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A Covenant Of Thorns - Black
A Covenant Of Thorns, “Black”January 5, 2021

Dark synthpop act A Covenant Of Thorns delivers another record of brooding but melodic charms.

A Covenant Of Thorns - Shadows & Serenades
A Covenant Of Thorns, “Shadows & Serenades”April 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”July 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.

Absolute Body Control, "A New Dawn"
Absolute Body Control, “A New Dawn”March 23, 2021

Dirk Ivens and Eric Van Wonterghem return to Absolute Body Control on a new EP.

Absurd Minds, "Tempus Fugit"
Absurd Minds, “Tempus Fugit”February 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”May 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”January 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”February 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”January 13, 2012

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

ACTORS, "Acts of Worship"
ACTORS, “Acts of Worship”October 15, 2021

Vancouver’s ACTORS crystallize their high-gloss post-punk and new wave sound on their sophomore LP.

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

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

AD:Key, "Astrogator"
AD:Key, “Astrogator”January 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”November 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”November 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”October 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.

Affet Robot - Fiyasko
Affet Robot, “Fiyasko”March 16, 2021

The retro coldwave and new wave of Turkey’s Affet Robot holds its own in comparison to its influences.

Agent Side Grinder, "A/X"
Agent Side Grinder, “A/X”May 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”March 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”January 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”February 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”January 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”August 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”July 25, 2018

Abstracted gaming ambiance showcases aliceffekt’s sound design talents.

All Your Sisters, "Trust Ruins"
All Your Sisters, “Trust Ruins”July 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”January 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”April 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”June 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”February 26, 2014

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

Alphaxone - The Infinite Void
Alphaxone, “The Infinite Void”September 7, 2022

The latest from Alphaxone continues the Iranian dark ambient producer’s journey into deep space.

Alter Der Ruine, "Doom Soother"
Alter Der Ruine, “Doom Soother”November 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”January 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”July 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”December 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”June 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”November 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”February 16, 2016

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

Den Svagsintes Klagan - Analfabetism
Analfabetism, “Den Svagsintes Klagan”February 28, 2024

Fredrik Djurfeldt’s Analfabetism project carries death industrial and dark ambient into the forests of northern Sweden.

Analfabetism - Kniven Sitter Kvar i Bonden
Analfabetism, “Kniven Sitter Kvar i Bonden”October 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”September 6, 2019

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

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

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

Analfabetism, self-titled
Analfabetism, self-titledJanuary 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.”June 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-titledApril 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”August 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”January 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”August 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”June 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”November 5, 2014

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

Antigen Shift, "Brotherhood"
Antigen Shift, “Brotherhood”June 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”February 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”April 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”May 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”October 27, 2015

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

Architect, "Mine"
Architect, “Mine”September 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”June 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”November 16, 2011

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

Assassun, "Chronic Quicksand Depression Morning"
Assassun, “Chronic Quicksand Depression Morning”April 18, 2023

Vlimmer’s Alexander Leonard Donat’s Assassun harnesses manic synth energy on its sophomore LP.

Assemblage 23, "Endure"
Assemblage 23, “Endure”September 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”August 21, 2018

Florida darkwavers shoot for gloomy charm on their new LP.

At The Heart Of The World - Inosculate
At The Heart Of The World, “Inosculate”March 15, 2022

Mean and grimy electro-industrial from the PNW courtesy of At The Heart Of The World.

At The Heart Of The World - Paroxysm
At The Heart Of The World, “Paroxysm”October 18, 2022

Another EP keeps At The Heart Of The World’s run of grimy electro-industrial going in 2022.

Atari Teenage Riot, "Is This Hyperreal?"
Atari Teenage Riot, “Is This Hyperreal?”July 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”May 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”April 17, 2013

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

Aurat - Khaar
Aurat, “Khaar”September 1, 2021

A focused and wholly electronic EP finds Aurat refining their darkwave/EBM sound.

Aurat - Zeher
Aurat, “Zeher”October 7, 2020

Aurat’s new LP brings together a range of darkwave and goth sounds under the auspices of powerful Urdu vocals.

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

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

Author & Punisher - Krüller
Author & Punisher, “Krüller”February 16, 2022

The new Author & Punisher LP uses industrial percussion to buttress a melodic and even elegant strain of doom.

Auto-Auto, "Dancing Through Dark Times"
Auto-Auto, “Dancing Through Dark Times”November 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”February 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”June 12, 2018

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

Autoclav1.1, "Nothing Outside"
Autoclav1.1, “Nothing Outside”September 2, 2020

Autoclav1.1 have subtle emotional range on their new LP of technoid/IDM.

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

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

Autoclav1.1/Displacer, "Spacetime"
Autoclav1.1/Displacer, “Spacetime”August 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”September 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”June 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”May 8, 2019

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

Autumns, "I Didn't Mean to Send it Twice"
Autumns, “I Didn’t Mean to Send it Twice”January 17, 2023

Irish producer Autumns can play it straight and go mutant when it suits them on their new release.

