Exit Stance

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Exit Stance
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EP by JK Flesh
Released November 30, 2017 (November 30, 2017)
Studio Avalanche Studios
Genre
Length19:54
Label Downwards Records
Producer Justin Broadrick
JK Flesh chronology
Rise Above
(2016)
Exit Stance
(2017)
PI04
(2018)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Exit Stance is an EP by JK Flesh, a moniker of English musician Justin Broadrick, and was released on November 30, 2017 through Downwards Records as a digital download and as a vinyl. [2] [3] Described as more dance-oriented than the previous JK Flesh EP, Nothing Is Free , [4] Exit Stance covers themes of "whiteout, transcendence and self-annihilation." [5]

Extended play musical recording longer than a single, but shorter than a full album

An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP. Contemporary EPs generally contain a minimum of three tracks and maximum of six tracks, and are considered "less expensive and time-consuming" for an artist to produce than an album. An EP originally referred to specific types of vinyl records other than 78 rpm standard play (SP) and LP, but it is now applied to mid-length CDs and downloads as well.

JK Flesh pseudonym of Justin Broadrick

JK Flesh is a moniker of English musician Justin Broadrick employed for his solo work within "heavy" or "brutal" electronica music. Broadrick's usage of the title spans back to his work in the 1990s with Kevin Martin in Techno Animal, but he first released a solo studio album as JK Flesh in 2012. Unlike Broadrick's most well-known projects, Godflesh and Jesu, his work as JK Flesh is electronic and lacks metal riffs. Over the years, the project has shifted into a more minimal and dub sound while retaining its industrial influences.

Justin Broadrick Record producer, musician, singer

Justin Karl Michael Broadrick is a British singer, songwriter, guitarist and drummer. He is best known as a founding member of the band Godflesh, one of the first bands to combine elements of extreme metal and industrial music. He was briefly in the English grindcore band Napalm Death when he was a teenager in the mid-1980s, writing and recording guitar for Side One of Napalm Death's debut album, Scum. Broadrick has also maintained a parallel career as a producer, producing records and remixes for groups such as Pantera, Isis, Mogwai and Hydra Head labelmates Pelican. Since 2012, he has been releasing hard techno music under the solo moniker JK Flesh. Broadrick has set up record labels such as HeadDirt, Avalanche Recordings, Post Mortem Productions, Lo Fibre and Heartache.

Contents

Reception

Writing for Resident Advisor , Andrew Ryce said "Doubling down on what he does best while stepping into a new arena with confidence, Exit Stance establishes Broadrick as a bonafide techno artist." [1] Chang Terhune of Igloo Magazine praised the EP, writing, "Exit Stance is an excellent addition to Broadrick’s catalog, giving the listener plenty to enjoy while tantalizing with the possibility of more like this to come in the future." [6]

<i>Resident Advisor</i> online music magazine

Resident Advisor is an online music magazine and community platform dedicated to showcasing electronic music, artists and events across the globe. It was established in 2001. RA's editorial team provides news, music and event reviews, as well as films, features and interviews. The website also manages services that include event listings, ticket sales, club and promoter directories, photo galleries, artist and record label profiles, DJ charts, an online community, and the RA Podcast.

Track listing

All music composed by Justin Broadrick.

No.TitleLength
1."Exit Stance"5:51
2."Motivated by Jealousy"4:50
3."Bullied by Love"4:22
4."Caveman"4:51
Total length:19:54

Personnel

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References

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