Jan 2015 25

The Webb - Little PiecesThe Webb
Category: Post-Punk / Gothic
Album: Little Pieces
Stars: 2
Blurb: An admirable, yet flawed attempt at capturing post-punk magic.

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Jan 2015 25

Swans - To be KindSwans
Category: Experimental / Post-Punk / Rock
Album: To be Kind
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Monolithic and majestic, the latest double album from Swans showcases some of the band’s longest and most daring musical excursions yet, producing a marvelous display of excess and grandeur.

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Jan 2015 25

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult - Spooky TricksMy Life with the Thrill Kill Kult
Category: Industrial
Album: Spooky Tricks
Stars: 4
Blurb: Sexy, sultry, sleazy; Spooky Tricks proves that My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult is going stronger than ever.

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Jan 2015 25

No:Carrier - Wisdom & FailureNo:Carrier
Category: Darkwave / Synthpop
Album: Wisdom & Failure
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: With a refined sense of production and arrangement driven by more strongly developed songwriting, No:Carrier’s new album shows excellent creative growth.

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Jan 2015 25

Robohop - Prime Directives 1-4Robohop
Category: Hip-hop / Electro
Album: Prime Directives 1-4
Stars: 4
Blurb: Part socio-technological commentary, part nerdy sci-fi celebration, all killer industrialized hip-hop.

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Jan 2015 25

Deconbrio - The Art of Violation: Part OneDeconbrio
Category: Coldwave / Industrial / Metal
Album: The Art of Violation: Part One
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Demonstrating a well developed and virulent sense of song craft and production, Deconbrio’s latest EP is an excellent display of in-your-face and aggressive coldwave.

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Jan 2015 25

Angelspit - The ProductAngelspit
Category: Electro / Industrial / Punk
Album: The Product
Stars: 4
Blurb: Angelspit’s most collaborative and yet most singular effort yet, with a few pensive moments that along with the band’s usual acerbic bombast make for an enticing and confrontational listen.

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