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Ilya Kuryakin – Noisepollution (Digital Album – Ilya Kuryakin)

By Dec 24,2019

Genre/Influences: Industrial, power-noise.

Background/Info: All I know about this production is that it has been composed by a Belgian artist based in Ghent.

Content: “Noisepollution” features 10 tracks, which are inspired by power-noise –for the hardest cuts, and electro-industrial & indus-trance –for the other remaining tracks. The power-noise tracks are rather classic ones while the main part of the tracklist is different and more sophisticated. The cadence is slower; the loops remain rather repetitive, but revealing cool sound treatments.

+ + + : The power-noise freaks will be pleased discovering songs such as “Noise In The Head” and “Barotrauma”, but I personally prefer the other tracks. The trance-driven cuts such as “Factoryslaves” and “Diones Sunset” feature an interesting and powerful approach that will get you into dance. These compositions have something shamanic and might appeal for lovers of modern industrial music.

– – – : Most of the tracks are rather short during and sometimes feel as snippets or a demo.

Conclusion: This artist has something interesting; there’s a potential hiding behind this production, which is comparable to some more professional productions from the Hands label.

Best songs: “Tenebrae”, “Diones Sunset”, “Factoryslaves”, “Devour”.

Rate: (7).



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