Newsletter Subscription

Buy Your Music!

Event Calendar

February 2017
M T W T F S S
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 1 2 3 4 5

Latest Events

Mon Feb 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, Shining
Mon Feb 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(UK) VNV NATION
Mon Feb 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) TAKING BACK SUNDAY, Frank Iero & The Patience
Mon Feb 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) IMMANU EL
Mon Feb 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) APOCALYPTICA
Mon Feb 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) DUKE GARWOOD
Mon Feb 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) ALEX CLARE
Tue Feb 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) TOM WALKER
Tue Feb 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(UK) VNV NATION
Tue Feb 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) RIVAL SONS
Tue Feb 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) LAMBCHOP
Tue Feb 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) ELIF
Tue Feb 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) EMILIANA TORRINI & THE COLORIST
Tue Feb 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) APOCALYPTICA
Wed Feb 22 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) YARED UND DIE SCHLICKRUTSCHER
Wed Feb 22 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(UK) VNV NATION
Wed Feb 22 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) THE ORWELLS
Wed Feb 22 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) SERATONES
Wed Feb 22 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) PETER DOHERTY
Wed Feb 22 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) APOCALYPTICA

Search Event Tickets

 

Translate

English Dutch French German Italian Russian Spanish

projectpitchfork black
Artist: Project Pitchfork
Title: Black
Genre: Darkwave / Goth / Electro
Release Date: 25th January 2013
Label: Trisol


Album Review

In the past years, the Hamburg based Darkwave legend PROJECT PITCHFORK have been putting out a new record virtually every year. 'Continuum Ride' and 'Quantum Mechanics' were cohesive, well-done albums, but left me missing some of the zealousness and diversity of their older work. Unlike the two previous albums, which failed to grip me the same way some earlier PROJECT PITCHFORK albums, certain tracks 'Black' have an instant appeal. 'Pitch-Black' gives the album a punchy start. Other highlights include quirky 'Circus' and wistful 'Rain'. Lyrics follow the usual thematic paths of PROJECT PITCHFORK. Besides Peter Spilles, this time the other founding member Dirk Scheuber has been involved in lyric writing as well.

The band has retained their unique warm and organic sound, but 'Black' has crispier production than its predecessors and has somewhat a more 'pop' feeling to it. Tempos and structures are diverse, melodies are rich and varied. 'Black' is available in two editions. The limited 2CD edition, which comes with two extra tracks and three remixes, is well worth having if you can get your hands on it. While the remixes do not really rise above the originals, 'Midnight Moon Misery' and 'Onyx' are by no means leftover tracks - in fact, they are among the best on the album. Even without the extras, I would definitely rate 'Black' as PROJECT PITCHFORK's best album since 'Dream! Tiresias'. Not only is 'Black' easy on the ears; it also makes me very curious as to which direction the band is going to evolve from here.


Tracklist

01. Pitch-Black (8:00)
02. Drums Of Death (5:41)
03. Enchanted Dots Of Light (5:06)
04. The Circus (4:16)
05. Rain (5:31)
07.Contract (4:35)
08. Storm Flower (4:19)
09. Acid Ocean (6:14)
10. Black Sanctuary (5:52)
11. Nil (7:28)

Bonus CD (2CD edition)
01. Midnight Moon Misery (6:07)
02. Onyx (5:14)
03. The Circus (Rmx) (5:15)
04. Acid Ocean (Rmx) (6:20)
05. Pitch-Black (Rmx) (7:25)


Line-up

Peter Spilles - vocals, lyrics, composition
Dirk Scheuber - keyboards, lyrics
Jürgen Jansen - keyboards


Websites

www.pitchfork.de


Cover Picture

projectpitchfork black


Rating

Music: 9
Sound: 8
Extras: 9
Total: 8.7





Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Popular Tags

You are here: Home Artists P-T CD Review: Project Pitchfork - Black