Funeral Casket - Dark Fantasies
Electro I'd like to present to you one of my favorite EPs I've come across in quite a while. Funeral Casket is an electro music producer that I had the pleasure of being introduced to through a fine E-Mail message. He creates music inspired by both cyberpunk atmospheres and his own dark, erotic photography. Both these elements fuel his desire to create music. Based in Delaware in the United States, Funeral Casket did the daring and bold move of dropping out of college to pursue music full time. While his family thought him to be crazy, his fans say otherwise and every penny he earns from his music is a blessing in disguise to him. 

I would like to point out that Funeral Casket does use a very standard set up of humans in gimp suits and leather clad females with gas masks for his art. That is enough to make most everyone in the darker electronic scene cringe anymore; yes, it can sometimes be sexy, but it is also overused. But, the thing about Funeral Casket is that his minimalism and focus on a black-and-white aesthetic somehow came appealing to my eye. I don't know how, or why, but it works very, very well. 


Anyway, he has just released a two track EP on March 13th titled Dark Fantasies. Being his debut EP, I would imagine that Funeral Casket is sweating and dying of a near panic attack waiting to hear what people think of his music. Fear not, though, your music is swell and I've been enjoying it since I read your E-Mail. 

The best way I can describe Dark Fantasies is if Daft Punk decided to say fuck-it-all to their almost kid friendly style and went on to be much, much more sexual with their sounds and samples. It is electro with an extra kick right behind it. I almost want to say that it is dark electro, however, it is so much more crisp and clear and not quite gothic enough in sound to actually fit that stereotype. He's doing something new, something different, and it's all an exquisite taste to my ears. With both 'Erotic' and 'Lust', the tracks fuse styles of house, electro, sexiness, and an all out chilling vibe. 

This is just a two track EP and I'm not sure what else Funeral Casket will be able to crank out in the future, but his career so far is looking bright. 
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Funeral Casket - Dark Fantasies

7.5
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2016
I'd like to present to you one of my favorite EPs I've come across in quite a while. Funeral Casket is an electro music producer that I had the pleasure of being introduced to through a fine E-Mail message. He creates music inspired by both cyberpunk atmospheres and his own dark, erotic photography. Both these elements fuel his desire to create music. Based in Delaware in the United States, Funeral Casket did the daring and bold move of dropping out of college to pursue music full time. While his family thought him to be crazy, his fans say otherwise and every penny he earns from his music is a blessing in disguise to him. 

I would like to point out that Funeral Casket does use a very standard set up of humans in gimp suits and leather clad females with gas masks for his art. That is enough to make most everyone in the darker electronic scene cringe anymore; yes, it can sometimes be sexy, but it is also overused. But, the thing about Funeral Casket is that his minimalism and focus on a black-and-white aesthetic somehow came appealing to my eye. I don't know how, or why, but it works very, very well. 


Anyway, he has just released a two track EP on March 13th titled Dark Fantasies. Being his debut EP, I would imagine that Funeral Casket is sweating and dying of a near panic attack waiting to hear what people think of his music. Fear not, though, your music is swell and I've been enjoying it since I read your E-Mail. 

The best way I can describe Dark Fantasies is if Daft Punk decided to say fuck-it-all to their almost kid friendly style and went on to be much, much more sexual with their sounds and samples. It is electro with an extra kick right behind it. I almost want to say that it is dark electro, however, it is so much more crisp and clear and not quite gothic enough in sound to actually fit that stereotype. He's doing something new, something different, and it's all an exquisite taste to my ears. With both 'Erotic' and 'Lust', the tracks fuse styles of house, electro, sexiness, and an all out chilling vibe. 

This is just a two track EP and I'm not sure what else Funeral Casket will be able to crank out in the future, but his career so far is looking bright. 
Mar 17 2016

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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