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Dark dustbin lid clanging with little respite from Gerbenstein. Akin to the '90s Birmingham Sound originally pushed by Regis and co, this self titled EP release beats a life-sucking industrialist drum. Metallic, cold and uncompromising. Don’t turn out the lights. Out on 12” vinyl from Downwards.


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Grebenstein EP by Grebenstein
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8/10 Ant Staff review, 12 December 2014

This four track EP from Jan Grebenstein sounds custom build for Downwards current bleak direction. Opening with the apocalyptic strings and martial drums of ‘Acting Within Your Terms’ which immediately transports me into a foggy underworld where there’s an unnerving stench of threat in the air. There’s a bit of a soundtrack feel that conjures images of an ancient army preparing for war.

‘No You Don’t’ continues with slow and menacing tribal drums and the eerie atmospherics spiralling deeper into endless bleakness. The drums on ‘Principles of Trust’ clank away with a very similar palette to the previous two tracks, the sense of lingering paranoia increased slightly. However at this point I’m struck by how similar these tracks sound, almost like each is a variation on the same theme, yet this gives a continuity to the EP which works best digested as a whole.

Closer ‘That's Where the Answer Was, in Your Body’ is menacing downtempo industrial techno draped in a black cloak. The drums ceasing mid-way for a droning breakdown and reappearing with increased menace.

Recommended for followers of Oake, Samuel Kerridge, The Haxan Cloak, Raime and Vatican Shadow.


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