Pale Sketcher debuts on Ghostly

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    Wed, 14 Jul 2010, 09:00
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  • The heavy metal innovator will release his first electronic album on Ghostly this fall.
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  • Ghostly International is set to release the first full-length by Pale Sketcher, a new project by Justin K. Broadrick. At first glance, Broadrick's career seems dominated by heavy sounds; he got his start in seminal thrash metal band Napalm Death, spent the '90s in industrial metal group Godflesh and most recently formed Jesu, a three-piece that blends elements of shoegaze, post-rock and metal. But Broadrick has always had a knack for electronic production, as seen on his solo records as Final and his work with King Midas Sound's Kevin Martin as Techno Animal. This talent reared its head again on Jesu's 2007 album Pale Sketches, the group's most electronic effort yet. On his first album as Pale Sketcher, entitled Jesu: Pale Sketches Demixed, Broadrick continues to whittle down these tracks until there's hardly a trace of heavy metal left, resulting in eight cuts of deep and brooding electronic music. Tracklist 01. Don't Dream It (Mirage Mix) 02. Can I Go Now (Gone Version) 03. Wash It All Away (Cleansed Dub) 04. The Playgrounds Are Empty (Slumber Mix) 05. Tiny Universe (Interstellar) 06. Supple Hope (2009 Mix) 07. Dummy (Bahnhoff Version) 08. Plans That Fade (Faded Dub) Ghostly International will release Jesu: Pale Sketches Demixed on August 24th, 2010.