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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. veil of light

    Veil of Light, “Front Teeth”

    June 21, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (1)

    Veil of Light go harder, louder and grittier on their third LP.

  2. TSTI

    TSTI, “Endings”

    June 13, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    Homage and emotion coincide on the sophomore album from TSTI.

  3. XLV

    Observer: May 31st, 2017

    May 31, 2017  |  Album Reviews, Observer  |  Comments (0)

    Capsule reviews of releases by XLV and Plack Blague.

  4. cubanate

    Cubanate, “Brutalism”

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

    A remastered compilation of songs from Cubanate’s first three LPs is a testament to their lasting impact.

  5. cox

    We Have a Commentary: Clan of Xymox, “Medusa”

    May 13, 2017  |  We Have a Technical  |  Comments (1)

    For this month’s Patreon supported bonus podcast, we’re talking about Clan of Xymox’s genre-defining darkwave classic “Medusa”.

  6. statiqbloom

    Statiqbloom, “Blue Moon Blood”

    May 9, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (1)

    Statiqbloom’s sophomore LP of electro-industrial has surprising depth hidden beneath its twitching, pounding surface.

  7. crisisactor

    Crisis Actor, “Slave New World”

    April 21, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    David Thrussell and Tony D’Oporto team-up for a conspiracy-minded electro record.

  8. scott

    So Fragile: Scott Fox of iVardensphere

    April 11, 2017  |  Mixtapes  |  Comments (3)

    The latest So Fragile mixtape is compiled by Scott Fox of iVardensphere!

  9. secrets

    X Marks the Pedwalk, “Secrets”

    April 5, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (4)

    The fourth LP from X Marks the Pedwalk since the project’s 2010 reactivation consolidates their smooth, considered approach to EBM.

  10. mortal bodies

    Observer: March 29th, 2017

    March 29, 2017  |  Observer  |  Comments (0)

    Capsule reviews of Mortal Bodies’ new release on Chondritic Sound, and DKA Records’ latest compilation.