Electric Resistance - Brave New Day
Techno, Industrial I always say that if an artist releases an album that I don't particularly enjoy, there is hope that, in the future, they'll come out with something that will appeal to me. And, well, that usually doesn't happen, and my theory becomes just a little less resilient every time something like that happens. Which is why I was a bit scared to review Electric Resistance latest album, Brave New Day.

I mean, last time I reviewed them, their album wasn't given that good of a score at all. This time around, I'm loving what I'm listening to. Brave New Day fixes a lot with what was wrong with their previous release, and makes for a fairly good, as they describe themselves, techno/industrial album.

Compared to the last album, which was just filled with rage and flushed out vocals, we are treated with delightfully charming melodic beats with a voice that tunes down, and delivers some decent Russian dialect. The voice actually sounds decent, even if I feel as if it's touched upon too much in certain songs, such as in N.E.O.N.. However, it still manages to come off decently.

The beats range from anything techno inspired, to trance like synths flowing through the songs. Whereas the vocals still suffer in some areas, I find a blast in listening to the beats this two man outfit has to offer. And I really enjoyed this album. Perhaps it's because I was going in half expecting something terrible, and was completely proven wrong, but these guys found a good spot to be in, and I hope they continue perfecting this style.
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Brutal Resonance

Electric Resistance - Brave New Day

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2014 by Insane Records
I always say that if an artist releases an album that I don't particularly enjoy, there is hope that, in the future, they'll come out with something that will appeal to me. And, well, that usually doesn't happen, and my theory becomes just a little less resilient every time something like that happens. Which is why I was a bit scared to review Electric Resistance latest album, Brave New Day.

I mean, last time I reviewed them, their album wasn't given that good of a score at all. This time around, I'm loving what I'm listening to. Brave New Day fixes a lot with what was wrong with their previous release, and makes for a fairly good, as they describe themselves, techno/industrial album.

Compared to the last album, which was just filled with rage and flushed out vocals, we are treated with delightfully charming melodic beats with a voice that tunes down, and delivers some decent Russian dialect. The voice actually sounds decent, even if I feel as if it's touched upon too much in certain songs, such as in N.E.O.N.. However, it still manages to come off decently.

The beats range from anything techno inspired, to trance like synths flowing through the songs. Whereas the vocals still suffer in some areas, I find a blast in listening to the beats this two man outfit has to offer. And I really enjoyed this album. Perhaps it's because I was going in half expecting something terrible, and was completely proven wrong, but these guys found a good spot to be in, and I hope they continue perfecting this style. Feb 23 2014

Steven Gullotta

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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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