Secondo Incantesimo Italo Disco, New Wave WLDV It's no shocker, really, that I could tell without a doubt that I would be enjoying this release from Giallo Disco Records just by looking at the front cover. I know there's that age-old phrase, "Don't judge a book by its cover," but I can safely set that aside when it comes from these fine folks who specialize in Horror Disco (I'm pretty sure that's a made up thing, but I could really give two shits less considering how awesome it sounds in the long run). Anyway, We Love Dolce Vita is the latest artist to join the label's growing roster. The two members, Giorgio Verona and Gionata Ecclesia/Nathan Church began up as a DJ duo in 2012, reminiscing 80s sounds varying between Italo-Disco, Space-disco, synthpop, and New wave sounds. Once Ecclesia began to experiment on his own with influence from his taste in music, it wasn't long before one of their tracks appeared on a compilation and an EP via the Future 80's label. ''From there, things just seemed to fall in place. They started leading a new once-a-month club night at the Stereorocks Club in Kafe Antzokia, and collaborated with Mamba Beat covering 80s electronics music. With the Back to 80s parties also featuring them at various venues and festivals, it wasn't too long after that Giallo Disco picked them up for their latest release, "Secondo Incantesimo". These five tracks are brighter than other sounds found on other releases from the label, but that certainly doesn't scathe the album in the slightest. Variation has been a strong point for this label, and with WLDV's album blossoming under their belts, they are doing a fine job keeping their talent both secure and strong. Returning to simple song structures with beats that are fantastically strung together adjacent to one another, WLDV hits all the right notes. 'Cassiopeia' starts off the album with a love to synth lines and a moving EBM beat, while 'Phase 2' brings us into a thrill seeking, chase scene in a movie type of feel. 'Blue Thunder' belongs in a film where neon lights flood city streets, and heroes wear sunglasses and leather jackets. Opposite that is 'Paura' which goes back to a simple electronic sound, but doesn't cease to entertain. Lastly, Lazercat's remix of 'Blue Thunder' makes the song more crisp and clear, but enhances speedier electronic segments. This is another hit for Giallo Disco Records. Not only does "Secondo Incantesimo" perfectly place itself within a futuristic 80s theme (as all their other acts have so far), but it also pushes out WLDV as a solid member of their family. Again, this is why Giallo Disco is growing to be one of my favorite record labels out there. If you have a love for anything eighties inspired, do yourself a favor and check this out.  450
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WLDV - Secondo Incantesimo

It's no shocker, really, that I could tell without a doubt that I would be enjoying this release from Giallo Disco Records just by looking at the front cover. I know there's that age-old phrase, "Don't judge a book by its cover," but I can safely set that aside when it comes from these fine folks who specialize in Horror Disco (I'm pretty sure that's a made up thing, but I could really give two shits less considering how awesome it sounds in the long run). 

Anyway, We Love Dolce Vita is the latest artist to join the label's growing roster. The two members, Giorgio Verona and Gionata Ecclesia/Nathan Church began up as a DJ duo in 2012, reminiscing 80s sounds varying between Italo-Disco, Space-disco, synthpop, and New wave sounds. Once Ecclesia began to experiment on his own with influence from his taste in music, it wasn't long before one of their tracks appeared on a compilation and an EP via the Future 80's label. ''

From there, things just seemed to fall in place. They started leading a new once-a-month club night at the Stereorocks Club in Kafe Antzokia, and collaborated with Mamba Beat covering 80s electronics music. With the Back to 80s parties also featuring them at various venues and festivals, it wasn't too long after that Giallo Disco picked them up for their latest release, "Secondo Incantesimo". 

These five tracks are brighter than other sounds found on other releases from the label, but that certainly doesn't scathe the album in the slightest. Variation has been a strong point for this label, and with WLDV's album blossoming under their belts, they are doing a fine job keeping their talent both secure and strong. 

Returning to simple song structures with beats that are fantastically strung together adjacent to one another, WLDV hits all the right notes. 'Cassiopeia' starts off the album with a love to synth lines and a moving EBM beat, while 'Phase 2' brings us into a thrill seeking, chase scene in a movie type of feel. 'Blue Thunder' belongs in a film where neon lights flood city streets, and heroes wear sunglasses and leather jackets. Opposite that is 'Paura' which goes back to a simple electronic sound, but doesn't cease to entertain. Lastly, Lazercat's remix of 'Blue Thunder' makes the song more crisp and clear, but enhances speedier electronic segments. 

This is another hit for Giallo Disco Records. Not only does "Secondo Incantesimo" perfectly place itself within a futuristic 80s theme (as all their other acts have so far), but it also pushes out WLDV as a solid member of their family. 

Again, this is why Giallo Disco is growing to be one of my favorite record labels out there. If you have a love for anything eighties inspired, do yourself a favor and check this out. 
Jul 02 2015

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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