Ampscent debut album premiere
AMPSCENT’s debut album is a truly explosive, mix of unconventional styles, this combination completely escaping any rigid definitions. This multidisciplinary duo focuses on using the contemporary electronic music landscape to select and redefine the notion of noise and failure as desirable factors. Their music is based on cold yet powerful, consistently rousing tones and multi-layered ongoing tensions while remaining in a remote territory. The sonic resonance that emerges from it is repulsive and elevates towards alienation. The music uses industrial and noise signatures, but at the same time moves towards contemporary club connotations. To the extent that Ampscent uses equipment, its dysregulation and choking reveal an attempt to identify listening as a potentially uncomfortable space. Catharsis and relief come after trauma.