Genre/Influences: Experimental, IDM, glitch.
Content: Balfa rapidly sounds like a sonic enigma. It’s nearly impossible to label the sound of this artist, which resulted from the fusion between multiple genres. The work takes off in a rather ambient way with an arsenal of noises on top. The next track sounds more into IDM while “Perfecta Analogia De La Decadencia” moves on exploring experimental- and glitch fields. The album next moves back into ambient and IDM while other passages feel like a total improvisation.
+ + + : The cover of the album has something surreal and that’s exactly the way this album sounds. It rather feels like an electronic pastiche, covering multiple influences, but with a real passion for sound creation and sonic manipulation. The sound canvas used for this work is absolutely impressive. I prefer the tracks revealing an IDM approach, but still the more refined and intelligent passages. “Tu Ansiedad Como Receta” and “Interludio Segundo” both are absolute masterpieces in the genre. I also enjoyed the opening track “Corredor Aéreo”.
– – – : The experimental side from this album is really present and not exactly the most accessible one.
Conclusion: I felt certain duality of styles, which is not always that convincing although the album reveals interesting tracks.
Best songs: “Tu Ansiedad Como Receta”, “Interludio Segundo”, “Corredor Aéreo”, “Y Lo Que Queda”.
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