the miniature industrial complex
Format: 12" Import
During Kris Baha's migration north, an introduction with Berlin cult figure Dane//Close has led to Power Station's latest offering and debut mini LP 'The Miniature Industrial Complex'. Originally released on limited cassette via Noisekolln tapes, the LP brilliantly displays the Sameheads resident's appetite for all things wave, industrial and weird, with an eye firmly to the floor.
Opener 'Rockbox' plays like a forgotten B-side dub, 80s drums chug as brazen noises bounce off a delicately nostalgic lead. 'Fourth Voice' slings low, incessant bass drones as sci-fi vox and metallic hits to the Rhein. 'Mercy Mercy' increases the tempo, an arpeggio leads the way as intensity rises, unnerving samples introduce a flurry of gunshot snares. Flip over to 'Ancient Rome', a dancefloor musica lirica complete with a forward baseline, air raid sirens and raw drum workouts, the fall of the roman empire! Not part of the original cassette release, 'Beard' maintains the energy, wild guitar shreds in a neurotic ritmo frenzy - Alan Vega crossing into 2016 dance floors faintly comes to mind. And lastly rounding out with fine experimental ender 'Thunder' ...Mayday