With their debut album, "Silver Lining of the Mushroom Cloud," the
German-American electro-synth duo HARMJOY embraces the beats of bleeding
edge technology and echoes the Cold War aesthetics of 1950s household
fetish. Blending the classic and the edgy, the familiar and the
fantastical--using both lyrics and music--HARM JOY evokes the dichotomy
of the word it's based on: Schadenfreude.
The duo draws on their symphonic music backgrounds and long
histories of involvement in the dark music scene. With music by Ølåf Å.
Reimers (originally from Friesland and the composer behind the EBM band
TYSKE LUDDER) and vocals/lyrics by Dan von Hoyel (from San Francisco and
the voice of the Swedish synthpop artists TITANS), HARM JOY brings a
thought-provoking flavour to industrial music. Dance, or listen? Seethe,
or reflect? The choice is the listener's. Or is it?
Tracklist: 01. Manifesto 02. The Quiet 03. Inside Out (Album Edit) 04. My Tears Fall 05. Pain Decay (Album Edit) 06. Submarine 07. We Can Pass 08. Whispers And Rumors (Album Edit) 09. We Keep Circling (BZ Edit) 10. First Person Shooter 11. Your Best Weapon 12. The Quiet (Rotersand Rework)