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Thursday, 22 June 2017

PORTRËIT

BandPORTRËIT
GenresPunk / Screamo / Hardcore / Emo-violence / Skramz
Related artists?.
CountryGiessen GERMANY
Years Active2016-present
Song: "B"
Album: "demo"
Year: 2017
For fans ofArches, My Life With The Spaniard, Cease Upon The Capitol, Subjects/Rulers, Orchid, Virginia On Duty, Coma Regalia, Descubriendo A Mr. Mime, Danse Macabre, My Heart To Joy At The Same Tone, Komarov, Jiyuna, Jeanne, Hugs, Mesa Verde, Foxmoulder and The Sky Above And Earth Below aka PROPER SCREAMO.
Label(s): Self Released
This post's artist is from the May 2017 Mix. This is track #10.
You can download: the May 2017 Mix#5 right here or get the new June 2017 Mix#6 here.

PORTRËIT sent me their demo EP in early 2017 and right away I was taken aback. With gutteral screams of anguish and pain washing over either dreamy instrumentals or pummeling hardcore, these German screamo folks have got their shit together and mighty quick. Although the EP is only two tracks, technically each side houses numerous songs but they were all recorded together. The vocals bear a strong resemblance to bands like Arches, My Life With The Spaniard as well as Matt from Cease Upon The Capitol, Dolcim and Subjects/Rulers fame, which are very throaty and lyrically difficult to decipher. The guitars, in particular, stand out most boldly when the music chills out and lulls the listener in with plodding, melodic, single note or chorded progressions. Check out the opening of "A" for a prime example or tail-end of "B". If you only have time to check out one of the 7+ minute sides I'd recommend shooting for "B" first although both are excellent. I do hope in the future they break up the sides and post individual songs or perhaps most will be recorded again for subsequent endeavors. I'm very interested to see what pops up next from PORTRËIT.

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DISCOGRAPHY

2017 - demo digitalEP

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(2017) PORTRËIT - "B" (from 'demo')

(2017) PORTRËIT - "A" (from 'demo')

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PORTRËIT additional links

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