We are really excited to introduce you the cold factory sounds of the
Houston duo //TENSE//, with a 12'' 5-tracks, surely one of our top-notch releases
After an acclaimed tour opening for Nitzer Ebb in North America and a
prolific production for Desire Records, //TENSE// is back in their creepy studio and the
result is a constellation of brooding synth bass lines, pounding electronic drum
pad sounds, movie samples and distorted vocals that sound pitch perfect underneath all of
To have an accurate idea of what we are talking about, imagine that
Snake Plissken never escaped New York and he started an electro body music band with The
Duke. Then, you are almost close to.
//TENSE// are definitely bringing back to life the earlier days of EBM,
in a funky-industrial mixture that is so close to the shiny mid 80s period of Cabaret
Voltaire or earlier Ministry, think early Wax Trax-era US industrial (Ministry, Skinny Puppy) crossed
with the more minimal european wave sound (Absolute Body Control, A Split - Second).