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600 Darker by C-Tec


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Mark Heal

Industrial supergroup C-Tec filled their debut album Darker with a variety of textures and sounds that criss cross the industrial genre

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Composed of Jean-Luc De Meyer of Front 242, Mark Heal of Cubanate, and Ged Denton of Crisis n.T.i., along with special appearances by members of Front Line Assembly and Haujobb, C-Tec is something of a 1990s industrial supergroup. What that allows is the members to experiment on their debut Darker with a broader range of sounds away from their regular bands, like including breakbeats on "Being Nothing," going 80s on "The Lost," or punishing noise on "Shift IV." Of course, there are some four-one-the-floor thumpers made for the 12" remix, like the Rammstein-esque "Foetal" and driving "Stateless." A few of the tracks take a little more time than necessary to get going, and De Meyer's vocal approach won't be for everyone, but Darker is a worthwhile album to add to your industrial collection.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Flowing
  • 10:25 - Being Nothing
  • 15:37 - Foetal
  • 25:38 - Flowing
  • 28:19 - Shift IV
  • Outro - The Lost

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