NOISJ-74 Razor Edge - Double Agent In White

by Noisj

Written & produced by A. Kujtkowski
Mastering by CVM
Design by Björn Knutzen
Marketed by Noisj

Revisiting from his parallel universe (where genres and preconceptions have long vanished), Adam aka Razor Edge invites us to a near hour of spy fiction electronica, an eclectic virtual score ranging from chiptune to downbeat, from 80s electro to 90s rave reminiscences, from sheer beauty to chaos.

In case you aren’t aware, Razor Edge has never been about fulfilling expectations, so this is a work of a stubborn experimentalist, yet a revelation to those who long for the original: Starting with the self-explanatory “Gabbergoa”, the adventures of the “Double Agent in White” take us around the world in a rush. Continents, decades mean nothing, just plunge into the beauty of the queer vocal pop hymn “Aroused”, have your brain fucked by the experimental downbeats of “Passion Rising” or “Counterspace”, get lured to the stripped down proto rave tune “A Better Tomorrow” and go ballistic with the noisy, jaunty hardcore-of-sorts rest of the album, all rattling beats and arcade sounds. Collateral damage is tacitly approved, as in the end it’s clear: Case solved!

And as much as we don’t think Razor Edge will be asked to write the next James Bond title song, we damn sure think he should be…

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Written & produced by A. Kujtkowski
Mastering by CVM
Design by Björn Knutzen
Marketed by Noisj

Revisiting from his parallel universe (where genres and preconceptions have long vanished), Adam aka Razor Edge invites us to a near hour of spy fiction electronica, an eclectic virtual score ranging from chiptune to downbeat, from 80s electro to 90s rave reminiscences, from sheer beauty to chaos.

In case you aren’t aware, Razor Edge has never been about fulfilling expectations, so this is a work of a stubborn experimentalist, yet a revelation to those who long for the original: Starting with the self-explanatory “Gabbergoa”, the adventures of the “Double Agent in White” take us around the world in a rush. Continents, decades mean nothing, just plunge into the beauty of the queer vocal pop hymn “Aroused”, have your brain fucked by the experimental downbeats of “Passion Rising” or “Counterspace”, get lured to the stripped down proto rave tune “A Better Tomorrow” and go ballistic with the noisy, jaunty hardcore-of-sorts rest of the album, all rattling beats and arcade sounds. Collateral damage is tacitly approved, as in the end it’s clear: Case solved!

And as much as we don’t think Razor Edge will be asked to write the next James Bond title song, we damn sure think he should be…