Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Sinister Minister
Blurb: Without pretense or restraint, showcasing a balls-to-the-wall in-your-face brand of rock & roll debauchery as few others besides Skum Love can offer.
Chris Wirsig & No:Carrier
Category: Ambient / Cinematic / Industrial
Album: The 13 Crystal Skulls
Blurb: A chilling atmospheric record that plays like a soundtrack to the legend of the 13 crystal skulls. Neo-gothic piano and ominous noises in the distance put you right in the story. Great for headphones.
Category: Industrial / Dark Ambient / Experimental
Album: The Negative
Blurb: Presenting a more vulnerable and introspective aspect to Brant Showers’ musical identity, SØLVE leads listeners down a decidedly dark but rewarding path.
The Black Queen
Category: Synthpop / Coldwave
Album: Fever Daydream
Blurb: Emotive and expressive songwriting and composition, along with a chilled R&B influence, are at the forefront of this debut from a trio of veteran performers, resulting in what is most assuredly one of the best albums of the year.
Category: Electronica / Rock / Experimental
Album: Spines of the Heart
Blurb: Moody, dreamy, and haunting, this double album by Berklee-trained Bryan Deister has sparks of brilliance, a few dismal points, and a ton of material in between.
Synth/electro-pop entertainment website Electrozombies has announced the release of the first Apoptygma Berzerk tribute compilation, titled Apop We Love You. The album’s 20 tracks include submissions by Machinista, Vogon Poetry, Twisted Destiny, IIOIOIOII, and Technomancer featuring Angst Pop (former Apoptygma Berzerk member Aksel Lundgreen). [..]
Saffron, best known as the lead singer of Republica and the voice behind ’90s electro/rock anthems “Ready to Go” and “Drop Dead Gorgeous,” has been announced as the Sunday headliner of Sexhibition. The three day “Erotic event of the year” features music, burlesque, cabaret, performance art, and more in a sex positive environment. Sexhibition runs from August 19 – 21 [..]