Vercetti Technicolor - Black September
Soundtrack Based in Greece, Vercetti Technicolor is the horror soundtrack project of the co-owner of Giallo Disco Records. Already composing a few films, he attempts to craft grindhouse soundtracks in the vein of 80s horror films. Black September is his latest release in his 12" vinyl catalog, and is his personal soundtrack to the 1972 Munich Massacre, somewhat inspired by the 1999 Kevin Macdonald documentary.

If anything, the titles of the songs definitely give respect to the somber event that occurred in 1972. But, either way, a sort of soft sound is set throughout most of the tracks, still, with low wave sounds breaking forth. Rarely is there a time when the beat erupts and corrupts your eardrums; no, this album was meant to inspire movie-like images, and that's exactly what it's able to do. It's quite odd, that such calm beats came to mind when making music for such an explosive situation.

However, alongside those canon tracks come an extended version of Operation Munich, which adds on about two and a half minutes worth of content, and two remixes are included alongside that. PLAYTONTO's version of the track extends it a bit, and adds in some delightfully arcade-like chimes here and there, but maintains the bleak atmosphere of the original. And Francesco Clemente's version just chilled out the track a lot more.

Coming off of this release, I wasn't entirely impressed, but I wasn't let down, either. A minimal wave, darker soundtrack for a dark time was what was given, and that's what I received. While the sounds were nice, not all of them completely allured me. And, that's what I mainly listen to music for; for pleasure. This more or less came off as music that I can just glide by, though it does hold my attention for a short span. I wouldn't listen to it again given the chance, but, hell, I say everyone has their own opinions, so check it out.
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Brutal Resonance

Vercetti Technicolor - Black September

6.0
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2015 by Giallo Disco Records
Based in Greece, Vercetti Technicolor is the horror soundtrack project of the co-owner of Giallo Disco Records. Already composing a few films, he attempts to craft grindhouse soundtracks in the vein of 80s horror films. Black September is his latest release in his 12" vinyl catalog, and is his personal soundtrack to the 1972 Munich Massacre, somewhat inspired by the 1999 Kevin Macdonald documentary.

If anything, the titles of the songs definitely give respect to the somber event that occurred in 1972. But, either way, a sort of soft sound is set throughout most of the tracks, still, with low wave sounds breaking forth. Rarely is there a time when the beat erupts and corrupts your eardrums; no, this album was meant to inspire movie-like images, and that's exactly what it's able to do. It's quite odd, that such calm beats came to mind when making music for such an explosive situation.

However, alongside those canon tracks come an extended version of Operation Munich, which adds on about two and a half minutes worth of content, and two remixes are included alongside that. PLAYTONTO's version of the track extends it a bit, and adds in some delightfully arcade-like chimes here and there, but maintains the bleak atmosphere of the original. And Francesco Clemente's version just chilled out the track a lot more.

Coming off of this release, I wasn't entirely impressed, but I wasn't let down, either. A minimal wave, darker soundtrack for a dark time was what was given, and that's what I received. While the sounds were nice, not all of them completely allured me. And, that's what I mainly listen to music for; for pleasure. This more or less came off as music that I can just glide by, though it does hold my attention for a short span. I wouldn't listen to it again given the chance, but, hell, I say everyone has their own opinions, so check it out. Jan 28 2015

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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