Templer – Myths And Consequences
Label: Hands Productions (2021)
HANDS proudly welcomes Templer, the solo project by Thomas Chalandon of Imperial Black Unit, with a very
special album release. “Myths And Consequences“ is a 14-track masterpiece, a one-of-a-kind album, inspired
by industrial, techno and rhythm’n’noise.
HANDS proudly welcomes Templer, the solo project by Thomas Chalandon of Imperial Black Unit, with a very special album release. “Myths And Consequences“ is a 14-track masterpiece, a one-of-a-kind album, inspired by industrial, techno and rhythm’n’noise, and yet truly genre-defying. Full value is provided by nine massive tracks and five ingenious remixes by Esplendor Geométrico, Test Dept, Orphx, Geistform and Harsh Mentor.
Berlin-based Frenchman Chalandon is a known face in the industrial techno underground, being one half of the EBM-heavy Imperial Black Unit as well as the founder of the AreaZ label. As Templer, he has a couple of EPs under his belt (one with now HANDS label mate Monya), a handful of remixes and a string of remarkable DJ sets.
Given the range of influences that figure in the Templer sound, the dominant feature is an almost classic slow and grinding industrial sludge that sways between driving dance floor rhythms and the ominous abyss. The nine original tracks on “Myths and Consequences” deal with sinister subject matters like isolation and dystopian repression and the overall mood is a permeating atmosphere of anxiousness that sucks you in. There is a juxtaposition of flickering, layered sounds with simple, addictive hook lines, so… more
01 Road to Jounieh 02 Let the Soul chase the Sorrows 03 A true Terror Corporation feat. Incendie
04 Le Crime par la Pensée 05 Under Pressure 06 Camera Silens
07 Myths and Consequences feat. Lapse of Reason 08 I shared a Whiskey with a Ghost
09 The Inner Flame 10 A true Terror Corporation (Esplendor Geométrico rmx)
11 A true Terror Corporation (Test Dept TTC:ITT mix) 12 A true Terror Corporation (Orphx rmx)
13 A true Terror Corporation (Geistform rmx) 14 A true Terror Corporation (Harsh Mentor rmx)