always find something to their taste. I prefer the minimal approach mixing ambient and trance (cf. “Im Wald”) and the dubby experiment at the final song (cf. “At The Gates”), which is a remix by Dawid Chrapla. Sound-wise I noticed cool, low sound resonations running through several tracks. The kind of heartbeat kick at “Waldenburg” is another interesting element.
– – – : There’re 3 tracks (cf. “Earth Reprise”, “Children Of The Corn” and “They”) which are more into experimental electronics and, which can’t convince me like the rest of the album.
Conclusion: “78-Angst” sometimes sounds like a compilation, but behind the album’s diversity are hiding a few interesting ideas.
Best songs: “Im Wald”, “At The Gates – Dawid Chrapla Remix”, “Platz Drei”, “Frost”.
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