V/A Whispers Of The Future Vol. 02 (Album – Sector Industrial Producciones / Sub Culture Records)

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Genre/Influences: EBM, Electro-Pop, Gothic.

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info: This sampler features ten bands from the Mexican Electro/Gothic scene. Most of the bands are part of the Sector Industrial Producciones roster, a label run by Dimitri Berzerk. The compilation has been released in collaboration with the Norwegian label Sub Culture Records.

Artists: Infected Sound System, Vyrtual Zociety, Oxomaxoma, Dramatic, Dimitri Berzerk, Modelo De Placer, Fire In Paris, Cibernia, SFX DJ, Die-Go.

Content: This sampler is a new opportunity to get a bit more familiar with the Mexican scene. We always link Mexico to Hocico, Amduscia and C-Lekktor (to name the most famous ones), but there’s much more to discover. From pumping Aggrotech to powerful electro-Pop to Industrial-Wave to EBM to Electro-Pop to Techno-Body music to Acid every single band has something of its own. I also want to mention a bonus track featured in the digital format, which is a mix of 37 minutes. 

+ + + : What I like with such compilations is to discover new or less familiar artists. And I here discovered a great debut song by Infected Sound System, which is driven by an alluring Aggrotech lead. Vyrtual Zociety delivers a solid Electro-Pop song infused with some extra adrenaline and darkness. Modelo De Placer is another interesting discovery for its robotic kind of Electro-Pop. Fire In Paris brings a more classic Electro-Pop format with fragile female vocals on top. Last, but not least I also discovered a great song by Dimitri Berzerk himself; a mix of EBM and catchy Pop.

– – – : The mix and mastering of the compilation could be more professional.

Conclusion: This is a great compilation revealing some talented artists from the Mexican scene.

Best bands: Infected Sound System, Dimitri Berzerk, Vyrtual Zociety, Fire In Paris, Modelo De Placer.

Rate: (7½).

Labels: www.sector-industrial.com / www.facebook.com/sector.industrial.producciones / www.subculture.no / www.facebook.com/norwegiansubculture

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