Reviews

Hunter Complex – Open Sea (Vinyl Album – Death Waltz Originals)

By Apr 18,2019

Genre/Influences: Electro-ambient, cinematographic.

Background/Info: Hailing from The Netherlands, Lars Meijer (owner of Narrominded Records) strikes back with his Hunter Complex project. “Open Sea” is the third album of this project and the first one in six years. A few EP’s were also released in between albums.

Content: “Open Sea” is an instrumental album with a very strong soundtrack-appeal. This is pure electronic music, which has something retro/80s like, but still something more contemporary. I sometimes get the impression this sounds like a modern approach of some pioneers like Jean-Michel Jarre, Tangerine Dream and co.

+ + + : “Open Sea” appeals to lovers of electro-ambient and cinematographic productions. The songs are well-crafted, revealing beautiful synth passages. I especially like the 80s like element. The sonic spheres will make you forget your daily stress and awake in a mysterious, but relaxing universe.  

– – – : The sound formula is pretty similar, the tracks become a little less predictable after a while. I think it would have been interesting to hear a few (spoken) vocals now and then.

Conclusion: Hunter Complex is a modern ode to synth pioneers.

Best songs: “A Float For A Marker”, “Account Of The Moon”, “We Fought For America”.

Rate: (7).

Artist: www.huntercomplex.com / www.facebook.com/huntercomplex

Label: www.facebook.com/deathwaltzrecordingcompany



Since you’re here …

… we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading Side-Line Magazine than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. And unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help.

Side-Line’s independent journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we want to push the artists we like and who are equally fighting to survive.

If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps fund it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as 2 US$, you can support Side-Line Magazine – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.

The donations are safely powered by Paypal.

Select a Donation Option (USD)

Enter Donation Amount (USD)




 

The Overlookers' 'Teenage Wet Dream' album out now! Watch 'Driving Fast' video clip!

The Overlookers' 'Teenage Wet Dream' album out now! Watch 'Driving Fast' video clip!
Previous
Starframes – Nicht Vergessen

Starframes – Nicht Vergessen (CD Album – BulbArt)

Next

Email this post to a friend.

or Close

LOG IN

Lost your password?

SIGN UP

LOST PASSWORD