Attention electronic music lovers... If you're into a mix of bass driven, dub, glitchy, electro, industrial music from an aspiring underground producer from New York, I have made all of my work available for your listening pleasure as free downloads. I self-released my first official album "Lines & Shapes" in 2009, which was a warehouse rave inspired, mix of four on the floor and breaks aimed at the dancefloors. At the end of 2011 I released its follow up "Children Of The Bomb," a darker, bassier, and more experimental album aimed at rumbling subwoofers and big dirty beats. September 23rd, 2015 was the release of "Disrupt Your Scene," a collection of tracks showcasing Neorev working with guest vocalists and musicians.
DISRUPT THE SCENE (2015)
01 SWAY [ft. Marcuss]
02 NO CONTROL [ft. It Was July]
03 CHIP AWAY [ft. Argotec]
04 PRUNE JUICE [ft. Centri]
05 START THE REVOLUTION [ft. Villain]
06 SHOCK WAVE [ft. Noise Generator]
07 TERRIBLE SKY [ft. It Was July]
08 SMILES AND HANDSHAKES [ft. Kid Versus Chemical]
09 SO TWISTED [ft. Marcuss]
10 ROLLERCOASTER [ft. It Was July & Noise Generator]
11 MONETARY POLICY [ft. Centri]
12 RUFF, RUGGED, N' RAW [ft. Villain]
13 THE SWITCH [ft. It Was July]
Available now on Bandcamp iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify, TIDAL, Apple Music, Deezer, Rdio, & Microsoft Groove
Limited Edition CD - http://neorevmusic.com
Bandcamp - http://neorev.bandcamp.com/album/disrupt-the-scene
iTunes - http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dis...e/id1043573748
Amazon - http://amzn.com/B015SK57MC
Google Play - http://play.google.com/store/music/a...ouu6pipva3t6ey
Apple Music - http://itun.es/us/0V6m-
Spotify - http://open.spotify.com/album/39Sa4ebSvpj45sA9wuGb4o
TIDAL - http://tidal.com/album/51735483
Deezer - http://www.deezer.com/album/11273006
Rdio - http://rd.io/x/Rl19s3A-DPGO/
Microsoft Groove - http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store...e/8d6kgx09f9l9
Review is up on Big Takeover Magazine!
Long Island’s Neorev finally returns to the physical format after six years with bona fide “best of” that collects collaborative highlights from his now out of print Bandcamp EPs with some stunning new material, proving, once and for all, that he is the best electronic artist you’ve never heard of.
Disrupt the Scene carefully celebrates the many modes of electronic dance music without sacrificing artistic integrity in the process. Most of the tracks center on hip-hop, beginning with the opening onslaught of “Sway” featuring rapper Marcuss, who also appears on “So Twisted.” Later, Centri brings a Kool Keith weirdness to “Prune Juice” and “Monetary Policy,” while Villain completely dominates the hardcore drum & bass of “Rough, Rugged, N’ Raw” and the dubstep attack of “Start the Revolution.” Kid Versus Chemical even drops jaws on the Wu-Tang-inspired “Smiles and Handshakes.” On the other side of the spectrum, It Was July adds an upbeat pop sensibility to “No Control” and “Revolution,” but shows range in darker tracks, like “Terrible Sky” and “The Switch,” and Noise Generator incorporate their industrial touch in “Shock Wave.” It’s not just dance music, it’s real music borne from electronics, but raised on a rock sensibility that stays away from the average 4/4 thumping you hear in the club.
At this point, Neorev should be Diplo, but he’s not, and maybe that’s a good thing. He’s still an artist who’s not afraid to take chances, beholden to no one but himself, and that’s perfect.
-Chuck Foster (Big Takeover Magazine)
Read the full review at:
CHILDREN OF THE BOMB (2011)
02 CHILDREN OF THE BOMB
03 ANARCHISTS & REVOLUTIONARIES
04 BROOKLYN STOMP
05 RENEGADE FM
06 GUNSHOTS & PEACE SIGNS
07 CASTING SHADOWS
08 THE VOID
09 PARTICLE DANCE
10 PLAGUED STATES
12 LET'S GET DOWN
13 ALL IS FORGIVEN, ALL IS FORGOTTEN
14 KEEP HOLDING ON
15 OH NO! (Doomsday Mix)
You can download the full album the format of your choice at:
"This isn't your pop radio dubstep, this is the sound of empty city streets at night, where rats run rampant and the silhouettes in the shadows are either muggers out to get you or twisted figments of your imagination. These are the dirty, grimy, sleazy sounds of cyberpunk incarnate."
Read the full review by Chuck Foster (The Big Takeover):
LINES & SHAPES: EXPANDED EDITION has arrived...
The remastered and extended edition of NEOREV's 2009 debut release is back with a whopping 40 tracks (42 if you download each part in full) spread across two chapters. You get the original 14 track album along with tons of non-album tracks, previously unreleased demos, alternate mixes, and live reworkings of some of your favorite NR tracks...
