Neonsol - Citadel
Electro Tracking back to 2009 when founding members Nina and Jesper Lo wrote the band's early tracks, Neonsol they began making stage performances in Norway in 2010. By 2012, Frederic Scarfone (known for working with Memmaker, Iszoloscope, and Norad) had joined them to finish up their line up. Conjuring a dream-like serenity to get lost in as beautiful female vocals flood your aural senses, this trio tries to take in account multiple genres at once.

Debuting their single on AnalogueTrash, they come forth with Citadel, which is presented alongside Leaether Strip's remix of the same song. The single itself hits off with digitalized vocals and synths before working in deeper male vocals that sing out alongside a steady beat and light synths. The female vocals really sit out and play wonderfully; the quality on the song is stellar, clean, and produced nicely. The electronics that accompany all that's set out allows for differing tones and new avenues to walk down. However, this track was done extremely well.

And then there was Leaether Strip who took on Citadel. Pushing out the classically stylized EBM tunes that play nicely with the synths that were presented forth in the original. Lighter in touch, and with more time for instrumentation involved, this mix served just as good on the side of the single.

Now, Neonsol definitely has a wonderful sound texture to them that can definitely be built off of. A stellar performance of vocal chords from both the male and female leads is perfectly echoed within their song. The deeper pitched male chords are balanced out with the gorgeous harmony that reverberates out the female's mouth. Match that with a great beat, and a good remix, and you've got one hell of a single. When it's time for the full length to make its debut, do not be alarmed if it absolutely wrecks you in the best way possible. Many good things lay in wake for this trio.
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Brutal Resonance

Neonsol - Citadel

8.0
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2014 by AnalogueTrash
Tracking back to 2009 when founding members Nina and Jesper Lo wrote the band's early tracks, Neonsol they began making stage performances in Norway in 2010. By 2012, Frederic Scarfone (known for working with Memmaker, Iszoloscope, and Norad) had joined them to finish up their line up. Conjuring a dream-like serenity to get lost in as beautiful female vocals flood your aural senses, this trio tries to take in account multiple genres at once.

Debuting their single on AnalogueTrash, they come forth with Citadel, which is presented alongside Leaether Strip's remix of the same song. The single itself hits off with digitalized vocals and synths before working in deeper male vocals that sing out alongside a steady beat and light synths. The female vocals really sit out and play wonderfully; the quality on the song is stellar, clean, and produced nicely. The electronics that accompany all that's set out allows for differing tones and new avenues to walk down. However, this track was done extremely well.

And then there was Leaether Strip who took on Citadel. Pushing out the classically stylized EBM tunes that play nicely with the synths that were presented forth in the original. Lighter in touch, and with more time for instrumentation involved, this mix served just as good on the side of the single.

Now, Neonsol definitely has a wonderful sound texture to them that can definitely be built off of. A stellar performance of vocal chords from both the male and female leads is perfectly echoed within their song. The deeper pitched male chords are balanced out with the gorgeous harmony that reverberates out the female's mouth. Match that with a great beat, and a good remix, and you've got one hell of a single. When it's time for the full length to make its debut, do not be alarmed if it absolutely wrecks you in the best way possible. Many good things lay in wake for this trio. Aug 07 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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