Cybershroom - Neon Tequila Overdose
Industrial, Trance The Cybershroom project describes itself as a mixture of Industrial, Rave, Trance, EBM, Futurepop and experimental influences. Feeling that it has now found its scene, bringing to you the bouncy industrial genre you all deserve. The music is now is much more Noisuf-X and Valium Era inspired while the futurepop songs are more of a mixed inspiration of other acts. 'Neon Tequila Overdose' is an 8 track EP.

Sci-fi samples and synths, plus a heavy drum beat greet us in the title track 'Neon Tequila Overdose'. Starts as a promising industrial/rave dance track, but my criticism is that it's probably too long as it gets monotonous and includes a synth sound in many places I just don't care for. The ones that make me grind my teeth. But, it will probably fill a dance floor.

"She Deserved It (That little bitch)", again has all of the necessary ingredients for this kind of music, and this time I think Arnes makes a slightly better job of it. A reasonable Industrial rave track from start to finish. A lot of people will object to the industrial rave term but I am using it and to hell with them. It's got to be a better description than 'bouncy industrial' surely.

"Clusterfuck", and we are finding a more trance type sound and beat. It's monotonous but to be fair you do sort of expect this kind of music to be, to an extent. This track ranges in my head from nice to hideous, with little middle ground it only has the two extremes. There is a part of it near the end where the constant monotonous beat is backed up by some melodic synths that I adore, some more like this please!

It's remix time and "Neon Tequila (It's Actually Absynth remix by Artificial Organic)", which I have listened to 3 times before I start to write. I was right, I don't like it, it is different but in some places just too much and I can describe it only as a mess.

Now the Violent BackPropagation RMX of the same track. I have never heard a Violent BackPropagation RMX to date I have not liked and I was not disappointed with this one. Some nice industrial drums throughout and no teeth grinding synths included. It's altogether quite melodic. I now finding that I need to go back and listen to the original track and I am starting to appreciate it more. Unfortunately there seems to be a mastering problem with this track, the same applying to the "Hangover Hexis remix''. Which is a reasonable remix but again really just makes me want to listen to the original version again.

"She Deserved it (That little Bitch) [EQ Mix By Acrophilic Project]", they have Hard Tranced it and it's cool. The faster beat and samples work well together, its a great rhythmic and powerful remix for the dance floor. The "Destructed by Detuned Destruction" remix of the same track has more of a noize sound to me, more ambitious as remixes go. I thought at first this doesn't quite work for me but that being purely a matter of personal taste. However, I eventually picked up the beat from it, as although there is an element of noize it still retains the trance/rave elements of the original track. Making for an interesting mix.

Conclusion:
Apart from the remixes it is all very [x]-Rx and Phosgore. A way to go to reach that level but you have to start somewhere and this is very promising. The three original Cybershroom tracks will all fill a dance floor, irrespecitve of any faults. Just don't listen to it in repeated doses. Some good collaborators included on the EP as remixers also, which for me Acrophilic Project and Detuned Destruction make the highlights of the EP with their remixes of "She Deserved it (That little Bitch)". I scored 5 just, but I hope to hear more from Cybershroom in the future.
3
Brutal Resonance

Cybershroom - Neon Tequila Overdose

5.0
"Mediocre"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2012
The Cybershroom project describes itself as a mixture of Industrial, Rave, Trance, EBM, Futurepop and experimental influences. Feeling that it has now found its scene, bringing to you the bouncy industrial genre you all deserve. The music is now is much more Noisuf-X and Valium Era inspired while the futurepop songs are more of a mixed inspiration of other acts. 'Neon Tequila Overdose' is an 8 track EP.

Sci-fi samples and synths, plus a heavy drum beat greet us in the title track 'Neon Tequila Overdose'. Starts as a promising industrial/rave dance track, but my criticism is that it's probably too long as it gets monotonous and includes a synth sound in many places I just don't care for. The ones that make me grind my teeth. But, it will probably fill a dance floor.

"She Deserved It (That little bitch)", again has all of the necessary ingredients for this kind of music, and this time I think Arnes makes a slightly better job of it. A reasonable Industrial rave track from start to finish. A lot of people will object to the industrial rave term but I am using it and to hell with them. It's got to be a better description than 'bouncy industrial' surely.

"Clusterfuck", and we are finding a more trance type sound and beat. It's monotonous but to be fair you do sort of expect this kind of music to be, to an extent. This track ranges in my head from nice to hideous, with little middle ground it only has the two extremes. There is a part of it near the end where the constant monotonous beat is backed up by some melodic synths that I adore, some more like this please!

It's remix time and "Neon Tequila (It's Actually Absynth remix by Artificial Organic)", which I have listened to 3 times before I start to write. I was right, I don't like it, it is different but in some places just too much and I can describe it only as a mess.

Now the Violent BackPropagation RMX of the same track. I have never heard a Violent BackPropagation RMX to date I have not liked and I was not disappointed with this one. Some nice industrial drums throughout and no teeth grinding synths included. It's altogether quite melodic. I now finding that I need to go back and listen to the original track and I am starting to appreciate it more. Unfortunately there seems to be a mastering problem with this track, the same applying to the "Hangover Hexis remix''. Which is a reasonable remix but again really just makes me want to listen to the original version again.

"She Deserved it (That little Bitch) [EQ Mix By Acrophilic Project]", they have Hard Tranced it and it's cool. The faster beat and samples work well together, its a great rhythmic and powerful remix for the dance floor. The "Destructed by Detuned Destruction" remix of the same track has more of a noize sound to me, more ambitious as remixes go. I thought at first this doesn't quite work for me but that being purely a matter of personal taste. However, I eventually picked up the beat from it, as although there is an element of noize it still retains the trance/rave elements of the original track. Making for an interesting mix.

Conclusion:
Apart from the remixes it is all very [x]-Rx and Phosgore. A way to go to reach that level but you have to start somewhere and this is very promising. The three original Cybershroom tracks will all fill a dance floor, irrespecitve of any faults. Just don't listen to it in repeated doses. Some good collaborators included on the EP as remixers also, which for me Acrophilic Project and Detuned Destruction make the highlights of the EP with their remixes of "She Deserved it (That little Bitch)". I scored 5 just, but I hope to hear more from Cybershroom in the future. Jun 11 2012

Off label

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

Danya Malashenkov

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Writer and contributor on Brutal Resonance

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