Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: CSIBD is an American solo-project driven by Andrey Lozhkin. After a previously released album CSIBD joined hands together with Czech label Aliens Production to first release the EP “Infected” followed by the new album “Liberated By Insignificance” dealing with dystopian topics.
Content: The work sounds definitely old-school EBM and is characterized by sophisticated writing. The debut part sounds even a bit complex and chaotic while quite progressively we’re discovering more accessible cuts accentuated by solid bass lines and strings.
+ + + : I like the cyber-horror artwork of the album which is fitting with the content. The sound might be old-school but the way it has been achieved comes from a talented musician. I don’t want to compare CSIBD to FLA and related formations but I think it might appeal to the fans of these bands. I personally prefer the second half of the work which remains elaborated, and molded, but still more accessible. “Precautions” sounds like a terrific exposure but I also have to mention “Monday Blues”, “Corporate Justice” and “Infected”.
– – – : I can’t say the debut tracks are hesitant but they’re maybe a bit too complex.
Conclusion: CSIBD is an interesting project for lovers of intelligent EBM.
Best songs: “Precautions”, “Monday Blues”, “Corporate Justice”, “Infected”, “Lost Generation” .
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