carnal fixation Noise, Experimental killedherself To be honest and frank as Brutal Resonance is known to be, digging through my weekly inbox can sometimes be a chore. Chugging through hundreds of e-mails, filtering out the bullshit, and cutting through the mass e-mails PR firms so thoughtfully choose to send out to sites that have nothing to do with that genre or artist can become frustrating. Though, as they say, there always is that diamond in the rough. This diamond that I have found is named killedherself. killedherself is an experimental and industrial project run by Canadian artist Chloe from Alberta. She has stated that, as someone who has suffered from anxiety and other mental health issues, her goals are to raise awareness about mental health. She also wishes to encourage open-mindedness and destigmatizing. Her debut album, "the shattered remnants of a former sanity", was only just released on July 5th, 2021. Though it is a harsh noise album, she has continued to release music in ambient, downtempo, hip-hop, electro, and other fashions throughout July. carnal fixation by killedherselfMy favorite of the bunch, and the one up for discussion today, is her electro-flavored single 'carnal fixation'. It starts with what sounds like distorted whispers and light static noise. A drop of bass hits after that brief four-second intro, and computer blips join the fray soon after. A high pitched synth then leads me into the meat of the song which is an electro beat with hints of darksynth music attached thanks to the crunchy bass. Throughout the track, however, there are compliments of noise and glitch. The track is rather short, coming in at just two-minutes and nineteen seconds, but it's a perfect length that doesn't overstay its welcome. While I doubt killedherself's entire output is similar to this thanks to her experimental and genre-hopping nature, I can't help but be impressed by what she was able to do with this single. I have come back to it multiple times since I first heard it and I can't get enough. Part of me hopes that killedherself will dedicate some time to release an album full of electro, darksynth, noise fused tracks - or, at the very least, an EP. Nonetheless, what I've received here is a gift in itself. Seven-and-a-half out of ten!  450
Brutal Resonance

killedherself - carnal fixation

7.5
"Good"
Released off label 2021
To be honest and frank as Brutal Resonance is known to be, digging through my weekly inbox can sometimes be a chore. Chugging through hundreds of e-mails, filtering out the bullshit, and cutting through the mass e-mails PR firms so thoughtfully choose to send out to sites that have nothing to do with that genre or artist can become frustrating. Though, as they say, there always is that diamond in the rough. This diamond that I have found is named killedherself.

killedherself is an experimental and industrial project run by Canadian artist Chloe from Alberta. She has stated that, as someone who has suffered from anxiety and other mental health issues, her goals are to raise awareness about mental health. She also wishes to encourage open-mindedness and destigmatizing. Her debut album, "the shattered remnants of a former sanity", was only just released on July 5th, 2021. Though it is a harsh noise album, she has continued to release music in ambient, downtempo, hip-hop, electro, and other fashions throughout July. 



My favorite of the bunch, and the one up for discussion today, is her electro-flavored single 'carnal fixation'. It starts with what sounds like distorted whispers and light static noise. A drop of bass hits after that brief four-second intro, and computer blips join the fray soon after. A high pitched synth then leads me into the meat of the song which is an electro beat with hints of darksynth music attached thanks to the crunchy bass. Throughout the track, however, there are compliments of noise and glitch. The track is rather short, coming in at just two-minutes and nineteen seconds, but it's a perfect length that doesn't overstay its welcome. 

While I doubt killedherself's entire output is similar to this thanks to her experimental and genre-hopping nature, I can't help but be impressed by what she was able to do with this single. I have come back to it multiple times since I first heard it and I can't get enough. Part of me hopes that killedherself will dedicate some time to release an album full of electro, darksynth, noise fused tracks - or, at the very least, an EP. Nonetheless, what I've received here is a gift in itself. Seven-and-a-half out of ten! 
Jul 26 2021

Off label

Official release 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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