Nut Suite. Mini reviews of albums old and new. Minimum words. No fuss. No spoilers [?]. Occasional smugs.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

THE YOUNG GODS / The Young Gods (1987)

The eponymous début album from the Swiss Industrial trio is an early experimental, sample-based smorgasbord that's the harshest and most visceral the band have ever been; there are moments when it reminds me of Einstürzende Neubauten. Vocals are mostly in Swedish, so I have no clue what Mr Treichler is singing about, but it really doesn't matter. It's the music that's matters. It's perhaps not an album that will win you over on first listen. To do that it might require the right environment and the right kind of emotional state to fully appreciate.

Songs of Note: The Irritum Boys; Envoye

3½ carved nomenclatures out of 5

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