Warsickle - Call For Help
Dark Electro I don't really feel like giving much of an introduction for this review, because I really just want to be done with the album and move onto something that's actually good. I'll tell you the basics: The band's name is Warsickle, and their release is 'Call For Help'. However, after listening to this release, amongst the many remixes, I can damn assure you that it's my ears that are calling for help.

Now, that's not to say that I did not appreciate the artists efforts. Believe me, that's not it; this is merely two songs and a bunch of remixes, not a full flushed experience. But, fuck, man, if you're only going to be giving us two of your own songs on one release, be it free for download or not, make them good songs that showcase your talent.

And, from what I listened to, if this is all the band's talent wrapped up in one package, then I really hesitate to listen to what else they have to offer. In the title song, "Call For Help", The beat is nice to a point, offering little chimes here and there, and an almost space like atmosphere, but it dulls out really fast. Not only that, but the vocals are fucking horrendous. They are so low in comparison to the beats and so hard to hear that I think I might have a better chance of understanding Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger screaming at each other in the pinnacle of their eighties muscularity.

And then, to further torment me, there are four more remixes of the same song, and none of them really do anything to improve upon what was already listened to. They try, and, again, I give each of the artists respect for trying to make the song something nice. But, if you take a pile of shit and mix it, you'll still wind up with a pile of shit. You can put gold in it, give it a diamond ring, hell, even make it the president of the United States of America, but it will still be a pile of shit.

Now, the final song, though, mellowed me out some. While it isn't perfect, the title, "Help From Outer Space", does appropriately reflect the song. It's a fucking miracle, and it is as if it came from outer space, because this is the only song I really have anything good to say about. For a positive, there are none of the horrible vocals within it, and serves as an instrumental. It's constantly changing throughout, and is actually a really awesome track.

Now, all this being said, I am glad that this release is a free download. If the artists were asking for money, they would be ripping you off. I do recommend downloading it for "Help From Outer Space", just avoid the rest of the songs.
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Warsickle - Call For Help

I don't really feel like giving much of an introduction for this review, because I really just want to be done with the album and move onto something that's actually good. I'll tell you the basics: The band's name is Warsickle, and their release is 'Call For Help'. However, after listening to this release, amongst the many remixes, I can damn assure you that it's my ears that are calling for help.

Now, that's not to say that I did not appreciate the artists efforts. Believe me, that's not it; this is merely two songs and a bunch of remixes, not a full flushed experience. But, fuck, man, if you're only going to be giving us two of your own songs on one release, be it free for download or not, make them good songs that showcase your talent.

And, from what I listened to, if this is all the band's talent wrapped up in one package, then I really hesitate to listen to what else they have to offer. In the title song, "Call For Help", The beat is nice to a point, offering little chimes here and there, and an almost space like atmosphere, but it dulls out really fast. Not only that, but the vocals are fucking horrendous. They are so low in comparison to the beats and so hard to hear that I think I might have a better chance of understanding Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger screaming at each other in the pinnacle of their eighties muscularity.

And then, to further torment me, there are four more remixes of the same song, and none of them really do anything to improve upon what was already listened to. They try, and, again, I give each of the artists respect for trying to make the song something nice. But, if you take a pile of shit and mix it, you'll still wind up with a pile of shit. You can put gold in it, give it a diamond ring, hell, even make it the president of the United States of America, but it will still be a pile of shit.

Now, the final song, though, mellowed me out some. While it isn't perfect, the title, "Help From Outer Space", does appropriately reflect the song. It's a fucking miracle, and it is as if it came from outer space, because this is the only song I really have anything good to say about. For a positive, there are none of the horrible vocals within it, and serves as an instrumental. It's constantly changing throughout, and is actually a really awesome track.

Now, all this being said, I am glad that this release is a free download. If the artists were asking for money, they would be ripping you off. I do recommend downloading it for "Help From Outer Space", just avoid the rest of the songs. Apr 11 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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