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Alex was born in 1979 sometime between the release of Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures and The Sugarhill Gang's Rapper's Delight. Although utterly coincidental, this dichotomy does inform his taste.
  1. preemptive

    PreEmptive Strike 0.1, “Through the Astral Cold”

    February 22, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The Greek electro-industrialists strip their sound down to fundamentals on a less experimental but still expertly executed new LP.

  2. thp

    Imminent/Synapscape, “The Humanoid Problem”

    February 15, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The new collaboration between powernoise movement OGs is a lot more playful than you might expect.

  3. laibach

    We Have a Commentary: Laibach, “Opus Dei”

    February 11, 2017  |  Commentary, We Have a Technical  |  Comments (4)

    On this month’s Patreon supported bonus podcast, we do a commentary for Laibach’s everlasting statement “Opus Dei”.

  4. dichromat

    Black Nail Cabaret, “Dichromat”

    February 8, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The first Black Nail Cabaret LP with a new lineup is resolutely held aloft by the voice of Emese Árvai-Illés.

  5. cervello

    Cervello Elettronico, “Logical Fears”

    January 31, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (1)

    The fifth Cervello Elettronico LP is single-minded in its focus on mechanical rhythms.

  6. ifeelsicle

    The Gothsicles, “I Feel Sicle”

    January 25, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The latest from The ‘Sicles has a broader range of musical ideas than any of their previous albums.

  7. cover

    Verin, “This is Not an Exit”

    January 17, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    Chris Shortt’s industrial project Verin is restless, exploring numerous styles with a singular mood.

  8. Take Cair

    We Have a Commentary: Ashbury Heights, “Take Cair Paramour”

    January 14, 2017  |  Commentary, We Have a Technical  |  Comments (10)

    On this special bonus podcast we listen to Ashbury Height’s superlative 2010 tour-de-force “Take Cair Paramour”!

  9. disharmony

    dISHARMONY, “Fragments of Time”

    December 21, 2016  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    Slovakian industrialists dISHARMONY explore the middle ground between IDM and dark electro on their new LP.

  10. bestialmouths

    Bestial Mouths, “Heartless”

    December 20, 2016  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    Bestial Mouths’ 2016 album draws from several genres and crackles with fraught energy.