Category: Industrial / Experimental
Album: Greeted as Liberators
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!
Category: Metal / Alternative
Album: Inverted Grasp of Balance
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.
Category: Electro / Industrial / Synthpop
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.
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Category: Experimental / Post-Punk
Album: Skeleton Tree
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.
Jane in Space
Category: Electro / Industrial / Alternative
Album: Jane in Space
Blurb: Jane in Space beautifully melds modern alternative rock sensibilities with the classic comfort of electro/industrial beats on this self-titled debut release.
Black Tape for a Blue Girl
Category: Ambient / Classical / Darkwave
Album: These Fleeting Moments
Blurb: Creating an ethereal sound for melancholic moments; all that Black Tape has excelled at.