Sirus – The Book Of Gates (EP – Digital World Audio)
Genre/Influences: EBM, industrial.
Format: Digital, CD, Vinyl.
Background/Info: “The Book Of Gates” is the second single/EP taken from the Australian formation’s last full length “Apocrypha” (2018). There’s a limited 7” vinyl format, which is only including two songs while the CD and digital edit are featuring two extra songs/remixes.
Content: The work takes off with the original edit of the song, which is characterized by a solid and harmonious twist between guitar play and electronics. The chorus has something wafting while some broken rhythms are empowering the dynamic of the song.
Remixes have been done by Sirus frontman Josh Romboaut plus Soman and Dave Inox.
+ + + : The title song is a right choice for a maxi; it’s a cool and powerful song, with a kind of Eastern tune on top. Among the remixes I like the more club-driven remix of Josh Rombout and the minimal-EBM approach of Dave Inox.
– – – : I regret there’s only one song –plus remixes, featured at this work. A real bonus would have been a new track.
Conclusion: Sirus brings a cool single/EP featuring a powerful title song plus cool remixes.
Best songs: “The Book Of Gates – Dave Inox Remix”, “Book Of Gates – Take control Mix”.
Label: www.digitalworld.audio / www.facebook.com/DigitalWorldAudio
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