Azar Swan, "Savage Exile"
Azar Swan, “Savage Exile”December 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”October 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”June 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” SingleOctober 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”, August 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”, June 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”, April 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”, August 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”, February 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”August 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”, June 21, 2012

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

Observer:  Stabbing Westward & Affet Robot
Observer: Stabbing Westward & Affet RobotJanuary 31, 2020

Capsule reviews of Stabbing Westward and Affet Robot.

ANIHILA - Kosmobushir
Observer: ANIHILA & Dusty Idols, November 20, 2020

Capsule takes on releases from ANIHILA and Dusty Idols.

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

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

Observer: Autumns & Amrou Kithkin
Observer: Autumns & Amrou Kithkin, August 19, 2022

Thoughts on new releases from Autumns and Amrou Kithkin.

Blakmoth - Pappus
Observer: Blakmoth & AnaerobicMarch 11, 2022

Thoughts on new EPs by Blakmoth and Anaerobic.

Observer: Brecc & Azfarat
Observer: Brecc & AzfaratApril 3, 2020

Short form reviews of new works by Brecc and Azfarat.

Anti-Yo - La Formula
Observer: Confines & Anti-YoDecember 10, 2021

Thoughts on new EPs by Confines and Anti-Yo.

Observer: Cult of Alia & ATT Corp
Observer: Cult of Alia & ATT Corp, July 16, 2021

Thoughts on new releases by Cult of Alia & ATT Corp.

Aleister Blake - Cyber Fame, Real Pain
Observer: Harsh R & Aleister BlakeJuly 9, 2021

Thoughts on new EPs from Harsh R & Aleister Blake

Aarktica & Black Tape For A Blue Girl - Eating Rose Petals
Observer: Operation Blue Eyes – Aarktica & Black Tape For A Blue GirlNovember 27, 2020

Thoughts on new releases from Operation Blue Eyes and Aarktica & Black Tape For A Blue Girl.

Observer: Romy & Alphaxone
Observer: Romy & AlphaxoneOctober 29, 2021

Thoughts on new records by Romy and Alphaxone.

Observer: The Weep & Antipole
Observer: The Weep & Antipole, January 15, 2021

It’s a post-punk two-fer with capsule reviews of new records by The Weep and Antipole.

Coil + Zos Kia + Marc Almond, "How To Destroy Angels"
Replicas: Coil + Zos Kia + Marc Almond, “How To Destroy Angels”September 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”January 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”, February 7, 2014

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

Babyland, "Live Execution"
Babyland, “Live Execution”January 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”September 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”June 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”July 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”September 22, 2015

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

Bedless Bones, "Bending the Iron Bough"
Bedless Bones, “Bending the Iron Bough”December 1, 2021

Bedless Bones adds a dose of earthy paganism to her darkwave sound on her second LP.

Bedless Bones - Mire Of Mercury
Bedless Bones, “Mire Of Mercury”November 17, 2023

Bedless Bones’ brand of darkwave shimmers between the here and now and the genre’s roots.

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

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

Belgrado - Intra Apogeum
Belgrado, “Intra Apogeum”June 7, 2023

After a lengthy layoff, Spanish post-punk act Belgrado trade out some of their fury for new wave synth colours.

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

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

Binary Park "The Deviated" EP
Binary Park “The Deviated” EPOctober 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”April 6, 2018

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

Binary Park, "Singularity"
Binary Park, “Singularity”January 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”April 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”March 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”July 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”January 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”March 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”August 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”July 23, 2014

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

Black Magnet - Body Prophecy
Black Magnet, “Body Prophecy”August 9, 2022

Black Magnet delivers another tight set of accomplished and varied industrial metal.

Black Magnet, "Hallucination Scene"
Black Magnet, “Hallucination Scene”September 16, 2020

Black Magnet don’t skimp on the industrial in their industrial metal debut.

Black Nail Cabaret, "Dichromat"
Black Nail Cabaret, “Dichromat”February 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 - Gods Verging On Sanity
Black Nail Cabaret, “Gods Verging On Sanity”May 12, 2020

Black Nail Cabaret distill dark pop melodies and production into their strongest LP to date.

Black Nail Cabaret, "Harry Me Marry Me Bury Me Bite Me"
Black Nail Cabaret, “Harry Me Marry Me Bury Me Bite Me”May 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”December 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”January 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”June 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”December 12, 2018

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

Blakmoth - Phantom Limb
Blakmoth, “Phantom Limb”January 18, 2022

Emotional and musical hauntings shape Blakmoth’s ‘doombient’ style on his new LP.

Blakmoth - The Hissing Silence
Blakmoth, “The Hissing Silence”June 20, 2023

Baltimore’s Blakmoth continues his run of solid dark ambient releases, the latest being a decidedly grounded (if no less depressing) listen.

Blank, "Dark Retreat"
Blank, “Dark Retreat”May 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.

Blu Anxxiety - Morbid Now, Morbid Later
Blu Anxxiety, “Morbid Now, Morbid Later”September 20, 2023

Freestyle, hip-hop, and general electronics are all amplified in Blu Anxxiety’s latest all-you-can-eat buffet at the goth bar.

