June 18, 2024

Plaster – Recall (Single – Kvitnu)

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Genre/Influences: Dark-technoid, experimental.

Format:  Digital.

Background/Info:  Italian project Plaster was originally set up in 2008 as a duo featuring Giuseppe Carlini and Gianclaudio Hashem Moniri. Throughout the years several productions saw the light of day and Moniri remained the single member of the crew. While most productions were released by Kvitnu, Plaster also got signed to Stroboscopic Artefacts. This newest work got released by the end of 2019 and features two songs.

Content: “Mongrel” is a technoid driven song, which is animated by dark loops and (sampled) fragmented vocal parts. The song is accomplished with retro-like sweeps while the track is progressively reaching a little climax. The other song (cf. “Harden”) has a similar approach, but is maybe a little more repetitive. 

+ + + :  What I mostly like is the minimalism of the composition. This is not cheap techno music, but a mix of influences and ideas around techno stuff. “Mongrel” is the most noticeable cut for its apotheosis.

– – – : This is an easy and entertaining production although there’s nothing groundbreaking here!

Conclusion: “Recall” finds its place at the growing area of experimental- and dark techno productions.

Best songs: “Mongrel”.

Rate: (7).

Artist: www.facebook.com/plastersound 

Label: www.kvitnu.com / www.facebook.com/kvitnu

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