Cybergenesis - Gedankengift
Dark Electro, EBM Cybergenesis wants to revive the sounds of the EBM and darkelectro of the 90's. Especially the Zoth Ommog sound and acts like Calva Y Nada and X marks The Pedwalk. A lot of people long for these sounds for the past it seems, and even i play my X Mark the Pedwalk and Armageddon Dildo's vinyls and CDs now and then. So if someone wants to revive those times, i tend to lend my ear.

Cybergenesis, however, falls short on getting on par with his main influences. Personally i think if you aim to revive a sound of the past, you should at least be able to get as good as, and preferably better. And this guy doesn't make the (X) mark. His stuff would have been better received in the 90's because it is on par with b-league EBM from that age like A:Grumh! and Sloppy Wrechbody. Nowadays we need a little more quality i think.

There is a lot of room for improvement, because there are good ideas present, and the title song is even a pretty good track. Biggest drawbacks to me are the sloppy production and the not-so-good-vocals. With a good production, some more eye for getting some good grooves going and better vocals i think i would have liked this album a lot better. Now it just stays in the "sympathetic, but not quite it" league.

Still i think if Cybergenesis makes good improvements on his production skills and his vocals, we could very well be up one good old school band. So i'll be keeping an eye on what he is going to do next.

Anyway, the album is a free download, and i suggest everyone to at least pick up the titletrack. Its a nice little song to have around in your playlist, and keep your fingers crossed he gets an album full of that on his next release.
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Cybergenesis - Gedankengift

5.0
"Mediocre"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2012
Cybergenesis wants to revive the sounds of the EBM and darkelectro of the 90's. Especially the Zoth Ommog sound and acts like Calva Y Nada and X marks The Pedwalk. A lot of people long for these sounds for the past it seems, and even i play my X Mark the Pedwalk and Armageddon Dildo's vinyls and CDs now and then. So if someone wants to revive those times, i tend to lend my ear.

Cybergenesis, however, falls short on getting on par with his main influences. Personally i think if you aim to revive a sound of the past, you should at least be able to get as good as, and preferably better. And this guy doesn't make the (X) mark. His stuff would have been better received in the 90's because it is on par with b-league EBM from that age like A:Grumh! and Sloppy Wrechbody. Nowadays we need a little more quality i think.

There is a lot of room for improvement, because there are good ideas present, and the title song is even a pretty good track. Biggest drawbacks to me are the sloppy production and the not-so-good-vocals. With a good production, some more eye for getting some good grooves going and better vocals i think i would have liked this album a lot better. Now it just stays in the "sympathetic, but not quite it" league.

Still i think if Cybergenesis makes good improvements on his production skills and his vocals, we could very well be up one good old school band. So i'll be keeping an eye on what he is going to do next.

Anyway, the album is a free download, and i suggest everyone to at least pick up the titletrack. Its a nice little song to have around in your playlist, and keep your fingers crossed he gets an album full of that on his next release. Sep 07 2012

Off label

Official release released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

Pieter Winkelaar

info@brutalresonance.com
Writer and contributor on Brutal Resonance

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