FRAK is constantly skirting the line between minimal dance music and noise music, often finding new and innovative spaces to occupy and exploit. Muzika Electronic is a mix of skewed dance music paired with heavy doses of modular synthesizer exploration and bizarro pop. Initial vinyl copies are available on alarming, pea-green vinyl. Weaving analog dreams 10 comments. It has a similar brazen, joyous approach to modular techno that the ace recent Apparat Organ Quartet LP had to synth-pop; the tones and melodies seem to be constructed with maximum enjoyment always as the objective. Leave a Comment Click here to cancel reply.
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Initial vinyl copies are available on alarming, pea-green vinyl. Album opener “Voyage No. Over the course of dozens of tapes, 12″s, and full-lengths, this group has known no real boundaries.
It flows into the deceptively catchy “Tristesse Dance” like magic. Cheers from Italy mg Proper Line. You will find yourself hooked on the cyclical bassline within a few bars. Nimbus Listen to some of the music featured here by visiting Digital:: Art by Tiny Little Hammers. More like this please.
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Mindfield Psychonavigation 15 comments Readers poll:: It has a similar brazen, joyous approach to modular techno that the ace recent Apparat Organ Quartet LP had to synth-pop; the tones and melodies seem to be constructed with maximum enjoyment always as the electronuc.
FRAK is constantly skirting the line between minimal dance music and noise music, often finding new and innovative spaces to occupy and exploit. Listen to an igloomag. Bouncy, bright synth textures carving out simple, awkward, repetitive melodic lines. After 25 years, FRAK is showing no signs of age.
When I picked this up off the review pile I genuinely wasn’t sure if it was new or some kind of classic synth reissue, what with its sleeve so accurately echoing the graphic design of the ’70s, and to be honest when you spin the record you’d be hard pressed to tell either upon further investigation these guys have in fact been going for 25 years so I guess that explains it!
Weaving analog dreams 10 comments. Click here to cancel reply. The three-piece have constructed this album entirely on synthesizers, sequencers and drum machines, recording it onto a Fostex X tape multitracker for added depth of authenticity. Newswire Reviews Profiles Features.
It’s all brand-new, recorded specifically for Digitalis. Library Music 1 Kafkagarden. The shuddering techno pop frai ‘Pulse-Crack’ is my immediate highlight on here, with its adrenaline-cracked bass throbs, percussive trebly atmospherics and playful drum machine work at one point there’s a tom fill that’s so indulgently fun that it nearly broke my mind when it first kicked in.
The product of this is both delighted, like-minded collectors with similarly manifold tastes, and an extensive catalogue of releases for the casual listener to dip into. There are occasional vocals but they’re always so processed and vocodered that you might as well count them as another synth tone. It is absolutely hypnotizing. The music’s actually really charming, too. That dichotomy, though, is what drives Muzika Electronic into so many great and unexpected realms.
Muzika Electronic is a mix of skewed dance music paired with heavy doses of modular synthesizer exploration and bizarro pop. Science of the Sea Digitalis. This is music that is wrestling with itself, never sure if it is searching for the future of dance music or looking back to its past. Electgonic that with with its sense of LSD-fuelled fun and wild abandon and Muzika Electronic becomes even more compelling, whether dipped into on a random playlist or heard from beginning to end.
Muzika Electronic is available on Digitalis Industries. What the artist or label has to say for themselves. Swedish duo Jan Svensson and Johan Sturesson have been releasing their brand of proto-techno, dance and techno-pop music under the name Frak on small independent labels for nigh-on 25 years.
There’s loads going on here and the pacing and attention to detail can’t be faulted.