Uncarnate - Weak Protein Life
Futurepop, Electro-Industrial We met at a dark independent festival and within five minutes of a not particularly sober conversation it was clear that we needed to start a band. What follows is a blend of cold modern electronic sounds and deep melodic vocals. The music will make you dance while contemplating the growing feeling of internal anxiety.



Wojceich Jarzebak and Adam Radzizsewski made the above statement on their Uncarnate website and let's face it: if you are going to start a band, there are worse reasons to do so. Both have a past in the electronic music fields with Jarzebak ( vocals/lyrics/composition/concept) having worked within the rock genre and Radzizsewski (music/sound design/production/programming)  being a part of Orbicide. Together they are making, as stated above, "...cold modern electronic sounds and deep melodic vocals." While that is a correct, there is far more behind the duo's music.

Weak Protein Life is the duo's debut and is nine tracks at forty minutes with four out of the five tracks being remixed. Lets quickly go through the remixes as even though they are more than worthy of a mention, it's the original tracks I really want to get on about.

'Artist' is a My Neighbour Is remix and I honestly know nothing about them. However, the remix is a very cool cold wave style dub version. Exemia's (which I am a huge fan of) gives 'Homesick' an excellent treatment of danceability and depth. Audiocentesis remixes 'Sigularity' with a future pop groove while Cold Therapy remixed 'Elihoeph' into a fantastic minimal cold wave version. The remixes are great and are a good addition to the release. Now to the originals.

'Elihoreph' opens the album with beautiful EBM style bass and metallic noises that then rolls into a warped bass, sparse beat, deep vocal track and sequenced peaks. You can feel the desperation in the lyrics as it goes. The second track 'Homesick' is another in the cold wave feel but with a deeper, more solid sound as the bass and percussion has a heart pulsing depth while Jarzebak's vocals sweep through the track as, towards the end it blends into an almost trance track.

Robotic female vocals open the third track 'Damned'. A more trance dance track than the others  while still retaining the darkness and fullness and depth of sound which is the basis of the sound of this album. 'Artist' starts with some very cool and fast stutter samples about music with bouncy bass holding it up and evolves into a smooth bassy minimal deep beat track.

After the remixes, the last track 'Singualirty' begins with high pitched, off key piano sounds and then drops into a vicious slightly distorted bass and beats track with layered vocals and saw sounds throughout.

This is one of those albums that will please different people with an electronic genre passion that come from different angles as there are multi-genre aspects in this release. Oh look! I know what you're saying. All these fucking genres! I know, I feel you, I write about them!

Uncarnate's Weak Protein Life is an amazing debut but considering the experience the duo have had previous to this release its not surprising. It combines well, very well, cold/dark wave, EBM, trancey bits, clever lyrics, atmospheric vocals and effects. For the club Dj there are great tracks to work with at mid range BPM's (I know it now in my 'to mix' folder). I wanted the album be longer as I want to hear more of their work.

Here's hoping more work from Wojceich Jarzebak and Adam Radzizsewski isn't far away. They show that sometimes, just sometimes a "...not particularly sober conversation..." can lead to some great things. This album and the band is two of them.
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Brutal Resonance

Uncarnate - Weak Protein Life

8.5
"Great"
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Electroracle
Released off label 2016
We met at a dark independent festival and within five minutes of a not particularly sober conversation it was clear that we needed to start a band. What follows is a blend of cold modern electronic sounds and deep melodic vocals. The music will make you dance while contemplating the growing feeling of internal anxiety.



Wojceich Jarzebak and Adam Radzizsewski made the above statement on their Uncarnate website and let's face it: if you are going to start a band, there are worse reasons to do so. Both have a past in the electronic music fields with Jarzebak ( vocals/lyrics/composition/concept) having worked within the rock genre and Radzizsewski (music/sound design/production/programming)  being a part of Orbicide. Together they are making, as stated above, "...cold modern electronic sounds and deep melodic vocals." While that is a correct, there is far more behind the duo's music.

Weak Protein Life is the duo's debut and is nine tracks at forty minutes with four out of the five tracks being remixed. Lets quickly go through the remixes as even though they are more than worthy of a mention, it's the original tracks I really want to get on about.

'Artist' is a My Neighbour Is remix and I honestly know nothing about them. However, the remix is a very cool cold wave style dub version. Exemia's (which I am a huge fan of) gives 'Homesick' an excellent treatment of danceability and depth. Audiocentesis remixes 'Sigularity' with a future pop groove while Cold Therapy remixed 'Elihoeph' into a fantastic minimal cold wave version. The remixes are great and are a good addition to the release. Now to the originals.

'Elihoreph' opens the album with beautiful EBM style bass and metallic noises that then rolls into a warped bass, sparse beat, deep vocal track and sequenced peaks. You can feel the desperation in the lyrics as it goes. The second track 'Homesick' is another in the cold wave feel but with a deeper, more solid sound as the bass and percussion has a heart pulsing depth while Jarzebak's vocals sweep through the track as, towards the end it blends into an almost trance track.

Robotic female vocals open the third track 'Damned'. A more trance dance track than the others  while still retaining the darkness and fullness and depth of sound which is the basis of the sound of this album. 'Artist' starts with some very cool and fast stutter samples about music with bouncy bass holding it up and evolves into a smooth bassy minimal deep beat track.

After the remixes, the last track 'Singualirty' begins with high pitched, off key piano sounds and then drops into a vicious slightly distorted bass and beats track with layered vocals and saw sounds throughout.

This is one of those albums that will please different people with an electronic genre passion that come from different angles as there are multi-genre aspects in this release. Oh look! I know what you're saying. All these fucking genres! I know, I feel you, I write about them!

Uncarnate's Weak Protein Life is an amazing debut but considering the experience the duo have had previous to this release its not surprising. It combines well, very well, cold/dark wave, EBM, trancey bits, clever lyrics, atmospheric vocals and effects. For the club Dj there are great tracks to work with at mid range BPM's (I know it now in my 'to mix' folder). I wanted the album be longer as I want to hear more of their work.

Here's hoping more work from Wojceich Jarzebak and Adam Radzizsewski isn't far away. They show that sometimes, just sometimes a "...not particularly sober conversation..." can lead to some great things. This album and the band is two of them.
Jun 13 2016

Off label

Official release released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

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I've been DJing for 30+ years and been lucky to have done Dj support for Assemblage 23, Grendel, Nachtmahr, Shiv-r, Psyche, Icon Of Coil, among others. As Digital Anodyne I've written and remixed, Retrogramme, Leaether Strip, Rational Youth, Psyche, Pluvio, Arkyus and so forth. I'm a music fan of electronic music with a thirst to hear new music as often as possible. Writing for Brutal Resonance for the last 5 years gives me the opportunity to share that passion. music//DJ\\remix

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