Zweisturzende Altbauten - Durch, Fur, Gegen!
Old School EBM Old school EBM is the name of the game for Ferris Dietmarch and Karl Stahl who combine together to make Zweisturzende Altbauten. Recently signed onto the Sub Culture Records label, they have released their first four track EP Durch, Fur, Gegen!.

It's a fairly short EP, just coming in at fourteen minutes, each track the same length running at three and a half minutes, but they come out with pretty decent sounds. I really can't say this is your standard old school EBM sound, and, in fact, I think that the genre can even more so be formatted with some essence of rhythmic noise rather than the officially stated aforementioned genre. Akta Gamat showcases that with some pretty heavy sounds, but the underlying EBM line is still found within. There are a lot of samples input, including guns firing, what appears to be lasers, and even explosions.

The release doesn't stop hurting the ears there, though, with Kanashibari providing more noise for the onslaught. A harder sound emerges that sounds like something out of a horror movie, while the next track, Ss'jabroka comes in with another sample at the forefront, followed by a drum led beat. The final track, Zugunruhe, claims the end of the album, and is prhaps the roughest and best track on the album.

Aside from some sounds being a little too destructive and annoying for the ears to actually take in, the four tracks presented didn't do too bad. I mean, if anything, this has me excited for a full length release somewhere down the lines, and kind of makes me question as to whether or not vocal work will make an appearance later on down the line. Till then, this will do.
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Brutal Resonance

Zweisturzende Altbauten - Durch, Fur, Gegen!

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2015 by Sub Culture Records
Old school EBM is the name of the game for Ferris Dietmarch and Karl Stahl who combine together to make Zweisturzende Altbauten. Recently signed onto the Sub Culture Records label, they have released their first four track EP Durch, Fur, Gegen!.

It's a fairly short EP, just coming in at fourteen minutes, each track the same length running at three and a half minutes, but they come out with pretty decent sounds. I really can't say this is your standard old school EBM sound, and, in fact, I think that the genre can even more so be formatted with some essence of rhythmic noise rather than the officially stated aforementioned genre. Akta Gamat showcases that with some pretty heavy sounds, but the underlying EBM line is still found within. There are a lot of samples input, including guns firing, what appears to be lasers, and even explosions.

The release doesn't stop hurting the ears there, though, with Kanashibari providing more noise for the onslaught. A harder sound emerges that sounds like something out of a horror movie, while the next track, Ss'jabroka comes in with another sample at the forefront, followed by a drum led beat. The final track, Zugunruhe, claims the end of the album, and is prhaps the roughest and best track on the album.

Aside from some sounds being a little too destructive and annoying for the ears to actually take in, the four tracks presented didn't do too bad. I mean, if anything, this has me excited for a full length release somewhere down the lines, and kind of makes me question as to whether or not vocal work will make an appearance later on down the line. Till then, this will do. Jan 28 2015

Steven Gullotta

info@brutalresonance.com
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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