Uncarnate – Reality Breakdown (CD Mini-Album – Uncarnate)

Genre/Influences: Electro-pop.

Background/Info: Adam Radziszewski and Wojciech Jarzębak is the Polish duo hiding behind Uncarnate. Nearly four years after their debut mini-album “Weak Protein Life” they’re back again unleashing six new songs plus two remixes.

Content: The debut work of Uncarnate was clearly electro-pop driven, but still revealing some minimalism in the production and a few harder EBM elements. “Reality Breakdown” is more ‘classical’ electro-pop like. It’s a sweet and melodic production with a few harder (EBM-inspired again) and darker passages. Singer Wojciech Jarzębak has a rather charismatic voice.

Remixes have been done by Deaf and Exemia.  

+ + + : There’s a considerable evolution in the different aspects of the production. The sound became more ‘classical’-like, but the composition is more elaborate. The songs are simple, but efficient. And here again I prefer the harder touch running through the body-pop driven “Deep Green”. I also have to say a word about the cool and more club-orientated remix of “Samael” by Mexican producer Exemia. Last, but not least the artwork (digipak) of this album is sober, but great!

– – – : Uncarnate doesn’t innovate at any single moment. It’s a fully enjoyable piece of music without ‘hits’ and that’s probably what this band is missing the most.

Conclusion: It’s not an easy thing to distinguish yourself at the endless universe of electro-pop music. “Reality Breakdown” is a pleasant listen, but without major surprises.

Best songs: “Deep Green”, “Samael – Exemia Remix”, “Dragon Eel”.

Rate: (7).

Artist: http://uncarnate.org / www.facebook.com/uncarnate



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