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Bruce

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Bruce was born the week Gary Numan's Telekon debuted as the #1 LP in the UK, and Kate Bush's "Never Forever" topped the singles charts in the US. On Mars, ? & the Mysterians' "96 Tears" was enjoying its 730th week as the #1 single.
  1. Severe Illusion - Discipline Is Reward Enough

    Replicas: Severe Illusion, “Discipline Is Reward Enough”

    March 22, 2017  |  Album Reviews, Replicas  |  Comments (0)

    The first LP from caustic Swedish EBM act Severe Illusion receives an extensive reissue.


  2. The Prids - Do I Look Like I'm In Love?

    The Prids, “Do I Look Like I’m In Love?”

    March 14, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (1)

    The latest from Portland’s stalwart Prids prompts some reverie.


  3. Wychdoktor - Inferno

    Various Artists, “Inferno”

    March 7, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    A Wychdoktor-curated compilation tasks producers with composing dark ambient tracks to match the various circles of Dante’s hell.


  4. Sixth June - Virgo Rising

    Sixth June, “Virgo Rising”

    March 1, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    Berlin duo Sixth June take up classic darkwave sounds but also find new ways to produce a beguiling nocturnal atmosphere.


  5. Absurd Minds - Tempus Fugit

    Absurd Minds, “Tempus Fugit”

    February 21, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (3)

    After a hiatus, Absurd Minds return with a characteristically charming suite of millennial electro.


  6. iVardensphere - Exile

    iVardensphere, “Exile”

    February 7, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The latest from iVardensphere is a deft and speedy tour through each of the styles Scott Fox has worked to master over the project’s history.


  7. Drab Majesty - The Demonstration

    Drab Majesty, “The Demonstration”

    February 1, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (3)

    Drab Majesty’s sophomore record delivers an excellent clutch of goth pop tunes.


  8. Fractured Transmission - In The Company Of Wolves

    Fractured Transmission, “In The Company Of Wolves”

    January 24, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The latest from noise merchant Fractured Transmission takes a new rhythmic tack and is stronger for it.


  9. The Agnes Circle - Some Vague Desire

    The Agnes Circle, “Some Vague Desire”

    January 18, 2017  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    The Agnes Circle offer a smoother blend of goth and post-punk on their first LP.


  10. Protectorate

    Protectorate, self-titled

    December 14, 2016  |  Album Reviews  |  Comments (0)

    More classic electro-industrial worship from Cardinal Noire’s Kalle Lindberg, though Protectorate has its own spin on the sound.