Ethan Fawkes – Revolution Never Came (Digital EP – Corresponding Positions)
Background/Info: Belgian producer and DJ Ethan Fawkes is a quite familiar name in my reviews section. This prolific artist releases multiple productions a year and now joined hands together with the Berlin based Corresponding Positions to release this new work.
Content: This EP features 3 cuts plus a remix of the title song. “Revolution Never Came” is driven by dark-techno influences mixed with EBM elements. The production has something unpolished and even features disturbing passages (cf. “Fallen”).
The remix of “Revolution Never Came” has been accomplished by Monya (who still released some work on Corresponding Positions) and has something industrial-like.
+ + + : Every new work by Ethan Fawkes is always a new experiment with familiar influences, but this time the work is more accentuated on dark-technoid stuff. This dark touch became pretty freaky on the aforementioned “Fallen”. All tracks make sense and could have all been chosen as title track.
– – – : The main point with Ethan Fawkes is that he’s always moving on the edge of different scenes, which are perfectly compatible, but maybe not for music lovers and club visitors. I personally don’t care as long as the music is cool! The title song is cool, but not my favorite track here.
Conclusion: I can’t say this is the best work ever released by Ethan Fawkes, but he once again brings different genres together and in the end it works!
Best songs: “Fallen”, “Barricades Did Not Burn”.
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