Genre/Influences: EBM, body-pop, cinematic-EBM.
Background/Info: I discovered this Mexican project a few years ago now. The debut album “The Demon-Haunted world” released in 2015 by Advoxya Records was a rather disappointing introduction to the project’s sound universe. “Manifiesto” is the band’s second project, which has been released in their homeland by Sector Industrial Producciones.
Content: Compared to the debut album, the influences remain pretty similar, but the global production has been seriously improved. Neuvision still sounds inspired by EBM elements, which have been mixed together with an electro-ambient approach reminding me J.M. Jarre and related artists. On top of it all you’ll also noticed a few electro-pop elements injecting a catchy flavor to the work. The vocal parts are rather clear. Both last cuts are remixes by Dimitri Berzerk and Luis Bishop.
+ + + : First of all there’s a cool artwork. The digipak format says much more than the music you can hear on streaming platforms. Sound-wise Neurovision has made a serious progression. The carrying bass lines together with the retro-synth sounds create a surprising, but original match. I’m totally in the vintage-style of the work resulting in several noticeable cuts. “Eraser” is a truly attention grabber.
– – – : I think it would be a little bonus getting more vocals. The mix of influences isn’t an easy thing, which I’m afraid will not convince everybody. I expected a bit more out of the remixes.
Conclusion: Neurovision has seriously improved and elaborated their sound. “Manifiesto” is a noticeable unique work, which I recommend for you to discover.
Best songs: “Eraser”, “Nukem”, “Sunblock 5000”, “Manifiesto”.