Music

music review : SITD – Rot

[:SITD:] – Rot release date : October 27, 2009 released by : Metropolis info : 5th album . 11 tracks . 54:46 run time genre : EBM reviewed by :…

attention : singles

On March 30th Metropolis Records releases four digital singles; Combichrist’s Scared, Mind.In.A.Box’s  8 Bits, System Syn’s Here’s To You, and Mesh’s How Long.  There will be a physical release of…

interviews : nitzer ebb

In 1982 Essex boys Bon Harris and Douglas McCarthy formed Nitzer Ebb with a focus on vocals, bass, and beats.  Through simple teenage rage and the influence of punk rock…

music reviews : february 2010 issue

music reviews featured in the February 10 Issue Cervello Elettronico – Process Of Elimination Die Perlen – Zehn Electronic Saviors : Industrial Music to Cure Cancer ESA – The Immaculate…

music review : minimal wave tapes volume one

Warning : This CD may get you beat up just for listening to it. Dragging back out of the shadows uber-nerdy cold synths and icy drum machines fed through a…

r.e.t.r.o.

I am getting very excited for the upcoming release by Mind.In.A.Box due out March 9th.  Mind.In.A.Box is one of my favorites (as it is for some of the other Auxiliary…

music reviews : December 09 issue

music reviews featured in the December 09 Issue Assemblage 23 – Compass Bad Lieutenant – Never Cry Another Tear Bauhaus – Mask (3 CD Omnibus Edition) I:Scintilla – Prey On You…

interviews : Rotersand

interview by Mike Kieffer and Jennifer Link Since Rasc, Gun, and Krischan formed Rotersand in 2002, they have become a very well respected and highly popular band, known for their…

WAV, AIFF, MP3, FLAC… WTF?

your survival guide for today’s audio formats Sound Test This is the sound test that goes along with my article, WAV, AIFF, MP3, FLAC… WTF? The original audio file I…

mentello & the fixer

Industrial/EBM musicians Gary Dassing and Dwayne Dassing better known as Mentello & the Fixer are offering up parts of their back catalog for free. Along with their side projects Mainesthai…

decade retrospective

a look at the last 10 years in music Read our music contributor’s, our editor’s, and a few guest contributor’s, such as DJ Jet the mastermind behind Vampire Freaks, picks…

music features : Daniel Ash

catching up with Daniel Ash by Aaron Andrews Daniel Ash, reluctant goth icon, motorcycle enthusiast, DJ, and man of fashion, certainly has an infamous name and reputation in alternative music. …

music reviews : October 09 issue

music reviews featured in the October 09 Issue 16Volt – AmericanPornSongs Angelspit – Hideous and Perfect Access to Arasaka – Oppidan A Place to Bury Strangers – Exploding Head Ad…

music reviews : August 09 issue

music reviews featured in the August 09 Issue Pigface – 6 Unto Ashes – The Blood of my Lady Haujobb – Home & Gardens 2.0 Vapor Maché – People This…

instead of going to Sweden

If you have seen me in the last four months, then you know that I wanted to get together $2,000 and fly out to Sweden to go to the Arvika…

interviews : daniel myer

an interview with Daniel Myer You’d think with modern technology and all the wonders it brings to our table that making a phone call to Germany would be a fairly…

interviews : mogwai

an interview with Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai Listening to Mogwai is a little like standing outside and watching a violent storm develop – from the first few drops of a…

music reviews : June 09 Issue

music reviews featured in the June 09 Issue IAMX – Kingdom of Welcome Addiction Depeche Mode – Sounds of the Universe DJ Hell – Teufelswerk The Crystal Method – Divided…

demons on tour

Today is the last date of Combichrist’s Demons on Tour; this stretch also featuring Julien-K, Aesthetic Perfection, and Dismantled.  Last weekend the whole Auxiliary crew had the chance to see…

An Interview with Combichrist

Aaron Andrews interviews Combichrist for our exclusive cover feature photographed by Jennifer Link for the April/May 2009 Issue.

artist spotlight : Pomplamoose

Dirwood [who DJed at our June Issue Release Party] shares his latest musical discovery in this artist spotlight. It’s a fact that I spend way too much time on the…

the northside

We sent Jennifer Serchia out to explore Northside Festival in Brooklyn, New York organized by The L Magazine. Considering the perpetual rain this summer, there is no denying June gloom…

of faith, power, and glory

an interview with Ronan Harris of VNV Nation Mike, music editor of Auxiliary Magazine, had the chance to chat with Ronan via phone as VNV Nation prepares for the release…

june issue release party : Lip Service fashion show

The June Issue release party was this past weekend in Buffalo, NY.  It was a great success and tons of fun, thanks to everyone that made it out!  The first…

my label is the internet : the interviews part 3

When researching the article “My Label is the Internet” for our April09 issue, Alex had the chance to talk with several people directly involved with netlabels. An interview with Ray…

my label is the internet : the interviews part 2

When researching the article “My Label is the Internet” for our April09 issue, Alex had the chance to talk with several people directly involved with netlabels. An interview with Alexander…

my label is the internet : the interviews part 1

When researching the article “My Label is the Internet” for our April09 issue, Alex had the chance to talk with several people directly involved with netlabels. The great conundrum of…

kinetik : day 3

There were many bands to see at Kinetik and that meant most nights went from around 6pm to 3am. These long nights meant shorter days… we slept in pretty late…

kinetik : day 2

Friday, day two of Kinetik, I woke up feeling rested and much better.  We went out for lunch on Saint Denis, the street our hotel was on.  It was a…

music review : Experiment Haywire – Remix Riot

reviewed by : Mike Kieffer released by : machineKUNT Records data : 4th album . 16 tracks . myspace.com/experimenthaywire genre : industrial Experiment Haywire’s remix album Remix Riot has assembled…

kinetik : day 1

May 14th was the first day of Kinetik, a four day music festival of electro, industrial, and noise taking place in Montreal, Canada.  [for more background on Kinetik read the…

show and tell

April 21, 2009 in Buffalo, New York marks the The Birthday Massacre’s first stop on the “Show and Tell Tour”. The tour will consists of 22 show dates across North…

toss on the headphones

Moby has a new video for the track “Shot In The Back Of The Head” off the forthcoming album Wait For Me.  This video is an interesting mess and all…