[x]-Rx - Update 3.0
Industrial, Techno [x]-Rx is a band that fits in the category of Industrial Dance with their 99% instrumental and sample based music. This type of music is somewhat hard on a record to keep the listener interested, on a dance floor, people just want great rhythms to shake butt to, but when it's on an album, you really need to attract and keep that interest up. SAM is a great example of a band that generally keep you interested, in my point of view anyway. Could [x]-Rx do the same?

I guess the answer is somewhat of "sometimes". They give you heavy and steady beats, some cool samples and pretty much what you'd expected. Still, sometimes it tends to go a bit tedious after a while and only a few tracks really stand out.

The ones I refer to the track that actually is not only instrumental and sample based, "Push It!". Even though it's just a chorus repeated, you still get a cool Combichrist goes Techno feeling, and I like it.

The two other tracks that stand out are both "awesome because you know the reference of the sample" kind of thing. The first one is "Electric Man" with some freakin' amazing samples from Family Guy of Peter Griffin as Electric Man. Absolutely my favorite track and I would love to play that one on some local club. Third one is "This is Rock 'n' Roll" where the samples are form the Internet viral video with the same name and that is what makes it a nice tune as well with the tight integration between the samples and the music.

[x]-Rx manages to pull of some cool sh*t, but simply not enough to keep me interested all the way.
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Brutal Resonance

[x]-Rx - Update 3.0

6.0
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2010 by Dark Dimensions
[x]-Rx is a band that fits in the category of Industrial Dance with their 99% instrumental and sample based music. This type of music is somewhat hard on a record to keep the listener interested, on a dance floor, people just want great rhythms to shake butt to, but when it's on an album, you really need to attract and keep that interest up. SAM is a great example of a band that generally keep you interested, in my point of view anyway. Could [x]-Rx do the same?

I guess the answer is somewhat of "sometimes". They give you heavy and steady beats, some cool samples and pretty much what you'd expected. Still, sometimes it tends to go a bit tedious after a while and only a few tracks really stand out.

The ones I refer to the track that actually is not only instrumental and sample based, "Push It!". Even though it's just a chorus repeated, you still get a cool Combichrist goes Techno feeling, and I like it.

The two other tracks that stand out are both "awesome because you know the reference of the sample" kind of thing. The first one is "Electric Man" with some freakin' amazing samples from Family Guy of Peter Griffin as Electric Man. Absolutely my favorite track and I would love to play that one on some local club. Third one is "This is Rock 'n' Roll" where the samples are form the Internet viral video with the same name and that is what makes it a nice tune as well with the tight integration between the samples and the music.

[x]-Rx manages to pull of some cool sh*t, but simply not enough to keep me interested all the way.
Jul 26 2010

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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