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11 November 2016
Geistform - Transmitter


    As of late, Hands Productions adopted a bit of a Netflix approach, publishing few albums at once to let you binge through them at your convenience. The last such outburst happened on 11-11-16, and one of the 4 published albums was Geistform's 13-track LP.

    Rafael Martinez Espinosa, which is Geistform's civil name, has always been leaning towards the industrial side of things, and is well known for his signature sound of electricity-enriched IDM and techno music. Thankfully, he did not step away from this tendency and decided to stay on the course he has been following for over 15 years, so you won't be getting any unpleasant surprises upon listening to his 6th long player. Yes, electric basslines and soundscapes of stressing digital noise are ever present, but the time signatures vary considerably from one track to another, going from 2x4 to 5x4, with different kinds of syncopation applied to the drums and hats, so what we have here is a highly diverse product, half techno and half IDM/breakbeat it nature, going from 122 to 140 BPM in tempo, and thankfully - there isn't a single beatless filler on release (not that Espinosa was ever known to do that). For all that, Geistform has our utmost respect and appreciation of this great album.


Release Type: Album

Release Date: 11 November 2016

Release Format: Digital ● CD

Record LabelCatalog: Hands Productions ● HANDSD242

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| Added by: rhetor
| Tags: 2016, Geistform, IDM, Techno, Hands Productions, LP