∆aimon - ∆AIMON
Witch House No introductions are needed when discussing the romantics of husband/wife duo ∆aimon, who have already been praised on this site with the highest of respects in the past. With no further ado, it's now my time to take a stab at the witch house love birds and see what they can present with us on their latest released, titled after the pair.

With a little introduction that introduces us to a dark ambient sound that slowly transforms into a witchy beat with whispers, the album started off great. What seemed to be a trade in sound from more dragging beats to a faster pace is just that; when Brant sings in Seraphim, we're delivered a faster beat, and when Nancy brings her gorgeous vocals to the center stage, she manages to sign a ray of sunshine in the grey skies with beautiful piano work accompanying her voice.

dissolvte brought back those dragging beats that I adore as suited to previous releases. Not going back to what's been done by any sense, the beat still changes depending on who's singing. And, again, I stress that Nancy casts a spell like a Siren whenever she lets whatever Heaven flow out of her voice box and onto the population of Earth.

When the married combine their vocals in the fourth track, there's nothing more that can be desired. Each line is followed up by a more aggressive shout from Brant, and the pause from singing lead to some extraordinary moments in instrumental talent.

Balance, for the most part, let Brant show off what he could do without the accompaniment of his better half, and he proves in this song that he can sound as much like a Saint as his wife. She does break into the song at moments to provide some back-up, but I applaud the effort of both highly in this marvel. anima shows off the same talent from the rough half, and provides another excellent listening.

I'm halfway through this album and I'm gushing already. To continue on might lead me to have an all out explosion of euphoria, and yet that is something that I fully welcome. amen provides a slower paced song, but the slowed down tempo makes it just a fair bit creepier than the prior tracks.

I came out with nothing close to a bruising when I listened to bruising; the only hit I felt was one to my emotional soft side that provided me with an ounce of joy. EXU REI came out with more synchronized singing, and once more struck a good chord on myself and left me desiring more.

A half instrumental boat of pleasure rowed on in in the form of Paraesthesia. A slow build up to more enchanting work from Nancy; I'll take that any day of the week. And I got that in the next track as well which was a lot more bass heavy.

And, with a tear in my eye, I moved onto the last and final track which shows Brant giving us the performance of a lifetime. It was an honor to go out of this album on that note.

But, wait, there's more. Even though I was told the remixes were totally not necessary to include in the review, I was given them, and I listened to them, and they deserve a spot here no matter what. And they add an extra forty one minutes on the album to get through.

Creating a more club heavy track comes the HexRx Remix of Seraphim. The beat compliments Nancy's vocals perfectly once more. And, just at the start of this first song of the remixes, I can tell I'll be going on a journey back through Nirvana.

A bit of a tribal touch was given to amen by Rationale, and was awesome as the voice from both male and female alike were touched upon to creepy effects.

East LA sound producer WMX gave a darkening and lovely touch to LOW, whereas iVardensphere created a tremendous and constantly moving mix of anima. The drum effects were key in the mix, as well as the faint wobbles that came in and out of the song.

The ever loved Mr.Kitty delivered an amazing remix of EXU REI that took me by storm. Enlightening to hear Kitty's work on a witch house album, he made the song more beautiful than it already was, and turned out to be my favorite song on the album. Kudos to you, Mr.Kitty.

D/SIR went on and remixed amen and created a darker version of the song. Darker is always good. And darker worked well in this case.

An electronic treatment was given to LOW by RITUALZ. Losing a lot of bass and creating a friendlier atmosphere, I think this might appeal to a wider audience.

Gheists created my second favorite remix, allowing all sounds to drop in honor of the wonderful vocals. At least until their voices go away. Then we're treated to some amazing instrumental parts in the album that rocked my socks off.

The last mix was a bit of a surprise for myself, as it came from an electro-punk outfit that completely transformed anima to something different. As much as I liked the beat, it was way too repetitive. Given a few changes here and there, I would have enjoyed it a lot more.

And that's where the album, remixes combined, ends. Each pulse of this piece of art that was sent into my ears shot through my body and created a shock wave of ecstasy. I felt like I died and was reborn again and again after I experienced the whole lot of this album. To say it shortly, I loved this album with every bone in my body. Experience bliss for yourself if you ever feel the need to do so, and listen to this album.
5
Brutal Resonance

∆aimon - ∆AIMON

No introductions are needed when discussing the romantics of husband/wife duo ∆aimon, who have already been praised on this site with the highest of respects in the past. With no further ado, it's now my time to take a stab at the witch house love birds and see what they can present with us on their latest released, titled after the pair.

