black rain Archive

  • A grab-bag of last year's dance-friendly EBM and electro with the latest releases by Hioctan, Ascii.Disko, Prospective and Absurd Minds.

    Hioctan / Ascii.Disko / Prospective / Absurd Minds

    A grab-bag of last year's dance-friendly EBM and electro with the latest releases by Hioctan, Ascii.Disko, Prospective and Absurd Minds.

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  • CD, Black Rain, 2009 www.myspace.com/dexycorp Dexy Corp_, the next, best thing in contemporary French industrial rock, make life difficult for a reviewer: objectivity, the most fundamental requirement of any journalistic endeavour, is swiftly discarded as the excellence bleeds through on […]

    Dexy Corp_ – Fragmentation

    CD, Black Rain, 2009 www.myspace.com/dexycorp Dexy Corp_, the next, best thing in contemporary French industrial rock, make life difficult for a reviewer: objectivity, the most fundamental requirement of any journalistic endeavour, is swiftly discarded as the excellence bleeds through on […]

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  • CD, Black Rain, 2009 www.tyske-ludder.de Once again combining old-school EBM sensibilities with contemporary electro construction, Tyske Ludder bring us some of the catchiest electronic body music from the “dark side” available today. Tracks like “Shokkz” deliver some of the most […]

    Tyske Ludder – Anonymous

    CD, Black Rain, 2009 www.tyske-ludder.de Once again combining old-school EBM sensibilities with contemporary electro construction, Tyske Ludder bring us some of the catchiest electronic body music from the “dark side” available today. Tracks like “Shokkz” deliver some of the most […]

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  • CD, Black Rain, 2008 www.blackrain.de Reading like a “who’s who” of old-school industrial and EBM, the tracklist for this compilation will have aging rivetheads foaming at the mouth. A live recording from the festival held at the BPM Club in […]

    V/A – 12. Elektrisch Festival

    CD, Black Rain, 2008 www.blackrain.de Reading like a “who’s who” of old-school industrial and EBM, the tracklist for this compilation will have aging rivetheads foaming at the mouth. A live recording from the festival held at the BPM Club in […]

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  • CD EP, Black Rain, 2008 www.tyske-ludder.de With a name as destined for controversy as this, the listener automatically expects some massive statement in musical form – whether pro- or anti-Xenu. You just know it’s going to make people take notice. […]

    Tyske Ludder – SCIENTific technOLOGY

    CD EP, Black Rain, 2008 www.tyske-ludder.de With a name as destined for controversy as this, the listener automatically expects some massive statement in musical form – whether pro- or anti-Xenu. You just know it’s going to make people take notice. […]

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  • CD, Black Rain, 2007 www.supreme-court.tk This dark electro/EBM offering can, for me, be summed up in three sections – issues, influences and impression – each of which I will elaborate on. First off, issues: Supreme Court are a gloomy, tormented […]

    Supreme Court – Hypocrites + Saints

    CD, Black Rain, 2007 www.supreme-court.tk This dark electro/EBM offering can, for me, be summed up in three sections – issues, influences and impression – each of which I will elaborate on. First off, issues: Supreme Court are a gloomy, tormented […]

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  • CD, Black Rain, 2007 www.blackrain.de Generally speaking, reviewing any compilation is a daunting task – more often than not, each individual track has some aspect that makes it stand out (for good or ill…) from all the others. In this […]

    V/A – A Compilation Vol.2

    CD, Black Rain, 2007 www.blackrain.de Generally speaking, reviewing any compilation is a daunting task – more often than not, each individual track has some aspect that makes it stand out (for good or ill…) from all the others. In this […]

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  • 3 CD, Black Rain, 2006 www.tyske-ludder.de Where more and more self-styled EBM acts of today come dangerously close to the darkwave and futurepop genres, these re-releases of Tyske Ludder’s first three records – “Bombt die Mörder?” (1994), “Dalmarnock” (1995) and […]

    Tyske Ludder – Trinity

    3 CD, Black Rain, 2006 www.tyske-ludder.de Where more and more self-styled EBM acts of today come dangerously close to the darkwave and futurepop genres, these re-releases of Tyske Ludder’s first three records – “Bombt die Mörder?” (1994), “Dalmarnock” (1995) and […]

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  • CD, Black Rain, 2006 www.iwrband.com “Calling you to help me play my role”, screeches IWR front man in a song imaginatively titled “Calling You”, and it was this, the only line on this highly unpleasant debut album, which really said […]

    IWR – Ground Zero

    CD, Black Rain, 2006 www.iwrband.com “Calling you to help me play my role”, screeches IWR front man in a song imaginatively titled “Calling You”, and it was this, the only line on this highly unpleasant debut album, which really said […]

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  • CD, Black Rain, 2006 www.cyborg-attack.de Black Rain, along with its three sublabels (Ars Musica Diffundére, Noitekk and Funkwelten) has been the home of many great names in the industrial, EBM and experimental scenes, such as Feindflug, Flint Glass and Oil10. […]

    Cyborg Attack – Stoerf***tor

    CD, Black Rain, 2006 www.cyborg-attack.de Black Rain, along with its three sublabels (Ars Musica Diffundére, Noitekk and Funkwelten) has been the home of many great names in the industrial, EBM and experimental scenes, such as Feindflug, Flint Glass and Oil10. […]

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