01 OH NO!
04 ROCK THE BEAT
05 DISCO BUSTIN'
09 YOUR OWN PACE
10 LINES AND SHAPES
11 THE STARS ABOVE US
12 HIT 'EM HARD
13 NO TURNING BACK
14 ANOTHER CLOUDY DAY
Last edited by neorev; 12-24-2015 at 10:03 PM.
Last edited by neorev; 12-18-2011 at 01:42 AM.
This review from March that I just stumbled upon for my debut album "Lines & Shapes" makes me blush...
"Long Island’s Neorev, aka Michael Matteo, embodies the epitome of what electronic dance music should be, i.e., music first and foremost, not just endless, insidious thumping. The fact is, the tracks on Lines & Shapes are actual songs with structure and changes, not just squibbles and squeaks over a 4/4 bass drum.
Lines & Shapes opens with “Oh No!”, an aggressive, almost industrial track recalling Lords of Acid or perhaps even My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult. Things change on “Force,” an Arabesque drum & bass trope. From here the tracks continue to demand attention while never stooping to the typical boring phrases and clichés expectant of electronic dance music. Several tracks, “The Stars Above Us,” “No Turning Back” and “Another Cloudy Day” even take on a particularly Krautrockian tone, eschewing the beat in favor of form and feeling, like Kluster or something.
In a style as bland as modern dance music, it’s quite refreshing to hear a collection of songs with some thought behind them. EDM doesn’t need to be boring, it just tends to be that way. We need more Neorevs to teach us otherwise."
The Big Takeover
I would like to feature your music as a kind of "soundtrack" to my "graphic novel thing" I'm working on.
i'm totally down
i'll be honored
anything that i can see? got a site or something?
what is the graphic novel about?
Sweet! It's going to be a combination of graphic novel panels and then paragraphs of text similar to what Hyperbole and a Half does.
I'm still in the brainstorming phase of the plan but your music seems to fit in and facilitate the twisted, dark, blasted context I have in mind. One character I have so far is this grumpy fellow with a mutant growth coming out of the top of his head that looks like a little monster with arms that influences his "siamese twin" to do things...like murder people with a katana sword. There will also be two aliens: one good and one pure evil. I'm still working on the cast, but there may also be this dude that lives in a cabin in the woods that is also seriously messed up who jacks off to pictures of female deer in hunting magazines and does all manner of sick shit in his spare time.
Last edited by cashpiles; 12-28-2011 at 01:13 PM.
Hehehe sounds cool
I always enjoy a warped sense over humor
My girl is really into art as well.
Check out her work at ohmyflippinggraphics.com
Shes does all my art and design
Definitely keep me in touch as details emerged, I could write something inspired by your work
I helped do some sound and music for this C going on B horror comedy movie called Hack Job
It was an awesome experience on set, even got to meet and work with Dave Brockie of GWAR
The track I did has Lynn Lowry of original The Crazies fame on it who had a spot in the movie
I always wanted to take what I do with a different medium
Always wanted to get involved in something like this
Good luck! Keep in touch!
My album Children Of The Bomb is now available for purchase through our Reverbnation store for $10.00
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CHILDREN OF THE BOMB is available on CD for $10 plus s&h, includes bonus tracks not available with the free download link that is posted on http;//www.neorevmusic.com!
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I'm digging Tantrum. Very cool sir.
I kinda wanted to do a dubstep track, but with live sounding rock/metal drums
I started off as a drummer. Wanted to go back to my roots with the beats.
This tune kinda has a NINish rock vibe with live sounding drums as well...
Fun to experiment
That's brilliant. I can definitely see the NIN similarity. The second half and the piano/keyboard part is very Numan-like too. It needs vocals desperately.
IT IS HERE!
BROOKLYN STOMP EP is now available for FREE DOWNLOAD!
01 Brooklyn Stomp (Album Version)
02 Basshead (Featuring Villain)
04 Blue Lines
06 Hard Style
07 Brooklyn Stomp (Aquila Remix)
08 Brooklyn Stomp (Thermonuclearity Remix)
09 Brooklyn Stomp (Archetype Remix)
10 Brooklyn Stomp (Rise Of The Machines Remix)
11 Brooklyn Stomp (Someone Else's Remix)
12 Coming On Strong (Lockdown Remix)
Download at www.neorevmusic.com
Like us at www.facebook.com/neorev
Much love and respect to the collaborators and remixers that contributed their talents to this amazing EP. Underground electronic music producers from all across the globe unite! Be sure to turn this up!
Here's a review of my album CHILDREN OF THE BOMB on The Big Takeover...
After a year and a half or so, Neorev, aka Long Island’s Michael Matteo, has returned with a powerhouse sophomore effort designed to give a swift kick to the genitals of electronic dance music.
Where Neorev’s first album, Lines & Shapes, was an engaging, though upbeat, effort aimed at the dance floor, Children of the Bomb is a much darker affair that focuses on the sinister sonics of dubstep. Here, Matteo excels; his fuzzy, wobbling bass attacks with an ominous vengeance that leaves the listener feeling a bit uneasy. This isn’t your pop radio dubstep, this is the sound of empty city streets at night, where rats run rampant and the silhouettes in the shadows are either muggers out to get you or twisted figments of your imagination. These are the dirty, grimy, sleazy sounds of cyberpunk incarnate.
