Skylight Electro, Futurepop Illusion of Light German Illusion of Light has released their own material since the beginning of 2003 and reviewing off label releases is pretty much as playing Russian roulette. Luckily, this release was not formed as a bullet. My temple really prefers it to be that way. The music is probably best described as a mixture of synthpop and futurepop with both male and female singers. The vocals are pretty good and the music is what you would expect from this genre with simple, but well formed, melodies. It?s easy to listen to and do not take a lot of effort from the listener. My favourite tracks are "Experimente" with a hard pounding base, "One Moment" and "Searching", where the last mentioned track also drives me crazy, in a bad way. Don't worry, I will tell you why. The reason is that the track is great, it's a really good tune and I love it, the problem is that the chorus includes "Yes, I don't understand", and I know, depending on what the question was, I'm sure it could be a correct sentence, but it just sounds so wrong. At first, I thought "This does not sound right" and for each and every time I heard the track, my frustration grew and in the end, I was almost screaming at my poor iPhone "NOO! NOO! I DON'T UNDERSTAND, GOD DAMNIT!". That's not the kind of feelings you want your music to bring out in people. All and all, an impressive release and you can really feel the soon to be decade of experience and worth checking out. It's actually for free, so go and check out their homepage. 450
Brutal Resonance

Illusion of Light - Skylight

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2011
German Illusion of Light has released their own material since the beginning of 2003 and reviewing off label releases is pretty much as playing Russian roulette. Luckily, this release was not formed as a bullet. My temple really prefers it to be that way.

The music is probably best described as a mixture of synthpop and futurepop with both male and female singers. The vocals are pretty good and the music is what you would expect from this genre with simple, but well formed, melodies. It?s easy to listen to and do not take a lot of effort from the listener.

My favourite tracks are "Experimente" with a hard pounding base, "One Moment" and "Searching", where the last mentioned track also drives me crazy, in a bad way. Don't worry, I will tell you why. The reason is that the track is great, it's a really good tune and I love it, the problem is that the chorus includes "Yes, I don't understand", and I know, depending on what the question was, I'm sure it could be a correct sentence, but it just sounds so wrong. At first, I thought "This does not sound right" and for each and every time I heard the track, my frustration grew and in the end, I was almost screaming at my poor iPhone "NOO! NOO! I DON'T UNDERSTAND, GOD DAMNIT!". That's not the kind of feelings you want your music to bring out in people.

All and all, an impressive release and you can really feel the soon to be decade of experience and worth checking out. It's actually for free, so go and check out their homepage.
Feb 01 2011

Off label

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

Patrik Lindström

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Founder of Brutal Resonance in 2009, founder of Electroracle and founder of ex Promonetics. Used to write a whole lot for Brutal Resonance and have written over 500 reviews. Nowadays, mostly focusing on the website and paving way for our writers.

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