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A Covenant Of Thorns - Shadows & Serenades
A Covenant Of Thorns, “Shadows & Serenades”ReviewsApril 3, 2019

Long-running act A Covenant Of Thorns pursue synthpop craft to subtle yet evocative ends.

A.E.C., "Hate Life"
A.E.C., “Hate Life”ReviewsJuly 18, 2012

Shelved for a decade, this lost record by Tyler Newman (Battery Cage, Informatik) does a solid job of representing its time and and place, and is well deserving of some long overdue listening.

Absurd Minds, "Tempus Fugit"
Absurd Minds, “Tempus Fugit”ReviewsFebruary 21, 2017

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

Access To Arasaka, "Écrasez l'infâme"
Access To Arasaka, “Écrasez l’infâme”ReviewsMay 31, 2013

Access To Arasaka’s range of sounds is admirably expanded in this brief but ambitious EP.

Access To Arasaka, "Geosynchron"
Access To Arasaka, “Geosynchron”ReviewsJanuary 4, 2012

The latest from one of the top young producers in the game jumps headlong into a pocket universe of spastic clicks and pops.

Acretongue - Ghost Nocturne
Acretongue, “Ghost Nocturne”ReviewsFebruary 5, 2019

The long awaited follow-up to “Strange Cargo” reaffirms Acretongue’s talent for sound design and mood.

Acretongue, "Strange Cargo"
Acretongue, “Strange Cargo”ReviewsJanuary 13, 2012

A remarkable dark electro debut which makes strong, confident moves while subtly crafting a wholly unified and rich aesthetic.

Actors, "It Will Come To You"
Actors, “It Will Come To You”ReviewsMarch 9, 2018

Vancouver post-punk modernists Actors showcase their myriad strengths on their debut LP.

AD:Key, "Astrogator"
AD:Key, “Astrogator”ReviewsJanuary 16, 2013

The new album from the neo-oldschool body music husband and wife team doesn’t buck tradition, but still has something to offer fans of the style.

Aesthetic Pefection, "All Beauty Destroyed"
Aesthetic Pefection, “All Beauty Destroyed”ReviewsNovember 15, 2011

The third release from Daniel Graves’ now full-time band plays to Aesthetic Perfection’s strengths and moves the project’s sound along well – so what’s all the hubbub about?

Aesthetic Perfection, "Blood Spills Not Far From the Wound"
Aesthetic Perfection, “Blood Spills Not Far From the Wound”ReviewsNovember 3, 2015

Daniel Graves resurrects his sole release as Necessary Response as an Aesthetic Perfection album, complete with new mix and rerecorded vocals.

Aesthetische, "Powerswitch"
Aesthetische, “Powerswitch”ReviewsOctober 30, 2012

Fab Viscardi and Gui Pires of Aghast View and Biopsy return with an album of electro-industrial tinged EBM available as a one, two or three disc set.

Agent Side Grinder, "A/X"
Agent Side Grinder, “A/X”ReviewsMay 1, 2019

The new incarnation of Agent Side Grinder recasts their established sound in intriguing ways on their new LP.

Agent Side Grinder, "Alkimia"
Agent Side Grinder, “Alkimia”ReviewsMarch 25, 2015

A tight, cohesive, and vaguely sinister stunner of a record from Agent Side Grinder finds the Swedish outfit mining a new and dramatic post-punk vein.

Agent Side Grinder, "Hardware Comes Alive"
Agent Side Grinder, “Hardware Comes Alive”ReviewsJanuary 8, 2013

Sweden’s post-punk synth outfit follow-up their excellent 2012 LP with a live record that recontextualizes it’s songs.

Agent Side Grinder, "Hardware"
Agent Side Grinder, “Hardware”ReviewsFebruary 28, 2012

The Swedish group continue their exploration of the middle ground between post-punk, industrial and minimal wave on their third, and most refined album.

Agrezzior, "Berzerker"
Agrezzior, “Berzerker”ReviewsJanuary 27, 2016

The second Agrezzior album highlights the appeals and pitfalls of the path old school EBM has carved for itself.

Alexandra Atnif - Seekers Of The Void
Alexandra Atnif, “Seekers Of The Void”ReviewsAugust 28, 2018

LA noise producer Alexandra Atnif makes a big statement with a record with deep roots in powernoise.

aliceffekt, "Noon Guest"
aliceffekt, “Noon Guest”ReviewsJuly 25, 2018

Abstracted gaming ambiance showcases aliceffekt’s sound design talents.

All Your Sisters, "Trust Ruins"
All Your Sisters, “Trust Ruins”ReviewsJuly 3, 2019

The third album from the LA-based duo taps into some deeply unnerving and unpleasant listening territory.

Alphaxone, "Altered Dimensions"
Alphaxone, “Altered Dimensions”ReviewsJanuary 21, 2015

The details in the latest release from the Iranian dark ambient project are almost too subtle for their own good.

Alphaxone - Chronosphere
Alphaxone, “Chronosphere”ReviewsApril 30, 2019

A deeply calming new LP from Alphaxone shows off Mehdi Saleh’s steady hand for cosmic dark ambient.

Alphaxone, "Edge of Solitude"
Alphaxone, “Edge of Solitude”ReviewsJune 13, 2018

A slightly brighter dark ambient release from Alphaxone casts an impassive eye towards outer space.

Alphaxone, "Living In The Grayland"
Alphaxone, “Living In The Grayland”ReviewsFebruary 26, 2014

Prolific Iranian dark ambient project Alphaxone goes in a slightly spacier direction on their solid new release.

Alter Der Ruine, "Doom Soother"
Alter Der Ruine, “Doom Soother”ReviewsNovember 29, 2017

A coda from Alter Der Ruine brings the achievements of their last melancholy and inspired years into focus.

Alter Der Ruine, "Gravity Hunts Us All"
Alter Der Ruine, “Gravity Hunts Us All”ReviewsJanuary 6, 2016

Alter Der Ruine stay making some alternately lively and somber synthpop on their latest EP.

Alter Der Ruine, "I Will Remember It All Differently"
Alter Der Ruine, “I Will Remember It All Differently”ReviewsJuly 8, 2014

Rip it up and start again: Alter Der Ruine overhaul their entire ethos with a fragile and emotive record that is sure to rank as one of 2014’s best.

Alter Der Ruine, "Son of a Bitch"
Alter Der Ruine, “Son of a Bitch”ReviewsDecember 1, 2011

Alter Der Ruine’s fourth album presents a sonically unified front without sacrificing the group’s eclectic tendencies.

Alter Der Ruine, "There's Always One More Son of a Bitch"
Alter Der Ruine, “There’s Always One More Son of a Bitch”ReviewsJune 20, 2012

Listening to the final album from Arizona’s purveyors of electrofied-industrial proves to be both bitter and sweet.

Amrou Kithkin - Sensorless
Amrou Kithkin, “Sensorless”ReviewsNovember 14, 2019

Dreamy darkwavers Amrou Kithkin add a touch more classic goth on their most accomplished release to date.

Analfabetism, "Av Hjord är du Kommen"
Analfabetism, “Av Hjord är du Kommen”ReviewsFebruary 16, 2016

Fredrik Djurfelt continues along the rewarding less-traveled road of pure industrial noise with the second Analfabetism LP.

Analfabetism - Kniven Sitter Kvar i Bonden
Analfabetism, “Kniven Sitter Kvar i Bonden”ReviewsOctober 17, 2018

Fredrik Djurfeldt’s Analfabetism project turns its industrial noise toolkit in a somber and reflective direction.

Analfabetism - Sjön där hon dränkte sina djur
Analfabetism, “Sjön Där Hon Dränkte Sina Djur”ReviewsSeptember 6, 2019

Sweden’s Analfabetism wanders into the mythological but retains their unyielding depressive industrial sound.

Analfabetism, "Skammen"
Analfabetism, “Skammen”ReviewsOctober 3, 2017

The horror of repetition is brought to bear on the third LP from Fredrik Djurfelt’s Analfabetism.

Analfabetism, self-titled
Analfabetism, self-titledReviewsJanuary 27, 2015

Fredrik Djurfeldt takes a break from Severe Illusion to explore the more soothing side of noise with his new project.

And One, "S.T.O.P."
And One, “S.T.O.P.”ReviewsJune 1, 2012

The first LP from the new/old And One line-up follows the trajectory of their career, for better or for worse.

And Void, self-titled
And Void, self-titledReviewsApril 9, 2019

Scott Fox, Mari Kattman and Mika Goedrijk explore the potential of collaboration on the debut from And Void.

Android Lust, "Berlin // Crater V2"
Android Lust, “Berlin // Crater V2”ReviewsAugust 22, 2017

Android Lust’s new LP has songs, production and personality worthy of the project’s cult status.

Android Lust, "Crater Vol. 1"
Android Lust, “Crater Vol. 1”ReviewsJanuary 30, 2013

The new crowd-funded album from Shikhee moves the focus away from her vocals towards her always lush and enveloping production.

Angst, "Tar Ner Skylten"
Angst, “Tar Ner Skylten”ReviewsAugust 12, 2014

The latest body music flavoured project from Henrikk Bjorkk goes back further than old school and deep into the primordial roots of the genre.

Anima Nostra, "Atraments"
Anima Nostra, “Atraments”ReviewsJune 20, 2017

The second LP from Anima Nostra – a collaboration between Margaux Renaudin and Henrik Nordvargr Björkk – adds metallic and neo-classical bombast to an already grisly death industrial sound.

Animal Bodies, "The Killing Scene"
Animal Bodies, “The Killing Scene”ReviewsNovember 5, 2014

Vancouver darkwave duo Animal Bodies feel dangerous, moody and vital on their new LP.

Antigen Shift, "Brotherhood"
Antigen Shift, “Brotherhood”ReviewsJune 18, 2014

Following an 8 year absence Antigen Shift returns with a new member, and new outlook and some intriguing new ideas.

Apócrýphos, "The Prisoners Cinema"
Apócrýphos, “The Prisoners Cinema”ReviewsFebruary 12, 2015

A change from the Psychomanteum name marks the next chapter in Robert Kozletsky’s dark ambient progression as Apocryphos.

Apoptygma Berzerk, "SDGXXV"
Apoptygma Berzerk, “SDGXXV”ReviewsApril 24, 2019

More than a quarter century since it’s release, Apoptygma Berzerk’s “Soli Deo Gloria” gets the full album remix treatment.

Apriorism, "Blood" & "Smoke"
Apriorism, “Blood” & “Smoke”ReviewsMay 7, 2014

With one EP of violent dark electro and another of more moody stuff, Apriorism introduces itself with concise statements while still showing the project’s range and potential.

Architect • Sonic Area • Hologram_, "We Are the Alchemists"
Architect • Sonic Area • Hologram_, “We Are the Alchemists”ReviewsOctober 27, 2015

Three master producers come together to experiment with the finer points of percussive and sequenced sound design.

Architect, "Mine"
Architect, “Mine”ReviewsSeptember 26, 2013

Daniel Myer returns to his Architect project and releases one of 2013’s strongest albums: a deep, superbly executed, and wrenchingly emotional suite of ethereal-tinged IDM compositions.

Artificial Monuments - Illusions Of Identity
Artificial Monuments, “Illusions Of Identity”ReviewsJune 25, 2019

The sole LP from Copenhagen’s Artificial Monuments captures both the light and dark of European coldwave.

Arzt+Pfusch, "Lictor Evaporated"
Arzt+Pfusch, “Lictor Evaporated”ReviewsNovember 16, 2011

The first physical release from the duo in over a decade isn’t the same old noisebmstupidevildustrial you might expect.

Assemblage 23, "Endure"
Assemblage 23, “Endure”ReviewsSeptember 21, 2016

The new album from Tom Shear’s long-running project deals in the strengths and sounds that have defined A23 since their debut.

Astari Nite, "Midnight Conversations"
Astari Nite, “Midnight Conversations”ReviewsAugust 21, 2018

Florida darkwavers shoot for gloomy charm on their new LP.

Atari Teenage Riot, "Is This Hyperreal?"
Atari Teenage Riot, “Is This Hyperreal?”ReviewsJuly 11, 2011

After a 10 year hiatus the Berlin noise terrorists return with an effort that deepens their sound rather than redefining it.

Atonalist feat. Gavin Friday, "Atonalism"
Atonalist feat. Gavin Friday, “Atonalism”ReviewsMay 10, 2017

Jazz, breaks, and noise are fused on the eclectic debut from multi-instrumentalist outfit Atonalist, with excellent vocal turns from art/goth legend Gavin Friday.

Attrition, "The Unraveller Of Angels"
Attrition, “The Unraveller Of Angels”ReviewsApril 17, 2013

Long-running darkwave legends Attrition return with another understated gem.

Author & Punisher - Beastland
Author & Punisher, “Beastland”ReviewsNovember 28, 2018

“Beastland” builds upon Author & Punisher’s metallic ambition while retaining its industrial sturm und drang.

Auto-Auto, "Dancing Through Dark Times"
Auto-Auto, “Dancing Through Dark Times”ReviewsNovember 28, 2011

ID:UD has a listen to the third album of quirky electropop from Sweden’s Auto-Auto.

auto-auto, "The Skies Are Your Hunting Ground"
auto-auto, “The Skies Are Your Hunting Ground”ReviewsFebruary 13, 2013

The Swedish electro-pop group submit to the power of the almighty hook on their new EP.

Autoclav1.1, "Makeshift Splint"
Autoclav1.1, “Makeshift Splint”ReviewsJune 12, 2018

Tony Young’s IDM/technoid project engages with daily life and the systems it comprises on its new LP.

Autoclav1.1, "Portents Call"
Autoclav1.1, “Portents Call”ReviewsAugust 7, 2013

The latest from the industrial-tinged IDM act expands on a few recent ideas.

Autoclav1.1/Displacer, "Spacetime"
Autoclav1.1/Displacer, “Spacetime”ReviewsAugust 16, 2017

Autoclav1.1 and Displacer explore space and time on their new split release of technoid IDM.

Autodafeh, "Act of Faith"
Autodafeh, “Act of Faith”ReviewsSeptember 22, 2011

On their third album Autodafeh continue to pay tribute to Front 242 while slowing expanding their sound into new territory.

Autodafeh, "Blackout Scenario"
Autodafeh, “Blackout Scenario”ReviewsJune 12, 2013

The new album from Sweden’s Autodafeh is not without it’s charms, but still shows a band in the grips of their influences.

Automelodi - Mirages au futur verre​-​brisé
Automelodi, “Mirages au Futur Verre-brisé”ReviewsMay 8, 2019

Automelodi push synthpop instrumentation to the limits in an ambitious third LP.

Azar Swan, "Savage Exile"
Azar Swan, “Savage Exile”ReviewsDecember 6, 2017

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

Azar Swan, "The Hissing of a Paper Crane"
Azar Swan, “The Hissing of a Paper Crane”ReviewsOctober 31, 2019

Azar Swan take their creative arc to its logical conclusion on their harsh new LP.

End to End: Aesthetic Perfection, "A Nice Place to Destroy"
End to End: Aesthetic Perfection, “A Nice Place to Destroy”End to EndJune 15, 2012

We do a track-by-track rundown of the new Aesthetic Perfection digital single featuring remixes by Formalin, Comaduster and Daniel Myer!

End to End: Aesthetic Perfection, "Inhuman" Single
End to End: Aesthetic Perfection, “Inhuman” SingleEnd to EndOctober 19, 2011

An off the cuff look at Aesthetic Perfection’s new single Inhuman on a track by track basis.

End to End: Aesthetic Perfection, "The Dark Half"
End to End: Aesthetic Perfection, “The Dark Half”End to End, ReviewsAugust 28, 2013

We check out the tracks from the new single from Aesthetic Perfection single one by one.