Blu Anxxiety, "Plaay Dead"
Blu Anxxiety, “Plaay Dead”July 14, 2021

NYC’s Blu Anxxiety defy genre rules and expectations on their deathrock by way of freestyle LP “Plaay Dead”

Blush Response, "Desire Machines"
Blush Response, “Desire Machines”September 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”November 15, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Blutengel, "Monument"
Blutengel, “Monument”August 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”February 20, 2019

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

BLVCK CEILING, “LET US FALL”February 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”August 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”August 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”September 25, 2013

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

Bootblacks - Thin Skies
Bootblacks, “Thin Skies”October 14, 2020

Bootblacks’ new LP crams a plethora of new (and sometimes brighter) sounds into a tight half hour while still maintaining their dark and melodic post-punk charm.

Borghesia, "And Man Created God"
Borghesia, “And Man Created God”June 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”January 16, 2019

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

Boy Harsher, "Careful"
Boy Harsher, “Careful”February 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”June 24, 2016

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

Brixx - Erotomania
Brixx, “Erotomania”October 18, 2023

Brixx’s new concept LP links body music and smooth cinematics with preternatural cool.

Broken Thoughts - Hearing Ghosts
Broken Thoughts, “Hearing Ghosts”October 21, 2020

Broken Thoughts’ new record gives space, time, and potency to cryptic samples.

Broken Thoughts, "Realign"
Broken Thoughts, “Realign”April 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”July 17, 2019

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

Buzz Kull - Fascination
Buzz Kull, “Fascination”November 30, 2022

Buzz Kull makes a strong play for dancefloors at the intersection of EBM and darkwave on new LP “Fascination”.

By Any Means Necessary, "By Any Means Necessary"
By Any Means Necessary, “By Any Means Necessary”January 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”, April 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”June 26, 2018

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

Observer: Bacon Grease & Zona Utopica Garantita
Observer: Bacon Grease & Zona Utopica Garantita, January 29, 2021

Capsule review of releases by Bacon Grease and Zona Utopica Garantita.

Observer: Bara Hari & Ringfinger
Observer: Bara Hari & Ringfinger, June 4, 2021

Reviews of new darkwave EPs by Bara Hari & Ringfinger.

Bastet - Lucid Duality
Observer: Bastet & Medusa Stare, July 19, 2019

Deathrock talk in capsule reviews of Bastet and Medusa Stare.

Observer: Be My Enemy & NNHMN
Observer: Be My Enemy & NNHMNFebruary 7, 2020

Capsule reviews of new releases by Be My Enemy and NNHMN.

Sleep Clinic - Talus
Observer: Big Time Kill & Sleep ClinicApril 30, 2021

Capsule reviews of new work from Big Time Kill and Sleep Clinic.

Observer: Black Light Odyssey & Prophän
Observer: Black Light Odyssey & ProphänNovember 26, 2021

Thoughts on new EPs by Black Light Odyssey and Prophän.

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

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

Blakmoth - Pappus
Observer: Blakmoth & AnaerobicMarch 11, 2022

Thoughts on new EPs by Blakmoth and Anaerobic.

Sigsaly - Lasting Effects
Observer: Body Divide & SigsalyJanuary 24, 2020

Capsule reviews of releases by Body Divide and Sigsaly.

Observer: Brecc & Azfarat
Observer: Brecc & AzfaratApril 3, 2020

Short form reviews of new works by Brecc and Azfarat.

Observer: Cardinal Noire & Bonini Bulga
Observer: Cardinal Noire & Bonini BulgaJune 12, 2020

Capsule reviews of new releases by Cardinal Noire and Bonini Bulga

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

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

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

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

Observer: Konstantin Unwohl & Baroque / Notausgang
Observer: Konstantin Unwohl & Baroque / NotausgangFebruary 5, 2021

Capsule reviews of Konstantin Unwohl’s new release, and a split form Baroque & Notausgang.

Observer: Max und Max & Blakmoth
Observer: Max und Max & Blakmoth, July 15, 2022

Short-form reviews of new records by Max und Max and Blakmoth.

Nordvargr - Tantum Melior
Observer: Nordvargr & Black Sun Dreamer, May 17, 2019

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

Aarktica & Black Tape For A Blue Girl - Eating Rose Petals
Observer: Operation Blue Eyes – Aarktica & Black Tape For A Blue GirlNovember 27, 2020

Thoughts on new releases from Operation Blue Eyes and Aarktica & Black Tape For A Blue Girl.

Pablo Bozzi - Ghost Of Chance
Observer: Pablo Bozzi & Missing Witness, January 28, 2022

Short reviews of new EPs by Pablo Bozzi and Missing Witness.

Blakmoth - Tourniquet
Observer: Venom Vampires & BlakmothNovember 4, 2022

Short-form reviews of new work by Venom Vampires and Blakmoth.

Pablo Bozzi, "Street Reign"
Pablo Bozzi, “Street Reign”April 27, 2022

Rising italo-body producer Pablo Bozzi adds some goa sounds to his already potent mix.

Replicas: Body 11, "Youth"
Replicas: Body 11, “Youth”, September 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”, July 27, 2016

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

The Bellwether Syndicate - Vestige & Vigil
The Bellwether Syndicate, “Vestige & Vigil”May 17, 2023

Goth rock veterans The Bellwether Syndicate take a grand tour of styles past and usher them into the present.

