Junksista - Live A Little
Electro, Futurepop I just got done typing a news post about this and posting it on the site, but I got so groovy listening to this single that I absolutely wanted to write out a review of it right away. Live A Little provides the always sexy combination of Boog's perfectionist studio work and Diana's seductive chords shooting straight at you, there would only be love and funky beats in the air for this release. However, there's just one thing that's making this EP stand out from the rest: the addition of Jane Badler performing vocals right alongside Diana.

The star antagonist of cult science fiction show V turned nightclub singer and album producer, Badler has released two albums by herself and now lives in Australia. However she came to collaborate with Junksista is not necessarily my concern, for the results were outstanding.

The title track of the EP definitely came off with a soothing jazzy-funk feel with the always swell electronics pulsing right on through. Diana's irresistible vocals once more entice you into a romantic and sexy mood within the first five seconds of hearing her voice. Badler remains as a backing vocal, shining just as bright alongside her counterpart, and when she gets her solo in the later part of the song, I kind of just melted. If this song isn't used in the next Bond film as the track to accompany the opening credits, I will be sorely disappointed.

After that beast of a track breaks out, Time comes in next. Featuring more robotic vocals that remind of a not-so-distant future, less funk measures, and more electro outright, the song had a very fun appeal to it. I really enjoyed the sections where the digitally altered vocals rendered right behind Diana's, serving up a slice of Heaven.

A dance remix of Live A Little is the last track off the EP, and was done by LayZee, former member of German Eurodance group Mr.President. Leaving in the funk jive well in the songs roots, it added a bit more of a pump to it, along with some electronics. He made the vocals overlap a bit more this time around, but didn't touch them or alter them in the slightest, so we still receive the racy vocal talent from both Badler and Diana in one go.

And, I may have said this before, but every time I listen to , I feel as if they're getting better and better. And this little EP right here is perhaps my favorite work they've ever done thus far. The addition of Badler into the mix was sheer genius, and upped their game just that much more, and Boog's precision work with the music was spot on. Diana came in more sensual and loving with her vocals than I've ever seen before, and this worked up to be one hell of an EP. The remix was well done, and that was a lovingly added bonus to it all. To say that I'm excited for the next release is an understatement; I'm fucking hyped for it. I can only hope that the full length comes out soon, or that we're given another EP teaser sometime soon.
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Brutal Resonance

Junksista - Live A Little

8.5
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2014 by Alfa-Matrix
I just got done typing a news post about this and posting it on the site, but I got so groovy listening to this single that I absolutely wanted to write out a review of it right away. Live A Little provides the always sexy combination of Boog's perfectionist studio work and Diana's seductive chords shooting straight at you, there would only be love and funky beats in the air for this release. However, there's just one thing that's making this EP stand out from the rest: the addition of Jane Badler performing vocals right alongside Diana.

The star antagonist of cult science fiction show V turned nightclub singer and album producer, Badler has released two albums by herself and now lives in Australia. However she came to collaborate with Junksista is not necessarily my concern, for the results were outstanding.

The title track of the EP definitely came off with a soothing jazzy-funk feel with the always swell electronics pulsing right on through. Diana's irresistible vocals once more entice you into a romantic and sexy mood within the first five seconds of hearing her voice. Badler remains as a backing vocal, shining just as bright alongside her counterpart, and when she gets her solo in the later part of the song, I kind of just melted. If this song isn't used in the next Bond film as the track to accompany the opening credits, I will be sorely disappointed.

After that beast of a track breaks out, Time comes in next. Featuring more robotic vocals that remind of a not-so-distant future, less funk measures, and more electro outright, the song had a very fun appeal to it. I really enjoyed the sections where the digitally altered vocals rendered right behind Diana's, serving up a slice of Heaven.

A dance remix of Live A Little is the last track off the EP, and was done by LayZee, former member of German Eurodance group Mr.President. Leaving in the funk jive well in the songs roots, it added a bit more of a pump to it, along with some electronics. He made the vocals overlap a bit more this time around, but didn't touch them or alter them in the slightest, so we still receive the racy vocal talent from both Badler and Diana in one go.

And, I may have said this before, but every time I listen to , I feel as if they're getting better and better. And this little EP right here is perhaps my favorite work they've ever done thus far. The addition of Badler into the mix was sheer genius, and upped their game just that much more, and Boog's precision work with the music was spot on. Diana came in more sensual and loving with her vocals than I've ever seen before, and this worked up to be one hell of an EP. The remix was well done, and that was a lovingly added bonus to it all. To say that I'm excited for the next release is an understatement; I'm fucking hyped for it. I can only hope that the full length comes out soon, or that we're given another EP teaser sometime soon. Sep 12 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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