Arriving like the mysterious fully formed monoliths in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is the new album from Warsaw, Poland based artist Aleksandra Grünholz aka WE WILL FAIL. Despite the fact this isn’t her debut (that was 2014’s „Verstorung” also for Monotype Rec.), this new double barreled shotgun of an album entitled „Hand That Heals / Hand That Bites” rings with the boldest sense of arrival you could possibly imagine. With a unique sound that is neither electronic, noise nor experimental but a unique off-cut of the three assembled into a style all her own, Grünholz’s sound runs parallel to artists like Scott Walker, Autechre, Pharmakon, Daphne Oram, Pansonic, Grouper, Laurel Halo, Demdike Stare, Vessel and beyond.
Both dark and anxious, the seven „Hand That Bites” tracks follow the blood reds of its cover art, deeply rhythmic, pulsing, energetic and brimming with the intensity of an artist who has cl....... more