Jun 2017 05

John Bergin - The Lords of Bone and MachineryJohn Bergin
Category: Experimental / Dark Ambient / Industrial
Album: The Lords of Bone and Machinery
Stars: 4
Blurb: A fine compilation that can do well to introduce those unfamiliar into Bergin’s nightmarish audio/visual world, while also serving as an excellent retrospective of some of his most haunted musical conjuring.

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Jun 2017 05

Cygnets - Alone TogetherCygnets
Category: New Wave / Post-Punk
Album: Alone/Together
Stars: 4
Blurb: Canadian front man Logan Turner and his band have once again put together a release worthy of its accolades, marrying older styles with new techniques to create the most haunting collection of songs that they’ve come up with yet.

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Jun 2017 05

The Raygun Girls - Rising DawnThe Raygun Girls
Category: Alt. Rock / Metal
Album: Rising Dawn
Stars: 2
Blurb: While solid from a songwriting and production standpoint, this one-man band’s hard rocking soundtrack to the apocalypse falls short of the mark due to some less-than-stellar vocals.

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Jun 2017 05

Die Krupps - Live Im Schatten Der RingeDie Krupps
Category: Industrial / Metal / Rock
Album: Live Im Schatten Der Ringe
Stars: 3
Blurb: Die Krupps delivers in this live recording of the band’s 2014 performance at E-tropolis Festival; high energy, pounding beats, and a healthy blend of industrial, metal, and rock, establishing Die Krupps as a band worthy of having a legacy and being considered the AC/DC of industrial music.

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May 2017 13

Jimmy Urine - The Secret Cinematic Sounds of Jimmy UrineJimmy Urine
Category: Electro / New Wave
Album: The Secret Cinematic Sounds of Jimmy Urine
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: The first solo record from Mindless Self Indulgence’s Jimmy Urine shares the same influences that can be found in VNV Nation, Mind.in.a.Box, and Stranger Things, and it all works together in a neon colored trip down memory lane that allows the MSI front man to grow and pay tribute.

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May 2017 13

Davey Suicide - Made from FireDavey Suicide
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Made from Fire
Stars: 3
Blurb: The energetic Davey Suicide returns with a full-length album backed by a new sense of freedom and vigor.

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May 2017 13

Betty Moon - ChromeBetty Moon
Category: Electro-pop / Alternative Rock
Album: Chrome
Stars: 4
Blurb: Betty Moon’s eighth studio album possesses a unique blend of pleasing electro-pop with a dark edge that departs from her harder rock sound of yore.

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