Silent Auction - H on Earth
Synthpop Butter wouldn't melt; innocence in abundance, segregated from the Synthpop stereotype with a cutesy, playful aesthetic, Pink as a highly predominant colour, and a swings and slides, 'high-five' style naivety. This introduces Silent Auction. Any bidders?

Vocalist Terri has the same appeal that Chibi from the Birthday Massacre has. She has a voice that adapts to all situations and never fails to sound pure and gorgeous - the sole reason female vocalists always stand out to guys, their voices can be so much more attractive or memorable.

Terri and Jason split vocals and lyrics for this act, and it appears that the duo do EVERY aspect of the song writing together. Rare!

The first track on here is 'Beautiful Mess' - it's insanely catchy, and the band just reminds me more and more of the previously mentioned TBM... the melodies on here even remind me of their cover of 'Never-Ending Story'.

Secondly is 'Reverie' - and I didn't expect this. Jason is on vocals, and the track is darker, but it's so bouncy and enjoyable. Borderline Darkwave, and this duo look very much like an act to appeal to everyone. I'm almost smiling, and we hate when that happens, don't we? Can't afford another mirror...

Joking aside, just like Silent Auction themselves, this album weaves humour and child-like inquisitiveness with highly produced and expertly written Synthpop.
I've listened to this 6 times and not yet found a track I despise. The act go from being Bauhaus-esque in constitution to pure, unrestrained and teasing ('Good Girl').

H on Earth has everything from a curious title to two beautiful vocalists that compliment each other in every possible sense. With tracks like 'NB Sadness', I begin to wonder why I didn't discover these guys sooner, and by the end, their happiness and fun is so catching that I wish I was hanging out with them on a Saturday evening.

Mind.In.A.Box doing a remix is the final persuasion point, and for most of you, it'll do the trick.

Criticisms : The album lacks the usual one or two tracks that just stand out above all else. It also starts off so strong that it runs the risk of breaking the trend.

This being said, it's a fun, bouncy Synthpop CD , and it meets all the requirements.
4
Brutal Resonance

Silent Auction - H on Earth

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2010 by Nilaihah Records
Butter wouldn't melt; innocence in abundance, segregated from the Synthpop stereotype with a cutesy, playful aesthetic, Pink as a highly predominant colour, and a swings and slides, 'high-five' style naivety. This introduces Silent Auction. Any bidders?

Vocalist Terri has the same appeal that Chibi from the Birthday Massacre has. She has a voice that adapts to all situations and never fails to sound pure and gorgeous - the sole reason female vocalists always stand out to guys, their voices can be so much more attractive or memorable.

Terri and Jason split vocals and lyrics for this act, and it appears that the duo do EVERY aspect of the song writing together. Rare!

The first track on here is 'Beautiful Mess' - it's insanely catchy, and the band just reminds me more and more of the previously mentioned TBM... the melodies on here even remind me of their cover of 'Never-Ending Story'.

Secondly is 'Reverie' - and I didn't expect this. Jason is on vocals, and the track is darker, but it's so bouncy and enjoyable. Borderline Darkwave, and this duo look very much like an act to appeal to everyone. I'm almost smiling, and we hate when that happens, don't we? Can't afford another mirror...

Joking aside, just like Silent Auction themselves, this album weaves humour and child-like inquisitiveness with highly produced and expertly written Synthpop.
I've listened to this 6 times and not yet found a track I despise. The act go from being Bauhaus-esque in constitution to pure, unrestrained and teasing ('Good Girl').

H on Earth has everything from a curious title to two beautiful vocalists that compliment each other in every possible sense. With tracks like 'NB Sadness', I begin to wonder why I didn't discover these guys sooner, and by the end, their happiness and fun is so catching that I wish I was hanging out with them on a Saturday evening.

Mind.In.A.Box doing a remix is the final persuasion point, and for most of you, it'll do the trick.

Criticisms : The album lacks the usual one or two tracks that just stand out above all else. It also starts off so strong that it runs the risk of breaking the trend.

This being said, it's a fun, bouncy Synthpop CD , and it meets all the requirements.
Oct 22 2011

Nick Quarm

info@brutalresonance.com
Writer and contributor on Brutal Resonance

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