May 22, 2024

La Machine – W454 (EP – BOREDOMproduct)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-Pop, Psychedelic-Pop. 

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info: French Electro-Pop project La Machine strikes back with a new work featuring five songs.

Content: They previously already experienced covering famous and surprising songs which is not that different for W454. The title song was originally sung by French popular artist Michel Sardou while there’s another cover song of Pierre Henry and Michel Colombier. Last but not least there also is an original song by La Machine. The music sounds Electronic and definitely Psychedelic which is also getting back in both remixes. It all sounds robotic and minimal. 

+ + + : I never expected an Electronic band covering Michel Sardou but I’ve to say it’s much more that a surprise. “W454” isn’t the most famous song of this legendary, French, artist but the original song is also somewhat Psychedelic which totally matches with the approach of La Machine. They did a great work which is also coming back at “Psyché Rock” -the other cover featured. But the best song is their very own composition “Invasion Humanoïde” which sounds more into rhythm and therefore danceable. The French, robotic, vocals are cool. Last but not least I also have to say a word about the original artwork of the CD format.

– – – : The EP is missing a true, and total, Club mix.

Conclusion: I don’t know where La Machine will end but they definitely stand for creative, surprising and efficient Electro-Pop.

Best songs: “Invasion Humanoïde – Edit”, “W454 – Edit”.

Rate: 7½. 

Artist: www.facebook.com/LaMachine.BOREDOMproduct

Label: www.boredomproduct.fr  / www.facebook.com/boredomproduct

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