May 22, 2024

Escupemetralla – In Cold Grey Void Electrically Operated By Mantis-Eyed Humans (Album – Nøvak)

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Genre/Influences: Industrial, Experimental.

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info: Spanish project strikes back with a new album which in a way has something conceptual. The title of the work is taken from Pink Floyd when they disbanded in 1975 and had already become strangers to each other.

Content: The album sounds versatile, definitely Experimental, but still spiced with Industrial sound treatments and overwhelming Electro passages. The Industrial rhythm is rather slow which is fitting with some of the cuts revealing intelligent Industrial-Electro. The work slowly evolves towards an Experimental/Cinematic final.

+ + + : The work isn’t easy to catch but features impressive, great songs. I especially recommend listening to “Nauseating – Parts I, V, MIX & MMMDCCCLXXXVIII” and “Eve’s Insane Swan” both revealing this kind of ‘intelligent industrial music’.

– – – : The last part of the album sounds like getting lost in less inspired Experimental- and Cinematic music.

Conclusion: Escupemetralla remains a very unique project in modern Experimental/Industrial music. They’ve been inspired by a weird theme to accomplish a few great tracks.

Best songs: “Nauseating – Parts I, V, MIX & MMMDCCCLXXXVIII”, “Eve’s Insane Swan”, “Green And Submarine”, “The Nihil song”.

Rate: 7½.

Label: www.novak.es / www.facebook.com/novakrecs

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