Control.org - Degenerate
Electro, Electronics Control.org was looking for an honest review and I'm quite sure he came to the right place. Honest reviews are actually what Brutal Resonance is all about.

What I really enjoy with Control.org's album 'Degenerate' is that it sounds a bit different than everything else I usually have to review. It got some ambient and electronics inlays in the electro approach he has. Usually I have a really hard time with instrumental sample based tracks, but my favourite track on this album is the beautiful "Pending Hope". Even though it's a quite simple track layout, it works perfectly with the sample of a father recording he's thoughts in a recorder for his new born child to listen to when he or she grows older. It's amazing and really shows that you just need to use the right spices to create a wonderful dish, not everything you have in your cabinet. The same thing goes for "Greed Surplus" even though it does not apply the same emotions.

On most of the tracks we get vocals, like on "Countdown to Corruption", "Prophetic", "Degenerate", "Analogue Killer" and a few more. Same goes for "Fish Out of Water" and it's quite a cute track, but here it's quite clear that the vocals need some work. The singing is flat and somewhat of key. It seems to work better during the choruses than the verses sometimes though; "Accelerate" is a good example of what I mean.

It's quite sad because this is a different and cool album, but it's a start and with some improvements on the vocals, Control.org is able to sometime down the road create something fun and special. Because I ensure you that the music, sounds and melodies are interesting.
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Control.org - Degenerate

6.0
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2011 by Control Freak Records
Control.org was looking for an honest review and I'm quite sure he came to the right place. Honest reviews are actually what Brutal Resonance is all about.

What I really enjoy with Control.org's album 'Degenerate' is that it sounds a bit different than everything else I usually have to review. It got some ambient and electronics inlays in the electro approach he has. Usually I have a really hard time with instrumental sample based tracks, but my favourite track on this album is the beautiful "Pending Hope". Even though it's a quite simple track layout, it works perfectly with the sample of a father recording he's thoughts in a recorder for his new born child to listen to when he or she grows older. It's amazing and really shows that you just need to use the right spices to create a wonderful dish, not everything you have in your cabinet. The same thing goes for "Greed Surplus" even though it does not apply the same emotions.

On most of the tracks we get vocals, like on "Countdown to Corruption", "Prophetic", "Degenerate", "Analogue Killer" and a few more. Same goes for "Fish Out of Water" and it's quite a cute track, but here it's quite clear that the vocals need some work. The singing is flat and somewhat of key. It seems to work better during the choruses than the verses sometimes though; "Accelerate" is a good example of what I mean.

It's quite sad because this is a different and cool album, but it's a start and with some improvements on the vocals, Control.org is able to sometime down the road create something fun and special. Because I ensure you that the music, sounds and melodies are interesting.
Apr 27 2011

Patrik Lindström

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Founder of Brutal Resonance in 2009, founder of Electroracle and founder of ex Promonetics. Used to write a whole lot for Brutal Resonance and have written over 500 reviews. Nowadays, mostly focusing on the website and paving way for our writers.

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