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Funker Vogt: We Came To Kill

  1. Time of Dreams
  2. Take Care!
  3. Stupid Incident
  4. Father
  5. Under Control
  6. Wartime
  7. Killing Fields
  8. Nothing New
  9. Fantasies
  10. Siegeszug
  11. Funker Vogt 2nd Unit

Just when you thought it was impossible for Funker Vogt to escape the Leatherstrip and :wumpscut: hybrid sound so evident on their debut album, along they come with "We Came To Kill" and shed the comparison like a snakeskin. Their second album is so different stylistically from previous work that it is hard to accept that it was indeeded written by the same band. I'm not sure whether this is due to the inclusion of numerous sampled guitars, the well textured electronics or the addition of a new band member. Funker Vogt even include some slower material for those who need a break between the barrage of higher BPM tracks. My only complaint with "We Came To Kill" is the overuse of vocal effects that ruin what is a very phenomenal male singing voice. Jens Kastel should simply leave his voice unmodified because on the few tracks where he sings unaided, his voice sounds stellar. Otherwise, Funker Vogt have certainly evolved beyond the derivative stigma of their first album into a very impressive project.

Funker Vogt is:
Gerrit "Rote X" Thomas - machines
Jens Kastel - vox, lyrics
Kai "Madman" Schmidt - lyrics, management

Metropolis Records
P.O. Box 54307
Philadelphia, PA 19105


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