Casting Shadows Minimal, Electro ((Pressures)) From the coldest dark corners somewhere in New Orleans, a small dose of analog delights waits to be unleashed. The time is now, a secret that can no longer remain secret comes to us from the Disko Obscura label under the name (PRESSURES)). The release is called 'Casting Shadows' and it is a very limited edition cassette of 200 copies. The first track is called "Casting Shadows". It is defined by its chilling analog synths that bring a dark vibe while lowering the body temperature to a steady drum beat. The vocal style reminds me a little bit of Bakterielle Infektion but a little more melodic. The next track is an instrumental "Vanishing", and again showcases a steady beat accompanied a strong atmospheric synth pieces that seduces your senses into a trance perfect for a dark room and a cigarette. "Bizarre Times" is the strongest track on the release. The effects give the vocals a distant feel. The music is very uptempo and addictive. The final track is "Abnormal". The same effects on the vocals as "Bizarre Times" are present here. The music slows down a bit and gives way to distant chilling synth pieces layered into the composition. For all the new music that is out there we sometimes miss out on a really cool release. The market is saturated with social media pushing the way for musical exposure. It can be frustrating sifting through all the rubbish before you find a gem. This gem is a must have for any fan of the minimal wave. The tape will sell out and soon late comers will flock to Discogs searching for the original release. There is a lot promise here for great music in the future. It will be interesting to see where ((PRESSURES)) goes from here. You have been warned! 450
Brutal Resonance

((Pressures)) - Casting Shadows

8.0
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2012 by Disko Obscura
From the coldest dark corners somewhere in New Orleans, a small dose of analog delights waits to be unleashed. The time is now, a secret that can no longer remain secret comes to us from the Disko Obscura label under the name (PRESSURES)).

The release is called 'Casting Shadows' and it is a very limited edition cassette of 200 copies.

The first track is called "Casting Shadows". It is defined by its chilling analog synths that bring a dark vibe while lowering the body temperature to a steady drum beat. The vocal style reminds me a little bit of Bakterielle Infektion but a little more melodic.

The next track is an instrumental "Vanishing", and again showcases a steady beat accompanied a strong atmospheric synth pieces that seduces your senses into a trance perfect for a dark room and a cigarette.

"Bizarre Times" is the strongest track on the release. The effects give the vocals a distant feel. The music is very uptempo and addictive.

The final track is "Abnormal". The same effects on the vocals as "Bizarre Times" are present here. The music slows down a bit and gives way to distant chilling synth pieces layered into the composition.

For all the new music that is out there we sometimes miss out on a really cool release. The market is saturated with social media pushing the way for musical exposure. It can be frustrating sifting through all the rubbish before you find a gem. This gem is a must have for any fan of the minimal wave. The tape will sell out and soon late comers will flock to Discogs searching for the original release. There is a lot promise here for great music in the future. It will be interesting to see where ((PRESSURES)) goes from here. You have been warned! Jan 29 2013

Luke Jacobs

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Eternally foraging and exploring the underbelly of punk, post punk and electronic music trying to find the Byzantiums and Innisfrees that separate us from hells that shadow us. Reviewer since 2012

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