With a little introduction that introduces us to a dark ambient sound that slowly transforms into a witchy beat with whispers, the album started off great. What seemed to be a trade in sound from more dragging beats to a faster pace is just that; when Brant sings in Seraphim, we're delivered a faster beat, and when Nancy brings her gorgeous vocals to the center stage, she manages to sign a ray of sunshine in the grey skies with beautiful piano work accompanying her voice.

dissolvte brought back those dragging beats that I adore as suited to previous releases. Not going back to what's been done by any sense, the beat still changes depending on who's singing. And, again, I stress that Nancy casts a spell like a Siren whenever she lets whatever Heaven flow out of her voice box and onto the population of Earth.

When the married combine their vocals in the fourth track, there's nothing more that can be desired. Each line is followed up by a more aggressive shout from Brant, and the pause from singing lead to some extraordinary moments in instrumental talent.

Balance, for the most part, let Brant show off what he could do without the accompaniment of his better half, and he proves in this song that he can sound as much like a Saint as his wife. She does break into the song at moments to provide some back-up, but I applaud the effort of both highly in this marvel. anima shows off the same talent from the rough half, and provides another excellent listening.

I'm halfway through this album and I'm gushing already. To continue on might lead me to have an all out explosion of euphoria, and yet that is something that I fully welcome. amen provides a slower paced song, but the slowed down tempo makes it just a fair bit creepier than the prior tracks.

I came out with nothing close to a bruising when I listened to bruising; the only hit I felt was one to my emotional soft side that provided me with an ounce of joy. EXU REI came out with more synchronized singing, and once more struck a good chord on myself and left me desiring more.

A half instrumental boat of pleasure rowed on in in the form of Paraesthesia. A slow build up to more enchanting work from Nancy; I'll take that any day of the week. And I got that in the next track as well which was a lot more bass heavy.

And, with a tear in my eye, I moved onto the last and final track which shows Brant giving us the performance of a lifetime. It was an honor to go out of this album on that note.

But, wait, there's more. Even though I was told the remixes were totally not necessary to include in the review, I was given them, and I listened to them, and they deserve a spot here no matter what. And they add an extra forty one minutes on the album to get through.

Creating a more club heavy track comes the HexRx Remix of Seraphim. The beat compliments Nancy's vocals perfectly once more. And, just at the start of this first song of the remixes, I can tell I'll be going on a journey back through Nirvana.

A bit of a tribal touch was given to amen by Rationale, and was awesome as the voice from both male and female alike were touched upon to creepy effects.

East LA sound producer WMX gave a darkening and lovely touch to LOW, whereas iVardensphere created a tremendous and constantly moving mix of anima. The drum effects were key in the mix, as well as the faint wobbles that came in and out of the song.

The ever loved Mr.Kitty delivered an amazing remix of EXU REI that took me by storm. Enlightening to hear Kitty's work on a witch house album, he made the song more beautiful than it already was, and turned out to be my favorite song on the album. Kudos to you, Mr.Kitty.

D/SIR went on and remixed amen and created a darker version of the song. Darker is always good. And darker worked well in this case.

An electronic treatment was given to LOW by RITUALZ. Losing a lot of bass and creating a friendlier atmosphere, I think this might appeal to a wider audience.

Gheists created my second favorite remix, allowing all sounds to drop in honor of the wonderful vocals. At least until their voices go away. Then we're treated to some amazing instrumental parts in the album that rocked my socks off.

The last mix was a bit of a surprise for myself, as it came from an electro-punk outfit that completely transformed anima to something different. As much as I liked the beat, it was way too repetitive. Given a few changes here and there, I would have enjoyed it a lot more.

And that's where the album, remixes combined, ends. Each pulse of this piece of art that was sent into my ears shot through my body and created a shock wave of ecstasy. I felt like I died and was reborn again and again after I experienced the whole lot of this album. To say it shortly, I loved this album with every bone in my body. Experience bliss for yourself if you ever feel the need to do so, and listen to this album. Apr 16 2014

Steven Gullotta

info@brutalresonance.com
I've been writing for Brutal Resonance since November of 2012 and now serve as the editor-in-chief. I love the dark electronic underground and usually have too much to listen to at once but I love it. I am also an editor at Aggressive Deprivation, a digital/physical magazine since March of 2016. I support the scene as much as I can from my humble laptop.

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