End to End: Agent Side Grinder, "SFTWR"
End to End: Agent Side Grinder, “SFTWR”End to End, ReviewsJune 5, 2013

We scan a collection of remixes from one of our favourite Swedish post-punk/synth groups, fresh to our ears from a new domestic pressing.

End to End: Alter Der Ruine, "Keep the Devil Off Your Back"
End to End: Alter Der Ruine, “Keep the Devil Off Your Back”End to End, ReviewsApril 20, 2012

We finish off the week with a look at the first of two final singles from ID:UD faves Alter Der Ruine.

End To End: Apoptygma Berzerk, "Major Tom"
End To End: Apoptygma Berzerk, “Major Tom”End to End, ReviewsAugust 15, 2013

We run through El-Grotho’s latest single: a cover so suited to Apop’s aesthetic we can’t believe it didn’t happen ’til now.

In Conversation: Aesthetic Perfection, "'Til Death"
In Conversation: Aesthetic Perfection, “‘Til Death”In Conversation, ReviewsFebruary 14, 2014

We have a tête-à-tête about the new Aesthetic Perfection record and the big overtures towards pop music contained therein.

In Conversation: Ashbury Heights, "The Victorian Wallflowers"
In Conversation: Ashbury Heights, “The Victorian Wallflowers”In ConversationAugust 31, 2018

The Senior Staff dig deep into the considerable charms of the new Ashbury Heights album.

In Conversation: Assemblage 23, "Bruise"
In Conversation: Assemblage 23, “Bruise”In Conversation, ReviewsJune 21, 2012

The senior staff have a listen and a jaw regarding Tom Shear’s latest album of post-post-millenial futurepop.

Autopsie d'une ombre - Alive Somewhere
Observer: Antechamber & Autopsie d’une ombreObserverNovember 9, 2018

Capsule reviews of new releases by Antechamber and Autopsie d’une ombre

Coil + Zos Kia + Marc Almond, "How To Destroy Angels"
Replicas: Coil + Zos Kia + Marc Almond, “How To Destroy Angels”ReplicasSeptember 26, 2018

The early and extreme experimentation of John Balance and Zos Kia is unearthed, buoyed by Marc Almond’s charisma.

The Agnes Circle, "Some Vague Desire"
The Agnes Circle, “Some Vague Desire”ReviewsJanuary 18, 2017

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

The Pitch: A Luna Red, "The Death Birds"
The Pitch: A Luna Red, “The Death Birds”Reviews, The PitchFebruary 7, 2014

A just-reissued slab of Vancouver synth-punk is the subject of yet another installment of The Pitch.

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Babyland, "Live Execution"
Babyland, “Live Execution”ReviewsJanuary 22, 2013

A pay what you want live album from one of Our Thing’s great performance based acts serves to remind us how damn important they were and still are.

Batch ID, "Ni Skrämmer Inte Mig"
Batch ID, “Ni Skrämmer Inte Mig”ReviewsSeptember 19, 2012

Göteborg duo Batch ID offer up some pop-saavy EBM in the Swedish tradition.

Be My Enemy, "The Enemy Within"
Be My Enemy, “The Enemy Within”ReviewsJune 24, 2014

Phil Barry’s solo-project releases its sophomore album and solidifies its standing in the world of guitar industrial.

Beauty Queen Autopsy, "Lotharia"
Beauty Queen Autopsy, “Lotharia”ReviewsJuly 8, 2015

Unwoman and Caustic team-up to make dark electronic pop that stands apart from both artist’s individual catalogues.

Beborn Beton, "A Worthy Compensation"
Beborn Beton, “A Worthy Compensation”ReviewsSeptember 22, 2015

One of the best 90s synthpop acts returns with a well-written album of 90s synthpop.

Bedless Bones, "Sublime Malaise"
Bedless Bones, “Sublime Malaise”ReviewsOctober 10, 2019

The debut LP from the Estonian darkwave project is cool and expressive in equal measures.

Bestial Mouths, "Heartless"
Bestial Mouths, “Heartless”ReviewsDecember 20, 2016

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

Binary Park "The Deviated" EP
Binary Park “The Deviated” EPReviewsOctober 12, 2011

Infacted label boss Torben Schmidt’s new project returns with an EP that far outstrips their full-length release from earlier this year.

Binary Park, "Life on Lines"
Binary Park, “Life on Lines”ReviewsApril 6, 2018

The third album from Binary Park redresses the balance between their production and songwriting.

Binary Park, "Singularity"
Binary Park, “Singularity”ReviewsJanuary 28, 2015

The sophomore LP of EDM/EBM from the production minded trio is a bit too polite for its own good.

Blac Kolor, "Awakening"
Blac Kolor, “Awakening”ReviewsApril 10, 2018

The latest from Hendrick Grothe trades in some immediacy for subtle and understated rewards.

Blac Kolor, "Born In Ruins"
Blac Kolor, “Born In Ruins”ReviewsMarch 16, 2016

Blac Kolor’s sophomore LP shows just how much effect can be wrought from atmospherics in the new techno/EBM hybrid.

Blac Kolor, "Range"
Blac Kolor, “Range”ReviewsJuly 12, 2013

The debut release from this German dark techno project draws upon multiple subgenres, holding everything together with claustrophobic and uneasy production.

Blac Kolor, "Stormfly"
Blac Kolor, “Stormfly”ReviewsJanuary 20, 2016

Techno EBM producer shows off more of his distinct production on his fresh new EP.

Blac Kolor, "Wide Noise"
Blac Kolor, “Wide Noise”ReviewsMarch 5, 2014

Another level-up from dark technoist Hendrick Grothe that exceeds the standard he’s already set in his short career as a producer.

Black Asteroid, "Thrust"
Black Asteroid, “Thrust”ReviewsAugust 15, 2017

Black Asteroid’s first LP might finally find the zeitgeist catching up with Bryan Black’s style.

Black Lung, "The Great Golden Goal"
Black Lung, “The Great Golden Goal”ReviewsJuly 23, 2014

Dee Thrussel’s long running instrumental project’s latest LP is a loose concept album of sinister motivational music.

Black Nail Cabaret, "Dichromat"
Black Nail Cabaret, “Dichromat”ReviewsFebruary 8, 2017

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

Black Nail Cabaret, "Harry Me Marry Me Bury Me Bite Me"
Black Nail Cabaret, “Harry Me Marry Me Bury Me Bite Me”ReviewsMay 21, 2015

The amazing voice we first heard on Architect’s “Mine” returns with her own project’s sophomore record of classy synth noir.

Black Nail Cabaret, "Pseudopop"
Black Nail Cabaret, “Pseudopop”ReviewsDecember 5, 2018

The new album from the Hungarian synth duo lives and dies by the voice of Emese Arvai-Illes.

Black Sheep Screaming, "Parallel Evolution"
Black Sheep Screaming, “Parallel Evolution”ReviewsJanuary 28, 2014

A dense and inscrutably violent electro-industrial LP from Serbia’s Black Sheep Screaming is refreshingly uncompromising.

Black Sheep Screaming, "Tri-Polar Maneuvers"
Black Sheep Screaming, “Tri-Polar Maneuvers”ReviewsJune 3, 2014

The Serbian electro-industrial outfit ups the ante on beautiful chaos.

Black Tape For A Blue Girl - To Touch The Milky Way
Black Tape For A Blue Girl, “To Touch The Milky Way”ReviewsDecember 12, 2018

Black Tape For A Blue Girl continue to reflect on both the cosmic and the domestic with their trademark grace.

Blank, "Dark Retreat"
Blank, “Dark Retreat”ReviewsMay 7, 2013

Blank branch away from the past decade of dark electronic’s trajectory, and offer a fun and well-programmed alternate history of futurepop.

Blush Response, "Desire Machines"
Blush Response, “Desire Machines”ReviewsSeptember 23, 2014

New York’s Blush Response show intense focus and an emphasis on sound design on their latest LP.

Blush Response, "Infinite Density"
Blush Response, “Infinite Density”ReviewsNovember 15, 2017

Blush Response’s take on industrial techno heavily favours sharp-edged sound design.

Blush Response, "Reshaper"
Blush Response, “Reshaper”ReviewsApril 19, 2016

The Berlin by way of NYC producer makes a modern power noise record.

Blush Response, "Tension Strategies"
Blush Response, “Tension Strategies”ReviewsMarch 1, 2013

The NYC industrial project brings an LP with an unpredictable and protean quality to the table.

Blutengel, "Monument"
Blutengel, “Monument”ReviewsAugust 20, 2013

Alex dives into the latest by the German vampires, and questions their exact role within the borders of Our Thing.

Blutengel, "Un:Gott"
Blutengel, “Un:Gott”ReviewsFebruary 20, 2019

The latest from the German vampire pop act accentuates some of their hidden appeal.

BLVCK CEILING, "LET US FALL"
BLVCK CEILING, “LET US FALL”ReviewsFebruary 5, 2013

The OCCVLT project out of Spokane sets the pace for those looting the witch house for their own stylistic purposes.

Body Of Light, "Let Me Go"
Body Of Light, “Let Me Go”ReviewsAugust 10, 2016

Body Of Light are poised to burst onto a larger stage with a synthpop tour-de-force.

Body Of Light - Time To Kill
Body Of Light, “Time To Kill”ReviewsAugust 9, 2019

Body Of Light hone in on a smooth and sober style of synthpop with an excellent third LP.

Body of Light, "Volontà di Amore"
Body of Light, “Volontà di Amore”ReviewsSeptember 25, 2013

The new tape and digital release from brothers Alexander and Andrew Jarson is an unexpectedly great collection of dark synth tunes.

Borghesia, "And Man Created God"
Borghesia, “And Man Created God”ReviewsJune 10, 2014

The Slovenian post-industrial act returns with their first album of new material in almost 20 years.

Borghesia - Proti Kapitulaciji
Borghesia, “Proti Kapitulaciji”ReviewsJanuary 16, 2019

Borghesia continue their break from their body music past with a melancholy yet still quirky release.

Boy Harsher, "Careful"
Boy Harsher, “Careful”ReviewsFebruary 1, 2019

The sophomore album from Boy Harsher spikes their soulful electro with a hypnotic sense of intimacy.

Boy Harsher, "Yr Body is Nothing"
Boy Harsher, “Yr Body is Nothing”ReviewsJune 24, 2016

The first LP from dark synth act Boy Harsher is tightly constructed and possessed of a momentum all its own.

Broken Thoughts, "Realign"
Broken Thoughts, “Realign”ReviewsApril 19, 2017

Broken Thoughts’ near-flawless technique and sound design yields a stunning suite of themes and atmospheres.

Bustié - Birds Of Paradise
Bustié, “Birds Of Paradise”ReviewsJuly 17, 2019

Bustié’s debut LP brings freestyle and deathrock together in a blend smooth enough to make you forget its influences.

By Any Means Necessary, "By Any Means Necessary"
By Any Means Necessary, “By Any Means Necessary”ReviewsJanuary 3, 2012

The self-titled debut from North Carolina’s By Any Means Necessary shows potential beyond its obvious influences.

End to End: Blush Response, "The Drift"
End to End: Blush Response, “The Drift”End to End, ReviewsApril 11, 2014

NYC industrial act Blush Response are back with a new single and a pretty slick line-up of remixers.

Johan Baeckström, "Utopia"
Johan Baeckström, “Utopia”ReviewsJune 26, 2018

The sophomore LP from half of Daily Planet renders classic synthpop in exacting detail.

Bastet - Lucid Duality
Observer: Bastet & Medusa StareObserver, ReviewsJuly 19, 2019

Deathrock talk in capsule reviews of Bastet and Medusa Stare.

Vlimmer - Angststand
Observer: Blakk Harbor & VlimmerObserverSeptember 21, 2018

Short form reviews of new releases from Blakk Harbor & Vlimmer.

Chrome Corpse - Gun Spit
Observer: Chrome Corpse & Batch IDObserverMarch 1, 2019

Capsule reviews of short new releases by Chrome Corpse and Batch ID.

Bastet - Dawn Of Darkness
Observer: Fjerstad & BastetObserverJanuary 11, 2019

Short-form reviews of new work from Fjerstad and Bastet.

Nordvargr - Tantum Melior
Observer: Nordvargr & Black Sun DreamerObserver, ReviewsMay 17, 2019

Short form reviews of Nordvargr’s new remix/rework disc and Black Sun Dreamer’s throwback synth EP.

Replicas: Body 11, "Youth"
Replicas: Body 11, “Youth”Replicas, ReviewsSeptember 17, 2013

Our feature on reissues turns its gaze to a recently unearthed collection of songs from an obscure German EBM project.

Replicas: The Birthday Massacre, "Imagica"
Replicas: The Birthday Massacre, “Imagica”Replicas, ReviewsJuly 27, 2016

The Birthday Massacre’s earliest demos are re-released, bringing the roots of their pop-darkwave sound into clearer focus.

The Blood Of Others, "I Used To Think Everything Was Beautiful"
The Blood Of Others, “I Used To Think Everything Was Beautiful”ReviewsSeptember 20, 2016

Apocalyptic themes and contemplative sounds mark the debut from The Blood Of Others.

The Break Up, "Synthesis"
The Break Up, “Synthesis”ReviewsMarch 7, 2012

The electropop group trade on strong songwriting on their charming debut for Metropolis.

The Pitch: Babyland, "You Suck Crap"
The Pitch: Babyland, “You Suck Crap”Reviews, The PitchNovember 8, 2013

We introduce a new contributor to ID:UD by way of some discussion of Babyland’s 1992 debut.

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Cardinal Noire, "Deluge"
Cardinal Noire, “Deluge”ReviewsFebruary 2, 2018

Finnish duo Cardinal Noire bring energy and movement to “Vancouver School” electro-industrial on their sophomore LP.

Cardinal Noire, self-titled
Cardinal Noire, self-titledReviewsFebruary 25, 2015

Cardinal Noire’s debut is a fantastic piece of classic electro-industrial, tackling the original masters of the genre head-on.

Carter Tutti Void, "Transverse"
Carter Tutti Void, “Transverse”ReviewsApril 3, 2012

This live recording from Mute’s Short Circuit festival captures a remarkable performance from Chris & Cosey and Factory’s Floor’s Nik Void.

Caustic, "American Carrion"
Caustic, “American Carrion”ReviewsJanuary 5, 2018

Caustic offers 2018 its first pissed-off riposte.

Caustic, "Hustle and Mate"
Caustic, “Hustle and Mate”ReviewsJanuary 29, 2019

American cult industrial project Caustic speaks to some of his influences on an interstitial release.

Caustic, "Industrial Music"
Caustic, “Industrial Music”ReviewsNovember 10, 2015

A moody and violent refinement of Caustic’s sound awaits listeners of Industrial Music.

Caustic, "The Man Who Couldn't Stop"
Caustic, “The Man Who Couldn’t Stop”ReviewsOctober 10, 2012

Caustic doubles-down on the studio polish of last year’s outing, and field tests a wide range of sounds in rapid succession over the course of a mammoth LP.

Celldöd, "Mekaniskt Gränsland"
Celldöd, “Mekaniskt Gränsland”ReviewsNovember 18, 2015

Celldöd’s second release in 2015 is a tougher and more succinct hybrid of techno minimalism and EBM.

Celldöd, "Pulsdisco"
Celldöd, “Pulsdisco”ReviewsFebruary 11, 2015

Anders Karllson of the Pain Machinery explores some minimal and hypnotic techno-body sounds with his Celldöd project.

Cenotype, "The Hour Before"
Cenotype, “The Hour Before”ReviewsMay 30, 2012

The new EP from New Jersey’s Cenotype is a complete package, both musically and physically.

Cervello Elettronico, "Anima Meccanica"
Cervello Elettronico, “Anima Meccanica”ReviewsOctober 23, 2013

The first album for Hands from the rhythmic electro project is a spookier, more foreboding affair.

