Made in Remix Harsh EBM, Aggrotech Proyecto Crisis After their release 'Made In Chile' in 2009 in cooperation with DSBP Records, Proyecto Crisis have released a new album in 2012 via Advoxya Records featuring 16 tracks including eleven remixes from the 2009 album. We start with "No Human Survives (Killer Mix)", immediately we know we are listening to hardstyle influenced Aggrotech at it's floor filling best. Pounding drums and melodic synths with the expected distorted vocals. Yes, they do sound like so many other bands of this genre, but still a killer track. The vocal style used in "Dance Machine (Radio Version)", along with the deep hard sounding drums, hardstyle synth melody and chiming synth lines now appear to give Proyecto Crisis more of a noticeable style of their own. Another good one, and keeps our dance-floor filled. "Underneath This Lie", presents a nice layered sound, and it's highly melodic. The vocals act more of a background filler but this is of little consequence. Basically it just pumps and pounds in all the right places. ES 23 put their own more dark electro stamp on "Dance Machine (ES23 Remix)", they scream, rage and pound even more, the synths are deranged. It's ultra fast dance music to completely lose yourself in, and forget the world and all it's troubles. The vocalist is probably raging about something very important but if you can't understand a word of it what the hell does it matter. I feel a bit deflated by "Conscious Is Destroyed (Assurines By Remixed)", having heard the original track and Die Braut remix from the 2009 album. It's not bad and I have no real criticisms, just that I have nothing new or outstanding to grab on to. Probably the first time we would sit down while listening to this album. I have to say much the same about "La Traicion (Vigilante Remix)". I like the speech samples used at the beginning and I have no doubt this is painting our picture of betrayal, but that's it. "Fuck Your Fate (Homicide Division Remix)", slows things down a little, and contains some nice sounds. A nice drum beat and melodic synth lines makes it a track also to dance to. Very different to what has gone before and very much an improvement on the original track. "Suenos Robados (Cold Sequence Remix)", and at last we are back to the fast paced banging madness of before, accompanied by lines which remind me of my native Folk music, what a wonderful mixture. Full of great sounds almost to the point of going to far but doesn't cross the fine line. "No Human Survives (Man And Machines Dirty Mix)" continues very much in the same frantic way, with good synth sounds and club beats. Terrorfrequenz deliver another good remix "American Scandals (Terrorfrequenz Remix)". More dark electro removing much of the hardstyle elements, a job well done. It's got a great fast rhythm, which seems to work so well with the distant vocals, the samples complete the remix very well. Guerra (Psyborg Corp Remix), is it WAR? Well it sounds very much like it, frantic from the start it pounds away from start to finish. Another remix dance floor filler, and despite the constant pounding the synths give it a very noticeable injection of melody and rhythm. The second remix of this track on the album, Dance Machine (Mangadrive RMXV2) does not disappoint as it delivers enough variation on the other remix and original to keep us entertained and one for the dance floor once again. Great basic beats, nice synths and trance sounds. Suenos Robados (Cold Drive Remix) brings another more dark electro remix, that unfortunately loses that techno influence once again that has kept me so entertained. Again, the same goes for "Fuck Your Fate (LA-X Version)", just sounds like a step too far. "American Scandals (Hard Prognosis Remix)" has a great driving beat, but I find problems with the vocals. I think caused by trying to do too much. No reflection on this track but after 15 tracks I have started to get a little bored of the vocal sound on this album. Let's hope for a better finish with "Juego De La Muerte (C-Lekktor Dead Line Remix)". It brings some great dance beats and some nice synths. But the vocals just sound off to me, and turn it into a mess. In other words, for me at least overall it doesn't work. Conclusion: All in all a good album for fans of the Harsh EBM genre, at it's best it's ultra quick, the synths are raging, and it's made for the club. I think from listening to this that Proyecto Crisis have improved much in the last 3 years if the early album tracks are new, although the great production of this album may have much to do with it. It's hard to tell from an album containing so many remixes, some of which are very uninspiring. But, I have scored it as the remix album which it is meant to be. 350
Brutal Resonance

Proyecto Crisis - Made in Remix

6.0
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2012 by Advoxya Records
After their release 'Made In Chile' in 2009 in cooperation with DSBP Records, Proyecto Crisis have released a new album in 2012 via Advoxya Records featuring 16 tracks including eleven remixes from the 2009 album.

