Circle ‎– Forest

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
NOQ010 Circle Forest(CD) No Quarter NOQ010 US 2004 Sell This Version
EKTRO-028 Circle Forest(CD, Album) Ektro Records EKTRO-028 Finland 2004 Sell This Version
KRYPT-023 Circle Forest(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Full Contact Records (2) KRYPT-023 Finland 2012 Sell This Version

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ultimathulerecords

ultimathulerecords

July 9, 2013
referencing Forest, CD, Album, EKTRO-028

A funny band Circle, they can be awesome, a mess, smudged up techno rock that I don't like at all, a mix of all the above or indeed just plain boring, and there are those albums that are great except for being ruined by the vocals.
This is none of the above, although it is a really good one (one of the best 3 from their vast output). Many quote Circle as Finnish Krautrock, and they get pretty close to that here, notable images of Faust and very early Kraftwerk, but there's also a punkiness that reminds of industrial / new-wave acts of the early 1980's. There's a lot going on here!