2003 Archive

  • CD, self-released, 2003 www.cyanhide.com Although nearly a decade has passed since I last donned a lace shirt, frock coat and black lipstick, or screwed in imaginary lightbulbs while choking on the fumes of strobe-illumined smoke machines, my dark-and-dreary days of […]

    Cyanhide – Dancefloor

    CD, self-released, 2003 www.cyanhide.com Although nearly a decade has passed since I last donned a lace shirt, frock coat and black lipstick, or screwed in imaginary lightbulbs while choking on the fumes of strobe-illumined smoke machines, my dark-and-dreary days of […]

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  • CD, Backwards Records, 2003 www.backwardsrecords.com This old-ish CD has just been sent to me after I encountered band member Patrick Urn’s off-the-wall solo project Syphilis Sauna. This album isn’t much like his; it’s more like moody electronics with some eminent […]

    In Ether – Insult to the Unconditioned

    CD, Backwards Records, 2003 www.backwardsrecords.com This old-ish CD has just been sent to me after I encountered band member Patrick Urn’s off-the-wall solo project Syphilis Sauna. This album isn’t much like his; it’s more like moody electronics with some eminent […]

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  • CD, Tantric Terror, 2003 www.tantricterror.com Why not review an album which has been available for some time already, if the album deserves it… “Shadow Fracture” from Nitrous Flesh is an album with those qualities. The first three tracks were given […]

    Nitrous Flesh – Shadow Fracture

    CD, Tantric Terror, 2003 www.tantricterror.com Why not review an album which has been available for some time already, if the album deserves it… “Shadow Fracture” from Nitrous Flesh is an album with those qualities. The first three tracks were given […]

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  • CD, Triumvirate, 2003 www.swordvolcano.com I don’t know much about this group, apart from recognising some of their names from other projects, but I’ve been waiting for something to fill the astral void left by the departure of Jhonn Balance for […]

    Sword Volcano Complex – Phosphorescent

    CD, Triumvirate, 2003 www.swordvolcano.com I don’t know much about this group, apart from recognising some of their names from other projects, but I’ve been waiting for something to fill the astral void left by the departure of Jhonn Balance for […]

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  • CD, Einzeleinheit, 2003 www.einzeleinheit.de I guess I’ll have the privilege of being the second one to write a bad review of Naarmann and Robert Neiteller’s “Schwester Thelesitis”. Released under the banner of EinzelEinheit, a label dealing in “interface music”, as […]

    Naarmann and Neiteller – Schwester Thelesitis

    CD, Einzeleinheit, 2003 www.einzeleinheit.de I guess I’ll have the privilege of being the second one to write a bad review of Naarmann and Robert Neiteller’s “Schwester Thelesitis”. Released under the banner of EinzelEinheit, a label dealing in “interface music”, as […]

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  • CD,Negative Gain, 2003 www.alaskahighway.com Alaska Highway’s debut album, “Attitudes of a Difficult Mind”, contains a myriad of crafty influences from goth-pop and industrial acts young and old. These add to the flavor of the music a sense of restrained aggression […]

    Alaska Highway – Attitudes of a Difficult Mind

    CD,Negative Gain, 2003 www.alaskahighway.com Alaska Highway’s debut album, “Attitudes of a Difficult Mind”, contains a myriad of crafty influences from goth-pop and industrial acts young and old. These add to the flavor of the music a sense of restrained aggression […]

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  • CD-R, self-released, 2003 www.dolmensniper.motime.com “Dead Ringers”, a 2003 release by Dolmen Sniper (aka Cyrill Duneau), has got to be among those discs that make me wonder “Where the hell have *you* been so long?” when listened to… The first two […]

    Dolmen Sniper – Dead Ringers

    CD-R, self-released, 2003 www.dolmensniper.motime.com “Dead Ringers”, a 2003 release by Dolmen Sniper (aka Cyrill Duneau), has got to be among those discs that make me wonder “Where the hell have *you* been so long?” when listened to… The first two […]

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  • CD, Illustrious Records, 2003 www.syntaxonline.co.uk Pulling from both the Electro club music and Rock & Roll scenes, Syntax’s “Meccano Mind” offers up a masterwork of digital crafting and genre blending. A little trance, a little atmospheric, some soft-spoken and meaningful […]

    Syntax – Meccano Mind

    CD, Illustrious Records, 2003 www.syntaxonline.co.uk Pulling from both the Electro club music and Rock & Roll scenes, Syntax’s “Meccano Mind” offers up a masterwork of digital crafting and genre blending. A little trance, a little atmospheric, some soft-spoken and meaningful […]

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  • CD, Black Rain/Noitekk, 2003 www.blackrain.de It’s a label sampler from Noitekk/Black Rain. I hear you cry “surely we can pretty much guess what this is gonna be like!” Well, you’d be right, this compilation is pretty derivative of other harsh-electro […]

    V/A – Störsequenz

    CD, Black Rain/Noitekk, 2003 www.blackrain.de It’s a label sampler from Noitekk/Black Rain. I hear you cry “surely we can pretty much guess what this is gonna be like!” Well, you’d be right, this compilation is pretty derivative of other harsh-electro […]

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  • — Photo concepts by Augusta A. with edits by M. d. S.

    Connexion Bizarre 2003 flyer photos

    — Photo concepts by Augusta A. with edits by M. d. S.

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