Omnimar - Restart
Synthpop, Futurepop Back in 2015 Russian synth/futurepop project released the album Start. With the passing of a year comes the remix companion album titled Restart, which is bolstered by fifteen remixes and a club edit of the original album's title track. But, I will say that I was rather disappointed by the remix album for featuring less than stellar mixes. 

I will be flat out honest when I say that the in-house remixes done by Omnimar themselves are better than any of the other remixes present on the album. The club edit of 'Start' was fun and friendly, and sounded like what modern pop is. People complain about that, but, fuck, synthpop and futurepop has a lot in common with radio chatter anymore. The restart version of 'You Save Me' was also very well done; slower electronic vibes glide smoothly with Maria's voice. Also, the cover of 'Tell My Your Name' was pretty damned good. 

And then there are the other songs. The remixes sound off, unbalanced, and as if they were not mastered by a true professional. I'll give credit to Cutoff:Sky, however, for making one of the only remixes on the album that were absolutely stellar. Quality and production values were high there. 

Now, the score representing this album is not meant to stab Omnimar, as I did quite enjoy Start. However, I do think they should get either better remixers attached next time, or just do a short EP based on their album with proper remixes and a few B-side tracks. Other than that, I do recommend you go out and at least listen to Start to see this band's true talent. 
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Brutal Resonance

Omnimar - Restart

5.0
"Mediocre"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2016 by Dark Tunes Music Group
Back in 2015 Russian synth/futurepop project released the album Start. With the passing of a year comes the remix companion album titled Restart, which is bolstered by fifteen remixes and a club edit of the original album's title track. But, I will say that I was rather disappointed by the remix album for featuring less than stellar mixes. 

I will be flat out honest when I say that the in-house remixes done by Omnimar themselves are better than any of the other remixes present on the album. The club edit of 'Start' was fun and friendly, and sounded like what modern pop is. People complain about that, but, fuck, synthpop and futurepop has a lot in common with radio chatter anymore. The restart version of 'You Save Me' was also very well done; slower electronic vibes glide smoothly with Maria's voice. Also, the cover of 'Tell My Your Name' was pretty damned good. 

And then there are the other songs. The remixes sound off, unbalanced, and as if they were not mastered by a true professional. I'll give credit to Cutoff:Sky, however, for making one of the only remixes on the album that were absolutely stellar. Quality and production values were high there. 

Now, the score representing this album is not meant to stab Omnimar, as I did quite enjoy Start. However, I do think they should get either better remixers attached next time, or just do a short EP based on their album with proper remixes and a few B-side tracks. Other than that, I do recommend you go out and at least listen to Start to see this band's true talent. 
Mar 28 2016

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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