Espermachine - Dying Life
Futurepop, EBM Debut artist Espermachine is a part of Assemblage 23's Tom Shear's record label 23db Records, has been supporting act on Assemblage 23's US tour and also had his album produced by Tom Shear himself. Therefore, the genre and style of Espermachine will not win any gold medal for most surprising genre (it's the Olympics and all).

Espermachine got the harder beats from Covenant and now and then the song and vocal structure; he got the more popish melodies from NamNamBulu and the modern electro-EBM and futurepop touch from Assemblage 23. The perfect mix, right?

Even though the influences are quite clear, Espermachine stands on his own legs and his debut album (not counting the off label and self-titled release from 2007) 'Dying Life' is actually a fine example of great electro and futurepop of 2012.

From the hard steady beats in the first track "Dead Man Walking" to the 10th and last track on the album, you will be entertained. No remixes, no fancy wrapping and double rainbows, just 10 solid tracks. I respect that.

Espermachine got a really high lowest point and if only a track or two would have been slightly less ordinary, it would have rated even higher. All and all, 'Dying Life' is clearly one of the better releases within the genre this year and it would not surprise me if this album finds its way into a bunch of writer's year sum-ups of 2012.

Impressive debut!
4
Brutal Resonance

Espermachine - Dying Life

8.0
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2012 by 23db Records
Debut artist Espermachine is a part of Assemblage 23's Tom Shear's record label 23db Records, has been supporting act on Assemblage 23's US tour and also had his album produced by Tom Shear himself. Therefore, the genre and style of Espermachine will not win any gold medal for most surprising genre (it's the Olympics and all).

Espermachine got the harder beats from Covenant and now and then the song and vocal structure; he got the more popish melodies from NamNamBulu and the modern electro-EBM and futurepop touch from Assemblage 23. The perfect mix, right?

Even though the influences are quite clear, Espermachine stands on his own legs and his debut album (not counting the off label and self-titled release from 2007) 'Dying Life' is actually a fine example of great electro and futurepop of 2012.

From the hard steady beats in the first track "Dead Man Walking" to the 10th and last track on the album, you will be entertained. No remixes, no fancy wrapping and double rainbows, just 10 solid tracks. I respect that.

Espermachine got a really high lowest point and if only a track or two would have been slightly less ordinary, it would have rated even higher. All and all, 'Dying Life' is clearly one of the better releases within the genre this year and it would not surprise me if this album finds its way into a bunch of writer's year sum-ups of 2012.

Impressive debut! Aug 07 2012

Patrik Lindström

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Founder of Brutal Resonance in 2009, founder of Electroracle and founder of ex Promonetics. Used to write a whole lot for Brutal Resonance and have written over 500 reviews. Nowadays, mostly focusing on the website and paving way for our writers.

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