Rakta / Intenção
Album: Intenção   Collection:General
Artist:Rakta   Added:May 2016
Label:Dama Da Noite Discos/Nada Nada Discos  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2016-08-15 Pull Date: 2016-10-17
Week Ending: Oct 16 Oct 9 Oct 2 Sep 25 Sep 11 Sep 4 Aug 28 Aug 21
Airplays: 3 1 1 2 3 3 1 3

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 03, 2017: Magnetized Toner: Best Of 2016 Part 2
Filhas Do Fogo
4. Oct 13, 2016: DSD
2. Oct 18, 2016: Magnetized Toner
Filhas Do Fogo
5. Oct 13, 2016: All Passion No Technique
Filhas Do Fogo
3. Oct 13, 2016: a strange pursuit
6. Oct 06, 2016: a strange pursuit
A Busca Do Círculo

Album Review
Telepathic Juan
Reviewed 2016-08-10
Rio De Janeiro’s Rakta returns in 2016 with a new single, Intenção (roughly translated as Intention) and an extensive United States/Japan Summer tour. For these new recordings, the now trio, aside from effectively utilizing all of their trademark elements - tribal beats, vocals saturated with reverb effects and distortion, and a bass line full of treble and mids, these new tracks are longer in length and have a faster tempo. They seem to be evolving from a darkwave band to a more dub-kraut-goth entity. At least that’s my impression of these new songs and the live set I witnessed last week in SF. Reverb forever.

RIYL: Savages, Public Image Limited, XYX, The Slits and The Cure’s Pornography.

Recommended Tracks: 1, 2, and 3

1. (3:53) *Intenção – Meduim-up tempo track, bass driven. Classic Rakta.
2. (5:55) **A Busca Do Círculo – Upbeat guitar driven track with amazing keyboard riff. Louder and more muscular than previous recordings.
3. (5:46) ***Filhas do Fogo – This recording is not part of the single but was recorded during the same sessions. This track will be part of their upcoming album “III.” Long quiet intro, kind of dub. Bassline starts at 1:13, then track takes off – upbeat tempo. Hypnotic. Heavily influenced by Public Image Limited.

Track Listing
1. Intenção   2. A Busca Do Círculo
  3. Filhas Do Fogo