A New Mind (feat Rave Creator - Cold Rush Phuture mix) (8:43)
The 2nd Coming (feat Mescalinum United) (4:21)
A New Mind (feat Rave Creator - Ghost In The Machine remix) (6:18)
The 2nd Coming (feat Mescalinum United - 999999999 remix) (5:20)
Review: Prolific German techno producer Marc Acardipane is back, unleashing his brand of extreme noise terror upon us via Berlin-based imprint Reclaim Your City. Recognised as the 'Godfather Of Hardcore', two classics from Acardipane are reissued here: the euphoric rave madness of "A New Mind" (feat Rave Creator - Cold Rush Phuture mix) capturing that early '90s zeigeist, and the seething menace that is "The 2nd Coming" under his legendary Mescalinum United alias. Remixes come from the Italian live performers 999999999 who deliver an industrial strength jackhammer perspective, while the Dutch duo Ghost In The Machine up the ante on their adrenaline rushed, acid trip vision.
Review: With Jealous God, Eerie and L.I.E.S on his C.V. they don't come much more approved that Domenico Crisci, but few would be prepared for the onslaught that leaps out of this first release on Summa Cum Laude. "The Violinist" champions distortion as a weapon, running everything through a fuzz pedal in a most unrelenting of fashions. It's certainly not for the feint-hearted, and all the more powerful with it. Meanwhile "Return" would sound brutal in any other context were it not for what came before, all slamming, grubby drums and the noises that splay off them. "Blacklord" them manages to push the vibe further back into the red with a searing throwdown to finish the EP off in a masterful display of intensity.