Third Realm - Beyond Good and Evil
Darkwave, Industrial With 'Beyond Good and Evil', Nathan is having some troubles deciding what he wants to do. In his 'Romantic Death' he had a much more worked out Gothic sound, in his last release, 'New World Order', he gave the Gothic sound a bit more industrialized feeling to it. Here, he goes all the way and incorporate some true industrial and harsh EBM tracks, blended and mixed with the gothic tracks suited for 'Romantic Death'.

The problem is that Third Realm's strong point is the electro gothic tracks. "Oceans of Dreams", "Diabolic Crush", "Falling Down Slowly", " The Everlasting Torture" and "Take Me Back" are all great tracks. Here is where Nathan gain his ground, and also here he should build his strongpoint and defend it until his last breath.

There's nothing wrong with the harsher industrial tracks "Human Plague" and "Lunatic Asylum" (to name two), the problem is the competition. There's simply so much out there and quite a few bands do it better. You don't see Apple try to gain ground in the pasta sauce business, do you? And there's a reason for that. You find out what you like to do and what you are great at, then you work within those premises, trying to evolve one piece, not the entire puzzle.

'Beyond Good and Evil' is a good album even though I feel that the lowest points of the album are a bit lower than I'm used to from the very talented Mr Reiner. But I would also want to give him a digital slap around the face to make him more focused, not having his eyes flickering around on other genres.

Nevertheless, 'Beyond Good and Evil' is defiantly worth your attention.
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Brutal Resonance

Third Realm - Beyond Good and Evil

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released off label 2012
With 'Beyond Good and Evil', Nathan is having some troubles deciding what he wants to do. In his 'Romantic Death' he had a much more worked out Gothic sound, in his last release, 'New World Order', he gave the Gothic sound a bit more industrialized feeling to it. Here, he goes all the way and incorporate some true industrial and harsh EBM tracks, blended and mixed with the gothic tracks suited for 'Romantic Death'.

The problem is that Third Realm's strong point is the electro gothic tracks. "Oceans of Dreams", "Diabolic Crush", "Falling Down Slowly", " The Everlasting Torture" and "Take Me Back" are all great tracks. Here is where Nathan gain his ground, and also here he should build his strongpoint and defend it until his last breath.

There's nothing wrong with the harsher industrial tracks "Human Plague" and "Lunatic Asylum" (to name two), the problem is the competition. There's simply so much out there and quite a few bands do it better. You don't see Apple try to gain ground in the pasta sauce business, do you? And there's a reason for that. You find out what you like to do and what you are great at, then you work within those premises, trying to evolve one piece, not the entire puzzle.

'Beyond Good and Evil' is a good album even though I feel that the lowest points of the album are a bit lower than I'm used to from the very talented Mr Reiner. But I would also want to give him a digital slap around the face to make him more focused, not having his eyes flickering around on other genres.

Nevertheless, 'Beyond Good and Evil' is defiantly worth your attention.
May 23 2012

Off label

Official relesae released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

Patrik Lindström

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Founder of Brutal Resonance in 2009, founder of Electroracle and founder of ex Promonetics. Used to write a whole lot for Brutal Resonance and have written over 500 reviews. Nowadays, mostly focusing on the website and paving way for our writers.

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