Cervello Elettronico, "Logical Fears"
Cervello Elettronico, “Logical Fears”ReviewsJanuary 31, 2017

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

Children On Stun - Echoes
Children On Stun, “Echoes”ReviewsApril 5, 2019

Goth rock true-schoolers Children On Stun decloak off the starboard bow with a reunion EP.

Chrysalide, "Personal Revolution"
Chrysalide, “Personal Revolution”ReviewsOctober 15, 2014

French industrialists Chrysalide get radical on their newest and possibly best album.

Clan Of Xymox, "Darkest Hour"
Clan Of Xymox, “Darkest Hour”ReviewsJuly 7, 2011

Ronny Moorings’ latest won’t change any opinions on contemporary Xymox material: while there are plenty of stronger entries in their catalog, the faithful should find a few of Darkest Hour‘s gloomier tracks to their liking.

Clan Of Xymox, "Days Of Black"
Clan Of Xymox, “Days Of Black”ReviewsApril 12, 2017

The latest Clan Of Xymox holds some rewards for the darkwave legends’ faithful.

Clan of Xymox, "Kindred Spirits"
Clan of Xymox, “Kindred Spirits”ReviewsOctober 23, 2012

The new Clan of Xymox covers record isn’t so much bad as wholly unnecessary, which might actually be worse.

Clan of Xymox, "Matters of Mind, Body & Soul"
Clan of Xymox, “Matters of Mind, Body & Soul”ReviewsFebruary 25, 2014

The legendary darkwave act underwhelm with another LP that falls short of their considerable talents.

Cocksure, "Be Rich"
Cocksure, “Be Rich”ReviewsSeptember 25, 2018

The third LP from Jason Novak and Chris Connelly’s Cocksure shows off a looser, groovier version of the project.

Cocksure, "Corporate Sting"
Cocksure, “Corporate Sting”ReviewsSeptember 9, 2015

Jason Novak and Chris Connelly keep momentum and rhythm as the focus of their industrial rock project’s sophomore LP.

Cocksure, "T.V.M.A.L.S.V."
Cocksure, “T.V.M.A.L.S.V.”ReviewsAugust 19, 2014

Chris Connelly and Jason Novak team-up to bring some weirdness and sleaze on the debut LP from their Cocksure project.

Coil/Nine Inch Nails, "Recoiled"
Coil/Nine Inch Nails, “Recoiled”ReviewsFebruary 6, 2014

We contemplate the recently uncovered alternate versions of Coil’s now-legendary remixes for Nine Inch Nails.

Cold Showers, "Motionless"
Cold Showers, “Motionless”ReviewsMay 29, 2019

Cold Showers’ third LP shows tremendous growth in their production and arrangement skills.

Coldkill, "Distance By Design"
Coldkill, “Distance By Design”ReviewsJune 7, 2017

The debut from Coldkill sells itself on its moody synthpop charm but has plenty more going on under the hood.

Collide, "Counting To Zero"
Collide, “Counting To Zero”ReviewsOctober 5, 2011

The latest from the darkwave studio wizards is a calm, but characteristically finely crafted listen.

Comaduster, "Hollow Worlds"
Comaduster, “Hollow Worlds”ReviewsJune 18, 2013

The first proper LP from Réal Cardinal is a triumph, both technically and artistically, and as an exercise in exploding genre via songcraft.

Comaduster, "Solace"
Comaduster, “Solace”ReviewsSeptember 1, 2017

The wait for the new Comaduster record pays off with a conceptually rich and musically explosive listen.

Combichrist, "We Love You"
Combichrist, “We Love You”ReviewsMarch 28, 2014

The biggest band of the last decade of industrial club music struggle in their transition into a full-fledged electro-rock act.

CONCLΔVE, self-titled
CONCLΔVE, self-titledReviewsNovember 19, 2013

The young Filipino producer goes for obscure and mysterious without layering on the darkness in his debut for Phantasma Disques.

Conformco, "controlled.altered.deleted"
Conformco, “controlled.altered.deleted”ReviewsJune 20, 2018

The new project from Sean Payne (Cyanotic) and Chris Harris (Project .44) stakes its claim to a specific vein of classic American industrial.

Constance Chlore
Constance Chlore, self-titledReviewsNovember 5, 2019

Constance Chlore’s debut is a tense yet quirky tour through synthpunk and EBM sounds.

Container 90, "Working Class League"
Container 90, “Working Class League”ReviewsJune 19, 2013

Anhalt heroes Container 90 serve up another platter of Oi!BM fun, and manage to work in some subtle new musical flourishes.

Continues, Self-Titled
Continues, Self-TitledReviewsMay 10, 2012

The exceptionally meaningful first album of “desire and drum machines” from Babyland’s Dan Gatto fulfills its promise, and more.

Controlled Collapse, "Babel"
Controlled Collapse, “Babel”ReviewsAugust 14, 2013

The Polish electro-industrial outfit trades in solid, easy to enjoy tunes on their third LP.

Corvx de Timor, "Scars Heal"
Corvx de Timor, “Scars Heal”ReviewsDecember 5, 2012

The new EP from the recently renamed project handily sums up the direction and gradient of artist Ben Arp’s witch house inspired material.

Covenant - Fieldworks Exkursion
Covenant, “Fieldworks Exkursion”ReviewsApril 10, 2019

The latest from Covenant is a radically potent EP full of musical and conceptual experimentation.

Covenant, "The Blinding Dark"
Covenant, “The Blinding Dark”ReviewsNovember 9, 2016

The veteran Swedes enter more obscure territory on their pensive, introspective new album.

Crimes AM, "Death And Adoration"
Crimes AM, “Death And Adoration”ReviewsNovember 7, 2017

The second LP from Crimes AM takes a somber second look at the trajectory of synthwave.

Crisis Actor, "Slave New World"
Crisis Actor, “Slave New World”ReviewsApril 21, 2017

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

Cruise [Ctrl], "...Are Not What They Seem"
Cruise [Ctrl], “…Are Not What They Seem”ReviewsOctober 3, 2012

Belgium’s Cruise [Ctrl] draw upon Twin Peaks for inspiration on their third LP, and strike a newfound balance between noise and rhythm.

Cryo, "Beyond"
Cryo, “Beyond”ReviewsOctober 31, 2011

Electro craftsman Martin Rudefelt returns with an intriguing EP rooted in the exploration of deep space.

Cryo, "Retropia"
Cryo, “Retropia”ReviewsFebruary 4, 2014

Sweden’s Cryo show off their intelligent approach to modern EBM on their third album.

Cryo - The Fall Of Man
Cryo, “The Fall Of Man”ReviewsJune 11, 2019

After a few years off, Sweden’s Cryo resume their journey into the moodier corners of electro.

Cryounit - Paradox
Cryounit, “Paradox”ReviewsAugust 13, 2019

A relaxing and tasteful second LP from Cryounit brings together downtempo and melodic electro-industrial.

Cubanate, "Brutalism"
Cubanate, “Brutalism”ReviewsMay 17, 2017

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

Cubanate, "Kolossus"
Cubanate, “Kolossus”ReviewsJune 12, 2019

Cubanate wrathfully return with their first new release in two decades.

Cute Heels, "Spiritual"
Cute Heels, “Spiritual”ReviewsAugust 20, 2014

Dark Entries issues an LP from the Belgian techno and body music project that has a distinctly different take on older genre sounds.

Cyanotic, "MedPack Vol. 1"
Cyanotic, “MedPack Vol. 1”ReviewsJanuary 17, 2012

The American coldwave band’s new EP strikes out in a new direction, showcasing their talents in more downtempo regions.

Cyanotic, "Tech Noir"
Cyanotic, “Tech Noir”ReviewsOctober 4, 2017

Cyanotic’s fourth LP drapes an old school sound in new school programming and production.

Cyanotic, "The Trigger Effect"
Cyanotic, “The Trigger Effect”ReviewsSeptember 24, 2019

Cyanotic’s new record maintains the trajectory of their efficient industrial-rock sound.

Cyborgs on Crack, "Industrial Polka Classics"
Cyborgs on Crack, “Industrial Polka Classics”ReviewsMay 25, 2016

The Croation project makes weird, post-industrial music influenced by Severed Heads and Psychic TV, but possessed of its own brand of eccentricity.

Cygnets, "Alone/Together"
Cygnets, “Alone/Together”ReviewsSeptember 28, 2016

Edmonton’s Cygnets continue their run of archly melodramatic synthpop/new wave LPs on their second release for Negative Gain.

Cygnets, "Isolator"
Cygnets, “Isolator”ReviewsJuly 16, 2014

Cygnets offer glammy synthrock with some nice post-punk moves and plenty of drama.

Cygnets, "Sleepwalkers"
Cygnets, “Sleepwalkers”ReviewsNovember 19, 2014

Edmonton’s new romantic synthpoppers Cygnets make good on their momentum with a new LP of dancefloor oriented numbers.

End To End: Comaduster, "Winter Eyes"
End To End: Comaduster, “Winter Eyes”End to End, ReviewsMay 28, 2013

Comaduster gives us the first glimpse of his long-awaited forthcoming LP on Tympanik.

End to End: Cryo, "In Your Eyes"
End to End: Cryo, “In Your Eyes”End to End, ReviewsOctober 1, 2013

We pick through the new single by the Swedish interstellar EBM project.

Henric de la Cour, "Gimme Daggers"
Henric de la Cour, “Gimme Daggers”ReviewsSeptember 19, 2018

Henric de la Cour’s third LP as a solo artist sounds like a struggle.

In Conversation: Chrysalide, "Don't Be Scared, It's About Life"
In Conversation: Chrysalide, “Don’t Be Scared, It’s About Life”In Conversation, ReviewsAugust 23, 2012

The senior staff likes to talk about records in a looser format from time to time, and Chrysalide’s recent exercise in anger (mis)management seemed like a perfect subject.

In Conversation: Covenant, "Leaving Babylon"
In Conversation: Covenant, “Leaving Babylon”In Conversation, ReviewsSeptember 12, 2013

The senior staff, both longtime Covenant fans, discuss the merits of the Swedish act’s latest opus.

In Conversation: Covenant, "Northern Light"
In Conversation: Covenant, “Northern Light”In Conversation, ReviewsOctober 11, 2012

A decade after its release, we reflect on Covenant’s immaculately produced bid for crossover success, revisit its club hits, and try to frame it within the band’s overall body of work.

Jérôme Chassagnard, "Sea"
Jérôme Chassagnard, “Sea”ReviewsJuly 24, 2018

French producer Jérôme Chassagnard looks to the oceans for inspiration on his latest release.

Marching Dynamics & Cervello Elettronico, "Shutter and Cross Yourself/Animalism"
Marching Dynamics & Cervello Elettronico, “Shutter and Cross Yourself/Animalism”ReviewsFebruary 5, 2014

The new split from Marching Dynamics and Cervello Elettronico serves up originals and remixes, giving an efficient snapshot of where each of these instrumental projects is at.

Observer: Cellar Graves & Razorback Hollow
Observer: Cellar Graves & Razorback HollowObserverSeptember 6, 2018

Capsule reviews of new EPs by Cellar Graves and Razorback Hollow (Glass Apple Bonzai).

Chrome Corpse - Gun Spit
Observer: Chrome Corpse & Batch IDObserverMarch 1, 2019

Capsule reviews of short new releases by Chrome Corpse and Batch ID.

Observer: Cretin Dilettante & Dead Husband
Observer: Cretin Dilettante & Dead HusbandObserverNovember 23, 2018

Short form reviews of releases from Dead Husband and Cretin Dilletante.

Observer: Mind | Matter & Crystal Geometry
Observer: Mind | Matter & Crystal GeometryObserverNovember 8, 2019

Capsule reviews of two French techno-industrial releases.

Unconscious & HKKPTR
Observer: Unconscious/KKPTR & CrudmouthObserver, ReviewsAugust 24, 2018

Capsule reviews of a split by Unconscious & HKKPTR and the debut EP from Crudmouth (Volt 9000 and The Gothsicles).

Observer: Wilshire Corridor & Cruel Diagonals
Observer: Wilshire Corridor & Cruel DiagonalsObserverJanuary 18, 2019

Short form reviews of new work by Wilshire Corridor and Cruel Diagonals.

Randal Collier-Ford, "Promethean"
Randal Collier-Ford, “Promethean”ReviewsOctober 25, 2017

Acoustic instrumentation broadens the reach of dark ambient auteur Randal Collier-Ford.

Randal Collier-Ford, "गोड्स आवर नेवर स्लीप"
Randal Collier-Ford, “गोड्स आवर नेवर स्लीप”ReviewsOctober 7, 2014

Dark ambient up-and-comer experiments with droning minimalism.

Replicas: Caustic, "Yo Soy En Fuego"
Replicas: Caustic, “Yo Soy En Fuego”ReplicasJuly 30, 2014

The 10th anniversary re-release of Matt Fanale’s debut illustrates how far the cult industrial artist has come.

Coil + Zos Kia + Marc Almond, "How To Destroy Angels"
Replicas: Coil + Zos Kia + Marc Almond, “How To Destroy Angels”ReplicasSeptember 26, 2018

The early and extreme experimentation of John Balance and Zos Kia is unearthed, buoyed by Marc Almond’s charisma.

Replicas: Cyberaktif, "Tenebrae Vision"
Replicas: Cyberaktif, “Tenebrae Vision”Replicas, ReviewsJuly 18, 2018

A new 2CD/digital reissue from Artoffact helps contextualize the early 90s industrial supergroup.

Replicas: The Cure, "Mixed Up / Torn Down"
Replicas: The Cure, “Mixed Up / Torn Down”Replicas, ReviewsJuly 11, 2018

The gargantuan three disc reissue of The Cure’s “Mixed Up” imitates the pop excess of the band, even if it can’t hope to circumscribe it.

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Autoclav1.1/Displacer, "Spacetime"
Autoclav1.1/Displacer, “Spacetime”ReviewsAugust 16, 2017

Autoclav1.1 and Displacer explore space and time on their new split release of technoid IDM.

D/SIR - All That Was Left
D/SIR, “All That Was Left”ReviewsJuly 9, 2019

D/SIR take their post-witchouse atmospheres in a surprisingly melodic and approachable direction.

D/SIR, "Wilde's Crown"
D/SIR, “Wilde’s Crown”ReviewsFebruary 3, 2016

D/SIR do post-witch house music well, and hint at even larger possibilities on their latest release.

DarkDriveClinic, "Noise In My Head"
DarkDriveClinic, “Noise In My Head”ReviewsDecember 6, 2011

Legendary producer John Fryer releases his first album of original material, marked by a richness of sound which proves both a blessing and a curse.

Dead When I Found Her, "Eyes on Backwards"
Dead When I Found Her, “Eyes on Backwards”ReviewsNovember 15, 2016

Dead When I Found Her’s fourth LP is the project’s most abrasive effort, but still showcases Michael Arthur Holloway’s yen for exquisitely sculpted electro-industrial.

Dead When I Found Her, "Rag Doll Blues"
Dead When I Found Her, “Rag Doll Blues”ReviewsOctober 9, 2012

The sophomore album from Portland’s Dead When I Found Her has the same skeleton as their Puppy inspired debut, with a pop heart beating inside it.

Decoded Feedback, "disKonnekt"
Decoded Feedback, “disKonnekt”ReviewsJune 28, 2012

The new album from Canada’s Decoded Feedback does little in the way of breaking new ground, while still offering up something for the electro-industrial faithful.

Defrag, "Drown"
Defrag, “Drown”ReviewsOctober 2, 2014

Jeff Dodson applies his skills in sound design to create ornate electronic music that retains feeling and accessibility despite it’s complexity.

Defrag, "Lost Lands EP"
Defrag, “Lost Lands EP”ReviewsJanuary 14, 2015

Technoid producer Jeff Dodson invests this brief release with cachet that goes beyond its musical content.

