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Skull Defekts, The / Skull Defekts, The
Album:Skull Defekts, The Collection:General
Artist:Skull Defekts, The Added:03/2018
Label:Thrill Jockey Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-03-26 Pull Date:2018-05-28 
Week Ending:13 May22 Apr8 Apr1 Apr

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 30 May 18:Telepathic Juan
Magnetized Toner: 3 PM
4.Wed, 09 May 18:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
2.Wed, 30 May 18:The Frog Prince
Hot Probs
5.Sat, 21 Apr 18:Nova
Radiant Airwaves
3.Sat, 12 May 18:Nova
Radiant Airwaves
6.Wed, 04 Apr 18:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2018-03-22 
Einsturzende, Test Dept, Laibach, Bauhaus/Love and Rockets, Golden Palominos, Pain Teens, Loop, are just a few of the bands this brings to my mind. Awesome dark old school industrial type fare (dare I say “goth”?). Big tribal drums, soaring atmospheric guitars, use of distortion and dissonance, noise, dramatic vocals male and/or female. Great stuff.

1)* (6:39) starts excellent dark noise, then a pounding begins which builds as it goes along, growing intense, some tribalism but mostly old school industrial noise 2)* (3:20) vocals appear, subdued almost whispered, more upbeat almost 80’s industrial dance with guitar hook but just a good beat you can dance to 3) (3:01) very Bauhaus, dark and musical, with Bauhaus/LnR vocals 4)** (8:57) super cool tribal atmospheric with female spoken word reciting single words evoking emotion 5) (5:36) more tribalism, Siouxsie comes to mind with fem vocs on this 6) (3:54) male vocs simple rockin tribal 7)** (4:41) love this one: a good solid beat with layers of balmy mildly melodic hypnotic distorted chords, instrumental 8) (6:05) another cool grooving beat, almost shoegaze here, less tribal, slowly phrased male vocals, lovely

Track Listing
1.A Brief History Of Rhythm, Dub, Life And Death 5.Powdered Faces
2.Clean Mind 6.All Thoughts Thought
3.The Dance 7.A Message From The Skull Defekts
4.Slow Storm 8.The Beauty Of Creation And Destruction