Strapontin - Eunuque (12inch) (Invisible Inc)

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Strapontin - Eunuque (12inch) (Invisible Inc)
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Three years in the making only to be held up nearly another whole year due to COVID, this dark brooding monster of an EP by Brussels based Strapontin, aka multi-disciplinary artist Patrick Belmont, is finally seeing the light of day.

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Three years in the making only to be held up nearly another whole year due to COVID, this dark brooding monster of an EP by Brussels based Strapontin, aka multi-disciplinary artist Patrick Belmont, is finally seeing the light of day.

Clocking in at over 35-minutes the record is almost album length and spans a multitude of depths and moods with elements of techno, new wave, rock 'n' roll, house and tribal…...all glued together with a sleazy atmosphere reminiscent of the electronic body music pioneered by Strapontin’s Belgian forefathers Front 242 and their German peers DAF.

Add to this a heads-down-no-nonsense darkroom beast of a remix by techno maestro Sascha Funke and the package is complete.

Strapontin provides us with some insight:

“It started with a desire to move away a bit from my 'dancefloor' side and go into more undefined fields, I wanted to work with blurry sensations that I can't understand. I like mixed feelings. Dramatex 300 is made of that ambivalent mood. The voice is saying 'I'm feeling empty' and 'I'm feeling healthy' at the same time. I like that paradox. Eunuque is a song but is also a character I will develop in a short movie (which will act as the 'music video' of the song). The Eunuque is a character full of anger yet he doesn't want to fight nor has he a target to aim at. A restrained aggressivity is boiling inside him/it that has no opportunity to escape from the body and gain release. The song is the fever he feels from these inner battles. I think Le Bain d'Huile and Anti-sceptical have the same slow and angry feeling. I'm proud of these tracks because they are a bit mysterious to me and it feels like they controlled me more than I controlled them.”

Getting plays from Monika Seta &  Alexis Le-Tan

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Artist Strapontin
Label Invisible Inc
Music Format General Vinyl
Music Format Specific 12"
Genre Electronic
Release Date 22 Feb 2021
Track 1 Position A1
Track 1 Title Eunuque
Track 1 Preview URL https://usolnaudiopreviews.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/INVINC26/INVINC+26_A1_Eunuque_sample_320kbps.mp3
Track 2 Position A2
Track 2 Title Eunuque (Sascha Funke Remix)
Track 2 Preview URL https://usolnaudiopreviews.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/INVINC26/INVINC+26_A2_Eunuche_Sascha+Funke+Remix_sample_320kbps.mp3
Track 3 Position B1
Track 3 Title Anti-Sceptical
Track 3 Preview URL https://usolnaudiopreviews.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/INVINC26/INVINC+26_B1_Anti-sceptical_sample_320kbps.mp3
Track 4 Position B2
Track 4 Title Dramatex 300
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Track 5 Title Le Bain D’Huile
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