May 22, 2024

French electro synthwave act Dark Minimal Project return with sophomore album ‘Ghost Of Modern Times’

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The French Lille-based electro synthwave act Dark Minimal Project is back with an all new, 2nd, album, “Ghost Of Modern Times”. Guillaume VDR and Ange Vesper started the project in 2022 with a first album entitled “Cold Black Room” which referenced to the track “Satellite” by Depeche Mode on “A Broken Frame”. 22 concerts later we now get the second album “Ghost of Modern Times” which references to an early previously unreleased Depeche Mode track from 1980.

For this new album the band enlisted Peter Rainman for the arrangement and the mixes.

Listeners will hear quickly that this second album is much darker than the first one. Conceptually it talks about the different states of mind that a man or a woman can encounter during their lives. The songs actually need to be listened to in the order offered by the tracklist as it shows a chronological story between two beings, one of which is a human, the other a droid. And yes, it sounds very much like Bladerunner, including the album’s intro.

You can check out the full album below.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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