hive records Archive

  • The main music-project of the prolific Austrian Herwig Holzmann, Photophob navigates between ambient, broken beats, electronica and idm, incorporating influences and inspiration from classic science fiction literature into his musical compositions. His is not music to dance to or to […]

    Photophobe: an interview with Herwig Holzmann a.k.a. Photophob

    The main music-project of the prolific Austrian Herwig Holzmann, Photophob navigates between ambient, broken beats, electronica and idm, incorporating influences and inspiration from classic science fiction literature into his musical compositions. His is not music to dance to or to […]

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  • ESA has slowly been creeping in to power noise fans’ collective consciousness over the past couple of years, with some excellent live performances, and the release of the highly regarded “Devotion, Discipline and Denial” on Hive Records last year. 2007 […]

    Devotion, Denial, and Discipline: an interview with Jamie Blacker of ESA

    ESA has slowly been creeping in to power noise fans’ collective consciousness over the past couple of years, with some excellent live performances, and the release of the highly regarded “Devotion, Discipline and Denial” on Hive Records last year. 2007 […]

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  • “Shrapnel Beats” is the main slogans for Hive Records a relatively young label founded in 2003 by Davyd Pittman (alias DJ: Insect) a DJ active in the Texas scene, now based in New York City. With releases in genres that […]

    Hive Records: an interview with Davyd Pittman

    “Shrapnel Beats” is the main slogans for Hive Records a relatively young label founded in 2003 by Davyd Pittman (alias DJ: Insect) a DJ active in the Texas scene, now based in New York City. With releases in genres that […]

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  • CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.hiverecords.com Hive Records, purveyors of fine hard electronic music, bring together two heavyweights from the scene for a battle over 14 rounds, each taking it in turns to assert their dominance. The resulting skirmish is presented […]

    Edgey vs Depth Error – The Abuse Technique

    CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.hiverecords.com Hive Records, purveyors of fine hard electronic music, bring together two heavyweights from the scene for a battle over 14 rounds, each taking it in turns to assert their dominance. The resulting skirmish is presented […]

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  • CD, Hive Records, 2005 www.rhinoplex.org/vaneck The history of Prometheus Burning started in 1999 when Greg VanEck and Nicole Palmer began experimenting with sound. The duo parted ways in 2001 but, two years later, Nicole returned to help Greg record his […]

    Prometheus Burning – Beyond Repair

    CD, Hive Records, 2005 www.rhinoplex.org/vaneck The history of Prometheus Burning started in 1999 when Greg VanEck and Nicole Palmer began experimenting with sound. The duo parted ways in 2001 but, two years later, Nicole returned to help Greg record his […]

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  • CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.electronicsubstanceabuse.com With this debut release from the British ESA (Electronic Substance Abuse) Hive records is supposedly “bringing the fucking beats back”. Luckily ESA are bringing a whole lot more and manage to find their own sound […]

    ESA – Devotion, Discipline, and Denial

    CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.electronicsubstanceabuse.com With this debut release from the British ESA (Electronic Substance Abuse) Hive records is supposedly “bringing the fucking beats back”. Luckily ESA are bringing a whole lot more and manage to find their own sound […]

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  • CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.photophob.net Scarcely two years after the release of his debut album, Herzwig Holtzmann, alias Photophob, returns with “Still Warm”, a new opus released on Hive Records. In between the two albums, this prolific artist has been […]

    Still Warm – Still Warm

    CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.photophob.net Scarcely two years after the release of his debut album, Herzwig Holtzmann, alias Photophob, returns with “Still Warm”, a new opus released on Hive Records. In between the two albums, this prolific artist has been […]

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  • CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.pneumaticdetach.com This is the companion disc to the 2005 release “[vis.cer.a]”, an album that certainly impressed us here at Connexion. I have had to take my time on this review as I wanted to make sure […]

    Pneumatic Detach – [re.vis.cer.a]

    CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.pneumaticdetach.com This is the companion disc to the 2005 release “[vis.cer.a]”, an album that certainly impressed us here at Connexion. I have had to take my time on this review as I wanted to make sure […]

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  • CD, Hive Records, 2005 collecterase.scrapedx.com Rather than a ‘simple split’, the excellent “collect:erase”, released in late 2005 in the American label Hive Records, is the result of a de facto collaborative effort between two rather talented electronic musicians: Matt Rosen […]

    The Liar’s Rosebush / Scrape[dx] – collect:erase

    CD, Hive Records, 2005 collecterase.scrapedx.com Rather than a ‘simple split’, the excellent “collect:erase”, released in late 2005 in the American label Hive Records, is the result of a de facto collaborative effort between two rather talented electronic musicians: Matt Rosen […]

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  • CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.mashup.org The opening sample on this album asks “what’s there to smile about?” Well, if you apply that question to this album then the answer would be “plenty”… M.U.S.S (for abbreviations sake) are a collective of […]

    Mash Up Soundsystem – A great escape from lunacy

    CD, Hive Records, 2006 www.mashup.org The opening sample on this album asks “what’s there to smile about?” Well, if you apply that question to this album then the answer would be “plenty”… M.U.S.S (for abbreviations sake) are a collective of […]

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