Andre Holland

City of Fear

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The Detroit-as-Hell motif found on Andre Holland's City of Fear may be somewhat amusing or disturbing -- depending on your attitude -- with the sound of machine guns on the title track and the graffiti gang signs on the label art, but it also happens to nearly eclipse the mediocre songs found here. Holland no doubt belongs with the Underground Resistance camp; the sounds on this EP follow the percussive precedent set by Mike Banks and Jeff Mills' early 909 onslaughts, and the assaulting spray of synth riffs and the militant motifs also follow this same precedent. Unfortunately, the percussion isn't that inspiring and the synth riffs don't fair much better, making this one of the less exciting Underground Resistance records.

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