Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: The Dark Half EP
Blurb: The second in the trilogy of digital EPs hits harder than Antibody while still subtly shifting gears for Daniel Graves’ ever changing musical vehicle.
Category: Metal / Experimental
Album: Das Seelenbrechen
Blurb: Shifting away from the progressive and jazzy experiments of his past output, Ihsahn delves into more abstract atmospheres to create a symphony as melodically pleasing as it is noisily unsettling.
The Legendary Pink Dots
Category: Experimental / Industrial
Album: The Gethsemane Option
Blurb: Living a third of a century outside of the box and no signs of slowing down, the imposing avant-garde collective further refuses to be pigeonholed in this latest riveting foray.
Category: Experimental / IDM
Blurb: Ever exploring beyond the conventions of traditional form and structure with effectively psychedelic sound design, Download’s latest is an at once tense and relaxing affair.
Category: Electronic / Experimental
Album: Shaking the Habitual
Blurb: A dense and challenging listen that lives up to its title, eschewing past formulas in favor of a truly experimental experience.
Category: Ambient / Dubstep / Experimental
Album: Hollow Worlds
Blurb: Comaduster’s latest offering not only makes dubstep more accessible, but boldly fuses a slew of genres for a refreshing take on contemporary electronic music.
Category: Noise / Industrial
Album: Themes of Carnal Empowerment – Part 2: Deceit
Blurb: While the conceptual direction may fly over some heads, it doesn’t make ESA’s sex-fueled sonic havoc sequel any less intoxicating.