2010 was a busy and interesting year for French cyberpunk band Chrysalide and, with a new album “Don’t Be Scared, It’s About Life” coming out soon (and a tour to go with that) Syco, Arco and Amnesy won’t be slowing down anytime soon. We got the chance to talk to Syco and Arco about their music projects, Audiotrauma, life on tour, politics and just how people react to their Pink Floyd cover…
Category: Artist Interviews
Torrent Vaccine: an interview with Brad Vaccine
Torrent Vaccine is an electronic solo operation out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, brought to life by Brad Vaccine after moving there in 1998. Growing up in rural Louisiana, Brad was continuously searching for ways to pass the time – this eventually led to an interest in music and writing his own was a natural progression. Without committing to a defined style, Torrent Vaccine has left room to expand into different scenes while still maintaining the idea of ‘industrial’ music and his individualism.
Diverje: an interview with Tommy T. Rapisardi
Combining elektro-industrial, aggressive coldwave, melodic EBM and splatterings of power noise with experimental and drum-n-bass, Diverje is a band built for the future – unpredictable-sounding and off-centered from the more “popular, and watered down electronica” that we mostly hear as the mainstream ‘representative’ for electronic music in America.
Lingouf: an interview with Vincent Ingouf
Born and living in Lower Normandy, Vincent Gouf started walking down the artistic path from an very young age. Passionate about comics, he slowly turned his aspirations to painting and later to animation and music under the name of ‘Lingouf’, and has released several albums to critical acclaim – most recently through the German cult experimental music label Ant-Zen.
Ruine Process: an interview with Alter Der Ruine
“Alter Der Ruine was brainspawned in 2005 as a device to get soft shoes to tap to a heavy beat. To compound this simple plan an intricate execution was employed. [ … ]
Synnack: an interview with Clint Sand
Defying an easy description, synnack is perhaps best described as “experimental electronic music”; fusing elements of ambient, noise, industrial, and IDM musical styles with new media performance mediums. Live, synnack [ … ]
Edgey: an interview with Stephen James Knight
Can you give some background for the name Edgey? Coffee. Lots of coffee. I’d say it would closer fit to being ‘on edge’ than say ‘cutting edge’. Kind of that [ … ]
Bankai: an interview with Will Dayble
Bankai is a relatively new name in electro music circles, but he is making quite an impact by making breakcore-tinged electro madness which samples delights from the film “Labyrinth”, through [ … ]
Fractured Transmission: an interview with Nick Viola
Fractured Transmission was created in early 2004 by Nick Viola as an experimental noise project drawing influences from Merzbow and Imminent Starvation and was often nicknamed “the Mono No Aware [ … ]
Prometheus Burning: an interview with Nikki Telladictorian
Formed in 2001, Prometheus Burning is a renegade Electro duo from Pittsburgh PA. With visual artist Nikki Telladictorian delivering lyrical lashings on the frontlines while producer Greg VanEck mans the [ … ]