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  • As a whole, zNo is a good example of what characterizes some of the more aggressive and intelligent contemporary French underground electronics, especially metal-influenced industrial (without veering into rock territory) and comparisons to acts like Sonic Area and Le Diktat may come to mind.

    zNo – I

    As a whole, zNo is a good example of what characterizes some of the more aggressive and intelligent contemporary French underground electronics, especially metal-influenced industrial (without veering into rock territory) and comparisons to acts like Sonic Area and Le Diktat may come to mind.

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  • "h[A]unted" is not easy to categorize, some say dark ambient, industrial, electro and others... describe this release as a soundscape for the listeners to play with emotions and nostalgia. From anger to sadness, from happiness to furiousness, compositions took place at various occasions along 2009.

    Phllox – h[a]unted

    "h[A]unted" is not easy to categorize, some say dark ambient, industrial, electro and others... describe this release as a soundscape for the listeners to play with emotions and nostalgia. From anger to sadness, from happiness to furiousness, compositions took place at various occasions along 2009.

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  • A newcomer to the French label/collective Audiotrauma, Amesha Spenta welcomes the listener into a universe of distorded progressive electronic music with ethno-cultural references to the Zoroastrian religion of ancient Persia. 1 – What is the meaning of Amesha Spenta? What […]

    Amesha Spenta: an interview with Sebastien Béné-Le Touarin

    A newcomer to the French label/collective Audiotrauma, Amesha Spenta welcomes the listener into a universe of distorded progressive electronic music with ethno-cultural references to the Zoroastrian religion of ancient Persia. 1 – What is the meaning of Amesha Spenta? What […]

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  • “L’oeuvre bruitiste tente d’annihiler l’influence de ces oeuvres qui offrent des espoirs vains pour dévoiler une oeuvre qui, en même temps que d’être l’exacte reproduction de l’univers humain, et par là qui ne laisse apercevoir ni touche d’humain ni touche […]

    Les Forces Alliées: an interview with the collective label Les Forces Alliées

    “L’oeuvre bruitiste tente d’annihiler l’influence de ces oeuvres qui offrent des espoirs vains pour dévoiler une oeuvre qui, en même temps que d’être l’exacte reproduction de l’univers humain, et par là qui ne laisse apercevoir ni touche d’humain ni touche […]

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  • 1 – How did you end up meeting each other? In our underworld’, contacts are quick and easy and between musicians, we always meet again. Stigma and Axonal Warfare, the two projects preceding Neon Cage Experiment, already made their way […]

    Neon Cage Experiment: an interview with Neon Cage Experiment

    1 – How did you end up meeting each other? In our underworld’, contacts are quick and easy and between musicians, we always meet again. Stigma and Axonal Warfare, the two projects preceding Neon Cage Experiment, already made their way […]

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  • Three years after “Tex*s Instrument”, Ten Data Keshin comes back with a new album, “Neo Neon Generation”. This is an album inspired by comics, manga, science-fiction, video games and some chaos riot involved books through which Ten Data Keshin delivers […]

    Neo Neon Generation: an interview with Nik Bender of Ten Data Keshin

    Three years after “Tex*s Instrument”, Ten Data Keshin comes back with a new album, “Neo Neon Generation”. This is an album inspired by comics, manga, science-fiction, video games and some chaos riot involved books through which Ten Data Keshin delivers […]

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  • In his second LP, Mind Necrosis factor combines acoustic elements and piercing rhythms, tribal cries and post-industrial atmospheres. More than genesis of a new shape, this album traces the emergence of a mind, from the obscurity of the first moments […]

    Mind Necrosis Factor: an interview with Pierrick C.

    In his second LP, Mind Necrosis factor combines acoustic elements and piercing rhythms, tribal cries and post-industrial atmospheres. More than genesis of a new shape, this album traces the emergence of a mind, from the obscurity of the first moments […]

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  • Since 2001 the music of Le Diktat (the joint project of Thomas P. and Benoit G.) has been nourishing itself with references found in the spheres of music (industrial, hip-hop, ambient, noise), politics and visual arts. After the release of […]

    Le Diktat: an interview with Thomas P.

    Since 2001 the music of Le Diktat (the joint project of Thomas P. and Benoit G.) has been nourishing itself with references found in the spheres of music (industrial, hip-hop, ambient, noise), politics and visual arts. After the release of […]

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  • “Vous Êtes Le Bruit!” and “Using Noise as a Weapon!” are two of the slogans of this young and uncompromising French elektro-industrial/cyberpunk collective and record label. Though not very active as a label until recently, this young collective has already […]

    Audiotrauma: an interview with the Audiotrauma collective

    “Vous Êtes Le Bruit!” and “Using Noise as a Weapon!” are two of the slogans of this young and uncompromising French elektro-industrial/cyberpunk collective and record label. Though not very active as a label until recently, this young collective has already […]

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  • Despite a rather small catalog of releases for a label with over five years of existence, this synth/electropop record label from the south of France (Marseille) has consistently released truly interesting and unique material with excellent production values throughout its […]

    BOREDOMproduct: an interview with Member U-0176

    Despite a rather small catalog of releases for a label with over five years of existence, this synth/electropop record label from the south of France (Marseille) has consistently released truly interesting and unique material with excellent production values throughout its […]

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