Depht Mod – Catch The Blue (EP – Tripalium Records)

Genre/Influences: Minimal-Electro, EBM. Format: Digital, Cassette. Background/Info: Depht Mod is a French project hailing from…

Genre/Influences: Minimal-Electro, EBM.

Format: Digital, Cassette.

Background/Info: Depht Mod is a French project hailing from Rennes. “Catch The Blue” is their second EP, revealing six tracks.

Content: It’s not easy defining the sound of this project, but the songs are clearly driven by vintage sound treatments. The composition is characterized by dark bass lines and icy synth tunes. You’ll notice fragmented vocal parts running through the tracks.

+ + + : “Catch The Blue” looks like a good-old mini-album featuring 6 different songs. That’s appreciable and perfectly matched with the retro sound approach of the band. There’s something 80s like running through the work and mainly emerging through the terrific, icy synth lines. The sphere is hostile, mainly coming through during the last 3 cuts. The fragmented vocals sound like samplings and reinforce the freaky atmosphere.

– – – : No true minus points!

Conclusion: Depht Mod has achieved a great piece of music. There’s a retro influence running through the songs and yet this work has something visionary.

Best songs: “Catch The Blue”, “I Try To Stay”, “Trust The Shifting”, “Danza Eterna”.

Rate: 8½.

Artist: www.facebook.com/dephtmod

Label: www.tripaliumcorp.com / www.facebook.com/tripaliumcorp



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