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“FALLING DOWN (RED” by The Killing Tapes

The Killing Tapes' "Falling Down (Red)" EP is a mesmerizing and multifaceted six-track collection that offers a glimpse into the band's distinctive musical journey. Formed in 2020 by the creative forces of Marcus Crede (known for Kreatur and other projects) and Peter Svensson (from Mary Celeste and Hello Heartland), The Killing Tapes saw a significant addition in the fall of 2023 with Martin Berry joining the band. Their collaboration resulted in a fusion of Alternative Rock and electronic elements, marked by the utilization of original 80s and 90s synths.

"Falling Down (Red)" is part of a captivating trilogy, a departure from their debut album "Black." The EP signifies a shift in musical direction, embracing a more electronic sound and a lyrical approach that delves into deeply personal and introspective themes. The lyrics offer a raw and at times, contemptuous perspective on human interactions and self-reflection. The distinctive fusion of electronic and rock elements within the EP is nothing short of captivating. It's a testament to The Killing Tapes' creative evolution and willingness to experiment with diverse musical textures. The original 80s and 90s synths add a layer of nostalgia and a unique sonic depth that resonates with listeners.

As you delve into "Falling Down (Red)," you're invited on an introspective and often emotionally charged journey. The band's ability to craft profound narratives is showcased throughout the EP. The interplay between the trio, Marcus Crede, Peter Svensson, and Martin Berry, is impeccable, creating a harmonious musical tapestry that transports you to an alternative reality.

"Fall Down (Red)" is a compelling addition to The Killing Tapes' discography, highlighting their ever-evolving artistry. The EP's electronic soundscapes and poignant lyrics offer a rich and immersive experience, making it a must-listen for those seeking a blend of introspection, nostalgia, and musical experimentation. This release is a testament to the band's unwavering commitment to pushing creative boundaries, resulting in a sonic journey that leaves a lasting impression.

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