Music

seven deadly questions : Freezepop

Liz Enthusiasm and Sean Drinkwater of Freezepop reveal how they sin. interview by Jennifer Link Envy –  Twenty years from now a band covers one of your songs and becomes…

music reviews : February/March 2011 Issue

Alice In Videoland – A Million Thoughts And They’re All About You Covenant – Modern Ruin Daft Punk – Tron Legacy Soundtrack Freezepop – Imaginary Friends Iszoloscope – The Edge…

interview : Covenant

After a four-year studio hiatus, EBM staple Covenant is back with their new album Modern Ruin, and this time they have brought Daniel Myer, the mastermind behind Haujobb, among many…

focus : week 11 – IAMX, The Death Set, and Does It Offend You, Yeah?

focused music news for week 11 : March 13 to 19 2011 March 11 – The Death Set are a pop-punk, dance punk band that has made waves with their…

focus : week 09

focused music news for week 09 : February 27 to March 5 2011 March 1 – Everyone’s favorite Irish American Celtic punk/hardcore punk/have a drink band, the Dropkick Murphys return…

music video : Mogwai – Mexican Grand Prix

Tired of the same old “softest-soft-louder-loudest” post-rock formula bands have used ad-nauseam since the press coined the term? Apparently so are Mogwai, and they’re coming back with a vengeance (and…

focus : week 08

focused music news for week 08 : February 20 to February 26 2011 February 25 – This week finally sees the release of Komor Kommando’s Oil, Steel & Rhythm on Alfa…

music video : And One – Military Fashion Show

Take And One’s “Military Fashion Show” done in a rockabilly style and it makes me a very giddy girl. I’m a big fan of And One and rockabilly music, so having the band…

interview : Jack Dangers of Meat Beat Manifesto

Jack Dangers has been making music for over twenty years.  His pioneering work with Meat Beat Manifesto continues to inspire and fascinate.  With the new album Answers Come In Dreams…

music video : Cult of the Psychic Fetus – Out of the Grave

I’m beyond over joyed that one of my favorite bands, Cult of the Psychic Fetus, has released a video to their song, “Out of the Grave”.  The video shows film…

music video : Alice in Videoland – In A Band

The new Alice in Videoland album A Million Thoughts and They’re All About You is now available through Artoffact Records.  The new video for the track “In A Band” on…

music review : Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of the Shadows – A Strange Thing To Say

Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of the Shadows – A Strange Thing To Say CD + DVD release date : November 20, 2010 released by : Apocalyptic Vision Records info…

interview : Massiv in Mensch

Germany’s Massiv in Mensch, known for their club hits, are back with a conceptual, new studio album on Artoffact Records, Niemand weiss, was die Zukunft bringt, which brings more of…

interview : iVardensphere

With an evolving and primal sound, iVardensphere out of Edmonton is the creation of Scott Fox.  With a background as a DJ, having played the notorious club nights SICK and…

top 20 of 2010

 Auxiliary’s top 20 best album picks for 2010. Android Lust Human Animal If it’s not the best Android Lust album, then it’s at least the most mature.  Moody and…

music video : O.Children – Ruins

Formerly of Bono Must Die, Tobi O’Kandi’s new project O.Children has made a slow but steady impact upon the music scene, bringing a moody post-punk sensibility that is more a…

seven deadly questions : Andy LaPlegua

The front man of and mastermind behind Combichrist and vocalist for Icon of Coil reveals how he sins. Gluttony – If Combichrist was stranded on a desert island, who would…

interview : Swans

After a long absence and an even longer noise-laden career, Michael Gira and Swans return to the stage with the release of their new album, My Father Will Guide Me…

music reviews : October/November 2010 Issue

The Birthday Massacre – Pins & Needles Blonde Redhead – Penny Sparkle Combichrist – Making Monsters Dryft – Ventricle James Blackshaw – All is Falling Meat Beat Manifesto – Answers…

music video : Digitalism – Blitz

Today’s video is for Digitalism’s “Blitz”, the new single that just came out, preceding the album which is due out early 2011. The video features clips of an EPIC party…

music video : We Love – Hide Me

Our obsession last issue has released a video!!  This video features the duo of We Love blinking in and out between strobe flashes wearing their stormtrooper white and black outfits and…

music video : The Sorrow – Crossing Jordan

A plethora of new music is coming out in the next few months and with so many albums to listen to I loaded all the albums up and hit random.…

interview : Andriod Lust

Android Lust is the singular vision of Bangladeshi born and New York City resident Shikhee, and draws elements from a variety of musical and artistic influences to create a sophisticated…

music video : The Birthday Massacre – In The Dark

While The Birthday Massacre’s new album Pins And Needles doesn’t get released until next week (9/14) they have released a new video for their single “In The Dark”. The video…

music video : Ghoultown – Mistress of the Dark

If there is any band that can make a song to woo Elvira (Mistress of the Dark) that band would be Ghoultown. This campy video mesh’s Ghoultown’s hellbilly sound with…

music video : Yeasayer – Madder Red

Yeasayer’s new video directed by Andreas Nilsson for “Madder Red” is a bit bizarre. Oh Veronica why so sad? That thing is now in a better place. (Just finished watching…

music review : Mankind Is Obsolete – Manic Recession

Mankind Is Obsolete – Manic Recession release date : August 10, 2010 released by : self release info : 17 tracks . www.mkio.com genre : industrial rock/electro industrial reviewed by…

music video : Veil Veil Vannish – Anthem for a Doomed Youth

One of our favorite albums this year has been Veil Veil Vannish’s Change The Neon Light.  Excitement buzzed around the Auxiliary crew when we found out that they released a…

interview : Bill Leeb of Front Line Assembly

Bill Leeb has been in the electronic music scene since 1985, when he started out with fellow Vancouver boys in Skinny Puppy. Following a need to find his own personal…

music reviews : june/july 2010 issue

Ascii.Disko – Stay Gold Forever Gold Deftones – Diamond Eyes Edge of Dawn – Anything That Gets You Through The Night Ellen Allien – Dust Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma LCD…

interview : Ellen Allien

interview by Mike Kieffer and Jennifer Link Ellen Allien, owner of the label BPitch Control and fairy queen of Berlin’s rave music scene takes a different approach to techno music…

music video : Klonavenus – The Loser

Klonavenus is self distributing their new single The Loser and with only an EP out before this, it doesn’t shame me that I know absolutely nothing about the band. What…

music video : Shiv-r – The End

I must say I am in love with the new Shiv-r album Hold My Hand. The album itself reminds me of the early Combichrist before they started to write music…