TONTTU - Anti-Gnomen Divisionen 4 (Mastering the fine art of gnome eradication)
Martial Industrial, Neofolk On the first day of this month, I reviewed a submission all about destroying and killing gnomes in every sense of the word by an act called TONTTU. It came out in 2013, and, just recently, the guys behind this gnome hating division has released their second collection of works titled Anti-Gnomen Divisionen 4 (Mastering the fine are of gnome eradication). Yes, I know, it's a mouthful, but, just as it's predecessor, it's pretty hysterical.

Still homing in on the subject of destroying and killing gnomes, a lot of preaching and hard work was put into this album. The song titled after the name of the act, TONTTU, just a huge rant about preparing for war against gnomes. The chanting that has a chorus effect behind it makes a very convincing preparing-for-war anthem. So long as that war was against those pesky little critters you sometimes find wandering around in your yard.

Some of the songs play out as folklore, such as Alkupalat, which tells of how evil gnomes can be, how they live in filth, and how they laugh while saying, "Human flesh tastes a bit like chicken..." Oh, these gnomes that I never knew about are such evil and filthy creatures of mass destruction.

But, even then, the album still suffers from a sort of hilarity. Meaning, that it's so silly that you'll find any bit of it hard to even take serious. But, then again, it's not really supposed to be serious. Perhaps there's some sort of secret message, political or economical, hidden within the songs, but I can't find a single hint of it anywhere. However, just like with their previous release, I can say that TONTTU offers a very hilarious album all about eradicating gnomes.
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TONTTU - Anti-Gnomen Divisionen 4 (Mastering the fine art of gnome eradication)

6.5
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2014 by Panicmachine
On the first day of this month, I reviewed a submission all about destroying and killing gnomes in every sense of the word by an act called TONTTU. It came out in 2013, and, just recently, the guys behind this gnome hating division has released their second collection of works titled Anti-Gnomen Divisionen 4 (Mastering the fine are of gnome eradication). Yes, I know, it's a mouthful, but, just as it's predecessor, it's pretty hysterical.

Still homing in on the subject of destroying and killing gnomes, a lot of preaching and hard work was put into this album. The song titled after the name of the act, TONTTU, just a huge rant about preparing for war against gnomes. The chanting that has a chorus effect behind it makes a very convincing preparing-for-war anthem. So long as that war was against those pesky little critters you sometimes find wandering around in your yard.

Some of the songs play out as folklore, such as Alkupalat, which tells of how evil gnomes can be, how they live in filth, and how they laugh while saying, "Human flesh tastes a bit like chicken..." Oh, these gnomes that I never knew about are such evil and filthy creatures of mass destruction.

But, even then, the album still suffers from a sort of hilarity. Meaning, that it's so silly that you'll find any bit of it hard to even take serious. But, then again, it's not really supposed to be serious. Perhaps there's some sort of secret message, political or economical, hidden within the songs, but I can't find a single hint of it anywhere. However, just like with their previous release, I can say that TONTTU offers a very hilarious album all about eradicating gnomes. Feb 24 2014

Steven Gullotta

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I've been writing for Brutal Resonance since November of 2012 and now serve as the editor-in-chief. I love the dark electronic underground and usually have too much to listen to at once but I love it. I am also an editor at Aggressive Deprivation, a digital/physical magazine since March of 2016. I support the scene as much as I can from my humble laptop.

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