June 18, 2024

Maedon – Escape To Berlin (EP – Sonic Groove)

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Genre/Influences: Techno-Body, Industrial-Body.

Format: Digital.

Background/Info: Maedon (Maeghan Donovan) last year released the promising debut EP “Against His Will”. The American artist now strikes back with a new work featuring three songs while we might expect her debut album for early 2021. The EP title is for sure inspired by her stay in Berlin (Germany) where she recorded these tracks during the quarantine.  

Content: Maedon moves on producing merciless Techno-Body music, which is driven by murderous, beating kicks. The songs have been recovered with a true sonic arsenal of industrial noises and spoken samples. Metallic sound treatments are accentuating the icy sphere hanging over this work.

+ + + : Sonic Groove owner Adam Mitchell (Adam-X) last year introduced Maedon as one of the hardest projects from the label and this new EP only confirms that statement. This girl brings furious Techno music, which has been roughly mixed with elements of EBM and Industrial. There’s a perfect fusion between all different elements creating a sonic osmosis. There’s something to say about the three cuts, but I have a preference for the opening piece (cf. “American Dream”) while the last one (cf. “Pandemonium”) is another cool song.

– – – : I think that Meadon is even able to do better; maybe by adding some extra little details and variations on top of her work. I’m really wondering how her debut album will sound-like!

Conclusion: Meadon confirms her writing skills to compose icy, perverted Techno music; and I mean it as a compliment!

Best songs: “American Dream”, “Pandemonium”.

Rate: (8).

Artist: www.facebook.com/maed0n

Label: www.sonicgroove.com / www.facebook.com/Sonicgrooverecords

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