Mr.Kitty - XIII
Synthpop, New Wave Oh, how Mr.Kitty has captured the attention of many, many people in such a short amount of time. With the release of LIFE, he managed to garner multiple album of the year awards alongside numerous accolades. And, well, it is no surprise that his next album, Time, has been announced.

However, to give us a tease of what's to come, the good folks over at Juggernaut Music Group decided to release a single from the album, XIII. The single itself shows off a bit of a harder side to the cat, but not so much that you'll be thinking of violent thoughts whilst listening to it (unless you're the sadistic type who can find murder and violence in near everything).

The beat is something that I would expect from Mr.Kitty by far and full. It still has roots in synthpop, some might even say futurepop, but it holds firm and true. The vocals themselves are faded when not in the chorus. However, when the chorus does come in, the vocals are really odd. At first, I find myself quirking an eyebrow as to what was being brought to my ear, but, after a few passes of the song, I found myself genuinely enjoying it.

Included with this single are both the instrumental and acapella versions of the song. So, if you have a preference to either the vocals or the electronics that hit you, you have your pick. Now, this is just a simple teaser for the next album. But, if it's showcasing anything, it's telling me that Mr.Kitty's not the type to sit on material for too long. He's moving forward. And I can definitely see some folks out there bashing him for transitioning from one sound to the next. But, hell, I salute the man for what he's doing as an artist, and am also excited for what's to come next from him.
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Mr.Kitty - XIII

Oh, how Mr.Kitty has captured the attention of many, many people in such a short amount of time. With the release of LIFE, he managed to garner multiple album of the year awards alongside numerous accolades. And, well, it is no surprise that his next album, Time, has been announced.

However, to give us a tease of what's to come, the good folks over at Juggernaut Music Group decided to release a single from the album, XIII. The single itself shows off a bit of a harder side to the cat, but not so much that you'll be thinking of violent thoughts whilst listening to it (unless you're the sadistic type who can find murder and violence in near everything).

The beat is something that I would expect from Mr.Kitty by far and full. It still has roots in synthpop, some might even say futurepop, but it holds firm and true. The vocals themselves are faded when not in the chorus. However, when the chorus does come in, the vocals are really odd. At first, I find myself quirking an eyebrow as to what was being brought to my ear, but, after a few passes of the song, I found myself genuinely enjoying it.

Included with this single are both the instrumental and acapella versions of the song. So, if you have a preference to either the vocals or the electronics that hit you, you have your pick. Now, this is just a simple teaser for the next album. But, if it's showcasing anything, it's telling me that Mr.Kitty's not the type to sit on material for too long. He's moving forward. And I can definitely see some folks out there bashing him for transitioning from one sound to the next. But, hell, I salute the man for what he's doing as an artist, and am also excited for what's to come next from him. May 26 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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