After debuting Metadevice with the February 2020 release of Studies For a Vortex, André Coelho follows up with the new album, titled Ubiquitarchia. Composed in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdowns, the new record shows the artist touching on themes of loss and creative impulses in human beings; as such, Ubiquitarchia features a more stripped down approach with colder, more electronic and synthesized elements [..]
Known for their innovative and experimental approaches to ambient noise and industrial music, Mark Spybey (Dead Voices On Air, Download) and David Thrussell (SNOG, Black Lung) joined forces in 2019 to form Grizzly Steppe and construct the soundscape titled Svalbard. Performed in the permafrost of Spitzbergen, the largest and only permanently populated Norwegian island on December 21, 2019, the track was created by the two artists through a series of analog machines and hand-built devices [..]
Blending noisy industrial soundscapes with acoustic balladry and melodic songwriting, Derek Rush carried the moniker of Dream into Dust as his main creative outlet for 15 years, releasing three full-length albums and several EPs before the band went on an indefinite hiatus in 2012 after the release of So Beautiful and So Dangerous. Now, Rush has unveiled a new collection of songs created under the banner of Dream into Dust, titled Fragments of Legacy; the album’s 15 tracks span 77 minutes, all recorded between 1998-2001 for various compilations [..]
Artoffact Records has announced the release of Hijacker, the posthumous solo album debut from musician/producer Jeremy Inkel. Having established himself onstage and in the studio with bands like Left Spine Down and Front Line Assembly, as well as contributing greatly to FLA side projects Delerium and Noise Unit, Inkel had been writing and recording his own material throughout his career, wrought with his signature blend of EBM, techno, and industrial experimentation [..]
Blending aspects of noise/rock and industrial, Reptoid has announced the release of a debut full-length album, titled Worship False Gods. Created by band founder and sole member Jordan Sobolew, the record presents his “somewhat misanthropic view of humanity” from the perspective of an alien being, with particularly critical observations of the worship of materialistic “gods” like greed, celebrity, and other insubstantial aspects of modern life [..]
One of the scene’s hardest working and most unifying figures, Jim Semonik speaks with ReGen about his latest creative output.
An InterView with Jim Semonik of Distortion Productions and Red Lokust