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Blanck Mass announces new album, Animated Violence Mild, shares “House vs. House”: Stream

Benjamin John Power grieves for the world on his fourth LP

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Blanck Mass, photo by Harrison Reid
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    Experimental electronic artist Blanck Mass is prepping his fourth studio effort for release this summer. Animated Violence Mild follows well-received records World Eater in 2017 and 2015’s Dumb Flesh.

    The eight-track LP was written throughout 2018 by Blanck Mass, aka Fuck Buttons founder Benjamin John Power. Self-discovery and a dedication to craftsmanship inspired the Scotland-based musician.

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    Grief is also a theme throughout the album; in both a personal sense and global sense, “for what we as a species have lost and handed over to our blood-sucking counterpart, consumerism, only to be ravaged by it,” according to a statement.

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    “I believe that many of us have willfully allowed our survival instinct to become engulfed by the snake we birthed,” Power added. “Animated — brought to life by humankind. Violent — insurmountable and wild beyond our control. Mild — delicious.”

    Lead single “House vs. House” gives fans their first taste of the new record. Echoing the LP’s subject matter, it’s a chaotic listen and a snapshot of the world in utter disarray. Hear it below.

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    Animated Violence Mild arrives August 12th through Sacred Bones. Peep the artwork and full tracklist below.

    Animated Violence Mild Artwork:

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    Animated Violence Mild Tracklist:
    01. Intro
    02. Death Drop
    03. House vs. House
    04. Hush Money
    05. Love is a Parasite
    06. Creature / West Fuqua
    07. No Dice
    08. Wings of Hate

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