New Kind Of Cross
Nótt Eftir Nótt
A Man Made Sun
Label: Manic Depression Records (2018)
Ash Code were born in 2014; now with two acclaimed albums on their backs and a vast live experience both in clubs and at all major festivals across the world, they have carved out a special place in the shadowed hearts of contemporary darkwave lovers.
Perspektive is Ash Code third full-length, consisting of eleven main tracks (on the CD) about stories of the past and of an hypothetical dystopian future to pinpoint the void and issues of contemporary society: tech slavery, keyboard warriors, frozen hearts, corrupted art, broken
promises, but envisioning a slight possibility of redemption.
The band marked down "We believe that every point of view is worthy of respect, every personal 'perspective'. Ethical law is respect par excellence, which originates from an empathetic feeling towards the others. If we learn to perceive each and every other person, even different species, While remaining ourselves, there wont be anything negative in that". This new work marks the turning point in sound; this time mainly focused on darkwave electronic music but including a dirtier and more raw approach than the past, entailing claustrophobic sounds, unusual musical instruments and a lot of echoes straight out of the 80s goth and indus-trial scene. Another novelty is the titletrack Perspektive, sung for the first time in German with Luca Gillian from Die Selektion, a tribute to the nation loved by the band. This time the band has entrusted Doruk Ozturkcan (She Past Away) with the task of mixing and mastering to his tastes accordingly and the LP cover is an interpretation of the concept behind the work made by Sandra Roczeń.
A1 Glow A2 Icy Cold A3 Betrayed A4 Disease A5 Perspektive
B1 If You were here B2 Rivers B3 Black Gloves B4 Redeem Yourself B5 Lie
The CD version includes 6 remixes:
12 Disease (Hante Remix) § 13 Perspektive (We Are Temporary Remix) § 14 If You Were Here (She Pleasures Herself Remix) § 15 Glow (Agent Side Grinder Remix) § 16 Perspektive (The Ne-21 Remix) § 17 Icy Cold (Selfishadows Remix) §
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