Benjamin'sPlague - You Will Pay
Dark Electro Benjamin'sPlague is the solo project of Dutch artist Benjamin Schoones. And, while not much has been heard from this project, Blind Mice Productions is here to release their debut single . The dark electro spasms and powerful slams emits three tracks off this single, including a remix from Benjamin Samson of XMH.

The first track to hit us is My Own Betrayal. Beginning off with a darker twist on club oriented music, with slight, disturbed whispers flowing from one ear to the next, this is just the perfect treat for October. The vocals crack in, and they are dual layered; one set comes off somewhat normal, while the underlying backing vocals are that of a tortured soul, screeching as the song rolls along. Eventually, the vocals separate, and we're delivered the sets without being intertwined with one another. Nonetheless, the track was pretty damned good, and my head bobbed in its tired state throughout the entire five minutes the song lasted.

You Will Pay came in next, focusing on darker elements of the spectrum. Initial growling vocals are a testimony to that, and though the song doesn't necessarily change pace as much as My Own Betrayal, and sort of left a wanting sensation within me, it still came out just fine.

The XMH remix of You Will Pay input some low-fi guitar lines within the song, and transferred in drum and bass. Eventually, the bass dropped and got things rolling in more of a familiar fashion. And, to add onto the frenzy, more electronics soon joined the chaos. And, after a bit of quiet time towards the end of the song, a trance breakout occurred, and it was during this end reign that the song absolutely kicked ass.

And, that's our little introduction to the world of Benjamin'sPlague. If anything, he's proven that he can crack out tracks that are on par with some of the other dark electro big shots, with great production values and nifty sounds. The remix he brought in for this album was also on spot, and that was just tasty icing on top of an already well baked cake. And now I just sit here and eagerly await his full length release.
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Benjamin'sPlague - You Will Pay

Benjamin'sPlague is the solo project of Dutch artist Benjamin Schoones. And, while not much has been heard from this project, Blind Mice Productions is here to release their debut single . The dark electro spasms and powerful slams emits three tracks off this single, including a remix from Benjamin Samson of XMH.

The first track to hit us is My Own Betrayal. Beginning off with a darker twist on club oriented music, with slight, disturbed whispers flowing from one ear to the next, this is just the perfect treat for October. The vocals crack in, and they are dual layered; one set comes off somewhat normal, while the underlying backing vocals are that of a tortured soul, screeching as the song rolls along. Eventually, the vocals separate, and we're delivered the sets without being intertwined with one another. Nonetheless, the track was pretty damned good, and my head bobbed in its tired state throughout the entire five minutes the song lasted.

You Will Pay came in next, focusing on darker elements of the spectrum. Initial growling vocals are a testimony to that, and though the song doesn't necessarily change pace as much as My Own Betrayal, and sort of left a wanting sensation within me, it still came out just fine.

The XMH remix of You Will Pay input some low-fi guitar lines within the song, and transferred in drum and bass. Eventually, the bass dropped and got things rolling in more of a familiar fashion. And, to add onto the frenzy, more electronics soon joined the chaos. And, after a bit of quiet time towards the end of the song, a trance breakout occurred, and it was during this end reign that the song absolutely kicked ass.

And, that's our little introduction to the world of Benjamin'sPlague. If anything, he's proven that he can crack out tracks that are on par with some of the other dark electro big shots, with great production values and nifty sounds. The remix he brought in for this album was also on spot, and that was just tasty icing on top of an already well baked cake. And now I just sit here and eagerly await his full length release. Oct 10 2014

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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