Blanck Mass

City: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland, UK
Genre: Electronic
Styles: Abstractro, Art Pop, Chamber Psych, Drone, Fluxwork, Hauntology, Mandible, Uk Experimental Electronic
on hashbrandnew.com since February 26, 2021

Bio

As Blanck Mass, Benjamin John Power takes the anthemic melodies and heroic doses of noise he pioneered with  in directions that are sometimes more immediate but always thought-provoking. Though he introduced the project with the amorphous drones of 2011's self-titled album, it was with 2015's Dumb Flesh that he defined Blanck Mass' approach: heavy beats that flirted with danceability, chopped-up vocal samples, and an overriding concept (in this case, mortality and decay) that held together his music's rapid twists and turns. Whether railing against political injustice on 2017's World Eater or exploring the connection between grief and consumerism on 2019's Animated Violence Mild, Power's work as Blanck Mass is, above all, musically and emotionally intense.