Katharsys

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The Katharsys project was started in 2001 by Hugo Figuera, a graduated pianist and Thomas Le Labousse, a sound technician.
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BWARE014 Katharsys - Loudroom album art Katharsys Loudroom(9xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Barcode Recordings BWARE014 UK 2013
OTHCDLP003 Katharsys - Metallicity album art Katharsys Metallicity (Album) OtherCide Records OTHCDLP003 France 2017 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

FS02 Katharsys - Turbulence / Mute album art Katharsys Turbulence / Mute Filthy Sanchez Records FS02 Spain 2008 Sell This Version
BRD001 Katharsys - Skyhook / The Scraper album art Insideinfo / Katharsys Insideinfo / Katharsys - Skyhook / The Scraper Breed 12 Inches BRD001 UK 2008 Sell This Version
FS 03 Katharsys - Mute (Counterstrike Remix) / El Momento album art Katharsys / Dub Elements Katharsys / Dub Elements - Mute (Counterstrike Remix) / El Momento Filthy Sanchez Records FS 03 Spain 2009 Sell This Version
SIN:020 Katharsys - Dissident / Guidance album art Future Signal / Katharsys Future Signal / Katharsys - Dissident / Guidance Sinuous SIN:020 UK 2010 Sell This Version
G-ILLA 006 Katharsys - Interceptor / Timehole album art Dean Rodell & Katharsys / Katharsys Dean Rodell & Katharsys / Katharsys - Interceptor / Timehole(12") Guerilla Recordings G-ILLA 006 US 2010 Sell This Version
HBT025 Katharsys - Zero Point / Coldspot album art Katharsys Zero Point / Coldspot(12") Habit Recordings HBT025 US 2010 Sell This Version
FSRECS 003 Katharsys - Destiny Eden (Current Value Remix) / Lords Of The Steel album art Forbidden Society & Katharsys Forbidden Society & Katharsys - Destiny Eden (Current Value Remix) / Lords Of The Steel Forbidden Society Recordings FSRECS 003 Czech Republic 2011 Sell This Version
YSR002 Katharsys - ID / Run & Hide album art Machine Code* / Katharsys & Forbidden Society Machine Code* / Katharsys & Forbidden Society - ID / Run & Hide Yellow Stripe Recordings YSR002 Portugal 2011 Sell This Version
FSRECS002 Katharsys - Extreme (Current Value Remix) / Redeemer album art Counterstrike & Forbidden Society / Katharsys & Forbidden Society Counterstrike & Forbidden Society / Katharsys & Forbidden Society - Extreme (Current Value Remix) / Redeemer Forbidden Society Recordings FSRECS002 Czech Republic 2011 Sell This Version
MENTALLY007 Katharsys - Psychosis / Domination album art Katharsys / Forbidden Society & Katharsys Katharsys / Forbidden Society & Katharsys - Psychosis / Domination(12") Mentally Disturbed Recordings MENTALLY007 Netherlands 2011 Sell This Version
SICK014 Katharsys - Trainwreck / Matrix (Katharsys Remix) album art Katharsys / C.A.2K Katharsys / C.A.2K - Trainwreck / Matrix (Katharsys Remix) Future Sickness Records SICK014 Belgium 2012 Sell This Version
GEN175-008 Katharsys - Favorite Sin / This Never Happened album art The Outside Agency / Peter Kurten / Katharsys / Forbidden Society The Outside Agency / Peter Kurten / Katharsys / Forbidden Society - Favorite Sin / This Never Happened Genosha One Seven Five GEN175-008 Netherlands 2012 Sell This Version
OIKD015 Katharsys - Brain Cleansing EP album art Katharsys Brain Cleansing EP(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Order in Kaos OIKD015 UK 2012
BWARELTD002 Katharsys - Discovered album art Donny & Current Value / Katharsys / Unknown Error Donny & Current Value / Katharsys / Unknown Error - Discovered(12", Ltd) Barcode Recordings BWARELTD002 UK 2012 Sell This Version
BWARELTD004 Katharsys - Harpoon / Life / Walkin Device album art Nanotek (2) / Donny / Katharsys Nanotek (2) / Donny / Katharsys - Harpoon / Life / Walkin Device(12") Barcode Recordings BWARELTD004 UK 2012 Sell This Version
BWARELTD003 Katharsys - Wraith / The Watchers (Katharsys Remix) / Warship album art Donny & Katharsys / Donny & Counterstrike / Current Value Donny & Katharsys / Donny & Counterstrike / Current Value - Wraith / The Watchers (Katharsys Remix) / Warship(12") Barcode Recordings BWARELTD003 UK 2012 Sell This Version
FSRECS LTD 004 Katharsys - A Thousand Hells EP album art Katharsys A Thousand Hells EP(4xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Forbidden Society Recordings FSRECS LTD 004 Czech Republic 2012
BWARELTD08 Katharsys - Loudroom album art Katharsys Loudroom(12") Barcode Recordings BWARELTD08 UK 2013 Sell This Version
BWARELTD07 Katharsys - Nothing Left / Life Is A Bitch / War Games (Donny Remix) album art Katharsys / Unknown Error Katharsys / Unknown Error - Nothing Left / Life Is A Bitch / War Games (Donny Remix)(12") Barcode Recordings BWARELTD07 UK 2013 Sell This Version
FSRECS012 Katharsys - Discipline album art Katharsys Discipline(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Forbidden Society Recordings FSRECS012 Czech Republic 2016
MPRLTD001 Katharsys - Best Of Digipot Vol. I album art Katharsys Best Of Digipot Vol. I(12", Lim) Melting Pot MPRLTD001 Spain 2018 Sell This Version
MPRLTD001COL Katharsys - Best of Digipot Part I album art Katharsys Best of Digipot Part I(12", Mar) Melting Pot MPRLTD001COL Spain 2018 Sell This Version
YSRD017EP Katharsys - Daybreaker album art Katharsys Daybreaker (EP) Yellow Stripe Recordings YSRD017EP Portugal 2019

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SpeedcoreNL

SpeedcoreNL

May 11, 2013
Just sick stuff!
MilkThistle

MilkThistle

January 1, 2011
edited over 11 years ago
There are two acts to which I compare Katharsys:
* Justice, because Katharsys are also a duo of French electronic musicians, who load their music up with lots of compression, and have some pretty catchy basslines alongside really abrasive ambiance. That's where the comparison ends however, not only musically but image-wise; Katharsys are a model of modesty and friendliness (both members will gladly add fans on facebook), nothing like Justice's outrageous public image.
* Technical Itch, because Katharsys produce straight-up dark drum & bass. Dark-d&b fans always argue who takes which torch from whom, I think Katharsys evoke more of Technical Itch's plain-and-simple dark, morose d&b sound than any producer(s) out there today, at a time when Technical Itch releases maybe a couple songs every year.

But my comparison is a little disrespectful; Katharsys have a sound all to their own. I don't know another act that makes synths like Katharsys, there's no mistaking the various effects they layer over their songs, and their rhythms switch between four-on-the-floor hardcore techno and hiccuping drum & bass percussion; a nice change when most acts nowadays stick strictly with one or the other.

Katharsys are something very special; be sure to listen to "Night Terror" on the Toxic EP, "Zero Point"/"Cold Spot" on Habit Recordings (release 25), and "Squake"/ The Swarm remix on Impakt Records (digital release 6).

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