Violence Nada Futurepop, Techno Nothing Nada Nothing Nada was originally started in 2006 as a side-project of the Hungarian electro band Impact Pulse. Since that time the band has continued to make danceable futurepop music with support of guest female vocals. 'Violence Nada' is their second full length album with 11 tracks, following 'Nicht Nichego' in 2007. Our opener is "Violence", which has a much more abrupt style than most of the music recently branded as futurepop has. But it is without doubt a good electronic dance track. Made for the club with good lyrics and the female vocals are good and clear, should be a winner amongst the 'cybergoths'. "Shining" is just as good, great techno beat and trance like synthesizer melody. Made for the club once again. It's not psytrance but you could still easily get a rush from this one. After the uplifting "Shining", what will "Misery" bring. After a very different noise start, the vocals kick in and synths, and we have a sound that is far from misery. Again a very uplifting futurepop sound, great vocals and some nice overlayed synth sounds over the great melody and a beat to match. It all sounds very simple but it all works together perfectly. I adore the synth lines from the start of "Getting over the pain", not so much of a dance track this time, just great to listen too. But, it is still very techno beat driven, with a good melody. I am having fun with this. "Carry Me" just continues the listening fun, the vocals have been consistent throughout, but in this are particularly good and more emotive than ever. I believe the vocalists name is Alexandra, but I have yet to confirm. Another good dance track. "Kiss the Tears Away", has perhaps a more mainstream ballad sound, but it is a good track. If Evanescence did futurepop/synthpop this is how they would try to do it, but this is much better. It has a Gothic element, combined with Moroder and together with great vocals makes for a an overall good electronic dance track. "What Can I Say" has a pounding drum beat that drives the track, and more great synths and vocals. There is a familiar element to each track, but still enough variation to keep me from getting bored. "Key of Life" is another catchy, more synthpop sounding sound, with an element of lighter toned trance. "Secret" you just know is going to be good from it's slow but beautiful beginnings, you might even say humble. From these humble beginnings, drums, vocals and trance like sounds pick up the whole thing, turning it into a very uplifting experience. Then the lovely synths and drums just drift you along as you get lost in the vocals. Exactly what trance music should do. "Maze Of Your Love" shows more vocal variation once again and the early 2000s EDM influence shows. This one may not of been made primarily for dancing but still retains a dance beat and has a dance style. We finish our album with "Deep Inside", a beautiful and haunting sound. The nice male vocals on this also contrast well with the female, against the drums and piano sounds. What a great finish. Conclusion: This album is probably the most consistent I have ever reviewed. There are no killer tracks but there are eleven good ones. A good club oriented album for those who like futurepop, synthpop, EDM and techno beats. Also featuring great vocals with a focus on the lyrics. My highlights are 'Secret' and 'Deep Inside' but listen to it all. If you can also imagine and think you could like Evanescence doing a version of Donna Summer's "I Feel Love", while accompanied by Giorgio Moroder then I recommend it to you also. In other words it is futurepop but still has an element of darkness about it, and in short, it is just plain, well written, well performed and produced EDM. I guess that 'Nothing Nada' means 'Nothing New' and it's not, but it is very refreshing. I was already a fan of Impact Pulse and now Nothing Nada also. 5
Brutal Resonance

Nothing Nada - Violence Nada

9.0
"Amazing"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2012 by Advoxya Records
Nothing Nada was originally started in 2006 as a side-project of the Hungarian electro band Impact Pulse. Since that time the band has continued to make danceable futurepop music with support of guest female vocals. 'Violence Nada' is their second full length album with 11 tracks, following 'Nicht Nichego' in 2007.

Our opener is "Violence", which has a much more abrupt style than most of the music recently branded as futurepop has. But it is without doubt a good electronic dance track. Made for the club with good lyrics and the female vocals are good and clear, should be a winner amongst the 'cybergoths'. "Shining" is just as good, great techno beat and trance like synthesizer melody. Made for the club once again. It's not psytrance but you could still easily get a rush from this one.

After the uplifting "Shining", what will "Misery" bring. After a very different noise start, the vocals kick in and synths, and we have a sound that is far from misery. Again a very uplifting futurepop sound, great vocals and some nice overlayed synth sounds over the great melody and a beat to match. It all sounds very simple but it all works together perfectly. I adore the synth lines from the start of "Getting over the pain", not so much of a dance track this time, just great to listen too. But, it is still very techno beat driven, with a good melody. I am having fun with this.

"Carry Me" just continues the listening fun, the vocals have been consistent throughout, but in this are particularly good and more emotive than ever. I believe the vocalists name is Alexandra, but I have yet to confirm. Another good dance track. "Kiss the Tears Away", has perhaps a more mainstream ballad sound, but it is a good track. If Evanescence did futurepop/synthpop this is how they would try to do it, but this is much better. It has a Gothic element, combined with Moroder and together with great vocals makes for a an overall good electronic dance track.

"What Can I Say" has a pounding drum beat that drives the track, and more great synths and vocals. There is a familiar element to each track, but still enough variation to keep me from getting bored. "Key of Life" is another catchy, more synthpop sounding sound, with an element of lighter toned trance.

"Secret" you just know is going to be good from it's slow but beautiful beginnings, you might even say humble. From these humble beginnings, drums, vocals and trance like sounds pick up the whole thing, turning it into a very uplifting experience. Then the lovely synths and drums just drift you along as you get lost in the vocals. Exactly what trance music should do.

"Maze Of Your Love" shows more vocal variation once again and the early 2000s EDM influence shows. This one may not of been made primarily for dancing but still retains a dance beat and has a dance style. We finish our album with "Deep Inside", a beautiful and haunting sound. The nice male vocals on this also contrast well with the female, against the drums and piano sounds. What a great finish.


Conclusion:
This album is probably the most consistent I have ever reviewed. There are no killer tracks but there are eleven good ones. A good club oriented album for those who like futurepop, synthpop, EDM and techno beats. Also featuring great vocals with a focus on the lyrics. My highlights are 'Secret' and 'Deep Inside' but listen to it all.

If you can also imagine and think you could like Evanescence doing a version of Donna Summer's "I Feel Love", while accompanied by Giorgio Moroder then I recommend it to you also. In other words it is futurepop but still has an element of darkness about it, and in short, it is just plain, well written, well performed and produced EDM.

I guess that 'Nothing Nada' means 'Nothing New' and it's not, but it is very refreshing. I was already a fan of Impact Pulse and now Nothing Nada also. Jul 18 2012

Danya Malashenkov

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