Category: Experimental / Post-Punk / Rock
Album: To be Kind
Blurb: Monolithic and majestic, the latest double album from Swans showcases some of the band’s longest and most daring musical excursions yet, producing a marvelous display of excess and grandeur.
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult
Album: Spooky Tricks
Blurb: Sexy, sultry, sleazy; Spooky Tricks proves that My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult is going stronger than ever.
Category: Darkwave / Synthpop
Album: Wisdom & Failure
Blurb: With a refined sense of production and arrangement driven by more strongly developed songwriting, No:Carrier’s new album shows excellent creative growth.
Category: Coldwave / Industrial / Metal
Album: The Art of Violation: Part One
Blurb: Demonstrating a well developed and virulent sense of song craft and production, Deconbrio’s latest EP is an excellent display of in-your-face and aggressive coldwave.
Category: Electro / Industrial / Punk
Album: The Product
Blurb: Angelspit’s most collaborative and yet most singular effort yet, with a few pensive moments that along with the band’s usual acerbic bombast make for an enticing and confrontational listen.