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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…

music review : A Kiss Could Be Deadly – Farwell EP

A Kiss Could Be Deadly – Farwell EP release date : June 22, 2010 released by : Metropolis info : 6 tracks . akisscouldbedeadly.com genre : fusion, punk, new wave,…

music review : How To Destroy Angels – S/T EP

How To Destroy Angels – S/T EP release date : June 1, 2010 released by : self released info : 1st album . 6 tracks . 28:47 run time genre…

music video : Goldfrapp – Alive

Black metal dudes dancing, then come the 80s aerobicizers, then kind of disturbing humping and grinding, then the 80s aerobicizers are actually vampires, then the black metal dudes bleed rainbow…

music video : Ametsub

With the recent relaunch of the record label Mille Pateaux, a slew of new good glitch is flooding back into my headphones. Ametsub’s new album The Nothings Of The North…

music reviews : april/may 2010 issue

music reviews featured in the April/May 2010 Issue Absurd Minds – Serve Or Suffer Architect – Consume Adapt Create Autechre – Oversteps De/Vision – PopGefahr Destroid – Silent World EP…

interview : mind.in.a.box

interview by Mike Kieffer and Jennifer Link Mind.in.a.box is the musical colaboration between Stefan Poiss and Markus Hadwiger. Often described as technopop, mind.in.a.box emerged in 2004 with a highly impressive…

music video : liars

This is a brand new video for “The Overachievers” by the Liars off their new album Sisterworld, directed by Liars’ own Aaron Hemphill.  Back in our February/March 2010 Issue our…

music video : de/vision

De/Visions newest album Popgefahr was a pleasant surprise, after I felt their last album, Noob, was average at best. This video “Rage” is the single of the newest album and…

music video : goldfrapp

Ever since the promo of Goldfrapp’s new album Headfirst came in, it has mysteriously always ended up in my CD player. The first single off the album is “Rocket”, not…

music video : yeasayer

Yeasayer’s new album Odd Blood was released back in February and one of my favorite tracks off the album now has a video, “O.N.E.”, directed by Radical Friend (aka Kirby…

surfer blood

Ah, The 90s. It’s always refreshing to see that the golden sounds of a decade ago can still be revisited with such good taste. While the digital age has done…

music video : in strict confidence

Over the last few weeks I’ve been falling in love with the new In Strict Confidence album La Parade Monstrueuse do out April  13th on Metropolis Records in North America…

music review : VNV Nation – Of Faith, Power and Glory

VNV Nation – Of Faith, Power and Glory release date : June 23, 2009 released by : Anachron info : 7th album . 10 tracks . 50:32 run time genre…

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…

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