Ferus Melek - MINIVIEW: Dawn of the Dead
Synthwave Finnish synthwave producer Ferus Melek has just started his musical journey under this moniker in March of 2017 when he released a mish-mash of songs in his first EP Night of Extinction. However, he has taken a more dedicated approach to music with his second EP Dawn of the Dead, attempting to create a more cohesive concept EP than before focusing on post-apocalyptic scriptures. As always, the upbeat sound of synthwave mixed with darkened electronics sounds fantastic. He did state that he was aiming for a more pop oriented sound with this album, but thanks to the harsher tone of his music this comes off as an EBM/Industrial hybrid rather than pop. No complaints there - that's how I prefer it. 

The only thing Ferus Melek needs to do in order to further his craft is figure out a way to make a unique brand of synthwave. This is not bad by far - just a little standard for the genre that's so saturated at the current moment. Still, a seven out of ten will do it justice. Check it out for yourself. 


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Ferus Melek - MINIVIEW: Dawn of the Dead

7.0
"Good"
Released off label 2017
Finnish synthwave producer Ferus Melek has just started his musical journey under this moniker in March of 2017 when he released a mish-mash of songs in his first EP Night of Extinction. However, he has taken a more dedicated approach to music with his second EP Dawn of the Dead, attempting to create a more cohesive concept EP than before focusing on post-apocalyptic scriptures. As always, the upbeat sound of synthwave mixed with darkened electronics sounds fantastic. He did state that he was aiming for a more pop oriented sound with this album, but thanks to the harsher tone of his music this comes off as an EBM/Industrial hybrid rather than pop. No complaints there - that's how I prefer it. 

The only thing Ferus Melek needs to do in order to further his craft is figure out a way to make a unique brand of synthwave. This is not bad by far - just a little standard for the genre that's so saturated at the current moment. Still, a seven out of ten will do it justice. Check it out for yourself. 


Nov 14 2017

Off label

Official relesae released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

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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