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Following their debut album,
Enemy & Lovers
) in 2003, and the release of their
Naked DJ Mix
is the 2nd studio album from
-- 11 titles, along with the stellar cover of "Three Imaginary Boys," as approved by
. Mastered by
Moritz von Oswald
Rhythm & Sound
), this powerful, dark and moving new album from the Parisian duet succeeds in combining the sharp and energetic electro feel of their DJ sets with a robotic melancholy and a typical new wave romanticism. Played either on a dancefloor or in a lounge, this record has a vigorous and modern feel, easily outclassing the attempts of electroclash fusion of the beginning of the 2000s.
, aka Scratch Massive, describe it best as a "dark electro" album, with tracks like "Silence" and "Shadows," revolving around the well-named "Soleil Noir." This is a modern electro album taking on its affiliation with pop music only to avoid the clichés of the genre, or the creeping nostalgia of the 2000s.
Girls on Top
MY BEST FRIEND (GERMANY)
"The French artists Maud and Sebastian created Scratch Massive in 1999. Scratch Massive's first full album on Warner Brothers produced by Christian Vogel of Supercollider was released. Maud and Seb start seriously ding, and living in the 4 corners of the world. In 2004 the couple releases a new single 'Make It High' which is featured on hip dance-floor compilations, including Ivan Smagghe's
Suck My Deck
. In 2005 Scratch Massive put together their first mix CD which summarizes there feeling that 'the dance-floor is a privileged laboratory which omits an irresistible equation of pure pleasure...'. For this mix CD they licensed a track by the My Best Friend act Dirt Crew. With there own 12"
Girls On Top
on MBF, Scratch Massive managed to produce a massive house hit."
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