Nahtaivel - Killer Speaks
Dark Electro, Harsh EBM Pay attention, artists, THIS is how you promote a package.

In what can only be described as the best packaging and gimmick yet, Nahtaivel has decided to repackage himself as a Harsh EBM band, in direct contract to the two prior albums, which sounded like Mortiis' ambient work.

"Killer Speaks" takes concept work to the extremest of levels - the package comes in an evidence bag, with spoof newspaper articles showing pictures of "Nahtaivel", portrayed as a serial killer. The record also comes with a police "evidence" spool, with a lock of Fernando's Hair. If that wasn't enough, we also get badges and flyers.

The title track is an excellent fast paced piece, far better than I expected - generally packages with such focus on the gimmick fall short.

"Rape on the Dancefloor" continues the shock concept, and the track is by far the most infamous of all pieces by this Brazilian artist. The track itself is fast paced, with really strong Bass - almost as if it is pulsing to match the sadistic actions of the antagonist in the song's title. Another impressive touch.

Fourteen tracks, and I will take one of my boldest steps as a reviewer - I will sell this album to your interests by describing just TWO. If I sat here talking about how good each track was, I'd have lost your interest by track Four.

Lyrically, the album is in English, with themes and concepts ranging from the deprived and perverted serial killer aesthetic, to religion and more common Industrial notions.
The grammar isn't always perfect, but that is to be accepted from artists that don't have English as a mother tongue.

With the first two albums being released, Nahtaivel received quite a lot of confused feedback - one common page has users asking if he was part of Insane Clown Posse, and others just not understanding his ambient sound.

With the change in sound, style, and the excellent package, Nahtaivel, has in fact silenced the critiques. I previously wrote a review of another Brazilian act, and although I did mention the country as being recipient of some rather poor projects, I also declared my passion for the finer acts from Brazil.

Today, I welcome Nahtaivel to the list. He will join Klaustrophobik, 969, and another 20 bands I could list.

Reasons to buy this:
- It is nearly sold out EVERYWHERE
- The packaging is world class in every sense - I've never seen anything so dedicated and concise.
- The music is just excellent.
4
Brutal Resonance

Nahtaivel - Killer Speaks

8.0
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2008 by Wave Records
Pay attention, artists, THIS is how you promote a package.

In what can only be described as the best packaging and gimmick yet, Nahtaivel has decided to repackage himself as a Harsh EBM band, in direct contract to the two prior albums, which sounded like Mortiis' ambient work.

"Killer Speaks" takes concept work to the extremest of levels - the package comes in an evidence bag, with spoof newspaper articles showing pictures of "Nahtaivel", portrayed as a serial killer. The record also comes with a police "evidence" spool, with a lock of Fernando's Hair. If that wasn't enough, we also get badges and flyers.

The title track is an excellent fast paced piece, far better than I expected - generally packages with such focus on the gimmick fall short.

"Rape on the Dancefloor" continues the shock concept, and the track is by far the most infamous of all pieces by this Brazilian artist. The track itself is fast paced, with really strong Bass - almost as if it is pulsing to match the sadistic actions of the antagonist in the song's title. Another impressive touch.

Fourteen tracks, and I will take one of my boldest steps as a reviewer - I will sell this album to your interests by describing just TWO. If I sat here talking about how good each track was, I'd have lost your interest by track Four.

Lyrically, the album is in English, with themes and concepts ranging from the deprived and perverted serial killer aesthetic, to religion and more common Industrial notions.
The grammar isn't always perfect, but that is to be accepted from artists that don't have English as a mother tongue.

With the first two albums being released, Nahtaivel received quite a lot of confused feedback - one common page has users asking if he was part of Insane Clown Posse, and others just not understanding his ambient sound.

With the change in sound, style, and the excellent package, Nahtaivel, has in fact silenced the critiques. I previously wrote a review of another Brazilian act, and although I did mention the country as being recipient of some rather poor projects, I also declared my passion for the finer acts from Brazil.

Today, I welcome Nahtaivel to the list. He will join Klaustrophobik, 969, and another 20 bands I could list.

Reasons to buy this:
- It is nearly sold out EVERYWHERE
- The packaging is world class in every sense - I've never seen anything so dedicated and concise.
- The music is just excellent.
Apr 10 2011

Nick Quarm

info@brutalresonance.com
Writer and contributor on Brutal Resonance

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