Dernière Volonté, "Prie Pour Moi"
Dernière Volonté, “Prie Pour Moi”ReviewsMarch 22, 2016

French neo-folk gone electropop act Dernière Volonté leans hard on their established sound on this new LP.

Diaphane, "Lifeforms"
Diaphane, “Lifeforms”ReviewsOctober 4, 2013

The second album from Ab Ovo’s Régis Baillet evokes shapes and motions through careful composition and sound design.

Die Krupps, "The Machinists of Joy"
Die Krupps, “The Machinists of Joy”ReviewsNovember 27, 2013

Returning with their first LP of all new material in 16 years, Die Krupps sound exactly as you would expect them to… in a positive way.

Die Krupps, "V - Metal Machine Music"
Die Krupps, “V – Metal Machine Music”ReviewsOctober 6, 2015

Die Krupps return firmly to their electronic metal sound with a slight stylistic twist.

Die Sektor, "(​-​)​existence"
Die Sektor, “(​-​)​existence”ReviewsDecember 11, 2013

Atlanta’s Die Sektor close off a trilogy of experimental aggrotech albums with a corker.

Die Sektor - Death My Darling
Die Sektor, “Death My Darling”ReviewsJune 19, 2019

After six years, Die Sektor re-emerge with an electro-industrial album with summarizes and expands on their previous experimentation.

Die Sektor, "The Final Electro Solution"
Die Sektor, “The Final Electro Solution”ReviewsOctober 16, 2012

The third album from the Atlanta based group hinges on a mix of dubstep and dark electro sounds.

Die Selektion, "Deine Stimme Ist Der Ursprung Jeglicher Gewalt"
Die Selektion, “Deine Stimme Ist Der Ursprung Jeglicher Gewalt”ReviewsJuly 5, 2017

Die Selektion break their long absence with a strikingly smooth and polished take on their electro-heavy coldwave sound.

Diesein, "Songs About Sally"
Diesein, “Songs About Sally”ReviewsOctober 24, 2018

Laslo Antal of Sixth June injects some neon warmth into melancholia with his Diesein project’s debut.

Digital Geist, "R.O.T.O.R. Rewired"
Digital Geist, “R.O.T.O.R. Rewired”ReviewsJuly 12, 2016

Industrial techno project Digital Geist takes on rescoring a classic of 80s trash cinema, with engaging results.

DIN, "Real Dirt"
DIN, “Real Dirt”ReviewsJanuary 10, 2018

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

dISHARMONY, "Fragments of Time"
dISHARMONY, “Fragments of Time”ReviewsDecember 21, 2016

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

Disharmony, "Room 78"
Disharmony, “Room 78”ReviewsApril 9, 2013

The Slovakian duo use some unconventional and thoughtful tactics to bridge electro-industrial and IDM.

Diskonnekted, "Hotel Existence"
Diskonnekted, “Hotel Existence”ReviewsAugust 29, 2012

The diverse Belgian act plays with adding new developments in low-end into their already broad palette.

Displacer & Nimon, "House of the Dying Sun"
Displacer & Nimon, “House of the Dying Sun”ReviewsMarch 11, 2014

Two noted artists from the IDM end of Our Thing collaborate on a smooth and shoegazey release for Hymen records.

Displacer, "Electric Dreams"
Displacer, “Electric Dreams”ReviewsDecember 2, 2014

A slightly more aggressive release from Michael Morton, but still within the moody downtempo world Displacer is known for.

Displacer, "Foundation"
Displacer, “Foundation”ReviewsNovember 1, 2012

The first Hymen release for the Toronto IDM project immerses the listener in warm, attentively composed sound.

Displacer, "The Face You Deserve"
Displacer, “The Face You Deserve”ReviewsOctober 24, 2017

The latest full length from Displacer speaks to the broad ideas and strong aesthetic of the IDM-Technoid project.

Distorted Memory, "Temple of the Black Star"
Distorted Memory, “Temple of the Black Star”ReviewsAugust 17, 2012

The new remix single by Winnipeg’s Distorted Memory inverts expectations, providing a document of an emerging aesthetic as it does so.

Distorted Memory, "The Eternal Return"
Distorted Memory, “The Eternal Return”ReviewsJune 28, 2013

Distorted Memory are back from their sojourn in occult territory, both informed by their travels and returning to their roots.

Distortion Six - Norze
Distortion Six, “Norze”ReviewsOctober 29, 2019

The classic power noise formula is taken up by Distortion Six on their new Nordic-themed LP.

Dive, "Underneath"
Dive, “Underneath”ReviewsApril 26, 2017

Dirk Ivens returns to the storied Dive project, casting one look back at his long-standing legacy and another at the future of dark electronics.

DJM|REX, "EP2"
DJM|REX, “EP2”ReviewsJuly 22, 2015

The second all too brief EP of vocal IDM from Douglas McCarthy and Cyrusrex carries on with the warmth and listenability of it’s predecessor.

DJMREX, "EP1"
DJMREX, “EP1”ReviewsJanuary 8, 2014

The debut from Douglas McCarthy’s new project is as heady and complex as it is warm and inviting.

Dødsmaskin, "Fiende"
Dødsmaskin, “Fiende”ReviewsApril 11, 2018

Bitter and churning death industrial holds sway on Dødsmaskin’s new LP.

Double Echo, "Ancient Youth"
Double Echo, “Ancient Youth”ReviewsJuly 5, 2016

Liverpool’s Double Echo are on a roll with a new EP of wound-up and occasionally frenzied goth rock.

Download, "Lingam"
Download, “Lingam”ReviewsJune 21, 2013

cEvin Key and Phil Western return with a new album of sprightly analogue IDM and techno, as weirdly listenable as it is spacey and inscrutable.

Download - Unknown Room
Download, “Unknown Room”ReviewsMarch 13, 2019

Potentially Download’s final LP, “Unknown Room” carries on the bubbling IDM experimentation which came to define the Key/Western era of the project.

Drab Majesty, "The Demonstration"
Drab Majesty, “The Demonstration”ReviewsFebruary 1, 2017

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

Dread, "In Dub"
Dread, “In Dub”ReviewsMay 3, 2017

The new dub project of Brian Williams (Lustmord) heads to the subtler side of low end.

Dryft, "The Blur Vent"
Dryft, “The Blur Vent”ReviewsJuly 9, 2014

Mike Cadoo’s latest collection under the Dryft moniker speaks to many of the different musical avenues he has pursued, from industrial to shoegaze to IDM.

DSX, "Soviet Synthesizer"
DSX, “Soviet Synthesizer”ReviewsJune 1, 2018

Dejan Samardzic’s DSX project returns with a mini-album both of the time and of his EBM lineage.

Dubcon, "Martian Dub Beacon"
Dubcon, “Martian Dub Beacon”ReviewsJanuary 19, 2016

cEvin Key and Ryan Moore return for a more mellow dub trip on their second LP.

Dubcon, "U.F.O. Pon Di Gully Side"
Dubcon, “U.F.O. Pon Di Gully Side”ReviewsOctober 29, 2013

The Dubcon record offers a dark fusion of the distinct dub styles of cEvin Key and Ryan Moore.

Dune Messiah, "Moments of Bliss"
Dune Messiah, “Moments of Bliss”ReviewsMay 7, 2019

The sophomore LP from the Danish folk-noir performer signposts his musical development.

End To End: DarkDriveClinic, "Noise In My Head reMix Album Part 1"
End To End: DarkDriveClinic, “Noise In My Head reMix Album Part 1”End to End, ReviewsSeptember 28, 2012

A by-donation clutch of remixes gives some of DarkDriveClinic’s richly produced tracks some breathing room and club opportunities.

End to End: Diskonnekted, "Yesteryears"
End to End: Diskonnekted, “Yesteryears”End to End, ReviewsSeptember 24, 2013

Diskonnekted follow up on their ambitious 2012 LP Hotel Existence with a remix EP that’s just as varied. Here’s the play-by-play…

Gabi Delgado, "1"
Gabi Delgado, “1”ReviewsApril 15, 2014

The new album from the legendary DAF vocalist speaks to some of his legacy while studiously avoiding trying to replicate past successes.

Henric de la Cour, "Henric de la Cour"
Henric de la Cour, “Henric de la Cour”ReviewsNovember 4, 2011

The solo debut of the Yvonne and Strip Music singer is a gem in the current renaissance of wave music.

Henric De La Cour, "Mandrills"
Henric De La Cour, “Mandrills”ReviewsSeptember 18, 2013

Henric De La Cour’s second solo record eschews the excesses of its predecessor, instead walking some deft pop tightropes.

In Conversation: Dead When I Found Her, "All The Way Down"
In Conversation: Dead When I Found Her, “All The Way Down”In ConversationNovember 25, 2015

Bruce and Alex discuss the new Dead When I Found Her record’s gentler deconstruction of electro-industrial tropes.

Observer: Cretin Dilettante & Dead Husband
Observer: Cretin Dilettante & Dead HusbandObserverNovember 23, 2018

Short form reviews of releases from Dead Husband and Cretin Dilletante.

Observer: Distortion Six & Crying Skies
Observer: Distortion Six & Crying SkiesObserverNovember 2, 2018

Capsule reviews of releases by Distortion Six and Crying Skies.

Observer: Pod Blotz & Deadframe
Observer: Pod Blotz & DeadframeObserver, ReviewsJune 15, 2018

Capsule reviews to finish out the week, with Pod Blotz and Deadframe.

Observer: Unconscious & Downwell
Observer: Unconscious & DownwellObserverNovember 1, 2019

Thoughts on two new techno-EBM releases from Unconscious and Downwell.

Replicas: D.H.I., "Machine Altar Transmission" & "Pressures Collide"
Replicas: D.H.I., “Machine Altar Transmission” & “Pressures Collide”ReplicasNovember 21, 2019

The cult Canadian 90s industrial act re-release their catalogue via Bandcamp.

Replicas: Doubting Thomas, "The Infidel"
Replicas: Doubting Thomas, “The Infidel”Replicas, ReviewsMarch 5, 2013

In a new column, we run down the specific merits of newly reissued releases, starting with Doubting Thomas, a famed offshoot of Skinny Puppy.

Sally Dige, "Holding On"
Sally Dige, “Holding On”ReviewsSeptember 20, 2017

The sophomore album from the Danish-Canadian producer/performer is exacting, precise and musical.

The Danse Society, "Change Of Skin"
The Danse Society, “Change Of Skin”ReviewsAugust 30, 2011

As a modern goth record, Change Of Skin is perfectly decent. As a reunion LP released under the Danse Society name, it’s utterly bizarre.

The Devil & The Universe, "Endgame 69"
The Devil & The Universe, “Endgame 69”ReviewsJuly 24, 2019

Austrian darkwavers The Devil & The Universe invoke the dark side of the Summer of Love on their new LP.

Xarah Dion, "Plein Nord"
Xarah Dion, “Plein Nord”ReviewsJuly 10, 2019

Montreal’s Xarah Dion levels up on her substantial new darkwave album.

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E.S.A., "Themes Of Carnal Empowerment Part 1: Lust"
E.S.A., “Themes Of Carnal Empowerment Part 1: Lust”ReviewsMarch 20, 2012

The first of two E.S.A. releases in 2012 finds Jamie Blacker using orchestrated rhythmic noise to comment on the lusty aspects of the human condition.

Ecstasphere, "Transgressions: Documenting Decay"
Ecstasphere, “Transgressions: Documenting Decay”ReviewsJanuary 23, 2018

The third record from Ecstasphere modifies the classic rhythmic noise template with welcome additions from outside the world of noise.

Ego Likeness, "When the Wolves Return"
Ego Likeness, “When the Wolves Return”ReviewsJuly 14, 2015

American Darkwave act Ego Likeness put their best on display on their latest album for Metropolis Records.

Egoprisme, "Among Noise"
Egoprisme, “Among Noise”ReviewsFebruary 7, 2018

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

Einstürzende Neubauten, "Lament"
Einstürzende Neubauten, “Lament”ReviewsNovember 13, 2014

Einstürzende Neubauten revisit the scale and horror of the Great war through the lenses of their own aesthetic and war-time compositions.

Eisbrecher, "Zehn Jahre Kalt"
Eisbrecher, “Zehn Jahre Kalt”ReviewsApril 8, 2014

Eisbrecher’s odds and sods comp for the North American market has utility in introducing new ears to the Neue Deutsche Härte band.

Eisenfunk, "Pentafunk"
Eisenfunk, “Pentafunk”ReviewsAugust 15, 2011

The new album of bouncy industrial-rave from the Bavarian trio is short on substance, long on anthems for people to dance to on Youtube.

Elm, "Hardline"
Elm, “Hardline”ReviewsMay 26, 2016

Restricted Area’s Peter Elm launches a new project which puts a slight spin on his trad-EBM sounds.

Encephalon, "Psychogenesis"
Encephalon, “Psychogenesis”ReviewsApril 29, 2015

Encephalon double-down on their sophomore release, opting for even more ornate structures and themes.

Encephalon, "The Transhuman Condition"
Encephalon, “The Transhuman Condition”ReviewsNovember 9, 2011

Ottawa’s electro-industrial trio Encephalon deliver a debut album of surprising depth and complexity.

Encephalon, "We Only Love You When You're Dead"
Encephalon, “We Only Love You When You’re Dead”ReviewsOctober 13, 2017

Ottawa’s Encephalon return with an electro-industrial rock opera about celebrity, death and rebirth.

Erode, "Horizon"
Erode, “Horizon”ReviewsAugust 26, 2011

Debut IDM LP from German metaller Alexander Dietz offers some pleasant changes of pace.

ESA, "That Beast"
ESA, “That Beast”ReviewsMarch 13, 2018

The new album from Jamie Blacker’s ESA is more ferocious and also more thoughtful than ever before.

ESA, "Themes Of Carnal Empowerment Pt 2: Deceit"
ESA, “Themes Of Carnal Empowerment Pt 2: Deceit”ReviewsJuly 3, 2013

The second of the British artist’s concept albums about the darker elements of the human sexual experience rewards investment and reflection from the committed listener.

ESA, "Themes of Carnal Empowerment Pt.3: Penance"
ESA, “Themes of Carnal Empowerment Pt.3: Penance”ReviewsSeptember 17, 2015

The third installment of Jamie Blacker’s lust-themed albums further explores his intersection of composition and rhythmic noise.

Espermachine, "This Dying Life"
Espermachine, “This Dying Life”ReviewsJuly 17, 2012

The debut for Tom Shear’s 23db Records takes a while to catch on, but has charms beyond its more apparent influences.

Everything Goes Cold, "The Tyrant Sun" EP
Everything Goes Cold, “The Tyrant Sun” EPReviewsMarch 2, 2012

The Californian outfit takes a darker turn on their new EP of originals and remixes.

Ex_Tension, "Le Seuil De Tolérance"
Ex_Tension, “Le Seuil De Tolérance”ReviewsMarch 7, 2013

Ex_Tension make some subtle structural shifts in the presentation of their ambient/noise hybrid.

Eye Steal, "Burning Out"
Eye Steal, “Burning Out”ReviewsJuly 19, 2017

Toronto’s Eye Steal cram a lot of drama and grit into their debut for Negative Gain Productions.

In Conversation: Everything Goes Cold "Black Out the Sun"
In Conversation: Everything Goes Cold “Black Out the Sun”In ConversationJuly 10, 2014

The Senior Staff discusses thematics and the implied narratives contained within the new album from industrial rock project Everything Goes Cold.

Observer: Joel Eel + Randolph & Mortimer
Observer: Joel Eel + Randolph & MortimerObserverSeptember 14, 2018

Capsule reviews of new releases by Joel Eel and Randolph & Mortimer.

Perc & Einstürzende Neubauten, "Interpretations"
Perc & Einstürzende Neubauten, “Interpretations”ReviewsOctober 16, 2013

The collaboration between the noted techno artist and the industrial godfathers provides new perspectives on both their works.

