Apr 2016 11

SINO Re-Build Projects - Ruined SilenceSINO Re-Build Projects
Category: Industrial / Noise / Techno
Album: Ruined Silence
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: Aggressively simple and straightforward and presenting an old-school, almost techno style of industrial, this latest album from this renowned Japanese act falls short of its full potential.

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Apr 2016 11

Venus in Aries - Burst EPVenus in Aries
Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: Burst EP
Stars: 4
Blurb: An all too brief introduction to a promising act, balanced by the human equation, a melodic and muscular machine whose existence simply must be perpetuated.

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Apr 2016 11

Aesthetic Perfection - Blood Spills Not Far from the WoundAesthetic Perfection
Category: EBM / Futurepop
Album: Blood Spills Not Far from the Wound
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: Daniel Graves tries to close the book on Necessary Response, but loses something along the way.

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Apr 2016 11

Doganov - Conducting ChaosDoganov
Category: Industrial / Electro / Rock
Album: Conducting Chaos
Stars: 3
Blurb: While not without its appeal in bridging old-school sounds and styles with modern sensibilities, the lack of imagination on display makes the latest album from this Belgian trio a lukewarm affair.

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Apr 2016 11

IAMX - MetanoiaIAMX
Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: Metanoia
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: After a two year hiatus, the solo project of Chris Corner comes back just as striking and influential as ever, offering us a refreshing but classic new album.

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Apr 2016 11

Autoclav1.1 - Werewolf CountryAutoclav1.1
Category: Ambient / IDM / Electronic
Album: Werewolf Country
Stars: 4
Blurb: Following through with the momentum established by his previous album, Tony Young treads some familiar ground with a fresh set of eyes and ears, making for one of his least derivative releases yet.

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Mar 2016 07

Front 242 - Detox Static EPFront 242
Category: Electro / EBM
Album: Detox Static EP
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: The result of an open call for remixes for “Take One,” Detox Static is a seven track set of remixes that effortlessly transports the song into 2016 without losing sight of the place the original holds in electronic music history.

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