I’m an unashamed product of the ’90s industrial scene, so the Totakeke project is full of familiar signifiers for me. Haujobb are an obvious comparison, although occasionally on “On The First Of November” Frank Mokros (a.k.a. Ativ/Synth-Etik) indulges a baroque side reminiscent of an instrumental :Wumpscut:.
Totakeke – The Things That Disappear When I Close My Eyes
2CD, Tympanik Audio, 2009 www.myspace.com/elekatota There might be some upsides to the tough economic times, as it seems like Frank Mokros (Totakeke, Ativ, Synth-Etik) might be unemployed. Or at least [ … ]
Totakeke – Forgotten On The Other Side Of The Tracks
CD, Tympanik Audio, 2008 www.myspace.com/elekatota Perhaps better known for Synth-Etik, New York’s Frank Mokros has been showcasing his more atmospheric leanings for several years now under the name Totakeke, and [ … ]
Various Artists – You Are Here: a Compilation of New York Electronics
A showcase of New York-based electronic music talent compiled by Ben Dewalt (alias Terrorfakt and DJ Hellraver) for Connexion Bizarre in August 2008.
Totakeke – eLekatota: The Other Side Of The Tracks
CD, Tympanik Audio, 2007 www.myspace.com/elekatota Frank Mokros is perhaps better known in Rhythmic Noise and Industrial music circles for his releases as Synth-Etik. Perhaps less-known is his Totakeke persona, under [ … ]