Nov 2016 23

Haujobb - BlendwerkHaujobb
Category: Electro / Industrial / EBM
Album: Blendwerk
Stars: 5
Blurb: Throughout the years, Haujobb has released mesmerizing albums that manage to linger in the consciousness of a diehard following, and once again the combined talents of Dejan Samardzic and Daniel Myer come back around with a fierce selection of tracks that sets a new standard in artistic direction.

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Nov 2016 23

Cloak of Altering - ManifestationCloak of Altering
Category: Experimental / Black Metal
Album: Manifestation
Stars: 3
Blurb: Dutch artist Mories redefines the meaning of “controlled chaos” with an intricate and imaginative blend of heavy rhythms, erratic time signatures, and haunting sounds that stick in the listener’s mind.

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Nov 2016 23

KPT - KPT Alive by MachinesKPT
Category: Electronica
Album: KPT Alive by Machines
Stars: 4
Blurb: KPT becomes undone and makes his musical expressions truly understood with his new album, fusing an armada of breaks, fierce beats, and rapturous melodies into complex tapestries of sound.

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Nov 2016 23

Dead When I Found Her - All the Way DownDead When I Found Her
Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: All the Way Down
Stars: 5
Blurb: Once again, Dead When I Found Her has outdone itself with a spellbinding and skillfully produced album that’s more loyal than ever to its electro/industrial foundations.

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Sep 2016 16

KMFDM - ROCKS - Milestones ReloadedKMFDM
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: ROCKS – Milestones Reloaded
Stars: 4
Blurb: Celebrating the band’s past while forging ahead on the band’s path of conceptual continuity, this collection of new remixes and remasters of old favorites yields quite a few pleasant surprises for those devoted to the Ultra-Heavy Beat!

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Sep 2016 16

Julien-K - California Noir - Chapter Two: Nightlife in NeonJulien-K
Category: Electro / Rock / Goth
Album: California Noir – Chapter Two: Nightlife in Neon
Stars: 5
Blurb: This isn’t Miami Vice… more like Los Angeles Vice; as lush and cinematic a vision of the City of Angels as the preceding chapter, filtered through a nostalgic lens of ‘80s inspired new wave and post-punk, Julien-K surpasses itself with this triumphant fourth album.

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Sep 2016 16

Chitin - VoidChitin
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Void
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: Playing well upon the tropes of industrial/metal, this Baltimore band may have the chops to ascend to a higher level, with this EP hopefully being one of the early lower steps.

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