present their 5th album in eight years, and they have surely achieved to become a household name in the Rhythm'n'Noise scene. They stand for almost orthodox, as-hard-as-rocks tracks which they produce with remarkable consistency, and for t heir remorseless sound they are celebrated regulars at festivals like Forms of Hands or Maschinenfest.
'Prototype' is of course a self-reflective album title, as Greyhound
are very specific about their concepts. It is an album about interpersonal communication and mental pressure up to the individual limits, thus it is the reflection of personal expe riences, memories and emotions collected over of a year's time. This information is enciphered in 15 intensely powerful, aggressive Rhythm'n'Noise tracks with commanding beats. Greyhound
leave it to the listener to unscramble the emotional message that lies hidden among the noise.
A full listening session of a Greyhound
album may be as demanding as an intercity ride on a Greyhound
bus, as they never tire, never falter from beginning to end, from the opener 'Can you feel it?' with its catchy beats up to the claustrophobic last track 'Fade Away'.
Of course Greyhound
's proclaimed creed of undiluted Industrial is an invented tradition, which is clearly proven by the crisp sound production, but one you will gladly embrace. 'Prototype' works on two levels: On the surface it is a two-fisted rhythmic attack, underneath a multi-facetted introspection, a balancing act which seems impossible enough - but is accomplished with ease!