Released: Sep 2012
Label: Hospital Productions
The techno and experimental noise scenes have been inching ever closer, and they merge on Silent Servant's debut album. The label responsible, Hospital Productions, has a long history in the cassette underground, while Silent Servant (Juan Mendez) is a member of the Sandwell District collective, proponents of techno at its most sepulchral. Negative Fascination is ashen enough to please members of both camps, with smoldering drones and white noise given shape by hypnotic machine grooves -- an engrossing fusion of goth menace and techno motion.