Genre/Influences: Minimal-Electro, EBM, Ambient-Electro.
Background/Info: French producer Romain Jauzas has released an impressive number of productions over the past ten years. “Immersion”’ has been released late 2020 on Space Factory and features four songs.
Content: Both debut tracks reveal a somewhat inhibited sound, creating a kind of Ambient-EBM production. The second cut also features some Acid-inspired sequences. Both last cuts are a little harder, but driven by a slow tempo. You’ll hear some pitched vocals (possibly samplings) creating a ghost-like effect, which creates a perfect twist with the songs
+ + + : I like the debut track “Intelligencer” for its subtle mix of EBM and Ambient, but right at the point you think the EP will really break through, the artist prefers to achieve an intimate production. And I have to admit the mix between extreme opposite influences like EBM and Ambient is something exciting; a kind of Cinematographic sound for the further generations. I however prefer both last cuts, which are more danceable although this is not exactly what I would call ‘club-music’. This EP is a challenge, but I like artists daring to try different things.
– – – : I’m missing at least one ‘harder’ cut, which could set dancefloors on fire.
Conclusion: “Immersion” sounds like a personal and intimate production, getting EBM a bit more sensible.
Best songs: “Soumission”, The Sanctuary Of Imaginary”.