Deathpact – Cipher One EP

Today marks the discharge of mysterious producer Deathpact’s debut EP. Titled ‘Cipher One’. However it appears to boost extra questions than it solutions.

This is what we’ve been ready for since July. A end result of the ARG (augmented actuality sport) that followers have been working by way of for 2 months. One that had them calling a cryptic cellphone quantity, making an attempt to decipher an internet site’s command immediate and even decoding braille.

While we are not any nearer to fixing the thriller behind the music, we now have a 5 music EP to pore over till Deathpact strikes once more. And boy is there so much to this EP.

It begins as one would count on with a ‘Delightful Introduction’. Calling this a music is a little bit of a stretch, it's relatively a two second exclamation of loss of life. And it strikes proper into Deathpact’s first single ‘Danger’.

It begins the gritty and atmospheric temper that travels by way of the entire EP. This music is filled with dripping water and what seems like creaking doorways, all hidden behind considerate and exact beats and rhythms. Once we’re totally immersed underwater, we transfer to the ‘First Interference’.

Strikingly completely different in tone to ‘Danger’, this music virtually sounds prefer it needs to be a pop music. Maybe it was initially earlier than the titular interference. It begins with a static stuffed jumble of sounds that looks like we’re turning the knob on an previous radio. It is upbeat in elements, then returns again to the bass heavy model that we heard in ‘Danger’. The music ends with a corrupted dial tone.

The third music is ‘Piston’ the economic banger that's plagued by unusual animal trills and chirps in addition to an odd callback to retro cartoons. This all works collectively to steer into the finale music ‘Circadian’.

Undoubtedly essentially the most haunting music on the EP, it begins with loud footsteps by way of an empty hall. The distinct Deathpact model is littered, this time, with an alarm ringing all through as the identical voice from ‘Danger’ urges us to Wake Up.

The alarm varies in quantity, as if we're shifting out and in of consciousness. Near the tip of the music, it provides a beeping that, like all the things else on this mission, will get distorted.

The EP ends with the sound of a clock hanging. Hopefully all of us awoke in time.

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