Music

interview : Phil Western

Phil Western is an electronic musician whose work seems to transcend genres. Perhaps best known as one half of Download with Skinny Puppy’s Cevin Key, he has founded and contributed…

music video : The Keepers – Sanitgold

Santigold has joined a creepy “perfect” 1950s-esque American family as their world and house is burning down around them in the brand new music video for “The Keepers” from Master…

music video : Freezepop – Doppleganger remixes

Electro-pop quartet Freezepop just released a new EP, Doppelgänger, which comprises of remixes and new versions of tracks from the expanded version of their latest full-length Imaginary Friends. To pair with the new EP,…

music review : Mr. Kitty – Eternity

release date : June 19, 2012 released by : Keep It Dark Records genre : Synthpop, New Wave, Darkwave info : www.mrkittydm.bandcamp.com reviewed by : Mike Kieffer Mr. Kitty is one of…

music video : Displacer – Totality and Stendeck – Catch the Midnight Girl

Michael Morton is not only a talented musical artist, with his project Displacer, but he has also started to dabble in video art as well. Working with the track “Totality”…

music video : M83 – Reunion

The glowy eyed kids are back! Today M83 released a video for “Reunion” off their latest album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. “Reunion” is part two of the story that commenced…

music video : And One – Shouts of Joy

The latest music video from German synthpop/EBM icons And One, “Shouts of Joy”. Black and white, a bit “artsy”, And One being rather creepy, a sexy lady, and two snowmen!…

interview : Motor

This April Motor will release their fourth studio album, Man Made Machine on CLRX. This album sees Motor shifting gears from their familiar distorted techno sound to a more song-oriented style…

music video : Santa Hates You – Nothing’s Gonna Be Alright

The new creepy horror inspired video from Santa Hates You is a visual treat. The song is an inspiring motivational ballad off their last release Jolly Roger. It’s neat. – Mike…

interview : Orbital

by Curt K. It’s been eight years since you’ve released an album, Blue in 2004, now eight years later you’ve got Wonky coming out, welcome back and I loved it……

music video : Trust – Sulk

I think it is now safe to say that Trust’s debut album TRST is my favorite album so far this year. A new video for “Sulk” off the album has…

music video : Mindless Faith – No Saints Allowed

Mindless Faith’s latest album Just Defy was a superb industrial album and now they have a music video for the song “No Saints Allowed”. Dark and grinding the song matches…

music video : Liars – No. 1 Against the Rush

Liars: Still weird. Still unpredictable. Check out the video for their first single “No. 1 Against The Rush” from their new album WIXIW. A little bit of post punk, a…

music video : Squarepusher – Dark Steerling

Perhaps my most anticipated upcoming release for May is Squarepusher’s Ufabulum due out on May 14th /15th (depending on where you live). Squarepusher completely fell off my radar for a few years…

music video : Faderhead – Fistful of Fuck You

With the new album World of Faderhead just around the corner, the onslaught begins with this video for “Fistful of Fuck You”. Anyone who grew up through the 90s can…

seven deadly questions : mind.in.a.box

interview by Mike Kieffer Recently releasing mind.in.a.box’s fifth full length album, Revelations on Metropolis Records in the US, and starting their own brand new label Dreamweb Music in Europe, we…

music video : Julien-K – We’re Here With You

Hot on the heels of their sophomore album, We’re Here With You, released January 23, 2012 on Tiefdruck-Musik, Julien-K brings us a new video for the title song. They partnered up with…

item of the week : mind.in.a.box dreamweb pillow

Mind.in.a.box’s Dreamweb Pillow image source mindinabox.com At Auxiliary Magazine we are all very excited about the upcoming mind.in.a.box release, Revelations, released today in Europe and on January 24th in the…

seven deadly questions : Aesthetic Perfection

Daniel Graves of Aesthetic Perfection reveals how he sins. interview by Mike Kieffer Daniel Graves is the founder and sole creative member of the electro-industrial band Aesthetic Perfection. This past…

music video : Santigold – Big Mouth

I love Santigold’s (aka Santogold) self titled debut release from 2009. It has a great indie dance mixed with hip hop sound. This spring she will be releasing a new…

music video : Aesthetic Perfection – Inhuman

If you are new to Aesthetic Perfection, you have to overlook the initial perception of cheesiness to understand it’s crucial to the music and the artistic vision behind it.  And…

interview : Haujobb

Daniel Myer and Dejan Samardzic are back with a new Haujobb album, New World March, eight years after their last full length. Not focusing on club hits, but still aiming…

music video : Trust – Bulbform

“Bulbform” is the second single from the up and coming electronic music duo Trust. Formed by Robert Alfons and Maya Postepski (Austra) in 2009 in Toronto and having performed with…

music video : Shiv-r – This Fix

Not my favorite song from Shiv-r’s latest and second full length album This World Erase and not as good as Shiv-r’s first music video “The End”. But praise must be…

music video : Motor featuring Martin L. Gore – Man Made Machine

After Motor opened for Depeche Mode on many dates for DM’s Tour of the Universe tour, the two bands take their connection even further with a collaboration for the new…

music video : Access to Arasaka – Lysithea

After truly enjoying Access to Arasaka’s releases Oppidan (’09) and void() (’10) we were excited for the upcoming release Geosynchron (12/13/11), but now after watching this video for “Lysithea” we…

top 20 of 2011

With the end of 2011 ever so close it is time to reveal Auxiliary Magazine’s Top 20 Albums of 2011. This list isn’t ranked because it is a group of…

music video : Santa Hates You – Raise the Devil

Put down your eggnog for a second, Santa Hates You has released a new video for “Raise the Devil” just in time for this holiday season! PS and Jinxy have…

seven deadly questions : VNV Nation

Ronan Harris of VNV Nation reveals how he sins. interview by Mike Kieffer & Vanity Kills Perhaps the most well known modern EBM/futurepop group of today, Ronan Harris and Mark Jackson of…

music video : BT – Le Nocturne de Lumière

Are you ready to take a journey through time and space? OK well maybe just be hypnotized for 11 min. or for as long as your ADHD will allow. BT’s…

interview : God Module

For over twelve years God Module has injected a healthy dose of creepy into the dark electro scene. We had the chance to interview Jasyn Bangert, the mastermind behind it…

music video : M83 – Midnight City

M83 released their new LP Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming today. Check out the video for “Midnight City” off the album and check out the October/November 2011 Issue to see our…

seven deadly questions : Hanin Elias

Former member of Atari Teenage Riot, Hanin Elias revels how she sins. interview by Mike Kieffer Envy – What would your reaction be to a fan getting plastic surgery to…