Aug 2016 22

Nahja Mora - ActualiserNahja Mora
Category: Industrial / Experimental
Album: Actualiser
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Themes of desperation, isolation, and the realization of the self through its own destructive abound on this debut EP from one of Baltimore’s most excitingly experimental musical entities.

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Aug 2016 22

Iszoloscope - False VacuumIszoloscope
Category: Experimental / Noise / Industrial
Album: False Vacuum
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: While showcasing a refinement of skill and style, this eighth album sticks very much to the grain of Iszoloscope’s sound, sure to please longtime fans if not astound them.

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Aug 2016 22

Abbey Death - Realignment EPAbbey Death
Category: Goth / Rock
Album: Realignment EP
Stars: 3
Blurb: Drawing on but not limited to their collective experiences, Abbey Nex and Valerie Gentile strike out on their own with a new brand of electrified goth and noise/rock.

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Aug 2016 22

Hotei - StrangersHotei
Category: Blues / Rock / Electro
Album: Strangers
Stars: 5
Blurb: As much a snapshot of the prominent Japanese guitarist’s long and versatile career as it is a step forward into new musical territory, marking his first truly international record release with a few guests to boot.

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Jul 2016 02

GoFight - American JihadiGoFight
Category: Electroscuzz / Industrial / Funk
Album: American Jihadi
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: GoFight’s third album brings “tha funk” and a signature sexy electro-sleaze while challenging social and political climates… does it with a sense of humor.

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Jul 2016 02

Rawzilk - Joys and Horrors of Broken SoulsRawzilk
Category: Darkwave / Neoclassical / Experimental
Album: Joys and Horrors of Broken Souls
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: A slasher film told through music, this album ties in ritualistic, heathen imagery with scenes of torture and murder to create a chilling experience.

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Jul 2016 02

PORT OF Est. - Onyx MoonPORT OF Est.
Category: Synthpop / Electro / Experimental
Album: Onyx Moon
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Masterful production and an angelic voice combine for a strong debut record from Portland, Maine’s PORT OF Est. Moody but not overly dark; smart and catchy as hell.

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