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Dronny Darko & RNGMNN – Sector Hydra (Digital Album – Cryo Chamber)

By Sep 28,2019

Genre/Influences: Dark-cinematographic, soundscape, dark-ambient.

Background/Info: “Sector Hydra” resulted from the common efforts between Ukrainian artist Oleg Puzan (aka Dronny Darko) and German artist Ronny Engmann (aka RNGMNN). They both like collaborative concepts and found their own concept inspired by an imaginary and pure sci-fi ‘immersive expedition to abandoned alien assembly lines’.  

Content: The work totally fits with the sound and approach of Cryo Chamber. It’s a cinematographic experience carried by dark sound waves, obscure atmospheres and multiple field recordings. The work also features discrete little bleeps accentuating the astral dimension of the work.

+ + + : This work feels pretty intimate and accomplished with numerous little details. I really get the impression both artists don’t spare any effort to create a well-thought and intelligent production. “Sector Hydra” is the vision of a sonic labyrinth where you better walk through by using headphones to fully feel the impact of the sophisticated sound construction.

– – – : Even if I enjoyed this album, it doesn’t really bring anything new while the global sound approach is pretty similar on all tracks.

Conclusion: It all feels like Dronny Darko and RNGMNN are pretty complementary so I can only hope they’ll renew this experience instead of again working with other collaborators.

Best songs: “Incubation”, “The Engine Room”.

Rate: (7½).

Artists: www.facebook.com/dronnydarko / http://1mhz.orgwww.facebook.com/rngmnndarkambient

Label: www.cryochamberlabel.comwww.facebook.com/CryoChamber



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