Jan 2014 15

END: the DJEND: the DJ is a U.S. based DJ and artist on Nilaihah Records and CircuitHeads Digital. END tours internationally, supporting many dark electronic artists and labels plus has live mixes on U.S. and UK radio, Industrial Club Sessions.
Here, END: the DJ wraps up the old year and reigns in the new with his Top best picks for music for 2013!

On a special note from END: the DJ himself, “Another great year of music! Making this list was nearly impossible – each song on this list is outstanding! Check them out and keep them in your own playlist. Keep an eye out for their other works!”


 

  1. Cold in May – “The Reason” (Motion City Lights Remix)Cold in May – “The Reason” (Motion City Lights Remix)
    SkyQode Records
    “The lyrics and vocal delivery as well as the superb remix all equal out to a perfect melody. This is an amazing one.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  3. Terrolokaust – “Falling Away from Me”Terrolokaust – “Falling Away from Me”
    Vendetta Music
    “This fantastic cover’s hard beat and style has been so very well received with each play.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  5. Ice Upon Fire – “Hypnotic Disorder” (Gary Afterlife Remix)Ice Upon Fire – “Hypnotic Disorder” (Gary Afterlife Remix)
    ETT Recordings
    “ETT has ever the most textured electronic dance tracks, this one being among the best of the label’s releases. Truly epic!”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  7. Stahlnebel & Black Selket – “Dead Silence”Stahlnebel & Black Selket – “Dead Silence”
    Advoxya Records
    “Once the children’s choir kicks in, you know there’s a powerful force at work on this track; a great piece of new work from these EBM titans.”
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  9. Cryogenic Echelon (feat. Eugene Nesci) – “Pandora”Cryogenic Echelon (feat. Eugene Nesci) – “Pandora”
    “The production and vocals grab you from the first note; a unique blend of moving lyrical content with vocal style make this one a standout.”
    Bandcamp
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  11. DYM – “N.W.O.”DYM – “N.W.O.”
    Vendetta Music
    “This keeps bodies on the club floor and gets the mood escalating quickly. One of the anthems of the year.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  13. Beat Tempest – “Hot Bedroom”Beat Tempest – “Hot Bedroom”
    C Clone Records
    “This guarantees to move everyone once the track is thrown down. Really solid piece of work!”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  15. Snog – “Everything is Under Control”Snog – “Everything is Under Control”
    Metropolis Records
    “Arguably one of the catchiest tunes of the year and once it’s on your mind (along with the video), you’ll be humming this tune for hours.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  17. Chainreactor – “Wanna Break Out”Chainreactor – “Wanna Break Out”
    ProNoize
    “One of the many tracks from Chainreactor’s standout new album; noisy and artistic make this one a killer combo.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  19. Love? – “I Walk Alone”Love? – “I Walk Alone”
    Emmo.biz
    “I love it when a track is so very moving while staying textured and thoughtful. The rhythmic tones and vocal delivery work extremely well.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  21. Torul – “The Fall”Torul – “The Fall”
    Metropolis Records
    “Great song and a great video, this song’s melody oozes tragedy; definitely one to listen to!”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  23. Covenant – “Last Dance”Covenant – “Last Dance”
    Metropolis Records
    “Covenant returned with a vengeance this year and this track is a testament to the band’s legacy.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  25. Hope Estheim (feat. Redux) – “Sleepwalking Societies”Hope Estheim (feat. Redux) – “Sleepwalking Societies”
    “From the same artist behind Cryogenic Echelon, the collaboration with the vocalist on this track is fantastic.”
    Purchase at:
    Bandcamp
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  27. The Peoples Republic of Europe – “Warrior”The Peoples Republic of Europe – “Warrior”
    New Darkness Recordings
    “Raise your fists and stomp your feet to this one. TPROE unleashed this track earlier this year and has been a staple on club floors.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  29. Mental Discipline (feat. Spektralized) – “WDYWFM” (Assemblage 23 Remix)Mental Discipline (feat. Spektralized) – “WDYWFM” (Assemblage 23 Remix)
    SkyQode Records
    “From the wonderfully produced Fall 2 Pieces album. With the collaboration of Mental Discipline, Spektralized, and A23, this is truly a dreamy track.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  31. X-Fusion – “I Am Your God”X-Fusion – “I Am Your God”
    ProNoize
    “Another anthem of 2013, this harsh builder has been a great addition to everyone’s playlist.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  33. Pride and Fall – “Hollow” ([:SITD:] Remix)Pride and Fall – “Hollow” ([:SITD:] Remix)
    Dependent Records
    “Dependent Records’ compilations are always outstanding having unique versions and reworks of the label’s releases. This remix is haunting.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  35. Dark Age – “Afterlife” (Eisbrecher Club Cut)Dark Age – “Afterlife” (Eisbrecher Club Cut)
    AFM Records
    “Eisbrecher took this track and made it truly epic. The heavy tones force bodies to move.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  37. Diskonnekted – “YesterYears” (Neuroticfish Mix)Diskonnekted – “YesterYears” (Neuroticfish Mix)
    Alfa Matrix
    “Neuroticfish taking on a track by Diskonnekted can only be describe as awesome. This is but a preview to what we’ll be hearing from both artists in 2014.”
    Purchase at:
    Bandcamp
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  39. Sebastian Komor – “Body Move” (Club Mix)Sebastian Komor – “Body Move” (Club Mix)
    Xenomorph Productions
    “One of the best producers in modern EBM and industrial dance now releases on his own label, and this first release is a moving sampler of the masterpieces to follow.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  41. Noisuf-X – “Joking”Noisuf-X – “Joking”
    ProNoize
    “This track is a driving force, one of the hardest movers from the great Warning album.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
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  43. Öhm – “Car Crash”Öhm – “Car Crash”
    Artoffact Records
    “From the arenas of Front Line Assembly and Noise Unit comes a truly artistic collaboration from the self-titled album. This is but one of the tracks – check this one out.”
    Purchase at:
    Storming the Base
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  45. Juno Reactor – “Trans Siberian”Juno Reactor – “Trans Siberian”
    Metropolis Records
    “The new album from Juno Reactor was very much welcomed by all and did not disappoint. This is a great track from among the many highly produced works.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  47. Ginger Snap5 – “Polaris”Ginger Snap5 – “Polaris”
    SkyQode Records
    “The first GS5 full-length album, and wow, did everyone love it! From melodic EBM with trance elements and personal lyrics, ‘Polaris’ is a great embodiment of the entire album.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp
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  49. ESA – “The Shape of Hate to Come”ESA – “The Shape of Hate to Come”
    Tympanik Audio
    “The new ESA album is fantastic, moving, and destructive! Everyone loves the production work and beats.”
    Purchase at:
    Amazon MP3
    Bandcamp

 

“Don’t forget to check out last month’s article for more new music that’s still fresh to the ears. This year has seen some fantastic releases out by artists familiar and new! Get ready for 2014!”

 

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