I Killed Techno! - Post Suicide
Experimental Now, my last outing with Owlcave Records wasn't pleasant at fucking all. And I really just didn't feel like going back to it in fear that I would find myself at another loss. However, that was just me being stubborn, as I can be a prick at points. But, hey, at least I admit it; the first step to solving a problem is to admit you have one. Anyway, I received an e-mail stating that someone new had released an album from Owlcave Records. I was curious, so I decided to give it a shot.

The aforementioned album would be I Killed Techno!'s 'Post Suicide'. Now, the first song I listened to on the album was absolutely horrendous. And I thought to myself, "Oh, great, here we fucking go again." And the only reason why I thought that was because of this really, really annoying noise. It sounds like a horrible sound effect that would be used in a Sci-Fi movie as a UFO is hovering. It just ruined the song.

However, the rest of the album I found to be pretty good. Which shocked me, because, if an album begins off bad, I usually expect the rest of the album to follow in its footsteps. But, then again, I suppose that's why this is experimental music. And thank God for that, eh?

Most of the album, as I said, is extremely experimental, and is not bad at all. Nothing too special about it, but the one song titled "The Shrine" really took the cake. Well, let me reword that since that is way too common of a phrase: if that song was a woman, I would probably fornicate with her this very moment.

It starts off with some piano work, which is nothing great, but then about a minute into the song, the sound of glass shattering breaks the piano work and the song goes into what I would consider witch house. It has some synths that are like toyed around with church organs, and a voice comes in with a real deep tone and speaks over the music, sort of pausing it. And then it delves into a drum session around the three minute mark, furthering the song. Then, the song heads back into straight piano work at the four minute mark, and it's nothing pretty, but I expect it was supposed to be like that, and then heads right back into witch house. I don't want to document the rest of the song like this, so just give it a listen and see if anything of what I'm saying is making any fucking sense.

So, what we have here is a mediocre album. The first song: horrendous. The fifth song: Fucking stunning. Rest of the album: Meh. It's an okay album, and if all the song were as pleasant as "The Shrine", the album would be amazing. But, we are left with a potent project, and one guy with great talent as he's doing all the work. Cheers, mate. Let's see what you bring next.
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Brutal Resonance

I Killed Techno! - Post Suicide

6.0
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2013 by Owlcave Records
Now, my last outing with Owlcave Records wasn't pleasant at fucking all. And I really just didn't feel like going back to it in fear that I would find myself at another loss. However, that was just me being stubborn, as I can be a prick at points. But, hey, at least I admit it; the first step to solving a problem is to admit you have one. Anyway, I received an e-mail stating that someone new had released an album from Owlcave Records. I was curious, so I decided to give it a shot.

The aforementioned album would be I Killed Techno!'s 'Post Suicide'. Now, the first song I listened to on the album was absolutely horrendous. And I thought to myself, "Oh, great, here we fucking go again." And the only reason why I thought that was because of this really, really annoying noise. It sounds like a horrible sound effect that would be used in a Sci-Fi movie as a UFO is hovering. It just ruined the song.

However, the rest of the album I found to be pretty good. Which shocked me, because, if an album begins off bad, I usually expect the rest of the album to follow in its footsteps. But, then again, I suppose that's why this is experimental music. And thank God for that, eh?

Most of the album, as I said, is extremely experimental, and is not bad at all. Nothing too special about it, but the one song titled "The Shrine" really took the cake. Well, let me reword that since that is way too common of a phrase: if that song was a woman, I would probably fornicate with her this very moment.

It starts off with some piano work, which is nothing great, but then about a minute into the song, the sound of glass shattering breaks the piano work and the song goes into what I would consider witch house. It has some synths that are like toyed around with church organs, and a voice comes in with a real deep tone and speaks over the music, sort of pausing it. And then it delves into a drum session around the three minute mark, furthering the song. Then, the song heads back into straight piano work at the four minute mark, and it's nothing pretty, but I expect it was supposed to be like that, and then heads right back into witch house. I don't want to document the rest of the song like this, so just give it a listen and see if anything of what I'm saying is making any fucking sense.

So, what we have here is a mediocre album. The first song: horrendous. The fifth song: Fucking stunning. Rest of the album: Meh. It's an okay album, and if all the song were as pleasant as "The Shrine", the album would be amazing. But, we are left with a potent project, and one guy with great talent as he's doing all the work. Cheers, mate. Let's see what you bring next. Mar 04 2013

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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