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

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

The Break Up, "Synthesis"
The Break Up, “Synthesis”March 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”, November 8, 2013

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

Cabaret Voltaire, "Shadow of Fear"
Cabaret Voltaire, “Shadow of Fear”November 25, 2020

A solo instanciation of Cabaret Voltaire by Richard H Kirk does have some nods to the band’s vast catalogue.

Cardinal Noire, "Deluge"
Cardinal Noire, “Deluge”February 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-titledFebruary 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”April 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”January 5, 2018

Caustic offers 2018 its first pissed-off riposte.

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

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

Caustic, "Industrial Music"
Caustic, “Industrial Music”November 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”October 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”November 18, 2015

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

Celldöd, "Pulsdisco"
Celldöd, “Pulsdisco”February 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”May 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”October 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”January 31, 2017

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

Child Of Night - The Walls At Dawn
Child Of Night, “The Walls At Dawn”November 24, 2021

Murky production and sparse arrangements shape the darkwave melodies of Child Of Night’s new LP.

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

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

Choke Chain - Mortality
Choke Chain, “Mortality”September 26, 2023

Choke Chain’s nihilism and interest in moody dark electro are both amplified on new record “Mortality”.

Chrome Corpse, "Anything That Moves"
Chrome Corpse, “Anything That Moves”November 28, 2019

Chrome Corpse solidify their body music sound on their excellent new LP.

Chrome Corpse - Helmet Mounted Display
Chrome Corpse, “Helmet Mounted Display”November 17, 2020

Chrome Corpse add some new manic flair to their catchy classic EBM.

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

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

CIERŃ - The Emperor Rx
CIERŃ, “The Emperor Rx”June 21, 2022

Berlin’s CIERŃ deliver balanced and harmonic positive punk on their first full-length.

Clan Of Xymox, "Darkest Hour"
Clan Of Xymox, “Darkest Hour”July 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”April 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”October 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”February 25, 2014

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

Cocksure, "Be Rich"
Cocksure, “Be Rich”September 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”September 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.”August 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”February 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”May 29, 2019

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

Coldkill, "Distance By Design"
Coldkill, “Distance By Design”June 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”October 5, 2011

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

Collide, "Notes from the Universe"
Collide, “Notes from the Universe”February 25, 2022

Long-running darkwave act Collide are all about the subtler pleasures on their new LP.

Comaduster, "Darker Matter"
Comaduster, “Darker Matter”December 5, 2019

Comaduster’s third LP is by turns the project’s most abstract and most human.

Comaduster, "Hollow Worlds"
Comaduster, “Hollow Worlds”June 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”September 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”March 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-titledNovember 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”June 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-titledNovember 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”June 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-TitledMay 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”August 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”December 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”April 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”November 9, 2016

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

Creux Lies - Goodbye Divine
Creux Lies, “Goodbye Divine”October 27, 2021

Creux Lies step their game up with a weightier and deeper version of their dreamy post-punk style.

Crimes AM, "Death And Adoration"
Crimes AM, “Death And Adoration”November 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”April 21, 2017

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

Cruel Diagonals - Fractured Whole
Cruel Diagonals, “Fractured Whole”April 5, 2023

Cruel Diagonals’ ambient/industrial manipulation of vocals yields uncanny hauntings.

Cruise [Ctrl], "...Are Not What They Seem"
Cruise [Ctrl], “…Are Not What They Seem”October 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”October 31, 2011

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

Cryo, "Retropia"
Cryo, “Retropia”February 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”June 11, 2019

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

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

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

Crystal Geometry - Distressing Visions
Crystal Geometry, “Distressing Visions”September 21, 2021

Lightning strikes twice for Crystal Geometry with another LP of inspired and varied TBM.

Crystal Geometry - I Stare Into Darkness
Crystal Geometry, “I Stare Into Darkness”May 10, 2022

The third record in as many years from Crystal Geometry underscores Maxime Fabre’s talents at working metal elements into TBM production.

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

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

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

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

Curses - Incardine
Curses, “Incardine”March 23, 2022

Curses maintains his control of cinematic body music while reaching out into goth and post-punk territory on his new LP.

Cute Heels, "Spiritual"
Cute Heels, “Spiritual”August 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.

Cyan ID - Silent Past Wounds
Cyan ID, “Silent Past Wounds”October 4, 2022

Hypnotic body music pulses set Cyan ID’s new full-length apart from the current TBM crop.

Cyanotic, "MedPack Vol. 1"
Cyanotic, “MedPack Vol. 1”January 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”October 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”September 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”May 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”September 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”July 16, 2014

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

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

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

Cygnets - Swansongs
Cygnets, “Swansongs”March 24, 2021

Cygnets put a capstone on their impassioned discography with a closing suite of glammy, gothy, new wave stormers.

End To End: Comaduster, "Winter Eyes"
End To End: Comaduster, “Winter Eyes”, May 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”, October 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”September 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”, August 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”, September 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”, October 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”July 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”February 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: Cardinal Noire & Bonini Bulga
Observer: Cardinal Noire & Bonini BulgaJune 12, 2020

Capsule reviews of new releases by Cardinal Noire and Bonini Bulga

Observer: Caustic & Ascending
Observer: Caustic & AscendingDecember 4, 2020

Capsule reviews from Caustic and Ascending.

