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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. wetware

    Wetware, “Automatic Drawing”

    February 20, 2018  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    Brooklyn synth duo Wetware confound and fascinate on their strangely inviting first LP.

  2. egoprisme

    Egoprisme, “Among Noise”

    February 7, 2018  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The debut LP from the French darkwave act finds a healthy balance between the genre’s stylistic modes.

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    We Have a Technical 193: The Mania Within

    February 1, 2018  |  Podcasts  |  Comments (1)

    On this week’s episode, Alex and Bruce talk post-punk, why it’s good when it’s good and why it’s bad and boring when it isn’t.

  4. soho

    Soho Rezanejad, “Six Archetypes”

    January 26, 2018  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The first LP from the Copenhagen-based artist leaves behind electropop for much stranger territory.

  5. Sigsaly

    Sigsaly, self-titled

    January 16, 2018  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The new electronic project from the duo behind Koban is a showcase for their musical personality.


    DIN, “Real Dirt”

    January 10, 2018  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    Josie and Greg Vand’s debut LP as DIN is hypnotic and occasionally psychedelic synth music.

  7. Avi Roig of Harsh R

    So Fragile: Avi Roig of Harsh R

    December 8, 2017  |  Mixtapes  |  Comments (0)

    Our final So Fragile mixtape comes from PNW noise-industrial-punk promoter and musician Avi of Harsh R!

  8. azar swan

    Azar Swan, “Savage Exile”

    December 6, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    Azar Swan’s third album strips their sound down, for a listen fraught with tension.

  9. collide

    Collide, “Color of Nothing”

    November 28, 2017  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments (0)

    Collide’s latest LP is a testament to their dedication to musical craft above all else.

  10. xenturion prime

    Xenturion Prime, “Humanity Plus”

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

    The sophomore LP from Sweden’s Xenturion Prime explores still new galaxies of proggy, over-the-top electropop.