Year: 2016

Tenek – Imitation of Life

‘Imitation of Life’ – brings us a bigger sounding remastered track, along with two brilliant remixes: an 80’s analogue remix (Nik Hodges) and a darker rock edge remix (Ghostlights/aka Sam Morrison). And then to add something completel…

Out now: album pre-Front 242 project Underviewer – listen here !

After a first download single, the pre-Front 242 project Underviewer has now released a full album: “Wonders & Monsters”. “Wonders & Monsters” is being released as a standalone CD and on black vinyl (including the CD album) limited to just 300 copies, or you can get your digital download from Bandcamp. Where to order? The 2 formats can be ordered right here for the American market (You’ll get FREE Shipping on orders over $100), and right here for the EU market (add several items and pay less on shipping costs). If you want the audio from the 2CD set only, then you can also go to Bandcamp where the material can be ordered. You can stream the album on Spotify too: Below are a few details from the CD release. Before joining Front 242 in 1981 Brussels-based artists Patrick Codenys and Jean-Luc De Meyer used to be working together as a duo since 1978 under the Underviewer moniker, using a bass, synthesizers, rhythm boxes and a tape recorder. Dormant for over 30 years, the duo recently recovered a dozen of tracks from their early 4-track tape recordings or even recreated some of them by meticulously reusing the same vintage machines, only […]

Side-Line introduces Dark Side Eons – listen now to ‘Infinity Equals Zero’ (Face The Beat profile series)

The 18th track on our free download compilation “Face The Beat: Session 4” (featuring 92 tracks) is by Dark Side Eons. Dark Side Eons is an electro-industrial / dark wave duo from Poland which formed in 2012. Kasia ‘Moonskin’ Trzaska and Leszek ‘Morph’ Trzaska started to play first live shows in 2014 and in October 2016 they released their debut album “Eclipse” with the German label darkTunes Music Group. More news on the band’s official Facebook page. Listen to “Infinity Equals Zero” below and download it right here. Face The Beat: Session 4 by Dark Side Eons Check our “Face The Beat: Session 4” page on Bandcamp to discover the other 91 bands. All donations will go to charity.

Circle of Dust – Machines of Our Disgrace

Circle of Dust
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Machines of Our Disgrace
Stars: 5
Blurb: The first new Circle of Dust album in 18 years, this album not only marks the return of one of the industrial/metal genre’s most underappreciated entities, but sets a new benchmark for the genre as a whole.

The early ‘90s was a time rife with […]

Aesthetic Perfection – Love Like Lies (Single)

Aesthetic Perfection
Category: Electro-pop / EBM
Album: Love Like Lies (Single)
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: While not entirely unsuccessful in bringing a more melodic pop sensibility into a harsher electro/industrial style, Aesthetic Perfection’s latest single falls short in several areas.

Daniel Graves is an artist in every sense of the word, undeterred by any adverse or negative responses critics or audiences […]

v01d – Greeted as Liberators

Category: Industrial / Experimental
Album: Greeted as Liberators
Stars: 5
Blurb: A masterpiece of an album, full of stylistic exploration, sonic nuance, and lyrical themes that demonstrate a more thoughtful and serious mindset to make this thinking man’s industrial… bravo, v01d!

Having spent the last seven years in relative silence, save for the odd compilation or remix appearance, Toronto’s […]

Monte Pittman – Inverted Grasp of Balance

Monte Pittman
Category: Metal / Alternative
Album: Inverted Grasp of Balance
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Faster and heavier than his past efforts, yet without sacrificing melody or thoughtful songwriting, Monte Pittman’s fourth album presents listeners with some of his strongest material yet.

While he’s lent his skills as a musician and songwriter to many in the world of pop, Monte Pittman […]

Assemblage 23 – Endure

Assemblage 23
Category: Electro / Industrial / Synthpop
Album: Endure
Stars: 5
Blurb: Assemblage 23 has come out with quite possibly one of the most ingenious compilation of songs and remixes that the project has ever released in collaboration with some very talented creative minds.

The deluxe edition of Endure is undeniably a groundbreaking tour de force for Assemblage 23 […]

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Category: Experimental / Post-Punk
Album: Skeleton Tree
Stars: 5
Blurb: Nick Cave unleashes his musical project’s sixteenth album, which possesses a sense of continuity in tone and themes like the previous release, Push the Sky Away, but with a more poignant edge heavily inspired by real life tragedy.

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds’ […]

Jane in Space – Jane in Space

Jane in Space
Category: Electro / Industrial / Alternative
Album: Jane in Space
Stars: 4
Blurb: Jane in Space beautifully melds modern alternative rock sensibilities with the classic comfort of electro/industrial beats on this self-titled debut release.

Founded in 2014, New York City based Jane in Space has made waves with the debut album through a unique amalgam of genres […]

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