Uncanny Valley - Speaking In Prosthetic Tongues
New Wave, Darkwave Rising up from Oakland's underbelly of post industrial electronics, emerges newcomers Uncanny Valley. The trio is comprised of Kelsey McCurdy (vocals), Joey Casio (sequencing and drum machine) and Natalee Decker (keyboards). Together they lead us into a mysterious journey of beauty and dark wonder on their 'Speaking In Prosthetic Tongues' cassette. It is released by the Night People label based in Iowa.

"End Game", starts the release off with a slow-droning, repetitive and deep instrumental track that churns for a long five plus minutes while a psychedelic synth adds a chilling effect. Kelsey's vocals are revealed in the next five tracks. "The Tower And The Fool" delivers a dark poppy feel while the distant ghostly vocals infiltrate the compositions. The minimal-synthpop inspired tracks "Rising" and "Illusion Of Paradise" keep the tempo up with same vocal style and a repetitious synth pulsating the frigid rhythms into your body. "The Will Of The Wire" and "All My Heros Have Died" round out the six tracks on this cassette.

I really enjoy the sounds Uncanny Valley are able create. "The Will Of The Wire" at times reminds me slightly of Helios Creed with the psychedelic sounds and the haunting vocals channel memories of Jeff & Jane Hudson on their "Mystery Chant" track.

Those who want the cassette can order it from Night People or you can jump on to iTunes and purchase it there.

I feel there is a lot of room for Uncanny Valley to grow and develop their sound and production further. They are definitely on to something groovy here. A very slight polishing of the sound may help bring out the potential that I see in this group. Hopefully we will see a full length soon. Definitely worth checking out.
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Uncanny Valley - Speaking In Prosthetic Tongues

7.0
"Good"
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Electroracle
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Released 2012 by Night People
Rising up from Oakland's underbelly of post industrial electronics, emerges newcomers Uncanny Valley. The trio is comprised of Kelsey McCurdy (vocals), Joey Casio (sequencing and drum machine) and Natalee Decker (keyboards). Together they lead us into a mysterious journey of beauty and dark wonder on their 'Speaking In Prosthetic Tongues' cassette. It is released by the Night People label based in Iowa.

"End Game", starts the release off with a slow-droning, repetitive and deep instrumental track that churns for a long five plus minutes while a psychedelic synth adds a chilling effect. Kelsey's vocals are revealed in the next five tracks. "The Tower And The Fool" delivers a dark poppy feel while the distant ghostly vocals infiltrate the compositions. The minimal-synthpop inspired tracks "Rising" and "Illusion Of Paradise" keep the tempo up with same vocal style and a repetitious synth pulsating the frigid rhythms into your body. "The Will Of The Wire" and "All My Heros Have Died" round out the six tracks on this cassette.

I really enjoy the sounds Uncanny Valley are able create. "The Will Of The Wire" at times reminds me slightly of Helios Creed with the psychedelic sounds and the haunting vocals channel memories of Jeff & Jane Hudson on their "Mystery Chant" track.

Those who want the cassette can order it from Night People or you can jump on to iTunes and purchase it there.

I feel there is a lot of room for Uncanny Valley to grow and develop their sound and production further. They are definitely on to something groovy here. A very slight polishing of the sound may help bring out the potential that I see in this group. Hopefully we will see a full length soon. Definitely worth checking out. Feb 19 2013

Luke Jacobs

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