Themes Of Carnal Empowerment Pt. 1: Lust

by ESA

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Juliya Smith
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Juliya Smith powerful release that stomps on you even after its obliterated your senses
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wildfirelink It took me a while to really get into ESA, but when it finally clicked, I realized just what I was missing. TOCE Pt. 1 exemplifies an amazing attack of frenetic industrialized noise with little melody yet still sporting a HUGE atmosphere, and gradually you'll know just how intricate it all really is. Reminds me a lot of Pneumatic Detach, but even better. Highly recommended to those looking for a complex assault on the senses. Favorite track: The Plot Sickens.
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Vesper The sheer brutality and passion that show in each track are something to be joyfully afraid of. Favorite track: Red Passage Overture.
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Michael Black Feather "Black Trip" by ESA changed my perspective on rhythmic industrial noise. I love this album in all it's noisy glory. Favorite track: Black Trip.
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Over 3 years after ‘The Sea & The Silence‘, ESA returns with part 1 of a dual-part concept release for 2012 titled ‘Themes Of Carnal Empowerment‘. Taking inspiration from the very meaning of lust and concentrating on the energy and instability that often results, this new collection of rhythmic Industrial stompers promises to be all that ESA fans have been waiting for and more.

11 infectious new tracks display the groovier, more energetic side of ESA. Combining hard addictive rhythms with dark and seductive hooks, each piece creates a truly enveloping experience which rarely takes the foot off the pedal. From the solid rolling rhythm of “Red Passage Overture” to the groove laden viciousness of “Wretch” and the distressing noisescapes of “Loss“, part 1 of ‘Themes of Carnal Empowerment’ finds ESA at its most mature and damaging yet.

With jaw dropping artwork centered around the concept of lust…’Themes Of Carnal Empowerment Pt. 1’ is a no-brainer for heavy industrial fans who like their rhythmic noise with a little more substance and depth.

Artwork by inVALIS/. Mastered by Yann Faussurier (Iszoloscope). 6-panel digipak compact disc available now.


released March 13, 2012

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