Nyxx - Voodoo (Feat. Aesthetic Perfection)
Darkpop Though I have mentioned Nyxx's name in the past it is relieving to finally be writing about and reviewing one of her own works that is the single 'Voodoo (feat. Aesthetic Perfection). While I have been a decent fan of the Gothic Pop idol, I have more or less mentioned her in reviews for a few of Aesthetic Perfection's latest singles where she appeared as a guest vocalist or made a striking appearance in one of Graves' music videos. This is not to say that Nyxx should be overshadowed by Graves' stature within the scene and abroad as Nyxx is a unique powerhouse all on her own. 

Nyxx's roots can be traced back to her September 2014 single 'Wicked' which is a hard rock track that had me believing I was listening to an entirely different outfit. A music video followed for the song, and it wasn't until April 2016 that Nyxx would reappear reimagined in both sound and style. The hard rock she initially provided was replaced with darker electro bits and the Gothic Pop approach. This allowed Nyxx to break away from a somewhat over-saturated crowd and enter a newer playing field.

Enter 2018 and we have received this new single titled 'Voodoo'. While I will not sit here and say that Nyxx has found another new sound, I will state that there is a night and day difference between production on her previous material and 'Voodoo'. No doubt due in part to Daniel Graves' involvement, nonetheless Nyxx has crafted a wickedly entertaining single perfect for clubs across the darker electronic scene. Nyxx's vocals do have a pop tinge to them but nonetheless her voice is hypnotizing. Graves' provides backing vocals singing along with Nyxx, as well as digitizing his voice to sound like he's talking through a Voice Box. He does provide a short solo as well, but this song is Nyxx's through and through. 

There is also a remix attached to the project from Philly based DJ and producer Danny Armand. His mainstays in the industry have been with hip hop and pop artists and he has also developed a love for EDM in general. That is clearly seen in his remix of the song as he gives it a brighter upkick with a standard array of EDM backed elements from high energy kicks to spastic spouts of electronic samples. 

Nyxx's single is a very well done piece that's probably her best work to date. I'm hoping to see more from her as time goes on; the gaps between her music is well worth the wait, but I would not mind seeing quarterly singles pumped out from Nyxx. She certainly has the talent to do so as well as an army of fans waiting for more. 


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Nyxx - Voodoo (Feat. Aesthetic Perfection)

8.0
"Great"
Released 2018 by Close to Human Music
Though I have mentioned Nyxx's name in the past it is relieving to finally be writing about and reviewing one of her own works that is the single 'Voodoo (feat. Aesthetic Perfection). While I have been a decent fan of the Gothic Pop idol, I have more or less mentioned her in reviews for a few of Aesthetic Perfection's latest singles where she appeared as a guest vocalist or made a striking appearance in one of Graves' music videos. This is not to say that Nyxx should be overshadowed by Graves' stature within the scene and abroad as Nyxx is a unique powerhouse all on her own. 

Nyxx's roots can be traced back to her September 2014 single 'Wicked' which is a hard rock track that had me believing I was listening to an entirely different outfit. A music video followed for the song, and it wasn't until April 2016 that Nyxx would reappear reimagined in both sound and style. The hard rock she initially provided was replaced with darker electro bits and the Gothic Pop approach. This allowed Nyxx to break away from a somewhat over-saturated crowd and enter a newer playing field.

Enter 2018 and we have received this new single titled 'Voodoo'. While I will not sit here and say that Nyxx has found another new sound, I will state that there is a night and day difference between production on her previous material and 'Voodoo'. No doubt due in part to Daniel Graves' involvement, nonetheless Nyxx has crafted a wickedly entertaining single perfect for clubs across the darker electronic scene. Nyxx's vocals do have a pop tinge to them but nonetheless her voice is hypnotizing. Graves' provides backing vocals singing along with Nyxx, as well as digitizing his voice to sound like he's talking through a Voice Box. He does provide a short solo as well, but this song is Nyxx's through and through. 

There is also a remix attached to the project from Philly based DJ and producer Danny Armand. His mainstays in the industry have been with hip hop and pop artists and he has also developed a love for EDM in general. That is clearly seen in his remix of the song as he gives it a brighter upkick with a standard array of EDM backed elements from high energy kicks to spastic spouts of electronic samples. 

Nyxx's single is a very well done piece that's probably her best work to date. I'm hoping to see more from her as time goes on; the gaps between her music is well worth the wait, but I would not mind seeing quarterly singles pumped out from Nyxx. She certainly has the talent to do so as well as an army of fans waiting for more. 


Jan 05 2018

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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