V▲LH▲LL - †FIR3
Witch House V▲LH▲LL is a Swedish duo witch house project that started just last year. While I have heard some of their work before, I have got to say that I am less than impressed with this release. It's not necessarily because of the musical implementations rather than the actual lyrics and vocals that have me concerned. And the vocals were provided by a rapper from the Washington D.C. area who goes by the name ZεεkS.

To begin off, this release only has two tracks on it, one titled "†FIR3", and the other titled "HEATH3N". "†FIR3" begins off very nice, with a very electronic voice going off, "You don't know a thing about me," followed by ZεεkS repeating the same phrase. The beat of the song is very electronic, almost hip-hop like fused with dark electronics. However, the whole song just kicks down its whole meaning when the rapping comes in.

"HEATH3N" is the same way. The beat is pretty good. Still pretty much going along with the hip hop influence, the rapping just kills it. And it's not even that the rapping is bad, it's just that the lyrical content is just downright pathetic. It's vulgar for practically no reason, and I think the guy sometimes just throws in a "fuck" here and there just to see if he remembers how to say the word. I mean, sure, I listen to a lot of vulgar songs, I can say that. But most of them are vulgar out of fun; they take themselves for the fun they are.

This rapper sounds as if he's pouring his heart and soul out into the open. And, even if he is, there's no possible way this can be taken seriously when you start talking about "ass and titties" in the middle of your song. I don't like to say this, but it just sounds like every other American rapper I've come across. They sit there and say that their raps have heart and soul, meanwhile they're just pouring out shit from their mouths.

Now, I'm not saying that all rappers are bad. That's far from the case. There are a ton of rappers out there who can actually convey a deep meaning in there song without having to rely on obscenities to get out what they're saying. And, in essence, it turns out to be poetry. But, this, as much as I may like the beats, it not poetry. It's garbage in every way, shape, and form. And I simply cannot accept it, nor give it praise.
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Brutal Resonance

V▲LH▲LL - †FIR3

2.0
"Worthless"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2012
V▲LH▲LL is a Swedish duo witch house project that started just last year. While I have heard some of their work before, I have got to say that I am less than impressed with this release. It's not necessarily because of the musical implementations rather than the actual lyrics and vocals that have me concerned. And the vocals were provided by a rapper from the Washington D.C. area who goes by the name ZεεkS.

To begin off, this release only has two tracks on it, one titled "†FIR3", and the other titled "HEATH3N". "†FIR3" begins off very nice, with a very electronic voice going off, "You don't know a thing about me," followed by ZεεkS repeating the same phrase. The beat of the song is very electronic, almost hip-hop like fused with dark electronics. However, the whole song just kicks down its whole meaning when the rapping comes in.

"HEATH3N" is the same way. The beat is pretty good. Still pretty much going along with the hip hop influence, the rapping just kills it. And it's not even that the rapping is bad, it's just that the lyrical content is just downright pathetic. It's vulgar for practically no reason, and I think the guy sometimes just throws in a "fuck" here and there just to see if he remembers how to say the word. I mean, sure, I listen to a lot of vulgar songs, I can say that. But most of them are vulgar out of fun; they take themselves for the fun they are.

This rapper sounds as if he's pouring his heart and soul out into the open. And, even if he is, there's no possible way this can be taken seriously when you start talking about "ass and titties" in the middle of your song. I don't like to say this, but it just sounds like every other American rapper I've come across. They sit there and say that their raps have heart and soul, meanwhile they're just pouring out shit from their mouths.

Now, I'm not saying that all rappers are bad. That's far from the case. There are a ton of rappers out there who can actually convey a deep meaning in there song without having to rely on obscenities to get out what they're saying. And, in essence, it turns out to be poetry. But, this, as much as I may like the beats, it not poetry. It's garbage in every way, shape, and form. And I simply cannot accept it, nor give it praise. May 20 2013

Off label

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

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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