July 10, 2024

Gdanian – Mechanical Gods (Album – Cryo Chamber)

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Genre/Influences: Dark-Ambient, Cinematic.

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info: Based in Berlin (Germany) Russian native Sergey Gdanian unleashed the third full length album of Gdanian.

Content: The work takes off with an intro cut announcing an intimate, sonic, travel throughout Cinematic space fields and Dark-Ambient music. The tracks have been meticulously built up resulting in elaborated pieces featuring subtle, little, bleeps, astral atmospheres, menacing deep tones, bewitching rhythms and drones plus passages with speeches. Notice by the way Ruptured World, Atrium Carceri and Dead Melodies each contributed to one cut.

+ + + : I experienced this new work as the most accomplished and elaborated one. The sphere is hostile and mysterious creating a strong visual appeal. But I’ve been mainly impressed by the elaboration of the tracks. The work has been composed by an impressive sonic canvas featuring multiple sonic details you would better listen to by using headphones. The album features several brilliant cuts.

– – – : The intro- and last cut both are the ones which can’t convince me but all stuff in between sounds magic!

Conclusion: Gdanian has accomplished a true tour de force which sounds a bit atypical but absolutely poignant and overwhelming.

Best songs: “Tunnel Builder”, “Underground Complex”, “The Ritual feat. Atrium Carceri”, “Searching For Prey”, “Mechanical Gods feat. Dead Melodies”.

Rate: 8½.

Artist: www.facebook.com/gdanianmusic

Label: www.cryochamberlabel.comwww.facebook.com/CryoChamber

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