The 11th edition of the annual label Festival 'Forms Of Hands' follows again the concept of an exclusive label showcase. The festival compilation offers 12 exclusive tracks from Rhythm'n'Noise over Idm to Electronica and is a good opportunity to follow the musical development of the HANDS label. For those in attendance, the festival compilations became a must-have souvenir anyway over the last years, for those who can't come it constitutes the chance to catch up through the tracks presented.
starts this edition with a nice example of how his beautiful debut album sounds. Angina P
enchants the listener with her special brand of atmospheric Drum'n' Bass - her next fullength is eagerly awaited by many! Change of pace then: The Maschinenkrieger
take their mayhem to the Industrial dancefloor. Shorai
present their own brand of Electro. Empusae
further elaborates his nightmarish soundtrack leanings before Winterkälte
disrupt the darkness with a crispy Rhythm'n'Noise track. Wieloryb
present a refill of their pounding and massive HANDS debut album and Hysteresis
are in their usual genre-defying mood. Incite
are hard to grasp, playing with strangely distorted electro sounds, before Greyhound
contribute a noisy kicking piece. Edgey
continues in the high-speed breakbeat vein of his recent album before the curtain closes over a new version of a vinyl-release Techno track by Orphx
Again, this compilation is more than just an overview, it's an especially valuable collection of exclusive tracks of artists with very different and highly individual profiles. Limited edition of 1000 copies.