FCK YOU ALL Industrial, Goth Velatine This review was commissioned. However, it bears no weight on the score or decision. All reviews are written from an unbiased standpoint. When I first listened to ‘FCK YOU ALL’ by Velatine I wasn’t sure if this was meant to be a joke or if it was to be taken seriously. But then I read the heart of the message on the music video description and discovered that Velatine took a rather genuine go at it. It reads as such: A song about the invisibility of being a creative, it often leads to mental health issues and substance abuse. Somehow, we have to find that path where we're fulfilled by the process, not the outcome. As creators, it's our job to keep our eye on creation, not the audience. So Fuck You All.However, the song itself is rather…Well, to be blunt, it’s plain awful. Loki Lockwood, founder of the project, and Barb Dwyer (guest vocalist) spend the majority of the video walking toward the camera with rather stoic faces. I’d say that sixty-percent of the lyrics spewed at the camera is them just repeating the phrase, “Fuck you all.” The instruments used within the song are standard for the genre; expect the sound of a bell tolling, an instrumental section featuring heavier percussion and guitars buried in the background. It always feels like the song is stuck at the intro or something similar, in an endless timeloop, as the audience is consistently being told “Fuck you all.” So, yeah, this song isn’t doing it for me at all. Though I think there might be a humiliation fetishist somewhere out there who’ll appreciate two goth clad people consistently screaming at them “Fuck you all.” This is not to bash the actual message of the song, but the delivery itself, which is horrid and something I laugh at every time I hear it.  150
Brutal Resonance

Velatine - FCK YOU ALL

2.5
"Worthless"
Released 2024 by Off Label
This review was commissioned. However, it bears no weight on the score or decision. All reviews are written from an unbiased standpoint. 

When I first listened to ‘FCK YOU ALL’ by Velatine I wasn’t sure if this was meant to be a joke or if it was to be taken seriously. But then I read the heart of the message on the music video description and discovered that Velatine took a rather genuine go at it. It reads as such: 

A song about the invisibility of being a creative, it often leads to mental health issues and substance abuse. Somehow, we have to find that path where we're fulfilled by the process, not the outcome. As creators, it's our job to keep our eye on creation, not the audience. So Fuck You All.


However, the song itself is rather…Well, to be blunt, it’s plain awful. Loki Lockwood, founder of the project, and Barb Dwyer (guest vocalist) spend the majority of the video walking toward the camera with rather stoic faces. I’d say that sixty-percent of the lyrics spewed at the camera is them just repeating the phrase, “Fuck you all.” The instruments used within the song are standard for the genre; expect the sound of a bell tolling, an instrumental section featuring heavier percussion and guitars buried in the background. It always feels like the song is stuck at the intro or something similar, in an endless timeloop, as the audience is consistently being told “Fuck you all.” 

So, yeah, this song isn’t doing it for me at all. Though I think there might be a humiliation fetishist somewhere out there who’ll appreciate two goth clad people consistently screaming at them “Fuck you all.” This is not to bash the actual message of the song, but the delivery itself, which is horrid and something I laugh at every time I hear it. 
Jun 23 2024

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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