Hyperlacrimae - Yoga Darśana
Observer: Caustic Grip & Hyperlacrimae, May 29, 2020

Short form reviews of new work from Caustic Grip and Hyperlacrimae.

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

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

Observer: Celldöd & Alen Skanner
Observer: Celldöd & Alen Skanner, January 12, 2024

Capsule reviews of releases by Celldöd and Alen Skanner.

Pitch After Dark
Observer: Choke Chain & Pitch After DarkJuly 24, 2020

Short form discussion of the debuts of Choke Chain and Pitch After Dark.

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

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

Observer: Cold Showers & Phase Fatale
Observer: Cold Showers & Phase Fatale, June 17, 2022

Short-form reviews of new work from Cold Showers and Phase Fatale.

Anti-Yo - La Formula
Observer: Confines & Anti-YoDecember 10, 2021

Thoughts on new EPs by Confines and Anti-Yo.

Observer: Controlled Process & Choke Chain
Observer: Controlled Process & Choke Chain, February 12, 2021

Capsule reviews of new releases by Controlled Process and Choke Chain

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

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

Observer: Cult of Alia & ATT Corp
Observer: Cult of Alia & ATT Corp, July 16, 2021

Thoughts on new releases by Cult of Alia & ATT Corp.

Observer: Ćyan ID & Garden Of Beleth
Observer: Ćyan ID & Garden Of Beleth, February 4, 2022

Short-form reviews of new records by Ćyan ID and Garden Of Beleth.

Observer: Ćyan ID & grabyourface
Observer: Ćyan ID & grabyourfaceDecember 11, 2020

Capsule reviews of new releases by Ćyan ID and grabyourface.

Observer: Devikorps & Corx
Observer: Devikorps & CorxOctober 22, 2021

Capsule reviews of new work from Devikorps and Corvx.

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

Capsule reviews of two French techno-industrial releases.

Observer: The Hearses & Cruel Diagonals
Observer: The Hearses & Cruel DiagonalsSeptember 3, 2021

Short-form thoughts on new records by Thee Hearses and Cruel Diagonals.

Observer: Trellick & Jérôme Chassagnard
Observer: Trellick & Jérôme ChassagnardNovember 5, 2021

Brief reviews of new works by Trellick and Jérôme Chassagnard.

Unconscious & HKKPTR
Observer: Unconscious/HKKPTR & Crudmouth, August 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 DiagonalsJanuary 18, 2019

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

Randal Collier-Ford - Advent
Randal Collier-Ford, “Advent”December 1, 2020

The latest from producer Randal Collier-Ford showcases his seamless integration of neo-classical and acoustic elements into dark ambient.

Randal Collier-Ford, "Promethean"
Randal Collier-Ford, “Promethean”October 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”October 7, 2014

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

Replicas: Caustic, "Yo Soy En Fuego"
Replicas: Caustic, “Yo Soy En Fuego”July 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”September 26, 2018

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

Corpus Delicti - Rarities
Replicas: Corpus Delicti, “Rarities”March 25, 2020

Classic French goth rock act Corpus Delicti mark their reactivation with a release of archival material.

Replicas: Cyberaktif, "Tenebrae Vision"
Replicas: Cyberaktif, “Tenebrae Vision”, July 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”, July 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.

Autoclav1.1/Displacer, "Spacetime"
Autoclav1.1/Displacer, “Spacetime”August 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”July 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”February 3, 2016

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

Dame Area, "Ondas Tribales"
Dame Area, “Ondas Tribales”April 20, 2021

Spanish duo put percussion before all on their synthpunky compositions.

DarkDriveClinic, "Noise In My Head"
DarkDriveClinic, “Noise In My Head”December 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 Voices On Air - :jamiel:spybey:
Dead Voices On Air, “:jamiel:spybey:”January 17, 2024

A new collaborative record points to the maturity, range, and grace of latter-era Dead Voices On Air records.

Dead When I Found Her, "Eyes on Backwards"
Dead When I Found Her, “Eyes on Backwards”November 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”October 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.

Deadly Injection - Zombified
Deadly Injection, “Zombified”February 17, 2021

On their second LP, German dark electro act Deadly Injection incur a debt to their influences which can’t be paid off.

Decent Ruins - To Weird To Live
Decent Ruins, “Too Weird To Live”June 13, 2023

Czech duo Decent Ruins offer caustic wit and rapid-fire genre cycling on their debut.

Decoded Feedback, "disKonnekt"
Decoded Feedback, “disKonnekt”June 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”October 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, "Float"
defrag, “Float”March 1, 2022

defrag returns with their signature blend of technoid sound design and emotive songs.

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

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

Deine Lakaein - Dual
Deine Lakaien, “Dual”April 27, 2021

Deine Lakaein’s new double record of covers and originals inspired by the former frames their magisterial darkwave both in and out of history.

