July 9, 2024

Paranoia Inducta – Unknown Pleasure (Album – Doomsday Factory)

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Genre/Influences: Dark-Ambient, Industrial, Experimental, Noise.

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info:  ‘Anthony Armageddon Destroyer’ set up Paranoia Inducta in 2003. The Polish project has released multiple productions and got featured at many compilations. This work is a fine selection of tracks that were originally released at split productions and compilations. The title cut is a new and previously unreleased track.

Content: This work is a kind of compilation featuring tracks that have been released over the years. It reveals the different influences from the artist; from heavy Industrial and Drone to pure Dark-Ambient to more Experimental influences. There’s also a vague Ritual touch running through the composition. The title song brings the album to an end in an apocalyptic style.

+ + + : First there’s the great artwork of the album; a cool digipak with a mysterious  front cover featuring a Venetian mask. Next there’s the diversity of the album; this artist feels comfortable dealing with different styles. I’m more addicted to this Dark-Ambient exploration which is accomplished with distant Ritual elements. “Temple Of Extermination” and “Famine” both are great exposures of this approach. I also have to mention the title cut which is a great apotheosis for its ominous, apocalyptic atmosphere. The Ambient side of this project also features an inhibited feeling giving an extra dimension to these tracks.

– – – : The Experimental parts are less fascinating.

Conclusion: This album is a perfect way to discover rare- and unknown compositions of this great Polish project.

Best songs: “Unknown Pleasure”, “Famine”, “Temple Of Extermination”, “Apokatastasis”.

Rate: 7½.

Artist: www.facebook.com/paranoiainducta

Label: www.facebook.com/doomsdayfactory

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