Feb 2014 04

Ben Lukas Boysen - Mother Nature (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Ben Lukas Boysen
Category: Classical / Drone
Album: Mother Nature (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: While definitely not the most varied and stimulating trek of the seminal mastermind of sound, Ben Lukas Boysen’s latest film score still manages to stand on its own with incredibly worthwhile moments of looming terror and deep reflection.

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Feb 2014 04

Blank - Dark RetreatBlank
Category: Electro / Futurepop
Album: Dark Retreat
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: While definitely hit with sparse moments of inventive vigor, Dark Retreat struggles to define itself as anything more than a slightly refreshed trip to the past.

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Jan 2014 15

GoFight - Turn It UpGoFight
Category: Industrial / Electro / Funk
Album: Turn It Up
Stars: 4
Blurb: Gritty and groovy, rough and raw, down and dirty, the new single from Chicago’s eminent electroscuzz band lives up to its title as an ultimate party release to bring audiences together.

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Jan 2014 15

Diaphane - LifeformsDiaphane
Category: Ambient / Experimental / IDM
Album: Lifeforms
Stars: 4
Blurb: A sophisticated and enigmatic odyssey of ambitious experimental electronica that takes this French virtuoso’s vision to another level.

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Jan 2014 15

Jäger 90 - Wir Bitten zum TanzJäger 90
Category: Industrial
Album: Wir Bitten zum Tanz
Stars: 2
Blurb: Jäger 90 is asking you to dance, but sound like it doesn’t really care if you accept the invitation or not.

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Jan 2014 15

Teleoptyk - City of DisTeleoptyk
Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: City of Dis
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Reanimating archaic industrial sounds and concepts that were once considered lost, this nostalgic solo act’s highly energized debut satiates the cravings of a darker appetite.

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Jan 2014 05

Die Sektor - (-)ExistenceDie Sektor
Category: Industrial / Electro / EBM
Album: (-)Existence
Stars: 4
Blurb: With an even greater infusion of glitchy programming alongside the harsh EBM and cacophonous industrial atmospheres, Die Sektor continues to forge an undeniably abrasive and utterly danceable path.

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