Psykkle - Mother Monoxide
Dark Electro, Industrial Upon first reading the description of Mother Monoxide, I am told that what I will be listening to is keen to cyberpunk. As a love of the genre and the fiction that all but goes with cyber punk, I just had to listen through Psykkle's latest offering which came out in back June.

Having been reviewed twice before on the site, I have knowledge that the Psykkle outfit is fairly good. And, from what I've been hearing so far, I can only say the same about Evan Collingwood, the man behind the music. However, he also drug in Gerry Hawkins of the extremely respectable Cryogenic Echelon to help with writing the tracks and lyrics (except on tracks four and sixteen, where Tom Box of Human Error and Aaron Potter of Sleepless Droids take stands).

Now, all the songs on the album from start to end just pretty much sound like great electronic sex. Everything moves and flows together wonderfully, and can really help pulse your body into a different, more futuristic universe. As funky as the album art is and paired with the music, it just helps make you feel oddly in a different place and dimension.

As far as the tracks are concerned, there are sixteen original tracks from the artists (no remixes, which is always a plus in my book). So, you are getting a shit ton of content from this man. I suppose that I should point out that one of the tracks on here, In The City of Nodes, has already appeared on a remix album of the same name before. But, that does not strike this album down even a notch, for the song still manages to keep me entertained.

And, I have to admit that this is a very fun album. A lot of the guest appearances made me love the songs even more, and the songs from the mind of Mr. Collingwood are pretty damn decent. I haven't listened to much of Psykkle's stuff in the past, however, after having a personal taste of what they can do, I just might have to sit down and enjoy more of his music.
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Brutal Resonance

Psykkle - Mother Monoxide

8.5
"Great"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2013 by CRL Studios
Upon first reading the description of Mother Monoxide, I am told that what I will be listening to is keen to cyberpunk. As a love of the genre and the fiction that all but goes with cyber punk, I just had to listen through Psykkle's latest offering which came out in back June.

Having been reviewed twice before on the site, I have knowledge that the Psykkle outfit is fairly good. And, from what I've been hearing so far, I can only say the same about Evan Collingwood, the man behind the music. However, he also drug in Gerry Hawkins of the extremely respectable Cryogenic Echelon to help with writing the tracks and lyrics (except on tracks four and sixteen, where Tom Box of Human Error and Aaron Potter of Sleepless Droids take stands).

Now, all the songs on the album from start to end just pretty much sound like great electronic sex. Everything moves and flows together wonderfully, and can really help pulse your body into a different, more futuristic universe. As funky as the album art is and paired with the music, it just helps make you feel oddly in a different place and dimension.

As far as the tracks are concerned, there are sixteen original tracks from the artists (no remixes, which is always a plus in my book). So, you are getting a shit ton of content from this man. I suppose that I should point out that one of the tracks on here, In The City of Nodes, has already appeared on a remix album of the same name before. But, that does not strike this album down even a notch, for the song still manages to keep me entertained.

And, I have to admit that this is a very fun album. A lot of the guest appearances made me love the songs even more, and the songs from the mind of Mr. Collingwood are pretty damn decent. I haven't listened to much of Psykkle's stuff in the past, however, after having a personal taste of what they can do, I just might have to sit down and enjoy more of his music. Dec 14 2013

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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