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

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

Designer Violence - We Gave Peace A Chance
Designer Violence, “We Gave Peace A Chance”February 24, 2023

A righteously venomous record from Dutch up-and-comers Designer Violence works some goth and metal touches into their lo-fi post-industrial style.

Diaphane, "Lifeforms"
Diaphane, “Lifeforms”October 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”November 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”October 6, 2015

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

Die Sektor, "(​-​)​existence"
Die Sektor, “(​-​)​existence”December 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”June 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”October 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”July 5, 2017

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

Die Selektion - Zeuge aus Licht
Die Selektion, “Zeuge aus Licht”October 6, 2023

The idiosyncrasies of Die Selektion’s impassioned style of darkwave stand in stark contrast to the current club milieu.

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

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

Diesel Dudes - New Muscles
Diesel Dudes, “New Muscles”August 29, 2023

Diesel Dudes tighten up their EBM/electro-punk delivery while still retaining their satirical bite.

Digital Geist, "R.O.T.O.R. Rewired"
Digital Geist, “R.O.T.O.R. Rewired”July 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”January 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”December 21, 2016

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

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

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

Diskonnekted, "Hotel Existence"
Diskonnekted, “Hotel Existence”August 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”March 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”December 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”November 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”October 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”August 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”June 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”October 29, 2019

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

Dive, "Underneath"
Dive, “Underneath”April 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”July 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”January 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”April 11, 2018

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

Donzii - Fishbowl
Donzii, “Fishbowl”April 12, 2023

Florida’s Donzii blend no wave, proto-goth, funk, and electronics into an intoxicating first LP.

Double Echo - ☾
Double Echo, “☾”July 7, 2021

Lunar title aside, the new LP from Double Echo finds the darkwave trio taking a brighter turn.

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

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

Double Echo - Burning In Blue
Double Echo, “Burning In Blue”February 21, 2020

Double Echo bring all of their dreamy darkwave stylings to bear on a rich and rewarding LP.

Download, "Lingam"
Download, “Lingam”June 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”March 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”February 1, 2017

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

Dread, "In Dub"
Dread, “In Dub”May 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”July 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”June 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”January 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”October 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”May 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”, September 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”, September 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”April 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”November 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”September 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”November 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 HusbandNovember 23, 2018

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

XLV - Possessioner
Observer: daddybear & XLVJune 26, 2020

Short form reviews of new work from daddybear and XLV.

Deeper Graves - The Colossal Sleep
Observer: Deeper Graves & Her Noise is ViolenceFebruary 11, 2022

Capsule reviews of new releases by Deeper Graves and Her Noise is Violence.

Pavor Nocturnus - Ecatombe
Observer: Desolation Colony & Pavor NocturnusSeptember 8, 2023

Reviews of new work from Desolation Colony (Azar Swan) and Pavor Nocturnus.

Observer: Devikorps & Corx
Observer: Devikorps & CorxOctober 22, 2021

Capsule reviews of new work from Devikorps and Corvx.

Devoted Cleric - Pious Spirit
Observer: Devoted Cleric & Richard HaigApril 29, 2022

Capsule reviews of releases by Devoted Cleric and Richard Haig.

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

Capsule reviews of releases by Distortion Six and Crying Skies.

Dot Drama - Surcos
Observer: Dot Drama & Military Position, September 15, 2023

Short form reviews of new releases by Dot Drama and Military Position.

Observer: Pod Blotz & Deadframe
Observer: Pod Blotz & Deadframe, June 15, 2018

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

Den Sorte Død
Observer: Randolph & Mortimer and Den Sorte Død, March 26, 2021

Short form reviews of new work from Randolph & Mortimer and Den Sorte Død.

Observer: Unconscious & Downwell
Observer: Unconscious & DownwellNovember 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”November 21, 2019

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

Replicas: Doubting Thomas, "The Infidel"
Replicas: Doubting Thomas, “The Infidel”, March 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”September 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”August 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”July 24, 2019

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

The Devil & the Universe, "GOATopia"
The Devil & the Universe, “GOATopia”February 1, 2022

a+w mainstays The Devil & The Universe are back with more hedonistic jams for your pagan rave. 

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

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

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

Echoberyl, "Mother Solitude and Other Dark Tales"
Echoberyl, “Mother Solitude and Other Dark Tales”November 2, 2021

The sophomore LP from Parisian darkwavers Echoberyl is uneven but not without charm.

Ecstasphere, "Transgressions: Documenting Decay"
Ecstasphere, “Transgressions: Documenting Decay”January 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”July 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”February 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”November 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”April 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”August 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”May 26, 2016

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

Encephalon - Echoes
Encephalon, “Echoes”June 10, 2022

Ottawa’s electro-industrial mainstays explode themselves on their meta-textually rich fourth LP.

Encephalon, "Psychogenesis"
Encephalon, “Psychogenesis”April 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”November 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”October 13, 2017

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

EntreMentiras, self-titledJune 24, 2020

EntreMentiras’ brisk and melodic debut brings synthpunk, minimal wave, EBM, and synthpop into furious harmony.

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

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

ESA - Burial 10
ESA, “Burial 10”February 11, 2020

ESA continues to bring primeval rage and near-flawless technical execution to powernoise on “Burial 10”.

