Vromb – Noize Mélodia (CD Album – Ant-Zen)

Genre/Influences: Experimental, minimal-electronics. Background/Info: Canadian Vromb aka Hugo Girard is a long-time and recognized artist…

Genre/Influences: Experimental, minimal-electronics.

Background/Info: Canadian Vromb aka Hugo Girard is a long-time and recognized artist active in the wider fields of experimental/industrial music. His first releases bring us back to the early 90s, but “Noize Mélodia” is his newest work featuring 12 new tracks.

Content: The sound universe of Vromb remains a real special experience in sound. The artist creates a dark and intriguing sound atmosphere, which he filled with multiple icy bleeps, sound effects and noise manipulations. You clearly hear the use of modular synths, which makes the magic of Vromb’s sound universe.

+ + + : Hugo Girard is one of those artists I more consider like a sound architect instead of a musician. You feel an endless fascination to create new sounds. It’s pure vintage-like, but still that much more creative than the contemporary ‘industrial’ artists using software equipment. “Noize Mélodia” isn’t maybe Vromb’s major work, but I like the title of this work, which in a  way clearly says what the sonic world of Vromb is all about.

– – – : Vromb remains an experimental artist and this kind of music will never become the most accessible one. I however think it’s an artist you really have to discover because of his very personal approach and that’s why he’s recognized.

Conclusion: “Noize Mélodia” is an atypical, but exciting experience in sound, which will first of all catch the attention of all analogue synth lovers.

Best songs: “Navire Non Réel”, “Vélectrobass (Origine)”, “Vélectrobass (Déclinaison – A)”.

Rate: (7½).

Artist: www.hushush.com/vromb

Label: www.antzen.com / www.facebook.com/antzen.official

 



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