Menschdefekt - The Human Parasite
Harsh EBM, Dark Electro It's sometimes hard to really hear the difference between Fredrik's two projects, Menschdefekt and Project Rotten, even though the people behind the music part are completely different people. Throughout history I generally found Project Rotten a bit more fun to listen to, since the music seems a bit more varied up. With the debut album of Menschdefekt, some of those issues luckily have been addressed.

However, sometimes you are able to spot some endless loop issues with some tracks. I did an experiment with one of the tracks I felt had this issue. What I did was that I started the song and then dragged the tracker bar on my iPhone a bit forward, listened, a bit forward and listened and what I found out was it was very hard for me to really make any difference from the last step.

The style is far from new and I'm sure that Menschdefekt is not looking for that either. They want to make good harsh EBM and in that they succeed. I'm sure all the rivetheads and fans of this genre will embrace 'The Human Parasite' with open arms.

My favourite tracks are "Plague (The Human Parasite)", "Fragile Existence", "Piggy" and "Black Harvest" and they all feel varied and more fun to listen to than some others. It is still worth to mention that the overall quality of the album is of high standard and you really feel that they have managed to create an album that is much unified.

All and all a good debut album from this Swedish/German collaboration and with some further evolving I think the second one have a great chance to be a blast.
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Menschdefekt - The Human Parasite

It's sometimes hard to really hear the difference between Fredrik's two projects, Menschdefekt and Project Rotten, even though the people behind the music part are completely different people. Throughout history I generally found Project Rotten a bit more fun to listen to, since the music seems a bit more varied up. With the debut album of Menschdefekt, some of those issues luckily have been addressed.

However, sometimes you are able to spot some endless loop issues with some tracks. I did an experiment with one of the tracks I felt had this issue. What I did was that I started the song and then dragged the tracker bar on my iPhone a bit forward, listened, a bit forward and listened and what I found out was it was very hard for me to really make any difference from the last step.

The style is far from new and I'm sure that Menschdefekt is not looking for that either. They want to make good harsh EBM and in that they succeed. I'm sure all the rivetheads and fans of this genre will embrace 'The Human Parasite' with open arms.

My favourite tracks are "Plague (The Human Parasite)", "Fragile Existence", "Piggy" and "Black Harvest" and they all feel varied and more fun to listen to than some others. It is still worth to mention that the overall quality of the album is of high standard and you really feel that they have managed to create an album that is much unified.

All and all a good debut album from this Swedish/German collaboration and with some further evolving I think the second one have a great chance to be a blast.
Jul 07 2010

Patrik Lindström

info@brutalresonance.com
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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