Sever The Reality – Lectrocolors (CD EP – Underground Industrial Records)

Sever The Reality

Genre/Influences: Electro-pop, experimental-pop.

Background/Info: Minneapolis based Tanya Sorbo delivers her first official work consisting of 6 tracks. There’s a kind of conceptual theme running through the work as all songs are referring to a color.

Content: Except the first track this EP (or mini-album) features instrumental songs. There’re a few spoken samplings as well, but the main goal seems to compose instrumentals. Sound-wise the main sources of inspiration  lead to electro-pop music with some retro-influences. The opening cut with a few vocal lines also has something Italo-disco like. “Lectrocolors” features 6 short cuts –all the songs are shorter than 4 minutes.

+ + + : Especially the three first cuts from this work are quite exciting. Next to “Yellow-Introduction”, which sounds in the purest Italian-disco style reminding Trans-X and co I also have to mention “Red”. This is great electro-pop carried by a solid bass line and, which sounds pretty Sara Noxx-like (without vocals).

– – – : I’m definitely missing a few more vocals on this work. This is for sure an aspect the artist has to reconsider on further works.

Conclusion: Sever The Reality has a cool retro-touch and I’m really keeping an eye on this female artist.

Best songs: “Yellow-Introduction”, “Red”, “Blue”.

Rate: (7).



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