Spectrograph Industrial, Electro-Industrial Interdictor Last year, I was so happy when Interdictor released their debut EP 'Noumenon' and the managed to fill the hole in my heart left by Interlace when they left the Swedish industrial scene forever (please come back) a few years ago. I was expecting that the boys (and now girl) of Interdictor were working on their debut album, but instead, we got a brand new EP called 'Spectrograph' containing four new tracks (three to be honest, one is the intro) and just like the last time, it's free to download from their homepage (use the buy link to your right). It all begins with the intro "Shades of Grey" and actually has a soundscape that is surprisingly light and clean to be Interdictor, think of the first time the camera hovers in the sky over a sci-fi Metropolis city in the afternoon sun. That's what this song is all about. After that, all is as expected as we head out from the clean and white city and go outside to the wasteland, to the pit of dirt, oil and the sound of metal against metal. The track "White Noise" truly show us that Interdictor knows their sound with their upbeat industrial sounds of Interlace meets Front Line Assembly. However, this time, they have actually added some guitars, giving it an even dirtier sound than from the last EP. The third track "Pitch Black" is a much slower track. I truly love the mid-tempo Industrial/EBM that manages to keep it ground shaking heavy and that is something Interdictor truly delivers here. Fourth and final track, we meet their new female vocalist, Linda Fredling, with the same atmosphere presented in "Pitch Black", "Umbras Cinereo" (latin for "Shades of Grey", same as the intro). Linda delivers some mind blowing vocals in a song all about sorrow, desperation and hope. I'm not sure if releasing their EPs off label is a choice made by the band, otherwise, I must say that I'm clueless of why this band is still unsigned. Impressed and I'm starting to expect to be that from Interdictor hereafter. 450
Brutal Resonance

Interdictor - Spectrograph

8.5
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2014
Last year, I was so happy when Interdictor released their debut EP 'Noumenon' and the managed to fill the hole in my heart left by Interlace when they left the Swedish industrial scene forever (please come back) a few years ago. I was expecting that the boys (and now girl) of Interdictor were working on their debut album, but instead, we got a brand new EP called 'Spectrograph' containing four new tracks (three to be honest, one is the intro) and just like the last time, it's free to download from their homepage (use the buy link to your right).

It all begins with the intro "Shades of Grey" and actually has a soundscape that is surprisingly light and clean to be Interdictor, think of the first time the camera hovers in the sky over a sci-fi Metropolis city in the afternoon sun. That's what this song is all about.

After that, all is as expected as we head out from the clean and white city and go outside to the wasteland, to the pit of dirt, oil and the sound of metal against metal. The track "White Noise" truly show us that Interdictor knows their sound with their upbeat industrial sounds of Interlace meets Front Line Assembly. However, this time, they have actually added some guitars, giving it an even dirtier sound than from the last EP.

The third track "Pitch Black" is a much slower track. I truly love the mid-tempo Industrial/EBM that manages to keep it ground shaking heavy and that is something Interdictor truly delivers here.

Fourth and final track, we meet their new female vocalist, Linda Fredling, with the same atmosphere presented in "Pitch Black", "Umbras Cinereo" (latin for "Shades of Grey", same as the intro). Linda delivers some mind blowing vocals in a song all about sorrow, desperation and hope.

I'm not sure if releasing their EPs off label is a choice made by the band, otherwise, I must say that I'm clueless of why this band is still unsigned. Impressed and I'm starting to expect to be that from Interdictor hereafter. Jul 20 2014

Off label

Official release released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

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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