We start with "No Human Survives (Killer Mix)", immediately we know we are listening to hardstyle influenced Aggrotech at it's floor filling best. Pounding drums and melodic synths with the expected distorted vocals. Yes, they do sound like so many other bands of this genre, but still a killer track.

The vocal style used in "Dance Machine (Radio Version)", along with the deep hard sounding drums, hardstyle synth melody and chiming synth lines now appear to give Proyecto Crisis more of a noticeable style of their own. Another good one, and keeps our dance-floor filled.

"Underneath This Lie", presents a nice layered sound, and it's highly melodic. The vocals act more of a background filler but this is of little consequence. Basically it just pumps and pounds in all the right places.

ES 23 put their own more dark electro stamp on "Dance Machine (ES23 Remix)", they scream, rage and pound even more, the synths are deranged. It's ultra fast dance music to completely lose yourself in, and forget the world and all it's troubles. The vocalist is probably raging about something very important but if you can't understand a word of it what the hell does it matter.

I feel a bit deflated by "Conscious Is Destroyed (Assurines By Remixed)", having heard the original track and Die Braut remix from the 2009 album. It's not bad and I have no real criticisms, just that I have nothing new or outstanding to grab on to. Probably the first time we would sit down while listening to this album. I have to say much the same about "La Traicion (Vigilante Remix)". I like the speech samples used at the beginning and I have no doubt this is painting our picture of betrayal, but that's it.

"Fuck Your Fate (Homicide Division Remix)", slows things down a little, and contains some nice sounds. A nice drum beat and melodic synth lines makes it a track also to dance to. Very different to what has gone before and very much an improvement on the original track.

"Suenos Robados (Cold Sequence Remix)", and at last we are back to the fast paced banging madness of before, accompanied by lines which remind me of my native Folk music, what a wonderful mixture. Full of great sounds almost to the point of going to far but doesn't cross the fine line. "No Human Survives (Man And Machines Dirty Mix)" continues very much in the same frantic way, with good synth sounds and club beats.

Terrorfrequenz deliver another good remix "American Scandals (Terrorfrequenz Remix)". More dark electro removing much of the hardstyle elements, a job well done. It's got a great fast rhythm, which seems to work so well with the distant vocals, the samples complete the remix very well.

Guerra (Psyborg Corp Remix), is it WAR? Well it sounds very much like it, frantic from the start it pounds away from start to finish. Another remix dance floor filler, and despite the constant pounding the synths give it a very noticeable injection of melody and rhythm.

The second remix of this track on the album, Dance Machine (Mangadrive RMXV2) does not disappoint as it delivers enough variation on the other remix and original to keep us entertained and one for the dance floor once again. Great basic beats, nice synths and trance sounds.

Suenos Robados (Cold Drive Remix) brings another more dark electro remix, that unfortunately loses that techno influence once again that has kept me so entertained. Again, the same goes for "Fuck Your Fate (LA-X Version)", just sounds like a step too far.

"American Scandals (Hard Prognosis Remix)" has a great driving beat, but I find problems with the vocals. I think caused by trying to do too much. No reflection on this track but after 15 tracks I have started to get a little bored of the vocal sound on this album.

Let's hope for a better finish with "Juego De La Muerte (C-Lekktor Dead Line Remix)". It brings some great dance beats and some nice synths. But the vocals just sound off to me, and turn it into a mess. In other words, for me at least overall it doesn't work.

Conclusion:
All in all a good album for fans of the Harsh EBM genre, at it's best it's ultra quick, the synths are raging, and it's made for the club. I think from listening to this that Proyecto Crisis have improved much in the last 3 years if the early album tracks are new, although the great production of this album may have much to do with it. It's hard to tell from an album containing so many remixes, some of which are very uninspiring. But, I have scored it as the remix album which it is meant to be. Jun 19 2012

Danya Malashenkov

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