Paresis - Replacer
Industrial, Metal Although Valentine's Day was over three days ago, there is no reason as to why the festive holiday of love and lust needs to end just yet. And, considering Paresis loves us so much as to release a free single packed with four remixes and arguably the best cover I've heard to date, I can say that I'm finding Valentine's Day hard to die this year. In fact, this release perhaps made my heart grow two times to big. I don't think that's healthy; I may have a heart attack.

The song plays out fairly well, delivering a solid bassline ebbing through the song, with the whispery vocals of Simon Fuller blasting straight through the song. The chorus bangs out pretty well, making everything more harsh, with guitar shredding abound, as well as more intense electronics blasting off your ears.

E.S.A.'s tribal mix of the single was interesting, taking focus away from the vocals, and mixing drums with shreds of electronics abound, guitar samples, and the like.

M.G.R.X.'s mix contains a lot more electronics, making for a harder dance song with drum'n'bass stretched throughout it. The original vocals take a backseat, echoing throughout the song making for more of a whisper than anything else.

Ruinizer did the opposite of the previous two remixes, making the vocals stand out even as the electronics do. However, the electronics flip on and off in importance as guitar structures come out within the song.

And, the final remix available on this single release would be Digicore's mix of the song. It sort of takes the same stance as Ruinizer did, sounding a little similar, but still worthwhile to listen to on its own.

And, finally, we come to the cover of Haddaway's famous song, What is Love. I only wish I had this song to jam around with as I celebrated Valentine's Day with my loved one. It's fun, and is an awesome cover. If anything, you should be getting this release just for this song.

And, well, that's the end of the album. Another remix is available from Ctrl Alt Del should you sign up for the Paresis newsletter. And, while I enjoyed this release, I can't say I have too many feelings for it. I can certainly say that there was love put into this single, and that I like what this guy can make, I just want to see more from him rather than remixes.
4
Brutal Resonance

Paresis - Replacer

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2014 by Armalyte Industries
Although Valentine's Day was over three days ago, there is no reason as to why the festive holiday of love and lust needs to end just yet. And, considering Paresis loves us so much as to release a free single packed with four remixes and arguably the best cover I've heard to date, I can say that I'm finding Valentine's Day hard to die this year. In fact, this release perhaps made my heart grow two times to big. I don't think that's healthy; I may have a heart attack.

The song plays out fairly well, delivering a solid bassline ebbing through the song, with the whispery vocals of Simon Fuller blasting straight through the song. The chorus bangs out pretty well, making everything more harsh, with guitar shredding abound, as well as more intense electronics blasting off your ears.

E.S.A.'s tribal mix of the single was interesting, taking focus away from the vocals, and mixing drums with shreds of electronics abound, guitar samples, and the like.

M.G.R.X.'s mix contains a lot more electronics, making for a harder dance song with drum'n'bass stretched throughout it. The original vocals take a backseat, echoing throughout the song making for more of a whisper than anything else.

Ruinizer did the opposite of the previous two remixes, making the vocals stand out even as the electronics do. However, the electronics flip on and off in importance as guitar structures come out within the song.

And, the final remix available on this single release would be Digicore's mix of the song. It sort of takes the same stance as Ruinizer did, sounding a little similar, but still worthwhile to listen to on its own.

And, finally, we come to the cover of Haddaway's famous song, What is Love. I only wish I had this song to jam around with as I celebrated Valentine's Day with my loved one. It's fun, and is an awesome cover. If anything, you should be getting this release just for this song.

And, well, that's the end of the album. Another remix is available from Ctrl Alt Del should you sign up for the Paresis newsletter. And, while I enjoyed this release, I can't say I have too many feelings for it. I can certainly say that there was love put into this single, and that I like what this guy can make, I just want to see more from him rather than remixes. Feb 18 2014

Steven Gullotta

info@brutalresonance.com
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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