Lights Out, God Help Me - Losing Sleep
Powernoise, Industrial Just a few days ago, I posted a review for Lights Out, God Help Me's Nemesis. I was contacted by the artist via e-mail, and he thanked me for the kind words and also sent along a code to download his latest release, Losing Sleep, for free. And, well, when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. But, in this case the lemons are comparable to that of music, and the lemonade is the review. Nonetheless, let's get to talking about this album.

I'm still seeing a lot of repetition in the songs present on this album. However, this is the only major problem on the album. But, what makes it not stick out so much is that the songs are actually pretty good and that the beats are wonderful. I mean, God Mode kicks off the album and is a heavy rhythmic noise song, and it was very pleasant to my ears. The beats pound and the bass is pulverizing, making a grand stand on the album.

Dollface also stuck out to me, as another powerful rhythmic noise song starting out with lines from the character (who shares the same name as the song) from the PS2 game Twisted Metal:Black. As a fan of that game, I can clearly say that the song really, really pushed out the themes of the franchise, making an overall song that was destructive and harsh.

I did get excited for Get Excited, as well, as the beats were, once more, harsh and without remorse. They kept pounding and kept going for most of the song. It was fun to listen to. Now, while most of the other tracks are good, I cannot say they stood out all too much. However, attached to this album is a cover, with two remixes.

I enjoyed the cover the project did of Caustic's Bury You Alive. It remained harder and had similarity to the original song. But, I still prefer the original over the updated version. God Mode was remixed to become more noisy and dance floor oriented. Once more, I preferred the originals. I did not appreciate the Losing Sleep remix, as it was quite boring and I did not like the direction it took. It seemed to become a lot quieter in comparison to the rest of the album.

And, so, I come to the end of the review. I enjoyed the album, just as I did the original. There's a lot of power behind this man's noise, but it still has a lot of room to improve. Should the songs just start to differentiate here and there within their three to four minute limit, I'm sure a masterpiece is sure to come out sooner or later.
4
Brutal Resonance

Lights Out, God Help Me - Losing Sleep

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2013
Just a few days ago, I posted a review for Lights Out, God Help Me's Nemesis. I was contacted by the artist via e-mail, and he thanked me for the kind words and also sent along a code to download his latest release, Losing Sleep, for free. And, well, when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. But, in this case the lemons are comparable to that of music, and the lemonade is the review. Nonetheless, let's get to talking about this album.

I'm still seeing a lot of repetition in the songs present on this album. However, this is the only major problem on the album. But, what makes it not stick out so much is that the songs are actually pretty good and that the beats are wonderful. I mean, God Mode kicks off the album and is a heavy rhythmic noise song, and it was very pleasant to my ears. The beats pound and the bass is pulverizing, making a grand stand on the album.

Dollface also stuck out to me, as another powerful rhythmic noise song starting out with lines from the character (who shares the same name as the song) from the PS2 game Twisted Metal:Black. As a fan of that game, I can clearly say that the song really, really pushed out the themes of the franchise, making an overall song that was destructive and harsh.

I did get excited for Get Excited, as well, as the beats were, once more, harsh and without remorse. They kept pounding and kept going for most of the song. It was fun to listen to. Now, while most of the other tracks are good, I cannot say they stood out all too much. However, attached to this album is a cover, with two remixes.

I enjoyed the cover the project did of Caustic's Bury You Alive. It remained harder and had similarity to the original song. But, I still prefer the original over the updated version. God Mode was remixed to become more noisy and dance floor oriented. Once more, I preferred the originals. I did not appreciate the Losing Sleep remix, as it was quite boring and I did not like the direction it took. It seemed to become a lot quieter in comparison to the rest of the album.

And, so, I come to the end of the review. I enjoyed the album, just as I did the original. There's a lot of power behind this man's noise, but it still has a lot of room to improve. Should the songs just start to differentiate here and there within their three to four minute limit, I'm sure a masterpiece is sure to come out sooner or later. Nov 07 2013

Off label

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

Steven Gullotta

info@brutalresonance.com
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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