Monday, June 27, 2016

ESA : Themes of Carnal Empowerment Pt.3: Penance [2015]

Artist: ESA
Title: Themes of Carnal Empowerment Pt.3: Penance
Year: 2015   
Label: WTII Records ‎– 114
Genre: Industrial, Rhythmic Noise, Tribal, IDM
Quality: 320 kbps

01. Men Will Only Break Themselves (08:46)
02. Be Still and I Shall Tell You Why (07:12)
03. The Tempters Triumph (06:35)
04. Master, No Servant (06:37)
05. What the Devil Did (07:34)
06. My Church (08:19)
07. Threnody for You (04:53)
08. Penance (feat. Magenta S) (09:17)
09. Juju Yako (feat. Nemo Kami) (10:36)
10. Fenetre (feat. Nana Ama Frimpong) (08:13)

E.S.A. has become well known in the rhythmic noise/harsh industrial scene for his previous two dynamic entries in the "Themes" trilogy. Both Themes of Carnal Empowerment Pt. 2: Deceit and Themes Of Carnal Empowerment Pt. I : Lust received accolades and praise internationally, garnering the solo project of Jamie Blacker quite a cult following. Finally coming to a close, however, Blacker has put out what he considers the most definitive work of E.S.A. to date with "Themes of Carnal Empowerment Pt. 3: Penance".

Starting with 'Men Will Only Break Themselves', "Penance" moves through all the beats you can expect from E.S.A. but with improved and much more refined techniques and solid writing. Pounding rhythms will aurally destroy your ears and get you moving your feet, electronic warfare will make your eyes gush red, and Blacker's voice will sing you an anthem of pain and prosperity. It's quite lovely to get through this album from start to finish. 



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