Xentrifuge - Desensitized Parallels
Industrial, Dark Electro To say that I was enraptured by the first single/music video 'Circles of Dust' off of Xentrifuge's latest album "Desensitized Parallels" is an understatement. The pulsating percussion and synthesized, cyber driven beat along with the blackened Gothic ritual performed in the video was outstanding and I've found myself going back to it quite a bit these past few weeks. The dark electro, aggrotech, and industrial mechanics presented in 'Circles of Dust' were the perfect presets to demonstrate what Xentrifuge would be bringing to the table with "Desensitized Parallels". Based off of that one song, one can quite imagine the pulverizing cybernetic beast they're about to launch themselves into with this glorious album. 

"Desensitized Parallels" contains ten tracks in total with eight out of the ten running for at least four minutes or longer. The other two, 'Irra' and the title track run for about three and a half minutes each but those shorter songs find themselves in the realm of quality-over-quantity. 'Irra' is a tremendous and foreboding introductory song thanks to the background synths that make it feel like you're entering a long, undisturbed tomb. Totally on the other end of the album comes the title track of the album which begins off with a slow rumble of electronic glitch until higher pitched nodes play ball followed up by harsh whisper-screaming genuine to the harsh EBM/aggrotech genre. 

Two other standout tracks on the album (aside from the previously mentioned 'Circles of Dust') are 'Intravenous' and 'Fated'.  Both tracks are probably the stompiest on the album and drive ferocity to a whole new level. That combined with the excellent production values found on "Desensitized Parallels" made these songs - and the whole album - a sure treat to my ears. 

"Desensitized Parallels" is currently available in both digital and physical CD formats. You can grab that HERE and you can check out the album for yourself directly below:


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Xentrifuge - Desensitized Parallels

To say that I was enraptured by the first single/music video 'Circles of Dust' off of Xentrifuge's latest album "Desensitized Parallels" is an understatement. The pulsating percussion and synthesized, cyber driven beat along with the blackened Gothic ritual performed in the video was outstanding and I've found myself going back to it quite a bit these past few weeks. The dark electro, aggrotech, and industrial mechanics presented in 'Circles of Dust' were the perfect presets to demonstrate what Xentrifuge would be bringing to the table with "Desensitized Parallels". Based off of that one song, one can quite imagine the pulverizing cybernetic beast they're about to launch themselves into with this glorious album. 

"Desensitized Parallels" contains ten tracks in total with eight out of the ten running for at least four minutes or longer. The other two, 'Irra' and the title track run for about three and a half minutes each but those shorter songs find themselves in the realm of quality-over-quantity. 'Irra' is a tremendous and foreboding introductory song thanks to the background synths that make it feel like you're entering a long, undisturbed tomb. Totally on the other end of the album comes the title track of the album which begins off with a slow rumble of electronic glitch until higher pitched nodes play ball followed up by harsh whisper-screaming genuine to the harsh EBM/aggrotech genre. 

Two other standout tracks on the album (aside from the previously mentioned 'Circles of Dust') are 'Intravenous' and 'Fated'.  Both tracks are probably the stompiest on the album and drive ferocity to a whole new level. That combined with the excellent production values found on "Desensitized Parallels" made these songs - and the whole album - a sure treat to my ears. 

"Desensitized Parallels" is currently available in both digital and physical CD formats. You can grab that HERE and you can check out the album for yourself directly below:


Mar 24 2018

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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