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Artist
Exhausted Modern
ReleaseProduct
Year Of The Rat
Label
Endless Illusion (CZ)
Catalogue Number
ENDILLP02
Release Date
September 1, 2020

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Exhausted Modern's debut full-length titled The Year of the Rat is a proof of the thought-provocation that author's name generates. Released on his own Endless Illusion imprint, the album doesn't have all the answers, it simply offers Exhausted Modern's perception of the modern times and also the energy to do something with them. The title, borrowed from the Chinese zodiac calendar, doesn't slip to mere esoteric prognosis, it fittingly and provocatively comments on broken mechanics of society, capitalistic hierarchisation and emotional frustration of its victims. Despite the dystopian character of Exhausted Modern's sound, which ranges from fast melancholia through suspicious calmness to slowly bubbling rage, it doesn't feel like the end of the world. It's critical artistic statement of a person who despite seeing all the darkness, also sees the way out of it.

Digital Track List

  1. 1 Rat King's Walking 4:52 Buy

    Rat King's Walking

  2. 2 Something Stronger 5:16 Buy

    Something Stronger

  3. 3 Working Rats 3:58 Buy
  4. 4 T-Maze 3:54 Buy
  5. 5 Apathy Eats You Alive 5:11 Buy

    Apathy Eats You Alive

  6. 6 Tricked the Ox 4:58 Buy

    Tricked the Ox

  7. 7 Pineal Gland 3:58 Buy
  8. 8 Food of the Gods 3:14 Buy

    Food of the Gods

  9. 9 Hard Working Rats (Digital Bonus) 4:46 Buy

    Hard Working Rats (Digital Bonus)

Exhausted Modern

Minimal Wave and Post-punk

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