Jensen - Zero one [Redux]
Electropunk Jensen is a project from the vocalist behind Ourfamous Dead. Pretty much, to sum up the history in a short space and a short amount of time, Andrew Jensen decided to go back into the studio and revisit tracks that had long laid dormant. Three tracks came from studio time, which were Ghosts, The Corruptor, and Stars. He released the EP in 2013, and has been recently signed to Armalyte Industries. To celebrate the signing, the release has been rereleased on the record label, providing a cover of Duran Duran's Wild Boys as well as a remix from Scottish duo i!.

And, well, there's not much to say about this EP, really. The electronic rock found within the whole album is decent enough, and is sort of catchy at times. I mean, I suppose the lyrics found within Ghosts, if not so digitally fucked with so much, would have come out a lot more catchy rather than not. I still liked the song, however, but there were some flaws in it that I'd rather see fixed.

The Corruptor continued the trend found within the initial, however the vocals were a lot more clean than the previous song which I was pretty thankful for. And I liked this one a lot more, even if it was just a bit too repetitious. I think that Stars was the best song on the album, still having overly looping lyrical content, though. It was still pretty decent.

And then we jump into the two new fresh tracks on the album. The Wild Boys cover was definitely better than the original song, but I still wasn't too huge a fan of either version. And, then we come to the remix of Ghosts. Putting a lot more emphasis on electronics and kicking up the bass a notch definitely made this another attention grabber on the album second to Stars.

And, that's the end of that. I like the direction this group is heading in, but there is definitely room for improvement. Hopefully by visiting the studio and coming up with new material, rather than digging into old, archived material, will prove beneficial and will result in a better album. We'll just have to wait and see.

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Jensen - Zero one [Redux]

6.0
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2014 by Armalyte Industries
Jensen is a project from the vocalist behind Ourfamous Dead. Pretty much, to sum up the history in a short space and a short amount of time, Andrew Jensen decided to go back into the studio and revisit tracks that had long laid dormant. Three tracks came from studio time, which were Ghosts, The Corruptor, and Stars. He released the EP in 2013, and has been recently signed to Armalyte Industries. To celebrate the signing, the release has been rereleased on the record label, providing a cover of Duran Duran's Wild Boys as well as a remix from Scottish duo i!.

And, well, there's not much to say about this EP, really. The electronic rock found within the whole album is decent enough, and is sort of catchy at times. I mean, I suppose the lyrics found within Ghosts, if not so digitally fucked with so much, would have come out a lot more catchy rather than not. I still liked the song, however, but there were some flaws in it that I'd rather see fixed.

The Corruptor continued the trend found within the initial, however the vocals were a lot more clean than the previous song which I was pretty thankful for. And I liked this one a lot more, even if it was just a bit too repetitious. I think that Stars was the best song on the album, still having overly looping lyrical content, though. It was still pretty decent.

And then we jump into the two new fresh tracks on the album. The Wild Boys cover was definitely better than the original song, but I still wasn't too huge a fan of either version. And, then we come to the remix of Ghosts. Putting a lot more emphasis on electronics and kicking up the bass a notch definitely made this another attention grabber on the album second to Stars.

And, that's the end of that. I like the direction this group is heading in, but there is definitely room for improvement. Hopefully by visiting the studio and coming up with new material, rather than digging into old, archived material, will prove beneficial and will result in a better album. We'll just have to wait and see.

Feb 09 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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