The Exploding Boy, "Four"
The Exploding Boy, “Four”ReviewsNovember 6, 2013

The Swedish post-punk quartet wear their influences loud and proud in a largely successful crossover effort.

The Exploding Boy, "The Black Album"
The Exploding Boy, “The Black Album”ReviewsNovember 8, 2011

Swedish post-punks come into their own on their third LP, a refreshingly bright and melodic record.

The Pitch: Evils Toy, "XTC Implant"
The Pitch: Evils Toy, “XTC Implant”The PitchFebruary 2, 2016

Evils Toy’s 1996 album “XTC Implant” gets pitched on its merits as vintage dark electro.

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End to End: FGFC820, "Defense Condition 2" EP
End to End: FGFC820, “Defense Condition 2” EPEnd to EndNovember 23, 2011

We have a listen to each track of FGFC820’s new remix EP of militaristic harsh EBM.

FGFC820, "Homeland Insecurity"
FGFC820, “Homeland Insecurity”ReviewsJune 12, 2012

The new album from the Queens hard EBM duo stays the course, while engaging some newer and more complex ideas.

FIRES, "All My Dreams Are Of This Place"
FIRES, “All My Dreams Are Of This Place”ReviewsMay 15, 2019

FIRES’ sophomore record moves further towards full bore electronic rock, with an emotional edge to match.

FIRES, "Red Goes Grey"
FIRES, “Red Goes Grey”ReviewsSeptember 12, 2017

Eric Sochocki’s debut as FIRES uses synthwave production as a delivery mechanism for big hooks and highly emotional vocals.

FORCES, "NEWBODY"
FORCES, “NEWBODY”ReviewsJuly 26, 2017

FORCES have relocated, but their pan-historical, heavily-saturated techno-EBM fusion is still close at hand.

Forever Grey, "Alabaster Chamber"
Forever Grey, “Alabaster Chamber”ReviewsSeptember 27, 2016

Resolutely dark coldwave from Forever Grey takes on a variety of subtle formations.

Fostercare, "Innerspace vol 1"
Fostercare, “Innerspace vol 1”ReviewsJanuary 15, 2014

Fostercare delivers another free-association techno headfuck, but draws from a whole new range of sources.

Foxxy Newport, "Neutral"
Foxxy Newport, “Neutral”ReviewsMarch 4, 2015

The Mr.Kitty produced debut from the San Francisco based vocalist fuses electropop and other genres into a catchy hybrid.

Fractured Transmission, "In The Company Of Wolves"
Fractured Transmission, “In The Company Of Wolves”ReviewsJanuary 24, 2017

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

Front 242, "[Filtered] Pulse"
Front 242, “[Filtered] Pulse”ReviewsJuly 6, 2016

A truncated reissue of Front 242’s 2003 releases provides a different view of where the band was at post the turn of the millenium.

Front Line Assembly, "Echoes"
Front Line Assembly, “Echoes”ReviewsMay 14, 2014

The remix companion to 2013’s Echogenetic is carefully curated and shows an expanded view of where FLA is in the present day.

Front Line Assembly - Wake Up The Coma
Front Line Assembly, “Wake Up The Coma”ReviewsFebruary 8, 2019

Front Line Assembly’s latest finds the electro-industrial legends casting around for new ideas and focus.

Front Line Assembly, "WarMech"
Front Line Assembly, “WarMech”ReviewsJune 22, 2018

Deep sound design defines FLA’s new video game soundtrack, the sequel to AirMech.

Funker Vogt, "Companion In Crime"
Funker Vogt, “Companion In Crime”ReviewsJuly 24, 2013

Checking in with Funker Vogt, the German military EBM stalwarts are found lacking even in the cheap thrills which used to be their stock and trade.

In Conversation: Fostercare, "Altered Creature"
In Conversation: Fostercare, “Altered Creature”In Conversation, ReviewsSeptember 21, 2012

The senior staff discusses the various charms of Fostercare’s 90’s techno influenced LP, with all kinds of digression and pontificating.

In Conversation: Front Line Assembly, "Echogenetic"
In Conversation: Front Line Assembly, “Echogenetic”In Conversation, ReviewsJuly 11, 2013

The senior staff chews the fat regarding Front Line Assembly’s new album, which pulls out all the stops in combining their classic template with current sounds.

Figure Section
Observer: Figure Section & MadrelarvaObserverOctober 11, 2019

Short form reviews of new releases from Figure Section and Madrelarva.

Bastet - Dawn Of Darkness
Observer: Fjerstad & BastetObserverJanuary 11, 2019

Short-form reviews of new work from Fjerstad and Bastet.

Fractions - Scars Of Love
Observer: Fractions & MeiprObserverAugust 23, 2019

Capsules of new releases by FRACTIONS and Meipr

Oil Thief - The Colony
Observer: Fractured Transmission & Oil ThiefObserverSeptember 27, 2019

Moody noise from Fractured Transmission and Oil Thief.

Harsh R - Physical World
Observer: Hex Wolves, The Yage & Fractured Transmission and Harsh RObserverMarch 22, 2019

Comments on the new EP from Harsh R, plus the collaboration of Hex Wolves, The Yage, and Fractured Transmission.

Observer: SARIN X Imperial Black Unit & FEE LION
Observer: SARIN X Imperial Black Unit & FEE LIONObserverApril 12, 2019

A new collaboration from SARIN and Imperial Black Unit and a new EP from FEE LION are reviewed.

Observer: Schwefelgelb & Fractions
Observer: Schwefelgelb & FractionsObserver, ReviewsJuly 13, 2018

Short form reviews of new techno-EBM releases from Schwefelgelb and Fractions.

Replicas: Fektion Fekler, "From Here to Heaven"
Replicas: Fektion Fekler, “From Here to Heaven”ReplicasJanuary 15, 2019

Fektion Fekler makes their minor classic electro-industrial debut available again via Bandcamp.

Replicas: Flash Zero, "Conspiracy"
Replicas: Flash Zero, “Conspiracy”Replicas, ReviewsSeptember 14, 2016

A look at the exhaustive reissue of Flash Zero’s second album, which plunged headlong into the EBM sounds of its day.

The Force Dimension
Replicas: The Force Dimension, self-titledReplicasOctober 8, 2019

Dutch EBM old-schoolers The Force Dimension’s debut receives an anniversary cassette reissue.

Replicas: The Fourth Man, self-titled
Replicas: The Fourth Man, self-titledReplicas, ReviewsMarch 18, 2014

A reissue by Vancouver’s oft-overlooked The Fourth Man emerges from the vaults with raw electro-industrial which sounds utterly fresh in 2014.

Rhys Fulber, "Ostalgia"
Rhys Fulber, “Ostalgia”ReviewsOctober 3, 2019

The new album from the renowned producer and programmer contains multitudes in its finer details.

Scott Fox - The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner
Scott Fox, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”ReviewsNovember 16, 2018

A daring yet subtle release from iVardensphere producer Scott Fox sets Coleridge’s words to music.

The Fourth Man, "onaniershow"
The Fourth Man, “onaniershow”ReviewsJuly 22, 2014

Another piece of Vancouver’s industrial legacy re-emerges, with the never before released sophomore album from The Fourth Man.

The Frozen Autumn, "Chirality"
The Frozen Autumn, “Chirality”ReviewsFebruary 29, 2012

Longtime darkwave outfit lands on North American shores with a strong and direct album.

The Frozen Autumn, "The Fellow Traveller"
The Frozen Autumn, “The Fellow Traveller”ReviewsJanuary 17, 2018

The Frozen Autumn pursue a purely synth-driven and lighter incarnation of their darkwave style.

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Ganser, "Odd Talk"
Ganser, “Odd Talk”ReviewsApril 18, 2018

After two EPs, Chicago’s Ganser deliver an LP of unnerving and experimental post-punk.

Gatekeeper, "Exo"
Gatekeeper, “Exo”ReviewsAugust 15, 2012

Buoyed by an immersive video game-style environment, the long-awaited debut from the dark electronic duo leaves behind the dark ambiance of their initial work, and crafts a heady and disorienting suite of sound design which baffles as it draws you in with its inscrutable charms.

Gatekeeper, "Young Chronos"
Gatekeeper, “Young Chronos”ReviewsNovember 13, 2013

The new free-to-download EP from the NYC duo marries their squelchy high-concept techno to a new set of orchestral sounds.

Gheists, "Age"
Gheists, “Age”ReviewsJuly 19, 2013

The producer behind Mangadrive plays with some darker, slower styles but doesn’t forfeit his attention to detail or bombastic sensibility.

Ghost & Writer, "Red Flags"
Ghost & Writer, “Red Flags”ReviewsMarch 19, 2013

The already solid duo of Frank Spinath and Jean-Marc Lederman add tighter arrangements and spritely melodies for a stellar sophomore record.

Ghost Twin, "Plastic Heart"
Ghost Twin, “Plastic Heart”ReviewsMay 30, 2017

Dionysian darkwave from Ghost Twin bridges some older and newer styles.

Glass Apple Bonzai, "In The Dark"
Glass Apple Bonzai, “In The Dark”ReviewsDecember 13, 2016

Glass Apple Bonzai goes all in on their Satanic synthpop album.

Glass Apple Bonzai, "Night Maze"
Glass Apple Bonzai, “Night Maze”ReviewsMay 13, 2015

Glass Apple Bonzai pick up the chiller side of 80s synthpop on their sophomore record.

Glass Apple Bonzai - The All-Nite Starlite Electronic Café
Glass Apple Bonzai, “The All-Nite Starlite Electronic Café”ReviewsJune 7, 2019

Glass Apple Bonzai court crossover synthwave success but stays true to the soulful synthpop songwriting which has been the band’s calling card on “The All-Nite Starlite Electronic Café”.

Glass Apple Bonzai, self-titled
Glass Apple Bonzai, self-titledReviewsMay 8, 2014

The debut album from Daniel X Belasco’s retro synthpop project focuses on songwriting over everything else.

Gnome & Spybey, "Reflective"
Gnome & Spybey, “Reflective”ReviewsNovember 26, 2014

Gnome & Spybey enlist a litany of guests for a moodier take on their excellent ambient template.

Gnome & Spybey, "Three"
Gnome & Spybey, “Three”ReviewsMay 16, 2013

The third record from the Gnome & Spybey ambient collaboration is perhaps more minimal than its predecessors, but no less evocative.

Go Fight, "Napalm Baby"
Go Fight, “Napalm Baby”ReviewsApril 7, 2015

Jim Marcus’ GoFight returns with an album of smart, sex-positive industrial funk.

God Destruction, "Illuminatus"
God Destruction, “Illuminatus”ReviewsJanuary 3, 2013

The Mexican duo trade in a powerful mixture of harsh electro and black metal on their well-regarded 2012 album.

God Destruction, "Redentor"
God Destruction, “Redentor”ReviewsMarch 2, 2016

The third album from Mexico’s God Destruction continues to blend black metal flourishes into the edges of the aggrotech template.

God Module, "The Unsound"
God Module, “The Unsound”ReviewsJuly 16, 2019

God Module’s new LP highlights what has worked for the project for more than 20 years.

Grendel, "Ascending the Abyss"
Grendel, “Ascending the Abyss”ReviewsAugust 7, 2019

JD Tucker’s reinvention of Grendel feels complete on the long-running project’s new LP.

Grendel, "Timewave Zero"
Grendel, “Timewave Zero”ReviewsApril 27, 2012

Buoyed by deep production and a great clutch of songs, Grendel have released one of the strongest albums of 2012, and have finally won over at least one listener.

Grooving In Green, "Stranglehold"
Grooving In Green, “Stranglehold”ReviewsFebruary 22, 2013

Goth rockers make some slight modernizations on their second record, and turn an eye to current socio-economic affairs.

Guilt Trip, "Feed The Fire"
Guilt Trip, “Feed The Fire”ReviewsApril 4, 2012

The Swedish duo’s new record of electro-industrial and EBM benefits from their years in the trenches of self-releases, and should make a good first impression.

In Conversation: Grendel, "Age of the Disposable Body"
In Conversation: Grendel, “Age of the Disposable Body”In Conversation, ReviewsNovember 1, 2017

The Senior Staff discuss the breadth and variety Grendel brings to electro-industrial on their latest.

In Conversation: The Gothsicles, "Squid Icarus"
In Conversation: The Gothsicles, “Squid Icarus”In ConversationDecember 11, 2014

The Gothsicles are back, but is there more to “Squid Icarus” than fart jokes? Alex and Bruce discuss. (Don’t worry, yes, there still are fart jokes.)

Observer: grabyourface & Sonsombre
Observer: grabyourface & SonsombreObserverNovember 22, 2019

Short form reviews of records by grabyourface and Sonsombre.

Panther Modern - Los Angeles 2020
Observer: Gutenberg & Panther ModernObserver, ReviewsJune 21, 2019

Short form reviews of new releases by Gutenberg and Panther Modern.

Replicas: Grendel, "Inhumane Amusement At The End Of Ages : Redux"
Replicas: Grendel, “Inhumane Amusement At The End Of Ages : Redux”ReplicasMarch 6, 2019

The new reissues of Grendel’s earliest material benefits hugely from a remaster that brings it’s finer details into the light.

The Gothsicles, "I Feel Sicle"
The Gothsicles, “I Feel Sicle”ReviewsJanuary 25, 2017

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

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Architect • Sonic Area • Hologram_, "We Are the Alchemists"
Architect • Sonic Area • Hologram_, “We Are the Alchemists”ReviewsOctober 27, 2015

Three master producers come together to experiment with the finer points of percussive and sequenced sound design.

End To End: Haujobb, "Let's Drop Bombs"
End To End: Haujobb, “Let’s Drop Bombs”End to End, ReviewsJuly 27, 2012

This collection of mixes based on one of our favourite albums from last year takes sharp turns the whole way into the varied territory occupied by its remixers.

Hante., "Fierce"
Hante., “Fierce”ReviewsJanuary 23, 2019

Hante.’s 4th LP shows off Hélène de Thoury’s distinct personality as a artist and producer.

Haujobb, "Alive"
Haujobb, “Alive”ReviewsApril 27, 2018

A live album from the German electro-industrial masters throws their most recent sonic identity into sharp relief.

Haujobb, "Blendwerk"
Haujobb, “Blendwerk”ReviewsNovember 13, 2015

The long-awaited follow-up to New World March continues Haujobb’s pursuit of propulsive tension.

Haujobb, "New World March"
Haujobb, “New World March”ReviewsDecember 2, 2011

Haujobb’s vision of the future defies augury, and our scrivening.

Hecq, "Mare Nostrum"
Hecq, “Mare Nostrum”ReviewsFebruary 18, 2015

The new album from elite sound designer and composer Hecq is made up of manipulated recordings of a supercomputer.

Helix, "Twin"
Helix, “Twin”ReviewsAugust 29, 2018

Tom Shear and Mari Kattman christen their new project with a diverse suite of songs that highlight their individual strengths.

Hidden Place, "Novecento"
Hidden Place, “Novecento”ReviewsFebruary 27, 2013

Italy’s Hidden Place sway back and forth between cold wave and darkwave on their third LP, but their dreamy confidence is more important than genre distinctions.

HIDE, "Castration Anxiety"
HIDE, “Castration Anxiety”ReviewsMarch 27, 2018

The debut LP from industrial duo HIDE trades in anxiety and raw emotion.

HIDE, "Hell is Here"
HIDE, “Hell is Here”ReviewsAugust 28, 2019

HIDE strike a balance between acrimony and vulnerability on their new LP.

High-Functioning Flesh, "A Misery of Unities - A Unity of Miseries"
High-Functioning Flesh, “A Misery of Unities – A Unity of Miseries”ReviewsApril 3, 2014

The first major release from High-Functioning Flesh makes good on the LA duo’s promise, welding pure synth-punk aggression to slightly more ambitious compositions.

