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Eternal BasementNerv

Label:Harthouse – HH-CD-011
Format:
CD, Album
Country:Germany
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Trance, Techno, Acid

Tracklist

1Woy11:00
2Mind Out9:32
3A Flyby11:27
4Nerv9:38
5When Sadness Comes11:00
6Poem8:00
7Hologram14:00
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℗ & © 1995 Eye Q Music.

BPM's on cover: 100 | 145 | 150 | 130 | 136 | 100

Made in Germany.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 4 005902 633420
  • Barcode (Scanned): 4005902633420
  • Label Code: LC 5305
  • Matrix / Runout: HHCD011 WME
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L011
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0555
  • Rights Society: Gema/Biem

Other Versions (3)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Nerv (2×LP, Album)HarthouseHHLP 011Germany1995
Nerv (CD, Album)Harthouse AmericaHH1011-2US1995
New Submission
Nerv (2×LP, Promo)HarthouseHH LP 011Germany1995

Reviews

brunorepublic's avatar
brunorepublic
Edited 11 years ago
Absolute genius.

So different from most of what came out of the Harthouse label. This is deep, dark, delicious trance, full of intricate soundtracks to set your imagination in motion. The production alone on this is incredible. In contrast to the straight-up, in-your-face 909/303 sounds that defined so many of EB's contemporaries, here the sounds are heavily processed, layered, textured, distant, and unique. Muffled voices, unrecognizable synths, strange reverbs, and intricate interlocking sequences all combine to create a darkened landscape that completely surrounds you.

While EB's singles were -- as required by the style -- all fairly fast in the BPMs, here the album format is used as an opportunity to explore slower tempos and longer tracks that build slowly. But don't be put off; the results are glorious. The opening track "Woy" is more Bladerunner than the actual Bladerunner OST, and is alone worth the price of the disc(s). The quality is consistent throughout the entire album and there isn't a minute of filler. Why this release (and the singles from the same period) never gathered more attention is something I don't understand to this day.
mandragoran's avatar
mandragoran
Edited 17 years ago
So I heard their remix of "Skyline" by Resistance D, and I saw their album on amazon for under a buck so I said "Hey, what the hell, might as well get it...1995, they remixed R-D, maybe there will be some good tracks on it." Little did I know that packed in this CD is track after track of quality Acid Trance. I mean this stuff is wicked. Every track is like going on a journey through outer space. Well done Eternal Basement.