ESA, "Designer Carnage"
ESA, “Designer Carnage”February 15, 2022

Jamie Blacker adds so many different sounds and ideas to his already complex and potent rhythmic noise.

ESA, "That Beast"
ESA, “That Beast”March 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”July 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”September 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”July 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” EPMarch 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”March 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”July 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”July 10, 2014

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

Executioner's Mask - Winterlong: The Remixes - Volume 2
Observer: Leere Städte & Executioner’s Mask, September 2, 2022

Shorter thoughts on new releases by Leere Städte (Die Selektion) and Executioner’s Mask.

Empusase - Præter
Observer: Empusae & Sierra, January 21, 2022

Capsule reviews of releases by Empusae and Sierra.

Ex-Heir - Body Scam
Observer: GBxCL and Ex-HeirOctober 28, 2022

Thoughts on new EPs by GBxCL and Ex-Heir.

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

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

Perc & Einstürzende Neubauten, "Interpretations"
Perc & Einstürzende Neubauten, “Interpretations”October 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”November 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”November 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”February 2, 2016

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

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

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

Fearing - Shadow
Fearing, “Shadow”April 28, 2020

Oakland’s Fearing offer a slightly dreamy take on dark post-punk with varying results.

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

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

Filmmaker - Fictional Portrayals
Filmmaker, “Fictional Portrayals”June 7, 2022

Filmmaker’s voluminous run of hybrid EBM stylings continues apace.

Filmmaker - Hollywood Cult
Filmmaker, “Hollywood Cult”February 6, 2024

Filmmaker continues his prolific run of lo-fi EBM and throwback techno releases.

Filmmaker - Screening Plexus
Filmmaker, “Screening Plexus”January 12, 2022

More excellent genre-hopping body music comes our way from Colombian producer Filmmaker.

FIRES, "All My Dreams Are Of This Place"
FIRES, “All My Dreams Are Of This Place”May 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”September 12, 2017

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

Flesh Field, "Voice of the Echo Chamber"
Flesh Field, “Voice of the Echo Chamber”November 15, 2023

Ian Ross resurrected Flesh Field addresses gun violence on a conceptually rich and sonically large comeback LP.

Flint Glass - Azathoth
Flint Glass, “Azathoth”August 23, 2022

Flint Glass returns to Lovecraftian influences with the downtempo and ambiently dark “Azathoth”.

FORCES, “NEWBODY”July 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”September 27, 2016

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

Forever Grey - Sympathy Garden
Forever Grey, “Sympathy Garden”April 22, 2022

Forever Grey add some slightly melodic shades to their weighty darkwave palette, but the overall picture remains decidedly stygian.

Forma Tadre - Geiger's Day
Forma Tadre, “Geiger’s Day”October 6, 2021

A hitherto unreleased record of ambitious ambient composition provides a missing link in the discography of Forma Tadre.

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

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

Foxxy Newport, "Neutral"
Foxxy Newport, “Neutral”March 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”January 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”July 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”May 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, "Mechanical Soul"
Front Line Assembly, “Mechanical Soul”January 22, 2021

The new Front Line Assembly record strips things down for a minimalist take on current and classic industrial sounds.

Front Line Assembly - Wake Up The Coma
Front Line Assembly, “Wake Up The Coma”February 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”June 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”July 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”, September 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”, July 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 & MadrelarvaOctober 11, 2019

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

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

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

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

Capsules of new releases by FRACTIONS and Meipr

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

Moody noise from Fractured Transmission and Oil Thief.

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

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

Observer: Normal Bias & Madeleine Fragile
Observer: Normal Bias & Madeleine Fragile, October 21, 2022

Short-form reviews of new EPs by Normal Bias and Madeleine Fragile.

Flint Glass - Psychopomps
Observer: Production Unit Xero & Flint GlassMay 14, 2021

Short-form reviews of new releases from Production Unit Xero and Flint Glass.

Observer: SARIN X Imperial Black Unit & FEE LION
Observer: SARIN X Imperial Black Unit & FEE LIONApril 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 & Fractions, July 13, 2018

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

Observer: Zanias & Furor
Observer: Zanias & FurorMarch 20, 2020

Short form reviews of new EPs by Zanias and Furor.

Fatal Morgana - The Final Destruction
Replicas: Fatal Morgana, “The Final Destruction”June 16, 2020

Fatal Morgana’s discography of dramatic and occasionally symphonic EBM receives a thorough reissue on Mecanica.

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

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

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

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

Forma Tadre - Brightful Times
Replicas: Forma Tadre, “Brightful Times”, November 26, 2019

An early EP and previously unheard demos widen the already expansive range of Forma Tadre’s sounds and influences.

The Force Dimension
Replicas: The Force Dimension, self-titledOctober 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-titled, March 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 - Brutal Nature
Rhys Fulber, “Brutal Nature”November 30, 2021

The new solo LP from Rhys Fulber artfully links beat-heavy industrial extremism with the softer sides of Fulber’s compositional skills.