HØRD - Parallels
HØRD, “Parallels”ReviewsSeptember 18, 2018

French act HØRD offers strict darkwave on their second LP.

Horror Vacui, "In Darkness You Will Feel Alright"
Horror Vacui, “In Darkness You Will Feel Alright”ReviewsSeptember 25, 2012

Debut LP from Italian newcomers delivers deathrock punch and goth panache in equal doses.

How To Destroy Angels, "An Omen"
How To Destroy Angels, “An Omen”ReviewsNovember 14, 2012

The new EP from Reznor and associates continues to mine the rich vein of exacting and meticulous studiocraft.

Human Decay, "Credit to Humanity"
Human Decay, “Credit to Humanity”ReviewsMarch 27, 2012

The first LP from Human Decay in some time showcases a looser, groovier sound.

Hymnambulae, "Orgelhuset"
Hymnambulae, “Orgelhuset”ReviewsMay 31, 2016

Kammarheit’s Pär Boström partners with sister Åsa for an earthier release of drones and ambiance.

Hypnoskull, "Electronic Music Means War To Us 2"
Hypnoskull, “Electronic Music Means War To Us 2”ReviewsApril 24, 2013

Long-running Belgian power noise project returns with a sequel to one of their classic early 2000s albums.

In Conversation: High-Functioning Flesh, "Culture Cut"
In Conversation: High-Functioning Flesh, “Culture Cut”In Conversation, ReviewsJune 28, 2017

The Senior Staff talks the new High-Functioning Flesh record and its comfortably funky take on body music.

In Conversation: High-Functioning Flesh, "Definite Structures"
In Conversation: High-Functioning Flesh, “Definite Structures”In ConversationJune 3, 2015

The Senior Staff discusses how High-Functioning Flesh’s second LP spirals out into a liberated panoply of sampling, rhythm, and harmony.

Marc Heal, "The Hum"
Marc Heal, “The Hum”ReviewsDecember 7, 2016

Cubanate mastermind Marc Heal presents a solo album of lyrically dense storytelling.

Observer: Hex Wolves & Monolith
Observer: Hex Wolves & MonolithAlbum Reviews, ObserverMay 11, 2018

Short form reviews of techno-tinged releases from Hex Wolves and Monolith.

Harsh R - Physical World
Observer: Hex Wolves, The Yage & Fractured Transmission and Harsh RObserverMarch 22, 2019

Comments on the new EP from Harsh R, plus the collaboration of Hex Wolves, The Yage, and Fractured Transmission.

Unconscious & HKKPTR
Observer: Unconscious/KKPTR & CrudmouthObserver, ReviewsAugust 24, 2018

Capsule reviews of a split by Unconscious & HKKPTR and the debut EP from Crudmouth (Volt 9000 and The Gothsicles).

Replicas: Hecq, "Night Falls"
Replicas: Hecq, “Night Falls”ReplicasMarch 15, 2016

We have a listen to remastered reissue of a very dense and luxurious cinematic ambient record from Ben Lukas Boysen’s celebrated catalogue.

Replicas: Phil Western & Tim Hill, "Dark Features"
Replicas: Phil Western & Tim Hill, “Dark Features”Replicas, ReviewsSeptember 13, 2017

Phil Western’s shoegaze-techno breakthrough gets the deluxe vinyl treatment.

The Hearse, self-titled
The Hearse, self-titledReviewsJanuary 5, 2016

New trad goth rock from The Hearse has some promise, but is stymied in the execution.

USHERsan & HIV+, "Wide Lights From Hatred Springs"
USHERsan & HIV+, “Wide Lights From Hatred Springs”ReviewsFebruary 6, 2013

Collaboration between Usher of Norma Loy and Pedro of HIV+ uncovers new ways of creating tension in minimal wave.

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End to End: Inertia, "Alive"
End to End: Inertia, “Alive”End to End, ReviewsOctober 24, 2012

We do a track by track rundown of the new single from the long-running project, their first for Metropolis.

End to End: iVardensphere, "Break The Sky"
End to End: iVardensphere, “Break The Sky”End to End, ReviewsOctober 17, 2013

We take a quick dash through the first single from the hotly anticipated forthcoming iVardensphere record.

Ichtyor Tides, "Mortisle Elytrion"
Ichtyor Tides, “Mortisle Elytrion”ReviewsOctober 17, 2012

Ichtyor Tides offer a record of drones, crackles, and French poetry which eschews common rhythmic devices for the sake of a more idiosyncratic listen.

IDK - IDK One
IDK, “IDK One”ReviewsJanuary 30, 2019

An archival prelude to the Rendered project casts new light on Daniel Myer’s techno ambitions.

Idlefon, "Intensive Collectivity Known As City"
Idlefon, “Intensive Collectivity Known As City”ReviewsSeptember 10, 2014

Tense and claustrophobic, Idlefon’s debut flips the IDM script while holding on to its core elements.

Imminent/Synapscape, "The Humanoid Problem"
Imminent/Synapscape, “The Humanoid Problem”ReviewsFebruary 15, 2017

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

Imperative Reaction, self-titled
Imperative Reaction, self-titledReviewsSeptember 30, 2011

Bruce looks at the new LP from the electro-industrial mainstays from an outsider’s perspective.

In Conversation: Iszoloscope, “False Vacuum”
In Conversation: Iszoloscope, “False Vacuum”In ConversationFebruary 17, 2016

The Senior Staff chews over the return of Iszoloscope, and investigate what’s changed and what remains the same in Yann Faussurier’s celebrated rhythmic noise project.

In Death It Ends, "After The Last Frame"
In Death It Ends, “After The Last Frame”ReviewsOctober 21, 2014

Porl King pushes the ambient envelope in unsettling directions with a new In Death It Ends EP (rooted in creepypasta, no less).

In Death It Ends, "Forgotten Knowledge"
In Death It Ends, “Forgotten Knowledge”ReviewsJuly 10, 2012

Porl King forges ahead in his quest to discover new modes of dark music and delivers a slab of cold, nodding riffs and doom-laded atmosphere.

In Slaughter Natives, "Cannula Coma Legio"
In Slaughter Natives, “Cannula Coma Legio”ReviewsJune 11, 2014

After a ten-year hiatus, martial industrial legends In Slaughter Natives begin stoking the fires with a warm-up release.

In Strict Confidence, "Hate2Love"
In Strict Confidence, “Hate2Love”ReviewsNovember 21, 2018

The new album from the German veterans is executed with skill, but suffers from a lack of worthwhile songs.

In Strict Confidence, "Utopia"
In Strict Confidence, “Utopia”ReviewsOctober 2, 2012

The new album from the venerable German group sticks with the darkwave template they’ve been working towards for a decade.

In The Nursery, "1961"
In The Nursery, “1961”ReviewsNovember 17, 2017

The legendary In The Nursery hone in on history with grit and grandeur.

In The Nursery, "Blind Sound"
In The Nursery, “Blind Sound”ReviewsOctober 18, 2011

Another solid entry in the voluminous discography of the masters of cinematic atmosphere and monumental sound.

In the Nursery, "The Calling (Instrumentals)"
In the Nursery, “The Calling (Instrumentals)”ReviewsFebruary 20, 2013

Confusingly released as an instrumental record, the new LP from In The Nursery is intended to accompany readings from crime novelist Simon Beckett.

Individual Totem - Electrostatic
Individual Totem, “Electrostatic”ReviewsSeptember 12, 2018

German stalwarts Individual Totem mix newer experimentation with older formulas on their new LP.

Individual Totem, "Kyria 13"
Individual Totem, “Kyria 13”ReviewsAugust 2, 2013

The German electro-industrial duo return from hiatus with a high-concept science fiction record that’s both immediate and rhapsodic.

Infiltrator, "Black Light Therapy"
Infiltrator, “Black Light Therapy”ReviewsAugust 17, 2011

An intriguing and rewarding noise record which succeeds on the bases of both composition and extremity.

Inkubus Sukkubus, "Love Poltergeist"
Inkubus Sukkubus, “Love Poltergeist”ReviewsApril 16, 2014

Twenty-five years into the goth rock game, Inkubus Sukkubus are still finding fresh territory, like this blend of folk and darkwave.

Inkubus Sukkubus, "The Goat"
Inkubus Sukkubus, “The Goat”ReviewsJanuary 6, 2012

Pagan goth rock stalwarts add some new colours to their palette on their latest, and strike a nice balance between outside influences and their classic sound.

Instans, "Understatement"
Instans, “Understatement”ReviewsOctober 22, 2013

Years in the making, the second record from Severe Illusion side-project Instans is as stoic in its sound as it is in its message.

Integral, "Sercosa"
Integral, “Sercosa”ReviewsAugust 26, 2014

German duo Integral pull off some impressive sleight of hand on an album that hovers somewhere between technoid and ambient, and between solid and incorporeal.

Inure, "The Offering"
Inure, “The Offering”ReviewsFebruary 8, 2012

The third album from the Los Angeles based group has its own take on industrial rock.

INVA//ID - Masochism In D Minor
INVA//ID, “Masochism In D Minor”ReviewsApril 26, 2019

Classic electro-indutrial and dark electro are delivered with flair on INVA//ID’s new LP.

Iszoloscope - All Is Immensity And Chaos
Iszoloscope, “All Is Immensity And Chaos”ReviewsOctober 31, 2018

Iszoloscope’s latest doubles back to the mixture of fury and contemplation which first brought acclaim to the rhythmic noise project.

iVardensphere, "APOK"
iVardensphere, “APOK”ReviewsNovember 1, 2011

The Edmonton based project’s third record uses various collaborations as a jumping off point, making their strongest statement yet in the process.

iVardensphere, "Exile"
iVardensphere, “Exile”ReviewsFebruary 7, 2017

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.

iVardensphere, "Fable"
iVardensphere, “Fable”ReviewsMarch 11, 2015

iVardensphere’s fifth (and best) LP is both a homecoming and a departure, with all of the tribal industrial project’s sounds and motifs reuniting fantastically even as it pushes beyond those qualifiers.

iVardensphere, "Hesitation"
iVardensphere, “Hesitation”ReviewsNovember 8, 2017

iVardensphere’s seventh LP overall and second of 2017 speaks to the past and present of the rhythmic industrial project.

iVardensphere, "The Methuselah Tree"
iVardensphere, “The Methuselah Tree”ReviewsNovember 20, 2013

iVardensphere’s fourth LP continues the project’s explorations in rhythmic industrial and countless other sub-genres in a fashion that’s both more understated and naturally dynamic.

Michael Idehall, "Aion Reborn"
Michael Idehall, “Aion Reborn”ReviewsOctober 16, 2018

Prolific ritual industrialist Michael Idehall goes subterranean on his new release.

Michael Idehall, "Deep Code Sol"
Michael Idehall, “Deep Code Sol”ReviewsJanuary 14, 2016

This collection of two previous cassette releases highlights the strength of the Swedish artist’s vocal n’ noise compositions.

Michael Idehall, "No Man's Land"
Michael Idehall, “No Man’s Land”ReviewsMay 4, 2016

The Swedish sound artist delves even deeper into subconscious and esoteric meaning on his latest for Ant-Zen.

Michael Idehall, "Prophecies of the Storm"
Michael Idehall, “Prophecies of the Storm”ReviewsApril 17, 2018

Swedish producer Michael Idehall offers a wary mix of noise and ambiance on his latest.

Soho Rezanejad - Torino
Observer: Imperial Black Unit & Soho RezanejadObserver, ReviewsMay 31, 2019

Reviews of short-form releases by Imperial Black Unit and Soho Rezanejad.

Observer: Ivory Towers & Passing
Observer: Ivory Towers & PassingObserverNovember 30, 2018

Capsule reviews of new releases by Ivory Towers and Passing.

Observer: Plack Blague & Imperial Black Unit
Observer: Plack Blague & Imperial Black UnitObserver, ReviewsJuly 20, 2018

Short-form takes on new releases from Plack Blague and Imperial Black Unit.

QUAL - Cyber Care
Observer: QUAL & IV HorsemenObserverMarch 8, 2019

Capsule reviews of new EPs by Qual and IV Horsemen.

Observer: SARIN X Imperial Black Unit & FEE LION
Observer: SARIN X Imperial Black Unit & FEE LIONObserverApril 12, 2019

A new collaboration from SARIN and Imperial Black Unit and a new EP from FEE LION are reviewed.

Replicas: iVardensphere, "Scatterface v3"
Replicas: iVardensphere, “Scatterface v3”Replicas, ReviewsAugust 23, 2013

In this edition of Replicas, we revisit the comparatively recent debut album from Edmonton’s monsters of modular, iVardensphere.

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Jäger 90, "Fleisch Macht Böse"
Jäger 90, “Fleisch Macht Böse”ReviewsAugust 19, 2011

The Anhalt devotees make room to explore the possibilities of their D.A.F. inspired sound on their new album for Out of Line.

Jérôme Chassagnard, "Sea"
Jérôme Chassagnard, “Sea”ReviewsJuly 24, 2018

French producer Jérôme Chassagnard looks to the oceans for inspiration on his latest release.

Johan Baeckström, "Utopia"
Johan Baeckström, “Utopia”ReviewsJune 26, 2018

The sophomore LP from half of Daily Planet renders classic synthpop in exacting detail.

The Juggernauts, "The Juggernauts Are Coming"
The Juggernauts, “The Juggernauts Are Coming”ReviewsAugust 9, 2016

Ex-Vomito Negro member Borg teams up with Radical G to produce an LP of old school EBM variations.

The Pitch: Judgement Of Paris, "Conversion"
The Pitch: Judgement Of Paris, “Conversion”Reviews, The PitchFebruary 8, 2013

In this installment of The Pitch, Bruce serves Alex a lost LP of ethereal goodness from an obscure Minneapolis act.

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Elon Katz, "The Human Pet"
Elon Katz, “The Human Pet”ReviewsJuly 13, 2016

White Car savant Elon Katz returns with a futuristic bricolage of styles.

End To End: Kant Kino, "LRSBSS"
End To End: Kant Kino, “LRSBSS”End to EndMay 11, 2012

Kant Kino return with a fun rave-up of a single which takes a more stripped-down, old-school approach to EBM than we’re accustomed to from the Norwegian duo.

In Conversation: Kant Kino, "Father Worked in Industry"
In Conversation: Kant Kino, “Father Worked in Industry”In Conversation, ReviewsFebruary 15, 2013

We talk through the second record from Norway’s Kant Kino, which yields the addition of electro-pop and zany humour, but there’s still plenty of the band’s classic EBM/electro-industrial mode under the hood.

In Conversation: Killing Joke, "Pylon"
In Conversation: Killing Joke, “Pylon”In ConversationOctober 28, 2015

The Senior Staff chew through the latest roaring missive from the immortal Killing Joke.

In Conversation: Klinik, "Eat Your Heart Out"
In Conversation: Klinik, “Eat Your Heart Out”In Conversation, ReviewsMarch 28, 2013

We chew the fat over the much anticipated Klinik reunion of Dirk Ivens and Mark Verhaeghen.

K-Bereit, "Positiv Sound/Negativ Beat"
K-Bereit, “Positiv Sound/Negativ Beat”ReviewsApril 10, 2012

The relentless second album from Dominique Lallement’s project hearkens back to the beat-oriented electro-industrial of the 90s.

Kælan Mikla - Nótt Eftir Nótt
Kælan Mikla, “Nótt Eftir Nótt”ReviewsNovember 20, 2018

The hotly anticipated second LP from Icelandic post-punks turned darkwavers Kælan Mikla attempts to balance lush atmospheres and direct spleen.

Kammarheit, "The Nest"
Kammarheit, “The Nest”ReviewsAugust 18, 2015

A decade long wait for the new Kammarheit album pays off, but “The Nest” keeps much of its mystery to itself.

