Vulpine Smile vs James Bondage - Angelscrapings
Noise 'Angelscrapings' is a fantastic release attributed to UK based James Bondage, and American based VulpineSmile, who are both related to the noise genre, but use everything and anything under the sun just to create fantastic and riveting beats that will really make you think you're listening to the cries of an unborn child. The sounds are harsh, the atmosphere is dangerous, but you sit through it and listen because it's just so fucking good.

I found it amazing how each song transitioned into the next, creating an hour long, non stop, chaotic session of mixed and mangled sounds that really allows the title to describe the music. It pierces through your ribs at the speed of light and rips your heart out and makes you bleed. But, you'll be asking for seconds.

Each track on the album is always shifting, always evolving, and it just never stops to please you. You want to take a moment to slow down the sounds and appreciate them, but the album doesn't care what you want; it just keeps transforming before your ears. Instead of just looking upon a solitary man, you are looking upon a bestial shape-shifter that has no regards for your feelings. There is no escaping the earthquake that wakes in the path of this album.

What I truly found astonishing in this album is how well the samples are implemented. They are very creepy, and the sample at the end of "Undercurrent", which sounds like something out of an old black and white film, really stood out to me. But, the whole album in general keeps up that attitude of being sadistically sounding without remorse.

The only song that I found to be a drag would be the ten minute track, "Malingerators, Fudgerators and Drudge-Dodgers". And the only reason why this song sounded so bad to me was that throughout its presentation, the same background noise was used. And after ten minutes of the same line, it became quite annoying.

Despite that being one of the few blights on this otherwise astounding album, I really enjoyed listening to this album. It's awesome. It's creepy. It's almost psychotic. But, everyone needs a release from their self-imposed sanity once in a while, and they just might find it within "Angelscrapings".
5
Brutal Resonance

Vulpine Smile vs James Bondage - Angelscrapings

9.0
"Amazing"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2012 by d minor records
'Angelscrapings' is a fantastic release attributed to UK based James Bondage, and American based VulpineSmile, who are both related to the noise genre, but use everything and anything under the sun just to create fantastic and riveting beats that will really make you think you're listening to the cries of an unborn child. The sounds are harsh, the atmosphere is dangerous, but you sit through it and listen because it's just so fucking good.

I found it amazing how each song transitioned into the next, creating an hour long, non stop, chaotic session of mixed and mangled sounds that really allows the title to describe the music. It pierces through your ribs at the speed of light and rips your heart out and makes you bleed. But, you'll be asking for seconds.

Each track on the album is always shifting, always evolving, and it just never stops to please you. You want to take a moment to slow down the sounds and appreciate them, but the album doesn't care what you want; it just keeps transforming before your ears. Instead of just looking upon a solitary man, you are looking upon a bestial shape-shifter that has no regards for your feelings. There is no escaping the earthquake that wakes in the path of this album.

What I truly found astonishing in this album is how well the samples are implemented. They are very creepy, and the sample at the end of "Undercurrent", which sounds like something out of an old black and white film, really stood out to me. But, the whole album in general keeps up that attitude of being sadistically sounding without remorse.

The only song that I found to be a drag would be the ten minute track, "Malingerators, Fudgerators and Drudge-Dodgers". And the only reason why this song sounded so bad to me was that throughout its presentation, the same background noise was used. And after ten minutes of the same line, it became quite annoying.

Despite that being one of the few blights on this otherwise astounding album, I really enjoyed listening to this album. It's awesome. It's creepy. It's almost psychotic. But, everyone needs a release from their self-imposed sanity once in a while, and they just might find it within "Angelscrapings".
Jun 13 2013

Steven Gullotta

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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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