Rhys Fulber - Collapsing Empires
Rhys Fulber, “Collapsing Empires”June 1, 2022

Rhys Fulber’s latest doubles down on dark techno and minimalist ambiance.

Rhys Fulber, "Ostalgia"
Rhys Fulber, “Ostalgia”October 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”November 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”July 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”February 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”January 17, 2018

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

Caldon Glover - Labyrintia
Caldon Glover, “Labyrintia”November 2, 2022

Caldon Glover takes their sample and field-recording based approach to composition into deep dark ambient territory.

Caldon Glover - Ùir
Caldon Glover, “Ùir”April 25, 2023

Caldon Glover continues their expedition into the metaphysical corners of dark ambient with their latest LP.

Gallows' Eve - 13 Thorns
Gallows’ Eve, “13 Thorns”January 31, 2024

Sweden’s Gallows’ Eve hit trad goth rock perfection on their debut.

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

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

Gatekeeper, "Exo"
Gatekeeper, “Exo”August 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”November 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.

General Dynamics - Weaponize Your Dreams
General Dynamics, “Weaponize Your Dreams”November 22, 2022

Some classic electro-industrial influence makes its way into the debut of new collaborative project General Dynamics (SARIN & QUAL).

Gheists, "Age"
Gheists, “Age”July 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”March 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 - Love Songs For End Times
Ghost Twin, “Love Songs For End Times”June 8, 2021

A strong second record from Ghost Twin adds some melodic and uptempo breadth to their smooth darkwave style.

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

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

Girlfriends and Boyfriends, "Fallacy of Fairness"
Girlfriends and Boyfriends, “Fallacy of Fairness”February 3, 2021

Post-punkers Girlfriends and Boyfriends come through with tunes on their latest LP.

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

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

Glass Apple Bonzai, "Night Maze"
Glass Apple Bonzai, “Night Maze”May 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”June 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-titledMay 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”November 26, 2014

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

Gnome & Spybey, "Three"
Gnome & Spybey, “Three”May 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”April 7, 2015

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

God Destruction, "Illuminatus"
God Destruction, “Illuminatus”January 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”March 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”July 16, 2019

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

Gorgonn - Six Paths
Gorgonn, “Six Paths”March 14, 2023

Deep and unsettling dub combines with industrial clatter on the first full length from Goh Nakada’s Gorgonn project.

Gorgyra - Hecate
Gorgyra, “Hecate”January 9, 2024

Neo-classical project Gorgyra’s ambitions expand on their first full-length, linking ancient western and middle eastern instrumentation with dark ethereality and ambience.

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

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

Grendel, "Timewave Zero"
Grendel, “Timewave Zero”April 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”February 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”April 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”, November 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”December 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: Ćyan ID & Garden Of Beleth
Observer: Ćyan ID & Garden Of Beleth, February 4, 2022

Short-form reviews of new records by Ćyan ID and Garden Of Beleth.

Ex-Heir - Body Scam
Observer: GBxCL and Ex-HeirOctober 28, 2022

Thoughts on new EPs by GBxCL and Ex-Heir.

Observer: GorgyraApril 1, 2022

Experimental/classical project Gorgyra taps into ancient mythic and musical traditions.

Panther Modern - Los Angeles 2020
Observer: Gutenberg & Panther Modern, June 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”March 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”January 25, 2017

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

Architect • Sonic Area • Hologram_, "We Are the Alchemists"
Architect • Sonic Area • Hologram_, “We Are the Alchemists”October 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”, July 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.

Hada - In The Heart Of An Endless Winter
Hada, “In The Heart Of An Endless Winter”January 11, 2023

Greek duo Hada masterfully blend different sounds to produce as lush an ethereal darkwave record as you’re likely to find.

HAEX, "Aethyr Abyss Void"
HAEX, “Aethyr Abyss Void”January 7, 2022

The Los Angeles Industrial duo show their gift for grinding industrial rock on their long-awaited debut LP.

Hallows - All That Is True
Hallows, “All That Is True”July 21, 2021

The first LP from Seattle’s Hallows maintains a hazy atmosphere as it moves through different arrangements of post-punk and darkwave markers.

Hammershøi, "Cathédrales" 
Hammershøi, “Cathédrales” April 28, 2021

French duo Hammershøi thread the needle on synthpop, cold wave and minimal sounds.

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

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

HANTE., "Morning Tsunami"
HANTE., “Morning Tsunami”July 20, 2021

Hante.’s new LP digs deeper into her specific iteration of cool, hypnotic darkwave.

Hatari - Neyslutrans
Hatari, “Neyslutrans”February 5, 2020

Hatari’s first LP reiterates the Icelandic band’s crossover appeal, but lacks larger cohesion.

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

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

Haujobb, "Blendwerk"
Haujobb, “Blendwerk”November 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”December 2, 2011

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

Headless Nameless, "Ominus Spiritus"
Headless Nameless, “Ominus Spiritus”November 23, 2021

Encaphalon’s Alis Device and Matt Ghostorm apply their penchant for dramatic arrangements to doomy rock music.

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

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

Helix, "Bad Dream EP"
Helix, “Bad Dream EP”November 16, 2021

The project of Tom Shear and Mari Kattman further establish their identity within a varied framew