Ctrl_Alt_Del - Dr. Electric Fingers
Electro, D'n'B Ctrl_Alt_Del is proud to present their latest EP, Dr. Electric Fingers. Featuring the original mix of the song, the EP comes packed with five more remixes from Ruinizer, Paresis, Flesh Eating Foundation, and Digicore.

The single itself is filled to the brim with jagged and harsh electronics that doesn't necessarily sustain their usual dubstep tendencies, but rather moves to more distorting efforts with harder elements. The vocals within are more spoken out than anything, slightly digital, but go well with the beat. And the sampled voice really goes well with the song. I wouldn't say I completely fell for the track, but I had my fun with it.

Ruinizer took his time slowly introducing the song with a long drawn intro, which eventually led into a slower moving piece that picked apart the electronic elements from the original. The hardstyle nature that emerged later on in the song was pretty good, but I'd say that the scattered-like style to the song sort of put it down. Still good, but not my favorite remix from Ruinizer.

Paresis came in with more of a club centric beat, but nothing all too hard. Once more, it was fun, but I wouldn't say I really caught onto the track all too much.

Flesh Eating Foundation's version of the song was perhaps the most distinguished of the remixes thus far. With a steady beat mixed with various electronic bits, it served the EP well. I think my favorite moment of the song came later on, where synths emerged as background decor, but heralded an amazing moment in the song.

Lastly, Digicore's remix of the song took on a pretty doom metal intro to it, utilizing the standard slow tempo and deep pitched guitar notes that are often standard to the genre. That, at least, held true for the first half. The second half of the song presented a more riveting portion of the track. Almost all electronics were gone in favor for guitar work, making the most unique remix on the EP. I appreciated this remix.

And, there you have it. While I will say, repeating myself, that for a majority of the time I spent with this EP I had my fun with it, I will also say that I didn't quite dig this EP as much as I have previous efforts by the artist. I think I found myself appreciating both the Flesh Eating Foundation and Digicore remixes better than the original, while both the canon song and the other two remixes I found skippable. But, still, there is some music to be enjoyed off this EP, so check it out and form an opinion for yourself.
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Ctrl_Alt_Del - Dr. Electric Fingers

5.0
"Mediocre"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2014 by Armalyte Industries
Ctrl_Alt_Del is proud to present their latest EP, Dr. Electric Fingers. Featuring the original mix of the song, the EP comes packed with five more remixes from Ruinizer, Paresis, Flesh Eating Foundation, and Digicore.

The single itself is filled to the brim with jagged and harsh electronics that doesn't necessarily sustain their usual dubstep tendencies, but rather moves to more distorting efforts with harder elements. The vocals within are more spoken out than anything, slightly digital, but go well with the beat. And the sampled voice really goes well with the song. I wouldn't say I completely fell for the track, but I had my fun with it.

Ruinizer took his time slowly introducing the song with a long drawn intro, which eventually led into a slower moving piece that picked apart the electronic elements from the original. The hardstyle nature that emerged later on in the song was pretty good, but I'd say that the scattered-like style to the song sort of put it down. Still good, but not my favorite remix from Ruinizer.

Paresis came in with more of a club centric beat, but nothing all too hard. Once more, it was fun, but I wouldn't say I really caught onto the track all too much.

Flesh Eating Foundation's version of the song was perhaps the most distinguished of the remixes thus far. With a steady beat mixed with various electronic bits, it served the EP well. I think my favorite moment of the song came later on, where synths emerged as background decor, but heralded an amazing moment in the song.

Lastly, Digicore's remix of the song took on a pretty doom metal intro to it, utilizing the standard slow tempo and deep pitched guitar notes that are often standard to the genre. That, at least, held true for the first half. The second half of the song presented a more riveting portion of the track. Almost all electronics were gone in favor for guitar work, making the most unique remix on the EP. I appreciated this remix.

And, there you have it. While I will say, repeating myself, that for a majority of the time I spent with this EP I had my fun with it, I will also say that I didn't quite dig this EP as much as I have previous efforts by the artist. I think I found myself appreciating both the Flesh Eating Foundation and Digicore remixes better than the original, while both the canon song and the other two remixes I found skippable. But, still, there is some music to be enjoyed off this EP, so check it out and form an opinion for yourself. Nov 07 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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