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asked about what has influenced them, no band names come to mind; Berlin during the Weimar Republic, cement walls, hallucinations or literary figures such as Franz Kafka. And, in fact, it is this very claustrophobia and the suggested absurdity which distinguished Kafka's work - also, one of the main characteristics of Entertainment's sound design.
Founded in Atlanta, USA, the band has progressed from being merely an inside tip to veritable greatness. Of course, the group finds direction from the successful Gothic bands of the early 1980s, however, any parallels commonly applied to the normal suspects such as Bauhaus or Virgin Prunes do not really do justice to the band. The superficially distressing, awkward and extremely complex songs contained in their debut album "Gender
" initially hamper a submersion in Entertainment
's multi-layered cosmos as…