Monomorte - DOUOSVAVM
Witch House Monomorte is back with a new EP that was supposed to release on October 31st. However, being an eager beaver, we got it now during the first few days of the darker month. DOUOSVAVVM contains three juicy tracks filled with more witchy goodness.

Starting us off is cuore oscuro (Translated from Italian means "dark heart". Thanks Google.) While the introductory movement gives in to light taps with a slight tinge of ambient sounds, the real heavy drags don't come in until about a minute into the song. There was some samples placed within the track, as well, which served their purpose well to initiate a well worn bleak theme, and I liked it.

Ligeia is based on an Edgar Allen Poe story, as is the whole EP, and it features some higher pitched synths based around the dragging notes. There's an almost subliminal whispering vocal set that I didn't catch onto right away; it almost just sounded like another electronic effect before realizing it was someone - or something - singing out to me.

The third and last track was The ruler of the realm was seen... Maintaining a strict dark ambient ring to it throughout the first minute, an almost jazzy like play came in after, settling in on top of all the other tunes. As the wind brushes in the background, which sounds like more evil whispers, a beat forms around the three minute mark. More witchy goodness comes from it, and with a final sample, and some very faint growls and hidden messages, the EP finishes.

And, what a present surprise for the month of Halloween. This EP isn't bad by far, and it's free to download. I mean, so long as you're into the whole witch house genre, then you'll certainly find something to enjoy. And though I do think it's high time Monomorte releases a full length, so long as I keep getting a few tracks here and there, I don't think I'll find much to complain about.
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Brutal Resonance

Monomorte - DOUOSVAVM

7.5
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2014
Monomorte is back with a new EP that was supposed to release on October 31st. However, being an eager beaver, we got it now during the first few days of the darker month. DOUOSVAVVM contains three juicy tracks filled with more witchy goodness.

Starting us off is cuore oscuro (Translated from Italian means "dark heart". Thanks Google.) While the introductory movement gives in to light taps with a slight tinge of ambient sounds, the real heavy drags don't come in until about a minute into the song. There was some samples placed within the track, as well, which served their purpose well to initiate a well worn bleak theme, and I liked it.

Ligeia is based on an Edgar Allen Poe story, as is the whole EP, and it features some higher pitched synths based around the dragging notes. There's an almost subliminal whispering vocal set that I didn't catch onto right away; it almost just sounded like another electronic effect before realizing it was someone - or something - singing out to me.

The third and last track was The ruler of the realm was seen... Maintaining a strict dark ambient ring to it throughout the first minute, an almost jazzy like play came in after, settling in on top of all the other tunes. As the wind brushes in the background, which sounds like more evil whispers, a beat forms around the three minute mark. More witchy goodness comes from it, and with a final sample, and some very faint growls and hidden messages, the EP finishes.

And, what a present surprise for the month of Halloween. This EP isn't bad by far, and it's free to download. I mean, so long as you're into the whole witch house genre, then you'll certainly find something to enjoy. And though I do think it's high time Monomorte releases a full length, so long as I keep getting a few tracks here and there, I don't think I'll find much to complain about. Oct 08 2014

Off label

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

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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