AETHERNET

Fax Gang - AETHERNET
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Based on 233 ratings
2021 Ratings: #25
Liked by 14 people
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57
"AETHERNET" is a really interesting short record from an upcoming group that's all sorts of experimental, yet I feel like it falls rather flat on many fronts, even though I found the album to be quite captivating due to its futuristic approach and successful blend of genres.

Prior to listening to this collective I had absolutely no idea what I was getting into, I tried searching online for some extra information and all that I could find was very limited, I only walked away knowing ... read more
knewnie
85
Would benefit from better mixing. *rolls around in my own fecal matter*
EnigmaticSnob
75
Shoegaze trap? Oki onto the actual review now.

The glitchy art cover grabbed my attention and compelled me to listen to it on that basis alone, and through my listening experience, I’ve discovered a glitchy, lo-fi, and dreamy experimental and cloud rap album that’s incredibly dense and hypersonic.

Fax Gang has left quite the impression on me after this listen, a group I practically haven’t heard of until today, and what a joy it truly is to discover music from new artists ... read more
CLJesse
87
I'm not normally one who fawns over cloud rap, hyperpop, or anything of the sort, but AETHERNET is a perfect example of those genres really meeting their potential. This highly bit-crushed, lo-fi, and hazy production may be off-putting for a lot of people, but to me, that's the very thing that causes Fax Gang to rise above a lot of their peers. A whole new vibe is generated for songs that would normally just be decent PC music. I find a drugged-out, lazy but catchy appeal here, and I'd ... read more
Stankysauce
90
Clearly beauty can easily shine through a bit crusher
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Track List

  1. Anything To Gain/Nothing To Lose
  2. Reality/Dream (feat. ALIEN DAYS)
  3. Itsumo
  4. Mirror
  5. Fallen
  6. Extant (feat. AOL)
  7. Shotgun
  8. Implosion
  9. Goodbye
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Added on: November 22, 2020