April 12, 2024

VV303 – Cocaine Blues (Digital EP – Nu Body Records)

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Genre/Influences: Techno-body, minimal-EBM.

Background/Info: Belgian artist Steve Deconinck has already been active for a couple of years now under the VV303 moniker. He did multiple remixes for bands such as IC434, Psy’Aviah, Acylum, Studio-X, Ethan Fawkes, Implant ao and released several EP(s. On “Cocaine Blues” he joined hands together with Belgian label Nu Body Records.

Content: The EP takes off with a minimal-EBM inspired title song featuring a few spoken words. We next get remixes by Ethan Fawkes, Son Of Chaos and Caffetine.

+ + + : “Cocaine Blues” is a cool EBM-driven cut with an extra minimal touch on top. I especially like the solid bass line running through this track. From the remixes I want to mention the work of Ethan Fawkes -especially for the great break in the song and the body-techno remix of Son Of Chaos.

– – – : I’m less convinced by the remix of Caffetine, which was one of the first projects signed on Nu Body Records.

Conclusion: Nu Body Records is a small label I especially recommend to lovers of EBM-minimalism. VV303 is a project that remains fascinating.

Best songs: “Cocaine Blues – Original Mix”, “Cocaine Blues – Son Of Chaos Remix”.

Rate: (7).


Label: www.facebook.com/NuBodyRecords

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