Genre/Influences: Future-pop, electro-pop.
Background/Info: The German trio Tom Lesczenski ([:SITD:] ), Vasi Vallis (Frozen Plasma, Reaper, NamNamBulu) and Krischan Wesenberg (Rotersand) took us by surprise in early 2018 with the great “Presence”-album released on Infacted Recordings. The trio is already back now with a 5-songs mini-album released on Trisol.
Content: This production is quite easy to review; you get 2 impressive songs, 1 cool track and 2 B-side cuts. Sound-wise this mature and talented trio is once again mixing elements of high-danceable and well-crafted future-pop with rather classical electro-pop tracks. Some songs are pretty Rotersand-like and I especially refer to the sound treatments and some arrangements.
+ + + : I first of all like the format of this record; mini-albums are somewhat forgotten productions, which according to me are far more interesting than EP’s with an endless number of remixes. We here get 5 new songs and especially “Second Lies” and “Blaze In The Dark” both are intelligent and sophisticated cuts. The strength of this music is all about the sound treatments, but still the high degree of dance-ability. The global production process (music and vocals) is totally accomplished and sound high-tech!
– – – : There’s no real reason to complain. After a brilliant debut album, this mini-album simply confirms the endless potential of this formation. The “Fear And Hope”-song is maybe my single regret about this work for being less inspired.
Conclusion: When you bring little geniuses together you only, but can expect a little sonic jewel. I’m really wondering where those sound architects will end!?
Best songs: “Second Lies”, “Blaze In The Dark”, “Break Me Into Pieces”.