Category: Electro / Hip-hop / Industrial
Blurb: While some of its more polarizing choices diminish the narrative, Shadowboy effectively redeems itself and further displays the poetic and imaginative spirit of its creators.
Category: Ambient / Electronic / IDM
Blurb: A thoughtful, unsettling, and melodically entrancing concept piece that continues to set Nebulo apart in an abstract world of his own.
Category: Ambient / Experimental / Tribal
Album: Sphere from the Woods
Blurb: Organic ambience and ceremonious rhythms facilitate the path to enlightenment in one of Empusae’s most introspective works to date.
Category: Electronic / Industrial / Noise
Album: Industrial is Dead EP
Blurb: Swamping cacophony and complex rhythmic ferocity combat a mélange of old and new textures in this tyro’s galvanizing deviation.
Glue on Smile
Category: Dubstep / EDM / Electronica
Album: False Evidence Appearing Real
Blurb: Splicing fiendish vocals with more intricate and spooky atmospheres, Glue on Smile strays out of its comfort zone to concoct a refreshing batch of electronic ear candy.
Author & Punisher
Category: Industrial / Drone / Experimental
Album: Women & Children
Blurb: Offering the faintest glimmers of what once was and may never be again, Author & Punisher delivers an album of apocalyptic grandeur.