Category: Electronica / Ambient / Trip-Hop
Blurb: Taking a much more chilled out and deceptively tranquil approach that belies the tensely dark atmospheres resonating throughout, Splynter Group presents another welcome side of the Cracknation.
Category: Witch House / Electronic
Blurb: Sexy atmospheres and ritualistic beats combine to provide an album full of club anthems ripped straight out of a mechanical wasteland.
Category: Electro / Synthpop
Blurb: While doing little to stray from the path set forth by previous albums, VNV Nation continues its pursuit of melodic electronic humanity.
Category: Industrial / Metal
Blurb: While still very much the sum of various influences in the genre, this acclaimed act’s debut album is a vicious and exciting reminder of what many loved about industrial music to begin with.
Category: Electronic / Drone / Dark Ambient
Blurb: As glacial in its pace as in its frigid atmosphere, this helping of experimental and droning electronic may not be as tedious as it is simply monotonous and requires perhaps more patience than it deserves.
Category: Electro / EBM
Blurb: From its lyrical shortcomings to its adherence to the standards of dark electro/EBM, this Brazilian artist’s debut is full of emotion but lacking in much depth.
Blurb: Focusing inward on the solitary truth of a suffocating end to existence, Defrag’s latest work displays a wonderful sense of electronic variety and maturity.