KANGA, "Eternal Daughter"
KANGA, “Eternal Daughter”ReviewsSeptember 11, 2019

KANGA’s new EP showcases her continued growth as producer and performer.

Kangarot, "Nursery of New Stars"
Kangarot, “Nursery of New Stars”ReviewsOctober 2, 2013

American newcomer Kangarot throws his hat in the ring with a quirky mix of kosmische and dark electro sounds on his second record.

Kangarot, "Rejecting Mammalian Humanism"
Kangarot, “Rejecting Mammalian Humanism”ReviewsJanuary 6, 2015

Kangarot’s Josh Reed renders dark electro in lo-fi appealing to our baser instincts.

Kangarot - The Demon-Haunted World
Kangarot, “The Demon-Haunted World”ReviewsJuly 23, 2019

A stripped-down record from Kangarot shows off the compositional chops lying beneath the project’s tripped-out vision of electro-industrial.

Kangarot, "Wholly Hex"
Kangarot, “Wholly Hex”ReviewsMay 3, 2016

Kangarot’s third LP brings a new percussive ferocity to the project’s always engaging krautrock/electro-industrial fusion.

Kant Kino, "We Are Kant Kino - You Are Not"
Kant Kino, “We Are Kant Kino – You Are Not”ReviewsJune 30, 2011

Promising debut from dark electro act which polishes and refines a familiar template.

Karger Traum, "Such A Dream"
Karger Traum, “Such A Dream”ReviewsNovember 21, 2017

Moody electronics from the early 80s are freshened up on the first full length by Karger Traum.

Kevorkian Death Cycle, "God Am I"
Kevorkian Death Cycle, “God Am I”ReviewsSeptember 20, 2013

The pre-millenial US industrial band return with an intriguing and evolved sound on their first album in 14 years.

Killing Joke, "MMXII"
Killing Joke, “MMXII”ReviewsApril 19, 2012

Their fourth album since the turn of the millennium (*wink*), MMXII finds the mighty Killing Joke in fine form and allowing themselves some introspective moments.

Kirlian Camera, "Black Summer Choirs"
Kirlian Camera, “Black Summer Choirs”ReviewsJune 14, 2013

Kirlian Camera continue their mission, reintroducing earlier acoustic sounds while charting a darker new electronic course.

Kirlian Camera, "Hologram Moon"
Kirlian Camera, “Hologram Moon”ReviewsJanuary 30, 2018

The latest from Kirlian Camera undersells what’s made the band’s latter era works so magnificent.

Kirlian Camera, "Nightglory"
Kirlian Camera, “Nightglory”ReviewsNovember 11, 2011

The ID:UD favorites’ new album of uplifting, majestic darkwave is typically grand.

Kite, "V"
Kite, “V”ReviewsMay 15, 2013

The Swedish electropop duo seal the deal with their fifth EP of beautiful, emotive electropop.

Kite, "VI"
Kite, “VI”ReviewsMay 5, 2015

Kite press forward with an EP darker and stranger than anything the Swedish synthpop duo has ever attempted.

Klack, "2400bps 8-N-1"
Klack, “2400bps 8-N-1”ReviewsNovember 15, 2019

Klack’s second EP of 2019 shows the growth of their throwback dance sounds.

Klangstabil, "Shadowboy"
Klangstabil, “Shadowboy”ReviewsDecember 10, 2013

Long-running electronic music duo continue with the electropop direction of their last album, with the addition of some complex conceptual ideas.

Kloq, "Begin Again"
Kloq, “Begin Again”ReviewsOctober 8, 2013

Empirion’s Oz Morsley transitions his techno-EBM project into a full electro-rock band, with disappointing results.

Klutæ, "Black Pirahna"
Klutæ, “Black Pirahna”ReviewsJuly 7, 2017

Claus Larsen’s raw EBM project returns as an outlet for his fiery impulses as a songwriter and producer.

KNK, "Dead Body Music 1+2"
KNK, “Dead Body Music 1+2”ReviewsOctober 26, 2016

Belgian duo KnK recall gritty early nineties dark electro on this compilation of their first two EPs.

Koban, "Abject Obsessions"
Koban, “Abject Obsessions”ReviewsMay 17, 2016

Post-punk duo Koban test out some subtle upgrades to their tense delivery on their second LP.

Koban, "VIDE"
Koban, “VIDE”ReviewsSeptember 3, 2014

The Vancouver post-punk duo ratchet up the tension and go for dark grandeur on their latest EP.

Kommando, "Kranial Klash"
Kommando, “Kranial Klash”ReviewsApril 30, 2014

The newly resurrected project by Dan Courtman makes a surprisingly listenable (and enjoyable) iteration of power electronics.

Kommunity FK, "La Santisima Muerte"
Kommunity FK, “La Santisima Muerte”ReviewsNovember 18, 2011

The iconic deathrock band returns with a record of glam-inflected experimentation.

KONKURS, "Burning Images" - SΛRIN, "Current Conflict"
KONKURS, “Burning Images” – SΛRIN, “Current Conflict”ReviewsAugust 22, 2016

EPs from North American expats KONKURS and SΛRIN bring tight and punchy body music.

Kontravoid, "Kontravoid"
Kontravoid, “Kontravoid”ReviewsSeptember 7, 2012

The punky electro debut from the former Crystal Castles drummer rises above some limitations to provide a charming listening experience.

Kontravoid - Too Deep
Kontravoid, “Too Deep”ReviewsOctober 1, 2019

The second LP from Kontravoid capitalizes on the project’s move towards stricter EBM sounds but retains no small amount of melody and character.

Observer: Kali Jugend & Roya
Observer: Kali Jugend & RoyaObserver, ReviewsJune 8, 2018

Short-form reviews of new works from Kali Jugend and Roya.

Kangarot - Kid Goes To Night School
Observer: Natura EST & KangarotObserverOctober 4, 2019

Capsule reviews of new releases from Natura EST (autoclav 1.1 & xotox) and Kangarot.

Virtues & Failings
Observer: Virtues & Failings and KnKObserver, ReviewsOctober 19, 2018

Capsule reviews of releases by Virtues & Failings, and KnK.

Replicas: Kirlian Camera, "Eclipse • Das Schwarze Denkmal"
Replicas: Kirlian Camera, “Eclipse • Das Schwarze Denkmal”Replicas, ReviewsMay 29, 2013

We have a listen to a reissue from the italian darkwave masters’ catalogue in anticipation of their new LP.

Replicas: Kirlian Camera, "Radio Music A"
Replicas: Kirlian Camera, “Radio Music A”Replicas, ReviewsFebruary 12, 2016

A new compilation tackles the challenge of encapsulating the best of Kirlian Camera’s thirty-five years of work in a single CD.

Sebastian Komor, "Vikings, Thrones & Dragonbones"
Sebastian Komor, “Vikings, Thrones & Dragonbones”ReviewsSeptember 17, 2014

The prolific producer indulges his orchestral jones on this new suite that finds a balance between composition and full on club stompers.

The Klinik, "The Klinik 84 91"
The Klinik, “The Klinik 84 91”ReviewsAugust 21, 2014

The 8 CD copilation of the seminal EBM project collects most of their material from the 80s, and reminds us of exactly why they’ve stayed so difficult to quantify.

The Pitch: Kas Product, "Try Out"
The Pitch: Kas Product, “Try Out”The PitchFebruary 24, 2015

The Pitch returns, with Bruce trying to convince Alex of the merits of KaS Product’s classic 1982 LP.

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Einstürzende Neubauten, "Lament"
Einstürzende Neubauten, “Lament”ReviewsNovember 13, 2014

Einstürzende Neubauten revisit the scale and horror of the Great war through the lenses of their own aesthetic and war-time compositions.

In Conversation: Laibach, "Spectre"
In Conversation: Laibach, “Spectre”In Conversation, ReviewsMarch 6, 2014

The senior staff chew over the disarmingly direct tone of Laibach’s latest opus.

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In Conversation: Lycia, “A Line That Connects”In ConversationSeptember 10, 2015

We discuss the mammoth new album from darkwave legends Lycia.

Lamia Vox, "Sigillum Diaboli"
Lamia Vox, “Sigillum Diaboli”ReviewsApril 10, 2013

Russian one-woman project Lamia Vox uses the foundations of dark ambient as the first piece in each of its compelling compositions which reach out into broader territory.

Lana Del Rabies, "Shadow World"
Lana Del Rabies, “Shadow World”ReviewsJune 19, 2018

The new LP from Lana Del Rabies varies between industrial, noise, and darkwave markers, but there’s nothing varied about its incendiary and damning thematics.

Lead Into Gold, "The Sun Behind the Sun"
Lead Into Gold, “The Sun Behind the Sun”ReviewsAugust 15, 2018

Paul Barker’s new LP as Lead Into Gold uses history as a jumping off point for new ideas.

Leaether Strip, "50"
Leaether Strip, “50”ReviewsDecember 5, 2017

Claus Larsen marks his half-centennial with another record of rock-solid Leaether Strip dark electro.

Leaether Strip, "Reptile Man Drop"
Leaether Strip, “Reptile Man Drop”ReviewsAugust 16, 2016

Claus Larsen pays tribute to Simple Minds on a surprisingly fun new EP.

Leæther Strip, "Serenade for the Dead II"
Leæther Strip, “Serenade for the Dead II”ReviewsMarch 27, 2013

One of the undisputed masters of dark electro returns with a record which reminds us of the often unexplored, symphonic side of that genre.

Leaether Strip, "Spæctator"
Leaether Strip, “Spæctator”ReviewsDecember 6, 2016

Soft sounds hit hard on the new Leaether Strip record.

Leaether Strip, "Teenage Demos"
Leaether Strip, “Teenage Demos”ReviewsJanuary 21, 2014

We listen to the earliest synthpop demos of the celebrated dark electro godfather.

Leaether Strip, "World Molæster"
Leaether Strip, “World Molæster”ReviewsSeptember 11, 2018

Claus Larsen’s latest album shows off how versatile Leaether Strip is as a project in 2018.

Legend, "Fearless"
Legend, “Fearless”ReviewsDecember 11, 2012

The debut from the Icelandic duo skillfully plays off a variety of binaries, but none moreso than the divide between their warm, human melodies and huge, icy synths.

Legend, "Midnight Champion"
Legend, “Midnight Champion”ReviewsOctober 18, 2017

The long-awaited sophomore album from Iceland’s Legend shifts the band into an electronic rock milieu.

lié, "Consent"
lié, “Consent”ReviewsDecember 10, 2014

A dark and harrowing blast of goth-tinged punk from Vancouver’s lié, with plenty of style and substance.

lié, "Hounds"
lié, “Hounds”ReviewsJuly 10, 2018

Vancouver cold punk lié go deeper and somehow darker on their third LP.

lié, "Truth Or Consequences"
lié, “Truth Or Consequences”ReviewsAugust 31, 2016

Vancouver’s lié bring the panic and fury of their recent live sets to bear on their second LP.

Lingua Ignota - Caligula
Lingua Ignota, “Caligula”ReviewsAugust 21, 2019

A second blistering LP from the indomitable Lingua Ignota uses noise and neo-classical sounds to invoke the vengeance of the wronged.

Liquid Divine, "Get Off My Planet"
Liquid Divine, “Get Off My Planet”ReviewsOctober 5, 2016

After a long hiatus, German electro sculptors Liquid Divine attempt to balance craft and immediacy with mixed results.

Loomec, "Personal Drugstore"
Loomec, “Personal Drugstore”ReviewsAugust 27, 2013

Stefan Poiss (mind.in.a.box, THYX) unveils yet another side project, one with an odd mix of rock guitar and debonair sophistication.

Lycia - In Flickers
Lycia, “In Flickers”ReviewsNovember 14, 2018

The latest from American darkwave royalty illustrates their continued creative momentum.

Lycia, "Quiet Moments"
Lycia, “Quiet Moments”ReviewsAugust 29, 2013

Lycia’s full-length return stays true to the ethereal/darkwave band’s bleak tone, but makes some provocative and current tune-ups in sound.

Observer: Witch Root & Luminance
Observer: Witch Root & LuminanceObserverSeptember 20, 2019

Capsules write-ups of new releases from Witch Root, and Luminance.

Philipp Münch & Loss, "Transcontinental Desperation"
Philipp Münch & Loss, “Transcontinental Desperation”ReviewsMarch 19, 2014

The creative meeting of Ant-Zen roster artists Dan Fox of Loss and Phillip Münch of Synapscape sounds pretty much as you would expect it to.

Lassigue Bendthaus - Render
Replicas: Lassigue Bendthaus, “Cloned (+Singles)” & “Render”ReplicasFebruary 26, 2019

Two LPs from Uwe Schmidt’s influential but oft-overlooked Lassigue Bendthaus project are reissued in all their genre-bending glory.

Replicas: Lassigue Bendthaus, "Matter"
Replicas: Lassigue Bendthaus, “Matter”Replicas, ReviewsMay 6, 2014

Dark Entries reissues the seminal LP by Uwe Schmidt’s electro-industrial project that presaged any number of genre records that came afterwards.

Replicas: Lycia, "Bleak - Vane"
Replicas: Lycia, “Bleak – Vane”Replicas, ReviewsJune 6, 2018

The sole album from what was originally a Lycia side-project comes to Bandcamp in its 2009 remastered form.

The Legendary Pink Dots - Angel In The Details
The Legendary Pink Dots, “Angel In The Detail”ReviewsAugust 27, 2019

Two years in the making, the new LP from The Legendary Pink Dots alights on the classic sounds and themes of the band as they begin their fifth decade.

The Legendary Pink Dots, "Pages of Aquarius"
The Legendary Pink Dots, “Pages of Aquarius”ReviewsMay 10, 2016

The Legendary Pink Dots add another melancholic page to their considerable discography.

The Legendary Pink Dots, "The Gethsemane Option"
The Legendary Pink Dots, “The Gethsemane Option”ReviewsJuly 9, 2013

The Legendary Pink Dots reemerge after a brief hiatus with an album that’s as cold, dark, and resolute as anything in recent memory from their fantastic encampment.

The Loyal Opposition, "Under the State"
The Loyal Opposition, “Under the State”ReviewsAugust 13, 2012

The side-project of SMP and Doll Factory touches on the various tropes associated with its parent groups to occasionally good effect.

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Ari Mason, "Creatures"
Ari Mason, “Creatures”ReviewsMarch 30, 2016

A restrained but charismatic vocal presence guides Ari Mason’s second LP to a hypnotic state on the darkwave/synthpop border.

Douglas J. McCarthy, "Kill Your Friends"
Douglas J. McCarthy, “Kill Your Friends”ReviewsDecember 12, 2012

Douglas McCarthy delivers 2012’s last great surprise: a summery blast of energy from one of EBM’s greatest.

End to End: Melotron, "Stuck in the Mirror"
End to End: Melotron, “Stuck in the Mirror”End to End, ReviewsMarch 15, 2013

The German synth/futurepop outfit return after an extended absence with a new single.

End to End: Mesh, "Born to Lie"
End to End: Mesh, “Born to Lie”End to End, ReviewsJanuary 25, 2013

We pick apart the tracks on the new single from the long-running British synth-pop project.

End To End: mind.in.a.box, "Revelations Club.Mixes"
End To End: mind.in.a.box, “Revelations Club.Mixes”End to End, ReviewsMarch 21, 2012

mind.in.a.box distill their latest opus down to five club mixes, prepared in-house.

In Conversation: Morbid Angel Remixed
In Conversation: Morbid Angel RemixedIn Conversation, ReviewsMay 3, 2012

We crack some brews with friend of the site Justin Hagberg of 3 Inches Of Blood and listen to Morbid Angel’s befuddling behemoth of a remix album, and try to make sense of its odd blend of industrial and metal tropes.

