May 21, 2024

Simon Carter & Fabsi – Hex, Herbs ‘N’ Techno (Album – Simon Carter)

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Genre/Influences: Industrial-Techno.

Format: Digital.

Background/Info: The collaboration between British Simon Carter and German Fabsi started during lockdown. After a debut-EP followed by the remarkable first full length “The Bitches Potion” the duo strike back with a new opus featuring eleven songs.

Content: The album moves on where its predecessor stopped; a heavy sonic potion of Dark-Techno and other elements like EBM and Industrial. The half spoken and whispering-like vocals by Fabsi again inject this sensual, ghost-like, touch to the work.

+ + + : I already liked the debut album by the duo which confirms at “Hex, Herbs ‘N’ Techno” they’ve found a magic sound formula to mix Techno mix with other influences. I’m not affirming they innovate but deal with an exciting, personal approach. The work is recovered by a magic flavor which is accentuated by Fabsi’s spooky vocals. Simon Carter perfectly knows how to make people dance and that’s what this project has been made for. “Moonchild” is a true masterpiece, kind of title track for an EP revealing danceable vibes and irresistible sequences made by great sound treatments. The song still has a sexy touch as well. 

– – – : The last part of the work isn’t my favorite one so the best comes rather at the debut and first part.

Conclusion: Bewitching Techno music by a sexy British/German duo.

Best songs: “Moonchild”, “The Power Of The Moon”, “Mondkind”, “Cleansing”.

Rate: 8.


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