Necroleptic - Tranquilized
Harsh EBM, Dark Electro Since our childhood days were imbued with the joys of Scooby Doo and the Mystery Machine, good old "Who is behind this?" has been a staple in most of our lives.

Not since the 80s has such a question been so important. Necroleptic consists of Zypex (Music) and Talyrik (Vocals). Out of absolutely fucking nowhere, this project appeared in February of this year, with a blend of Dark Electro, and Gory, Violent, Bloody Aggrotech. The demo was released a week ago, without so much as a whisper, and the imminent storm was as destructive as Mother Nature on the worst of Menstrual Cycles.

"The Nameless One" is the first of the four tracks that this elusive partnership has bought us, and it is a slow and broody piece, not dis-similar to Life Cried, and earlier Dawn of Ashes.

The more disgustingly named "Surgical Torture" is the second course on this platter of perversion, and has an immediately catchy and promising intro.

Rather excellently, you can hear the lyrics on here too... "Eyes gouged open, watching the horror...Mouth stitched tight...".

See, this is where Necroleptic has got it right, "Terror EBM", "Gore EBM", or whatever you dare to call it, doesn't have to be brutally fast at 190 BPM to be brutal and sick - the correlation between the slower beats that the record maintains and the faster moments it builds up to work together, and it almost paints a picture of a serial killer torturing his victims (slow moments), and building up to an orgasm of perverted pleasure (faster moments).

"Bound By Blood" is the first track to use samples, and is faster than the previous tracks. The sickness is there, and although there is nothing to make this track impress on the others, the sampling also helps get the message across.

Finally, the demo closes with "Liar", a track closer to Dawn of Ashes in its sound than anything else on here. Whereas "Tranquilized" previously weaved between Psyclon Nine, Terracorpse, and Dawn of Ashes, this has much more of a definate influence to it.

Musically - like most new bands, there is evidence of existing influence, but there is material here I feel is fresh enough to appeal to all.
Conceptually - I'm a fan of gore-themed music, and it's excellent to see this carrying on in a more indirect style to what we are used to.
Lyrically - the vocals are audible and clear, and suitably deranged. There are new and old ideas combined into something which is frankly... obscene.

Watch out Project Rotten, Infra Black, and Obszon Geschopf. Necroleptic is here.
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Brutal Resonance

Necroleptic - Tranquilized

8.0
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2011
Since our childhood days were imbued with the joys of Scooby Doo and the Mystery Machine, good old "Who is behind this?" has been a staple in most of our lives.

Not since the 80s has such a question been so important. Necroleptic consists of Zypex (Music) and Talyrik (Vocals). Out of absolutely fucking nowhere, this project appeared in February of this year, with a blend of Dark Electro, and Gory, Violent, Bloody Aggrotech. The demo was released a week ago, without so much as a whisper, and the imminent storm was as destructive as Mother Nature on the worst of Menstrual Cycles.

"The Nameless One" is the first of the four tracks that this elusive partnership has bought us, and it is a slow and broody piece, not dis-similar to Life Cried, and earlier Dawn of Ashes.

The more disgustingly named "Surgical Torture" is the second course on this platter of perversion, and has an immediately catchy and promising intro.

Rather excellently, you can hear the lyrics on here too... "Eyes gouged open, watching the horror...Mouth stitched tight...".

See, this is where Necroleptic has got it right, "Terror EBM", "Gore EBM", or whatever you dare to call it, doesn't have to be brutally fast at 190 BPM to be brutal and sick - the correlation between the slower beats that the record maintains and the faster moments it builds up to work together, and it almost paints a picture of a serial killer torturing his victims (slow moments), and building up to an orgasm of perverted pleasure (faster moments).

"Bound By Blood" is the first track to use samples, and is faster than the previous tracks. The sickness is there, and although there is nothing to make this track impress on the others, the sampling also helps get the message across.

Finally, the demo closes with "Liar", a track closer to Dawn of Ashes in its sound than anything else on here. Whereas "Tranquilized" previously weaved between Psyclon Nine, Terracorpse, and Dawn of Ashes, this has much more of a definate influence to it.

Musically - like most new bands, there is evidence of existing influence, but there is material here I feel is fresh enough to appeal to all.
Conceptually - I'm a fan of gore-themed music, and it's excellent to see this carrying on in a more indirect style to what we are used to.
Lyrically - the vocals are audible and clear, and suitably deranged. There are new and old ideas combined into something which is frankly... obscene.

Watch out Project Rotten, Infra Black, and Obszon Geschopf. Necroleptic is here.
Apr 06 2011

Off label

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

Nick Quarm

info@brutalresonance.com
Writer and contributor on Brutal Resonance

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