Background/Info: Set up in the late 80s and split in the 90s, Frame Of Mind got reactivated in 2017 and released the full length album “At The End Of Your World” in 2018. This EP is taken from the album and got released by the end of 2018.
Content: “Nothing Else To Do” was not exactly a song that caught my attention on the album. It however perfectly stands for the sound and EBM approach of this German project. It’s pretty retro-like and mainly carried by dark atmospheres. It’s more EBM to listen to instead of a heavy club-track.
Remixes were done by Antibody (raw technoid driven remix), Bathead (quite sophisticated approach), Netz (pretty minimal-like) and Pyrroline (intelligent version).
+ + + : Frame Of Mind remains an interesting formation for old-school electro-lovers. This song is driven by 90s influences. I especially like the remixes. Antibody did a great job transforming the original version into a raw-technoid edit. I also have to mention the great and inspiring work of Pyrroline. But globally speaking all the remixes make sense!
– – – : I know it’s all a question of taste, but I think there were more interesting songs featured on the album to get released as EP-title song.
Conclusion: This EP merges an old-school title song together with more contemporary electro-formats. I think everyone will find a suitable match.
Best songs: “Nothing Else To Do – Antibody Remix”, “Nothing Else To Do – Pyrroline Remix”.