Dec 2016 19

Aesthetic Perfection - Love Like Lies (Single)Aesthetic Perfection
Category: Electro-pop / EBM
Album: Love Like Lies (Single)
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: While not entirely unsuccessful in bringing a more melodic pop sensibility into a harsher electro/industrial style, Aesthetic Perfection’s latest single falls short in several areas.

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Dec 2016 19

v01d - Greeted as Liberatorsv01d
Category: Industrial / Experimental
Album: Greeted as Liberators
Stars: 5
Blurb: A masterpiece of an album, full of stylistic exploration, sonic nuance, and lyrical themes that demonstrate a more thoughtful and serious mindset to make this thinking man’s industrial… bravo, v01d!

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Dec 2016 19

Monte Pittman - Inverted Grasp of BalanceMonte Pittman
Category: Metal / Alternative
Album: Inverted Grasp of Balance
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Faster and heavier than his past efforts, yet without sacrificing melody or thoughtful songwriting, Monte Pittman’s fourth album presents listeners with some of his strongest material yet.

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Dec 2016 19

Assemblage 23 - EndureAssemblage 23
Category: Electro / Industrial / Synthpop
Album: Endure
Stars: 5
Blurb: Assemblage 23 has come out with quite possibly one of the most ingenious compilation of songs and remixes that the project has ever released in collaboration with some very talented creative minds.

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Dec 2016 19

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Skeleton TreeNick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Category: Experimental / Post-Punk
Album: Skeleton Tree
Stars: 5
Blurb: Nick Cave unleashes his musical project’s sixteenth album, which possesses a sense of continuity in tone and themes like the previous release, Push the Sky Away, but with a more poignant edge heavily inspired by real life tragedy.

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Dec 2016 19

Jane in Space - Jane in SpaceJane in Space
Category: Electro / Industrial / Alternative
Album: Jane in Space
Stars: 4
Blurb: Jane in Space beautifully melds modern alternative rock sensibilities with the classic comfort of electro/industrial beats on this self-titled debut release.

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Dec 2016 19

Black Tape for a Blue Girl - These Fleeting MomentsBlack Tape for a Blue Girl
Category: Ambient / Classical / Darkwave
Album: These Fleeting Moments
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Creating an ethereal sound for melancholic moments; all that Black Tape has excelled at.

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