Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Monolake - Gravity


















Label: Monolake
Year: 2001
Styles: Ambient Techno, Minimal Techno, IDM

Review: (Allmusic.com)

Again proving themselves the cream of Berlin's experimental underground, Monolake's Robert Henke and Gerhard Behles (the latter taking a slightly diminished role) produced a set of eight stellar tracks, some previously released on vinyl. Most of the songs on Gravity have a steady backbeat, and the second track, "Ice," hits pretty hard for something from the Chain Reaction school, despite the whispered vocals throughout. Still, Monolake focus as much on the atmospheres created by their effects as on the effects themselves, resulting in deep, shadowy productions like "Mobile," with its off-step, processed steel drums, and a return to the classic Chain Reaction sound on "Frost." The crackling electrical storm on "Static" makes it a highlight as well, and Gravity shows Monolake making steady progression beyond the sound they helped trademark without ever deserting it completely.
- John Bush (Allmusic Guide)


Link:

Part One: http://rapidshare.com/files/116195179/Monolake_-_Gravity.part1.rar
Part Two: http://rapidshare.com/files/116195488/Monolake_-_Gravity.part2.rar

8 comments:

Nolan Micron said...

Hi there. Just been looking for some Monolake and found this. Thanks very much for posting. Nolan Micron

njwalks said...

Many thanks for all the wicked tunes, and may this blog live long and prosper!

hiller said...

thanks a lot for this!

Brüx Harris said...

Thanks!

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