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Genghis Tron

Genghis Tron: Cloak Of LoveCloak Of Love (2005)
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Reviewer Rating: 4.5


Contributed by: ncarlberncarlber
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Simply put...amazing. I first heard of this band two weeks ago when they were the MP3 of the Week on punknews, I was very interested with what I heard and picked up the CD this past week. Genghis Tron combine elements of electronica, grind, and hardcore...and it works surprisingly well. These gu.
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Simply put...amazing.

I first heard of this band two weeks ago when they were the MP3 of the Week on punknews, I was very interested with what I heard and picked up the CD this past week. Genghis Tron combine elements of electronica, grind, and hardcore...and it works surprisingly well. These guys get more material and influence into one 2-minute song than some bands do in an entire album...but it always comes off sounding fresh and unique.

The music is extremely unpredictable; calm and quiet one second, and then suddenly it's going a mile a minute. That is what makes it so fresh sounding.

Fans of Dillinger Escape Plan, Nine Inch Nails, Aphex Twin...take note. Get a hold of these guys before everyone else does.

 

 
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Anonymous (April 19, 2005)

I just don't get it - does anyone really enjoy LISTENING to this stuff? Yeah, you can hear it once and say it's really crazy, but I just can't see anyone getting the urge to listen to this stuff time and time again. Whatever.

Anonymous (February 28, 2005)

Eh. An Albatross does this WAY better.

joeg (February 27, 2005)

No Score! Perfect for this trash. I'm gonna go start my own grind-poppy punk hip hop band now. Look for my review in the future.

Anonymous (February 23, 2005)

This ranks up with "Squash Bowels" as the stupidest fucking bandname ever.

-Ken

Anonymous (February 23, 2005)

this is denifitely a scene release

Anonymous (February 23, 2005)

not the best thing i've heard... but i would recommend checking it out before making a decision, because you may like the randomness of it. and some of it does sound like it may have some potential.

but come on people. i thought this site was to help people make decisions on music, not make yourself feel better by insulting people you don't even know. maybe you should focus more on the music and less on your lack of self-esteem.

Anonymous (February 23, 2005)

some sounds cool... some sounds horrible. they mix each of these in every song to make unpredictably bad music... originality doesn't always mean good!?

Anonymous (February 23, 2005)

I like electronica. I like grind. This shit sucks though.

Anonymous (February 22, 2005)

http://www.myspace.com/genghistron

Anonymous (February 22, 2005)

If you buy this, my sister will come over to your house and give you a blowjob!

-ncarlber

Anonymous (February 22, 2005)

I would've liked more from this review.
Definetly too short. Even though it's got a high score, I still don't feel compelled to check this out. If you really think people should get this, make them feel like they should.
Don't worry, no one likes my reviews either.

-benz

Anonymous (February 22, 2005)

How the hell do you order from this label?

-Chinatown

Anonymous (February 22, 2005)

"Tron Funkn Blows"-Fubar

Barkley

Anonymous (February 22, 2005)

maybe AnArcheologist should act like one and spend some time digging his head out of his own ass. i can hear the other elitist indie kids calling your name, they saved you a seat in the coffee house so you can fill up their ears with your bullshit. how about this: you come up with some original music of your own, post it, and we'll review it. after all, you are a musical visionary . . . aren't you?

AnArchaeologist (February 22, 2005)

The only thing worse than this CD is the review. ncarlber probably listened to half of each song, masturbated, wrote the review, and then masturbated. The CD is pretty much bad Ministry combined with Bjork. Bad bands need to stop taking good names. And bad reviewers need to stop taking up good space.

_Sexy_Pants_ (February 22, 2005)

ncarlber, it's not your writing quality, it's the amount work you put into it. I could memorize this in the time it takes to read a decent review, and I really don't feel like I know a thing more

Anonymous (February 22, 2005)

what is it with you guys? do you really need a page-long review so you can say exactly the same stuff about an album that everyone else is saying? afraid to come up with an opinion of your own?

to me this is a good review. it says what to expect of this album and from there on it's up to the reader...

For people who spit on popular music that is spoonfed to everyone, you sure seem to need a lot of help as well when it comes to your own music! Score is for all those who bitch and whine too damn much

ncarlber (February 22, 2005)

Hey....cut me some slack, it was my first review. They will improve over time.

Anonymous (February 22, 2005)

this reviewe ris the antithesis of pitchforkmedia

joeg (February 22, 2005)

must've taken, 3, 4 hours to write this one, eh?

TahoeJeff (February 22, 2005)

This review sucks

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