Aug 2016 22

Nahja Mora - ActualiserNahja Mora
Category: Industrial / Experimental
Album: Actualiser
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Themes of desperation, isolation, and the realization of the self through its own destructive abound on this debut EP from one of Baltimore’s most excitingly experimental musical entities.

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Aug 2016 22

Iszoloscope - False VacuumIszoloscope
Category: Experimental / Noise / Industrial
Album: False Vacuum
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: While showcasing a refinement of skill and style, this eighth album sticks very much to the grain of Iszoloscope’s sound, sure to please longtime fans if not astound them.

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Aug 2016 22

Abbey Death - Realignment EPAbbey Death
Category: Goth / Rock
Album: Realignment EP
Stars: 3
Blurb: Drawing on but not limited to their collective experiences, Abbey Nex and Valerie Gentile strike out on their own with a new brand of electrified goth and noise/rock.

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Aug 2016 22

Hotei - StrangersHotei
Category: Blues / Rock / Electro
Album: Strangers
Stars: 5
Blurb: As much a snapshot of the prominent Japanese guitarist’s long and versatile career as it is a step forward into new musical territory, marking his first truly international record release with a few guests to boot.

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Aug 2016 19

Titan releases new video for upcoming fourth album
 
Mexican electro/rock trio Titan has released a video for “Dama Fina” off of the band’s upcoming fourth studio album, Dama. Produced by indie rock impresario Nick Launay (Nick Cave, Arcade Fire) and previously released on The Beastie Boys’ Grand Royal label, Dama will be released October 28 on ATP Recordings. The album features collaborations with iconic synth legend Gary Numan, Egyptian Lover, and Bananarama’s Siobhan Fahey. [..]

Aug 2016 19

Delerium signs to Metropolis Records, announces new album and singleCanadian act Delerium’s first album on Metropolis Records, the band’s fifteenth overall, will be released September 23. Recorded over a two year period, Mythologie explores new dark, ethereal ambient soundscapes; producers and musicians Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber recruited Front Line Assembly band mates Jared Slingerland and Craig Johnsen along with several lyricists to add a unique, modern edge to their signature atmospheric sounds. [..]

Aug 2016 19

3TEETH releases new single and music video

3TEETH - AtrophyHaving toured earlier this year as the opening act for TOOL, Los Angeles industrial/metal band 3TEETH has released on August 19 its latest single and accompanying music video, “Atrophy,” to widespread acclaim. The track will appear on the band’s upcoming sophomore album, titled <shutdown.exe>, with the band teaming up with prominent music publication Rolling Stone for the new single. In a statement to Rolling Stone, vocalist Alexis Mincolla says the new song is “about living in a culture of perpetual distractions and fighting back against the underuse of our own minds that occurs as a result of it.” [..]