8kHz Mono - Monochromator
EBM, Futurepop The first time I even heard about the Swedish band 8kHz Mono were during the Alarm '04 festival in Halmstad. I became really moved and impressed by the bands danceable beats, distorted song and I was suddenly reminded of a heavier Evils Toy during their brilliant days when they released XTC Implant ('95).

Even though 'Monochromator' is this bands debut album they have already become a big name in Europe and their self-released E.P-demo 'Monolog' is well-known by many. Without exaggeration you could say that this debut album is one of the most longed-for this year.

What's the album like then? My stereo streams out hard, rhythmic beats and it feels very well-produced. There is nothing to be disappointed about and the tracks "Falling", "305699V2", "IRQ15", "Frequency" and "Blue" is truly great.

The least you can say is that 8kHz Mono really lives up to the great expectations and the members of the band should really be proud, Progress Productions should be proud and we, the Swedish people, should be proud to have another great band within our borders.

This review was written 2004 and initially published on Neurozine.com
5
Brutal Resonance

8kHz Mono - Monochromator

9.0
"Amazing"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2004 by Progress Productions
The first time I even heard about the Swedish band 8kHz Mono were during the Alarm '04 festival in Halmstad. I became really moved and impressed by the bands danceable beats, distorted song and I was suddenly reminded of a heavier Evils Toy during their brilliant days when they released XTC Implant ('95).

Even though 'Monochromator' is this bands debut album they have already become a big name in Europe and their self-released E.P-demo 'Monolog' is well-known by many. Without exaggeration you could say that this debut album is one of the most longed-for this year.

What's the album like then? My stereo streams out hard, rhythmic beats and it feels very well-produced. There is nothing to be disappointed about and the tracks "Falling", "305699V2", "IRQ15", "Frequency" and "Blue" is truly great.

The least you can say is that 8kHz Mono really lives up to the great expectations and the members of the band should really be proud, Progress Productions should be proud and we, the Swedish people, should be proud to have another great band within our borders.

This review was written 2004 and initially published on Neurozine.com
Jan 01 2004

Patrik Lindström

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Founder of Brutal Resonance in 2009, founder of Electroracle and founder of ex Promonetics. Used to write a whole lot for Brutal Resonance and have written over 500 reviews. Nowadays, mostly focusing on the website and paving way for our writers.

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