Genre/Influences: Future-Pop, Electro-Pop.
Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: Denver (USA) based Marc Sousa has unleashed the fourth opus of his sonic brainchild Voicecoil. The work is directly driven by the ‘dark days’ we’re going through.
Content: The work features 10 songs which seem clearly inspired by good-old Future-Pop reminiscences. Danceable rhythms, carrying leads and polished electronic sequences have been mixed with the hot vocals of the artist.
+ + + : Future-Pop is still alive and featured in a modern format by this American project. Some parts remind me of Neuroticfish. The production is styled and well-crafted. I like the half whispering vocals on top. The debut songs reveal a true potential of an artist who’s already been involved for several years.
– – – : The songs are cool, but similar and missing a true apotheosis.
Conclusion: This is an honest Future-Pop work although I’m sure there’s more in this project then what came out.
Best songs: “If/When”, “Witness”, “Why”, “Vesterbrogade”.
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