“Machinations” is 12 tracks (a glorious 46 minutes and 19 seconds) of some of the heaviest electro-industrial rock I’ve heard this side of Nine Inch Nails and 1990s-era Ministry. For the most part, the tracks flow seamlessly into one another creating an immense texture of heavy noise.
The album title translates to “Are You Ready for Locomotive?” but the rest of the track titles make little sense to my untrained eye. Makes me wish I could understand Portuguese. But in the end it doesn’t matter. All you need to know is that fast, aggressive riffs abound, peppered by a little hip hop, and a little ska.
Combine a lifetime of playing Family Nintendo and an innate talent for concocting thick electro beats and you get Computer Truck’s first release on the netlabel Da! Heard-it Records (DHR) […]