Xperiment - Visions of Destruction
Dark Electro, Harsh EBM Depending on who you ask, Ashes and E[X]ecutor of Spanish act Xperiment are considered either the best thing since C-Lekktor, or the best thing since C-Lekktor.

Some even call them the best thing since C-Lekktor. It's this un-argued opinion that makes releases by this duo very sought after indeed. This particular one comes in super limited 3xCD format, although this particular reviewer only got send the 2xCD version. Now that I'm done sounding like a little bitch, let's jam this beast.

One of the best pieces of cover art in the scene is preceded by the essential god-denying intro 'Where is God?'. Here's a tip guys - you won't find him. 'Infection' is the first proper Dark Electro track here. It has everything that is considered gospel in the scene, it's littered with variety and pissed off synth, and has progression similar to Futurepop - by this I mean there's breakdowns, bridges and even choruses - something the harsh scene often simply rejects.

Hispanic acts have a very particular Dark Electro sound. For example, I can often tell if an act is Mexican or Spanish without any clues to what I am listening to. Xperiment does the exact same, - it doesn't sound like angry Aztecs parading in a nightclub, but it seems to have an eerie, taciturn discipline to the sound. I guess it's the effect of the spanish vocal noises combined with the English titles they use. 'Bloodgame' for example is just downright fucked up.

'Euthanasia' has a tribal breakdown in it, and it's these little touches that give the album a 'local' and fresh touch. CD1 has 11 excellent original tracks that carry down this vein, and some branch out to feature heavy onus on Guitar, and some that just take Xperiment to a whole new world of musicianship. Almost to the point where the band sounds like one big 'Xperiment'.

Cd2 contains one original track ' Desafi­o' - an older number, and a heap of remixes from such artists as Say Just Words, Trakktor, Nano Infect and upcoming duo 'Decayed Reflection'.

Combine the fantastic art with textbook Dark Electro, new ideas and breakaway crossover styles, and some great remixes and you have a very strong album indeed.

Each previous EP showed more progression over time, and it's all boiled up to this eruption of an album.

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Xperiment - Visions of Destruction

8.5
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2011 by Mutant-E Records
Depending on who you ask, Ashes and E[X]ecutor of Spanish act Xperiment are considered either the best thing since C-Lekktor, or the best thing since C-Lekktor.

Some even call them the best thing since C-Lekktor. It's this un-argued opinion that makes releases by this duo very sought after indeed. This particular one comes in super limited 3xCD format, although this particular reviewer only got send the 2xCD version. Now that I'm done sounding like a little bitch, let's jam this beast.

One of the best pieces of cover art in the scene is preceded by the essential god-denying intro 'Where is God?'. Here's a tip guys - you won't find him. 'Infection' is the first proper Dark Electro track here. It has everything that is considered gospel in the scene, it's littered with variety and pissed off synth, and has progression similar to Futurepop - by this I mean there's breakdowns, bridges and even choruses - something the harsh scene often simply rejects.

Hispanic acts have a very particular Dark Electro sound. For example, I can often tell if an act is Mexican or Spanish without any clues to what I am listening to. Xperiment does the exact same, - it doesn't sound like angry Aztecs parading in a nightclub, but it seems to have an eerie, taciturn discipline to the sound. I guess it's the effect of the spanish vocal noises combined with the English titles they use. 'Bloodgame' for example is just downright fucked up.

'Euthanasia' has a tribal breakdown in it, and it's these little touches that give the album a 'local' and fresh touch. CD1 has 11 excellent original tracks that carry down this vein, and some branch out to feature heavy onus on Guitar, and some that just take Xperiment to a whole new world of musicianship. Almost to the point where the band sounds like one big 'Xperiment'.

Cd2 contains one original track ' Desafi­o' - an older number, and a heap of remixes from such artists as Say Just Words, Trakktor, Nano Infect and upcoming duo 'Decayed Reflection'.

Combine the fantastic art with textbook Dark Electro, new ideas and breakaway crossover styles, and some great remixes and you have a very strong album indeed.

Each previous EP showed more progression over time, and it's all boiled up to this eruption of an album.

More.
Oct 13 2011

Nick Quarm

info@brutalresonance.com
Writer and contributor on Brutal Resonance

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