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14/09/2017 : SPREADING POINT - MOMENTUM - PART II

SPREADING POINT

MOMENTUM - PART II

MusicCD
Neue Deutsche WelleNew wave

[75/100]   

ScentAir Records
14/09/2017, Masha KASHA

At the moment I am holding "Momentum II" the second part of a mini album from a German electropop duo "Spreading Point", with Olaf Himmelmann and Sandro Ringeling as the band members. Following "Momentum I" (2015) it basically consists of five original tracks and five remixes. The album sounds very vintage and includes new romantic influences but the "Spreading Point" is also somewhat vintage as a band, being active in the 90s and coming back to the stage in 2010 (after a 10 year pause).

With "Momentum II" the band deliver us a nice melodic new wavish result. Those of you who find the sound somewhat minimalistic can directly proceed into the remix section - you will not be disappointed. Especially "Blitz Kids", which offers us a poetic tribute to the new romantic scene, gains an amount of richness from volume (but that's to my taste).

My personal favourite track is "Kühle Eleganz". Alte gute Neue Deutsche Welle. Convincing, theatrical, groovy.

To sum up - "Momentum II" a good album if you feel somewhat "petshopboyish";) - nostalgic, light, vibrant and with a little hint of sadness.

Tracklist

1.Behind Your Mask

2.The Blitz Kids

3.Catch The Moment

4.Kuhle Eleganz

5.Keep In Touch

6.Behind Your Mask [Psyche Remix]

7.The Blitz Kids [People Theatreís Katz Mix]

8.Catch The Moment [Wave In Head Remix]

9.Kuhle Eleganz [The Dynamic Master Space Edit]

10.Keep In Touch [Shiny Darkness Remix]

Masha KASHA
14/09/2017


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