Parralox - Wildlife
Electro, Synthpop The ever catchy and electro sensationalist John von Ahlen AKA Parralox is back with a new EP/single that stems from the album Aeronaut. On this EP you'll find the title song, a remix of it, and two B-side remixes of the track 'Somebody II' which also comes from Aeronaut

'Wildlife', if you haven't already heard it, is a lovely addition to Parralox's already stellar collection of electronic works. Though classified as electropop, I think with this track I could easily compare him to the likes of Bastille - only his work is much more melodic, heartfelt, and better than the bigger band's discography. The 7th Heaven Remix of the song brings 90s Eurodance to their audience; while I was chilled out by the vibe of the song, I couldn't help but think of Vitas' infamous 'The 7th Element'. Those of you who know that track might be a little disturbed. 

However, the remixes then moved on over to 'Somebody II' with the plainly titled Remix II coming in first. Very club oriented, very dance friendly, though I did not feel as if some of Parralox's longer notes flowed well with the beat. The final song, and consequently final remix on the album came from progressive house artist Mi Disguise. I would not necessarily call this song a club-banger, as it lacks catchy hooks and style that so many other tracks naturally come packed with, but it would be fun on a car ride through a neon lit city nonetheless. 

These EPs, however, are usually meant for fans of Parralox, or to help get their names further out than they already are. So, if you've never heard of Parralox before, I highly recommend you go and check out Aeronaut. However, if you'd already gotten hooked on Australia's finest electro act, then this is more for you to chew on while you wait for their next release. 
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Brutal Resonance

Parralox - Wildlife

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2016 by Conzoom Records
The ever catchy and electro sensationalist John von Ahlen AKA Parralox is back with a new EP/single that stems from the album Aeronaut. On this EP you'll find the title song, a remix of it, and two B-side remixes of the track 'Somebody II' which also comes from Aeronaut

'Wildlife', if you haven't already heard it, is a lovely addition to Parralox's already stellar collection of electronic works. Though classified as electropop, I think with this track I could easily compare him to the likes of Bastille - only his work is much more melodic, heartfelt, and better than the bigger band's discography. The 7th Heaven Remix of the song brings 90s Eurodance to their audience; while I was chilled out by the vibe of the song, I couldn't help but think of Vitas' infamous 'The 7th Element'. Those of you who know that track might be a little disturbed. 

However, the remixes then moved on over to 'Somebody II' with the plainly titled Remix II coming in first. Very club oriented, very dance friendly, though I did not feel as if some of Parralox's longer notes flowed well with the beat. The final song, and consequently final remix on the album came from progressive house artist Mi Disguise. I would not necessarily call this song a club-banger, as it lacks catchy hooks and style that so many other tracks naturally come packed with, but it would be fun on a car ride through a neon lit city nonetheless. 

These EPs, however, are usually meant for fans of Parralox, or to help get their names further out than they already are. So, if you've never heard of Parralox before, I highly recommend you go and check out Aeronaut. However, if you'd already gotten hooked on Australia's finest electro act, then this is more for you to chew on while you wait for their next release. 
Mar 10 2016

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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