M‡яc▲ll▲ + V▲LH▲LL, "Malleus Maleficarum"
M‡яc▲ll▲ + V▲LH▲LL, “Malleus Maleficarum”ReviewsMay 22, 2013

M‡яc▲ll▲ and V▲LH▲LL release another split release of woozy darkness, and demonstrate the different directions each band’s progression has taken.

M‡яc▲ll▲, "HЄRЄŦłC"
M‡яc▲ll▲, “HЄRЄŦłC”ReviewsDecember 12, 2013

The mysterious post-witch house producer continues the rapid evolution of their dusky, horror-themed style.

M‡ЯC▲LL▲, self-titled
M‡ЯC▲LL▲, self-titledReviewsJune 8, 2016

A slightly mellower suite of sounds and moods awaits listeners on self-described bloodwave outfit M‡ЯC▲LL▲’s latest.

Mahr, "Her Embrace"
Mahr, “Her Embrace”ReviewsOctober 19, 2012

The new release from the Pale Noir boss showcases her remix work for some likeminded artists.

Marching Dynamics & Cervello Elettronico, "Shutter and Cross Yourself/Animalism"
Marching Dynamics & Cervello Elettronico, “Shutter and Cross Yourself/Animalism”ReviewsFebruary 5, 2014

The new split from Marching Dynamics and Cervello Elettronico serves up originals and remixes, giving an efficient snapshot of where each of these instrumental projects is at.

Marching Dynamics, "Boomslang"
Marching Dynamics, “Boomslang”ReviewsJanuary 7, 2015

Marching Dynamics return after a hiatus, integrating faster and brighter techno colours into their rhythmic noise palette.

Marsheaux, "A Broken Frame"
Marsheaux, “A Broken Frame”ReviewsFebruary 17, 2015

Marsheaux revisit one of Depeche Mode’s weaker albums using both their own style and that later developed by DM themselves.

Marsheaux, "Ath.Lon"
Marsheaux, “Ath.Lon”ReviewsJune 28, 2016

The Greek synthpop duo do a victory lap, delivering a good record not quite up to the standards of their best.

Marsheaux, "Inhale"
Marsheaux, “Inhale”ReviewsJune 26, 2013

In it’s best moments the new album from the Greek synthpop duo can still inspire feelings of elation.

Masticated Existence, "Electronic Bloody Music"
Masticated Existence, “Electronic Bloody Music”ReviewsApril 1, 2014

Intern Tobey reviews the terr0r rave project’s sophomore album, and finds it pleasing.

Matter, "Primitive Forms"
Matter, “Primitive Forms”ReviewsJuly 6, 2018

Matter’s first album for Ant-Zen digs deep into trad rhythmic noise with a few modern touches.

Memmaker, "Let There be Lasers"
Memmaker, “Let There be Lasers”ReviewsApril 6, 2016

Arriving 8 years after their debut, the new Memmaker album is cut from the same high-bpm cloth as its predecessor.

MEND, "Vanishing Point"
MEND, “Vanishing Point”ReviewsMarch 12, 2014

MEND’s debut perfectly consolidates the Chicago IDM project’s uncanny mix of the familiar and the alien.

MEND, self-titled
MEND, self-titledReviewsJune 8, 2012

Chicago IDM duo release an EP of warm, evocative, and elegant tunes which will no doubt help to whet appetites for their eventual full-length.

Mentallo And The Fixer, "Music From The Eather"
Mentallo And The Fixer, “Music From The Eather”ReviewsJanuary 4, 2013

Gary Dassing doubles down on his radical experimentation with Mentallo, unleashing a mammoth slab of intense, deconstructed electro-industrial.

Mesh, "Automation Baby"
Mesh, “Automation Baby”ReviewsJuly 16, 2013

We revisit the 2013 album from the Bristol-based synthpop act with an ear towards figuring out why it never really clicked with us.

Mild Peril, "Matter"
Mild Peril, “Matter”ReviewsOctober 16, 2014

Mild Peril’s cosmic forays get a jolt of italo and electro, resulting in a jaunty and irrepressibly fun listen.

Mildreda, "Coward Philosophy"
Mildreda, “Coward Philosophy”ReviewsMay 18, 2016

diskonnekted’s Jan Dewulf resurrects his dark electro project with a new album compiled with some older material.

Militia, "Power! Propaganda! Production!"
Militia, “Power! Propaganda! Production!”ReviewsSeptember 26, 2011

The Belgian industrial percussion collective’s fifth LP is both a mature and nuanced listen as well as the perfect introduction to all that these stalwart anarcho noisemakers do.

Militia, "The Face Of God"
Militia, “The Face Of God”ReviewsMay 20, 2015

Martial industrial unit Militia reassemble for a salvo against religion’s role in structures of oppression.

Mind Teardown, "Double Wire Salad"
Mind Teardown, “Double Wire Salad”ReviewsAugust 30, 2016

The side-project of Cyborgs on Crack is more explicitly industrial, but no less strange.

mind.in.a.box, "Broken Legacies"
mind.in.a.box, “Broken Legacies”ReviewsOctober 17, 2017

mind.in.a.box add a melancholy chapter to their ongoing cyberpunk saga.

mind.in.a.box, "Memories"
mind.in.a.box, “Memories”ReviewsMarch 24, 2015

The faithful are rewarded in the latest from the cult act, packing in as many of their signature sounds as possible while going even further down the rabbit hole of the meta-narrative that has spanned their catalogue.

mind.in.a.box, "Revelations"
mind.in.a.box, “Revelations”ReviewsJanuary 31, 2012

The next step in the acclaimed band’s progression is a warm, rich listen which demands time and careful listening.

Mindless Faith, "Just Defy"
Mindless Faith, “Just Defy”ReviewsJanuary 11, 2012

The latest from the US hard electronic and guitar combo is a testament to their skill as producers and programmers.

Minuit Machine, "Infrarouge"
Minuit Machine, “Infrarouge”ReviewsJune 4, 2019

Returning darkwavers Minuit Machine have some gloriously mopey songs on their third LP.

Minuit Machine, "Violent Rains"
Minuit Machine, “Violent Rains”ReviewsNovember 17, 2015

Parisian duo Minuit Machine stoke flames on their second LP of dramatic coldwave.

Miracle, "The Strife Of Love In A Dream"
Miracle, “The Strife Of Love In A Dream”ReviewsFebruary 27, 2018

Miracle offer an elegant yet weighty dark synth odyssey on their second full-length.

Missing Witness - Traitors
Missing Witness, “Traitors”ReviewsOctober 10, 2018

Seattle’s Missing Witness create murky but compelling menace with their second EP.

Mlada Fronta - No Trespassing
Mlada Fronta, “No Trespassing”ReviewsOctober 23, 2018

Mlada Fronta continue down a synthwave path which has become somewhat formalist.

Mlada Fronta, "Outrun"
Mlada Fronta, “Outrun”ReviewsFebruary 10, 2016

Long running french electronic outfit Mlada Fronta goes full-synthwave on their latest LP.

Mlada Fronta, "Polygon"
Mlada Fronta, “Polygon”ReviewsNovember 12, 2014

Rémy Pelleschi’s wide-ranging experimental project Mlada Fronta returns after nearly a decade long absence with a dance record of all things.

Molasar, "Talismans"
Molasar, “Talismans”ReviewsNovember 4, 2015

Chris Gilbert’s latest homage to classic synth of all stripes is a brisk and invigorating listen.

Monolith, "Domination"
Monolith, “Domination”ReviewsJuly 20, 2016

20 years into the life of the project, Eric Van Wonterghem is still exploring noisy and technoid sounds with Monolith.

Motor, "Man Made Machine"
Motor, “Man Made Machine”ReviewsApril 17, 2012

The fourth album from the techno-electro duo relies heavily on vocals for the first time, and features guest spots from Martin Gore, Douglas McCarthy and Gary Numan.

Motor!k, self-titled
Motor!k, self-titledReviewsOctober 24, 2019

Dirk Ivens and bandmates make straightahead krautrock on Motor!k’s debut LP.

Mr.Kitty, "A.I."
Mr.Kitty, “A.I.”ReviewsMarch 15, 2017

Mr.Kitty’s newest highlights the electropop artist’s transition from producer/performer to auteur.

Mr.Kitty, "Ephemeral
Mr.Kitty, “EphemeralReviewsMarch 15, 2019

Mr.Kitty’s expansive new double-album is a testament to everything that has brought him to this moment, and every place he might go from here.

Mr.Kitty, "Fragments"
Mr.Kitty, “Fragments”ReviewsAugust 26, 2015

Mr.Kitty takes a victory lap on his confident new album of synthwave and electropop, as affecting and genuine as ever.

Mr.Kitty, "Life"
Mr.Kitty, “Life”ReviewsJuly 3, 2013

Young synthpop stylist Mr.Kitty delivers, distilling the essence of his simple but emotional aesthetic into a solid batch of tunes.

Mr.Kitty, "Time"
Mr.Kitty, “Time”ReviewsJuly 11, 2014

Hot on the heels of one of last year’s best records, Forrest Carney is consolidating all of his work thus far on one LP of nervous energy and sweet release.

Multiple Man, "High On The Hog"
Multiple Man, “High On The Hog”ReviewsMarch 29, 2019

The new EP from Multiple Man further arches the spine of their unique take on body music.

Multiple Man, "New Metal"
Multiple Man, “New Metal”ReviewsMarch 8, 2017

The first proper LP from the Australian EBM duo packs in a tremendous number of ideas and sounds throughout.

Mystified, "Eschate Thule"
Mystified, “Eschate Thule”ReviewsApril 23, 2014

Mystified offers dark ambient listeners a detour into more orchestral terrain.

Myths, "Myths"
Myths, “Myths”ReviewsFebruary 22, 2012

Vancouver’s Myths draw from a deep well of theatrical and confrontational synth music on their noisy debut.

MZ.412 - Svartmyrkr
Mz.412, “Svartmyrkr”ReviewsFebruary 22, 2019

Swedish black industrialists MZ.412 return after more than a decade with a bombastic and ambitious LP.

Figure Section
Observer: Figure Section & MadrelarvaObserverOctober 11, 2019

Short form reviews of new releases from Figure Section and Madrelarva.

Fractions - Scars Of Love
Observer: Fractions & MeiprObserverAugust 23, 2019

Capsules of new releases by FRACTIONS and Meipr

Observer: Hex Wolves & Monolith
Observer: Hex Wolves & MonolithAlbum Reviews, ObserverMay 11, 2018

Short form reviews of techno-tinged releases from Hex Wolves and Monolith.

Observer: Makeup And Vanity Set & Webdriver Torso
Observer: Makeup And Vanity Set & Webdriver TorsoObserverMay 18, 2018

Shortform reviews of new EPs by Makeup And Vanity Set and Webdriver Torso.

Saigon Blue Rain - Pink Obsession
Observer: Mascarpone & Saigon Blue RainObserverAugust 30, 2019

Short form reviews of new records by Mascarpone and Saigon Blue Rain.

Observer: Mind | Matter & Crystal Geometry
Observer: Mind | Matter & Crystal GeometryObserverNovember 8, 2019

Capsule reviews of two French techno-industrial releases.

Observer: Nootropic & Mind Teardown
Observer: Nootropic & Mind TeardownObserver, ReviewsJuly 12, 2019

Bite-sized takes on records by Nootropic and Mind Teardown.

Philipp Münch & Loss, "Transcontinental Desperation"
Philipp Münch & Loss, “Transcontinental Desperation”ReviewsMarch 19, 2014

The creative meeting of Ant-Zen roster artists Dan Fox of Loss and Phillip Münch of Synapscape sounds pretty much as you would expect it to.

Philipp Münch, "Mondo Obscura"
Philipp Münch, “Mondo Obscura”ReviewsAugust 31, 2012

The Rorschach Garden/Synapscape member’s second album under his own name travels through a variety of electronic genres with equal aplomb.

Replicas: Mlada Fronta, "Every Thing"
Replicas: Mlada Fronta, “Every Thing”Replicas, ReviewsNovember 1, 2013

The exhaustive Artoffact retrospective of Mlada Fronta’s discography does a great job of getting new fans up to speed while giving die-hards the obscurities they want.

Replicas: Rose McDowall, "Cut With The Cake Knife"
Replicas: Rose McDowall, “Cut With The Cake Knife”Replicas, ReviewsOctober 5, 2015

A reissue of Rose McDowall’s earliest solo material connects Strawberry Switchblade to her later work.

The Pitch: Mentallo And The Fixer's "Enlightenment..."
The Pitch: Mentallo And The Fixer’s “Enlightenment…”Reviews, The PitchFebruary 17, 2012

Bruce tries to sell Alex on Mentallo & the Fixer’s 2007 comeback record in the second installment of our new feature.

V▲LH▲LL + M‡яc▲ll▲, "Għøsŧs of Λnŧįquįŧұ"
V▲LH▲LL + M‡яc▲ll▲, “Għøsŧs of Λnŧįquįŧұ”ReviewsJuly 31, 2012

One of the best cases yet for post-witch house is made on this split EP, available as a name-your-price download from Bandcamp.

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Coil/Nine Inch Nails, "Recoiled"
Coil/Nine Inch Nails, “Recoiled”ReviewsFebruary 6, 2014

We contemplate the recently uncovered alternate versions of Coil’s now-legendary remixes for Nine Inch Nails.

Displacer & Nimon, "House of the Dying Sun"
Displacer & Nimon, “House of the Dying Sun”ReviewsMarch 11, 2014

Two noted artists from the IDM end of Our Thing collaborate on a smooth and shoegazey release for Hymen records.

End to End: Noir, "My Dear"
End to End: Noir, “My Dear”End to End, ReviewsNovember 30, 2012

We listen to the new single from Athan Maroulis (Spahn Ranch/Executive Slacks/Black Tape for a Blue Girl) track by track.

Gary Numan & Ade Fenton, "From Inside"
Gary Numan & Ade Fenton, “From Inside”ReviewsOctober 28, 2014

Gary Numan and producer Ade Fenton bring the specific flavour of their musical partnership to an instrumental soundtrack.

Gary Numan, "Dead Son Rising"
Gary Numan, “Dead Son Rising”ReviewsDecember 9, 2011

Synth godfather and ID:UD patron saint Gary Numan’s latest owes a great deal to his musical progeny, but is none the weaker for it.

Gary Numan, "Splinter (Songs from a Broken Mind)"
Gary Numan, “Splinter (Songs from a Broken Mind)”ReviewsOctober 24, 2013

A new album from our site’s patron saint coincides with a climax of appreciation for his early work, even as it continues the arc of his latter career.

In Conversation: Neuroticfish, "A Sign Of Life"
In Conversation: Neuroticfish, “A Sign Of Life”In ConversationApril 10, 2015

The senior staff chew over the lasting legacy of futurepop on the occasion of the long-awaited comeback record from Neuroticfish.

In Conversation: Nine Inch Nails, The Broken Movie
In Conversation: Nine Inch Nails, The Broken MovieIn Conversation, ReviewsMay 9, 2013

On the occasion of its reemergence, we discuss Nine Inch Nails’ infamous “Broken” film, it’s place within NIN’s history, and its relevance in the modern era.

In Conversation: Nothing But Noise, "Not Bleeding Red"
In Conversation: Nothing But Noise, “Not Bleeding Red”Commentary, In Conversation, ReviewsApril 5, 2012

The senior staff has a conversation about the debut release by Daniel B of Front 242’s new project Nothing But Noise in our new feature.

Necro Facility, "Wintermute"
Necro Facility, “Wintermute”ReviewsJuly 6, 2011

While comparisons to Skinny Puppy are still valid, Wintermute shows Necro Facility not only developing a sound of its own, but also presenting a new vision of what crossover industrial can be.

Necrotek, "Blacklight Magick"
Necrotek, “Blacklight Magick”ReviewsMarch 13, 2012