Children of the Bomb is a bona fide electronic classic composed with integrity and produced without pretension. It’s a lead-fisted punch in the face to bland electronica everywhere. Buy this album and kick some ass.
The official Neorev site is down due to maintenance, but you can still download the full CHILDREN OF THE BOMB album and BROOKLYN STOMP EP through the links below...
-Children Of The Bomb-
-Brooklyn Stomp EP-
Wow I like what I'm hearing so far. I've listened to the first 3 songs on Children of the Bomb via the youtube links so far. I agree with that review above that it never gets boring and has lots of variation to keep you engaged. Well done!
Thank you so much! I'm so happy you are enjoying it.
The album goes through its peaks and troughs, spanning various styles and feel.
Those download links right above your post are to the full album and full EP with remixes from fellow producers and extra tracks not on the album in 320kbps MP3 .
Spending 2012 playing shows in the tri-state area and working on even more new material. Hoping to put together another EP of remixes and extra tracks for some time in June/July-ish.
Thanks again for listening and appreciate your support!
Here's it is... every track from the album along with extra tracks from the EP all broken down into stems...
Planning on another EP for late June... so if you would like to be included on the next one, pick a choon and remix it...
Please PM a copy in 320kbps MP3 when you are finished... have fun with them!
Children Of The Bomb - 140 bpm)
Anarchists & Revolutionaries - 157 bpm
Brooklyn Stomp - 145 bpm
Renegade FM - 122 bpm
Gunshots & Peace Signs - 96 bpm
Casting Shadows - 120 bpm
The Void - 108 bpm
Particle Dance - 122 bpm
Basshead / Plagued States - 140 bpm
Switchblade - 138 bpm
Let's Get Down - 82 bpm
All Is Forgiven, All Is Forgotten - 118 bpm
Keep Holding On - 90 bpm
Tantrum - 74 bpm
Blue Lines - 118 bpm
Gangrenesta - 88 bpm
Hard Style - 94 bpm
Any issues with the downloads, please give me a shout!
Can't wait to hear what you all come up with!
Every one of the songs listed can be streamed at...
It's really cool that you're doing this, and nicely organized! Sounds like fun! I'll post what I come up with.
I'm always jealous of people who are organized enough to release things like this. My final production is always a clusterfuck
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Don't worry, it's always ends up the last week of me running around like a chicken without a head pulling my hair out
I like this because I love hearing people reinterpret my tracks and it also gives me a deadline to stop being a lazy bastard and finish up some new tracks
It helps promote the original release, gives me a chance to show off some new tracks, and I get to find new and cool bedroom producers like myself and help promote them as well... win-win for everyone
Plus, if I didn't give myself a deadline, most of works in progress would probably stay as works in progress
So this gives me a little kick in the rear to get my shit together
Aiming for June 30th to be the "release date" for online download, so figure the deadline is June 25th
But I'll be doing a 3rd EP as well... closer to September.
All remixers will be properly credited along with the correct tags and url links within the MP3 file
I also like to credit by a person's actual name along with their artist name...
For ex: "Blah Blah Blah ("Artist Name Here" Remix) and then in comments i'll put... Additional production and remix by "Real Person's Name" - www."yoursite".com
So when you PM me a link, please include your real name. I just like to give all the full and proper credit for people listening to find you online.
Last edited by neorev; 05-23-2012 at 11:27 AM.
Chuck Foster from The Big Takeover reviews the EP for Brooklyn Stomp! Ch-ch-check it out...
a demo call "Boom!"
New EP coming at the end of June!
anyone try a hand at remixing one of the tunes?
if so, please PM me a copy in 320kbps MP3 to be included on the next NR EP!
I spent some time messing around, but I've been too busy lately to come up with anything I've been happy with. I'll give it another shot soon.
Originally Posted by neorev
it's all good, man... i hear ya
the release for the next EP has been slightly delayed due to some new music that i've been finishing up
another new demo from my upcoming EP that will be available for free download on July 13th...
if you would like your remix to be included on the upcoming EP, please PM me a 320kbps MP3 by July 10th.
This is the final week that I can take submissions for the next installment of the NR remix EPs.
Particle Dance EP will be available for download on Friday, July 13th
This Wednesday is the last day that I can accept remixes
If you can't make it in time for this one, no worries, I will be putting together another EP for a September release.
Thanks to all of those that have already submitted their mixes
Hope we get some more in
Great work and totally psyched for the new EP!
Yeah, I'm sorry. I've just been swamped with preparing for my band's show this thursday, and every time I go into the studio, I have so much work to catch up on.
Originally Posted by neorev
all good, brother, no worries
i hear ya... i'm still finalizing tracks on my own end. had a couple of shows in the last 2 weeks that took up my attention in preparation
like i said, there's always the next one in September
hope to have your work on the that one
Checked out your music on SoundCloud: interesting stuff. Elements of NIN and Prodigy in there. I'd almost say early 90s retro.