2007 Archive

  • CD, Telegrammetry/Hypervoxx, 2007 www.stahlschlag.de Stahlschlag is, and let me make this absolutely clear before continuing, bloody great. I say this because I’m about to follow up with some fairly unkind things and I don’t want to create the false impression […]

    Stahlschlag – Acousticophobie

    CD, Telegrammetry/Hypervoxx, 2007 www.stahlschlag.de Stahlschlag is, and let me make this absolutely clear before continuing, bloody great. I say this because I’m about to follow up with some fairly unkind things and I don’t want to create the false impression […]

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  • CD-R, Reverse Alignment, 2007 www.myspace.com/protoplasmicreversion “The Monstrous Soul” by Lustmord needs no introduction to fans of dark ambient but I feel the need to bring said album up as a quick reference point to those unfamiliar with the artist. The […]

    Protoplasmic Reversion – Sunken Temples

    CD-R, Reverse Alignment, 2007 www.myspace.com/protoplasmicreversion “The Monstrous Soul” by Lustmord needs no introduction to fans of dark ambient but I feel the need to bring said album up as a quick reference point to those unfamiliar with the artist. The […]

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  • CD, Fich-Art, 2007 www.eva3.co.uk Amongst the large amount of releases into the current industrial scene, only a very few artists and records can be described as really original. This debut album from Eva | 3 (aka Paul Lavigne, who was […]

    Eva|3 – The Great Divide

    CD, Fich-Art, 2007 www.eva3.co.uk Amongst the large amount of releases into the current industrial scene, only a very few artists and records can be described as really original. This debut album from Eva | 3 (aka Paul Lavigne, who was […]

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  • CD, Some Place Else, 2007 www.someplaceelse.net Okay I knew I was in for the long haul with this album as it consists of just three tracks. First up is the title track, a direct collaboration between both Finland’s Gelsomina and […]

    Gelsomina + No Xivic – Furnace

    CD, Some Place Else, 2007 www.someplaceelse.net Okay I knew I was in for the long haul with this album as it consists of just three tracks. First up is the title track, a direct collaboration between both Finland’s Gelsomina and […]

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  • CD-R, My Hands Music, 2007 www.accompliceaffair.za.pl Accomplice Affair, the brainchild of Przemyslaw Rychlik, lured me in with promises of dark ambient and occasional psychedelic moments. Or at least that’s what the project’s webpage professed. I was brimming with excitement at […]

    Accomplice Affair – Jezioro Wspomnien

    CD-R, My Hands Music, 2007 www.accompliceaffair.za.pl Accomplice Affair, the brainchild of Przemyslaw Rychlik, lured me in with promises of dark ambient and occasional psychedelic moments. Or at least that’s what the project’s webpage professed. I was brimming with excitement at […]

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  • CD, Accession Records/Metropolis Records, 2007 www.sitd.de After taking the DAC by storm with their first two albums and numerous singles, the German trio [:SITD:], or Shadows In The Dark, return with their third long-player titled Bestie:Mensch. The main theme here, […]

    [:SITD:] – Bestie:Mensch

    CD, Accession Records/Metropolis Records, 2007 www.sitd.de After taking the DAC by storm with their first two albums and numerous singles, the German trio [:SITD:], or Shadows In The Dark, return with their third long-player titled Bestie:Mensch. The main theme here, […]

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  • CD, Noitekk/COP International, 2007 www.myspace.com/xentrifuge New Jersey-based Xentrifuge defines their name as “a machine in which devastation is manufactured.” Fitting I think, considering that every track on their debut album “Light Extinguished” pours on the sonic annihilation like a wrecking […]

    Xentrifuge – Light Extiguished

    CD, Noitekk/COP International, 2007 www.myspace.com/xentrifuge New Jersey-based Xentrifuge defines their name as “a machine in which devastation is manufactured.” Fitting I think, considering that every track on their debut album “Light Extinguished” pours on the sonic annihilation like a wrecking […]

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  • CD, Infacted/COP International, 2007 www.soman.de From East Germany comes the 2nd full length long-player from EBM act Soman. Taking the moniker from the name of a toxic nerve agent developed by German biochemist Richard Kuhn near the end of the […]

    Soman – Mask

    CD, Infacted/COP International, 2007 www.soman.de From East Germany comes the 2nd full length long-player from EBM act Soman. Taking the moniker from the name of a toxic nerve agent developed by German biochemist Richard Kuhn near the end of the […]

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  • CD-R, Fich-Art, 2007 www.myspace.com/oszillotom Oszillotom comprises of two collaborators; M “Kirk” Fuchs and Herby Althaus. Fuchs was a founder member of the band Config.sys but left in 2002 to pursue his own projects. Frustrated that he wasn’t able to realise […]

    Oszillotom – Energetika

    CD-R, Fich-Art, 2007 www.myspace.com/oszillotom Oszillotom comprises of two collaborators; M “Kirk” Fuchs and Herby Althaus. Fuchs was a founder member of the band Config.sys but left in 2002 to pursue his own projects. Frustrated that he wasn’t able to realise […]

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  • CD-R, Hyervoxx Recordings, 2007 www.readjust-music.com In recent years, the terror-ebm/dark electro/terror-banana/etc. scene has reached a point of over-saturation. I used to be over-enthused by any band that would throw a catchy bassline and distorted vocals on a track but now […]

    ReAdjust – Statement

    CD-R, Hyervoxx Recordings, 2007 www.readjust-music.com In recent years, the terror-ebm/dark electro/terror-banana/etc. scene has reached a point of over-saturation. I used to be over-enthused by any band that would throw a catchy bassline and distorted vocals on a track but now […]

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