Nerve Agent

G-Type Nerve Agent

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Nerve Agent's G-Type Nerve Agent is a wild and enigmatic excursion in the world of pulsating electronic sound. With a little bit of electronica thrown in on top of some dense techno-styled beats and a variety of minimalist electronic dance music forms, Nerve Agent has crafted an interesting recording, if nothing else. This truly is a feel-good recording -- some parts are better than others, but the highlights certainly make this recording. When Nerve Agent gets away from the throbbing pulse beat and focuses more on the harmonic material and compositional aspects of their piece, they truly do work sonic magic; however, when the minimalist beat is bumping in the background, as a sort of rhythmic foundation for the rest of the piece to sit on, it's hit or miss, and unfortunately often a miss compositionally. With G-Type Nerve Agent, Nerve Agent has crafted a neat and fun recording that explores familiar electronic material, but in a new and slightly fresher way, allowing the listener to have a balance between energetic electronics and sequencer-rich rhythmic structures. Those who enjoy Detroit techno and some of the less hardcore forms of techno will certainly enjoy this disc.

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