Apr 2015 07

PIG vs. M.C. Lord of the Flies - Compound Eye SessionsPIG vs. M.C. Lord of the Flies
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Compound Eye Sessions
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Two industrial legends return after a long silence, pooling their collective resources to offer up an album that proves both are as venomous and as vital, as belligerent and as boisterous as ever.

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Apr 2015 07

GoFight - Napalm BabyGoFight
Category: Electroscuzz / Electro / Industrial
Album: Napalm Baby
Stars: 5
Blurb: Chicago’s premier electroscuzz act cranks into overdrive on this sophomore album, sounding both fresh and fashionable and offering up one hell of a good time!

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Apr 2015 07

Julien-K - California Noir – Chapter One: Analog Beaches & Digital CitiesJulien-K
Category: Electro / Rock / Goth
Album: California Noir – Chapter One: Analog Beaches & Digital Cities
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Darkly sensual, cinematic, and ironic, Julien-K takes listeners through the Palm Tree-laden boulevards of California’s underbelly with a danceable and energetic rocker of a third album.

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Apr 2015 07

Sister Machine Gun - The Future UnformedSister Machine Gun
Category: Coldwave / Industrial / Rock
Album: The Future Unformed
Stars: 3
Blurb: While lacking in a certain punch and vigor that one might expect, this newest EP after an absence of nearly eight years is a welcome return for one of the coldwave scene’s most celebrated acts.

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Apr 2015 07

Autoclav1.1 - Ten.One.Point.OneAutoclav1.1
Category: Ambient / IDM / Electronic
Album: Ten.One.Point.One
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Presenting some of his strongest and strangest material yet, Tony Young brings Autoclav1.1 full circle to mark the project’s 10 year anniversary.

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Mar 2015 26

Moonspell - ExtinctMoonspell
Category: Goth / Metal
Album: Extinct
Stars: 4
Blurb: Heavy on melody, mood, musicianship, and above all metal, the latest album from this Portuguese export finds the band over two decades in and at the top of its game.

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Mar 2015 26

Braindance - Master of DisguiseBraindance
Category: Darkwave / Progressive / Metal
Album: Master of Disguise
Stars: 1.5
Blurb: Despite its adventurous and progressive spirit, the latest from this New York act may be too much a practice in excess and overindulgence for many to take it seriously.

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