Sonik Foundry - Explosive
EBM Sonik Foundry's second album 'Parish of Redemption' impressed me a lot last year and I was happy they are already back with their third album 'Explosive', yet another time on Nilaihah Records.

Many of the track names have Explosion related song titles, like "Primer", "Fuse", "Obliterate", "Detonate" and "Desolate", something which ties on to the album name in a nice way. They have continued their journey on the straight forward modern EBM with hints and teases of modern Old School.

The beat is steady and pounding, like it should be, but don't expect the BPM to change a whole lot. I made an experiment when I put this album on in my nerd room (if you have a TV, a PS3, a Xbox360, one laptop, one gaming PC, one iPad all in the same 9 squere meters, it's a god damn nerd room), and then went outside the room, so I only could hear the bass. I must admit it was hard to hear when the tracks changed, it was a neverending beat over a couple of tracks.

One interesting thing is that the starting beat of "Primer" is very similar to the beat of Marilyn Manson's "This is the new shit" from his 'The Golden Age of Grotesque" album. Compair the two and see if you see the same similarites as I do.

Sonik Foundry really delivers 'Explosive', continuing their awsome streak from their previous album. "Intolerance", "Slipping Away", "Fuse", "Obliterate", "Detonate" and "Desolate" will give you a great mixture of more harsh and direct tracks as well some with more melody. You'll both taste the whip and the carrot on this one.

I think they get way to less attention than they deserve, and I hope Nilaihah are able to ramp it up, because this is one hell of EBM album that you should not wave to as it pass by.
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Brutal Resonance

Sonik Foundry - Explosive

8.0
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2012 by Nilaihah Records
Sonik Foundry's second album 'Parish of Redemption' impressed me a lot last year and I was happy they are already back with their third album 'Explosive', yet another time on Nilaihah Records.

Many of the track names have Explosion related song titles, like "Primer", "Fuse", "Obliterate", "Detonate" and "Desolate", something which ties on to the album name in a nice way. They have continued their journey on the straight forward modern EBM with hints and teases of modern Old School.

The beat is steady and pounding, like it should be, but don't expect the BPM to change a whole lot. I made an experiment when I put this album on in my nerd room (if you have a TV, a PS3, a Xbox360, one laptop, one gaming PC, one iPad all in the same 9 squere meters, it's a god damn nerd room), and then went outside the room, so I only could hear the bass. I must admit it was hard to hear when the tracks changed, it was a neverending beat over a couple of tracks.

One interesting thing is that the starting beat of "Primer" is very similar to the beat of Marilyn Manson's "This is the new shit" from his 'The Golden Age of Grotesque" album. Compair the two and see if you see the same similarites as I do.

Sonik Foundry really delivers 'Explosive', continuing their awsome streak from their previous album. "Intolerance", "Slipping Away", "Fuse", "Obliterate", "Detonate" and "Desolate" will give you a great mixture of more harsh and direct tracks as well some with more melody. You'll both taste the whip and the carrot on this one.

I think they get way to less attention than they deserve, and I hope Nilaihah are able to ramp it up, because this is one hell of EBM album that you should not wave to as it pass by.
May 30 2012

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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