“Turbulences”, the latest from French industrial adept Zeller, could not be more aptly titled. The concise yet gut-shaking panorama of digital emissions and fractured beats found here challenges orientations in both genre and scale, seating Zeller firmly in the realm of seething, hard sci-fi soundtracks for the post-planetary age.
Tag: tympanik audio
Free releases: Vaping and Health
Reports of lung injuries from e-cigarettes splash across the news these days, but the nicotine-delivery devices are also spawning a quieter worry: whether users risk long-term health effects that may [ … ]
Fractional – Blood
“Blood”, the latest full-length from Belgian breakcore producer Fractional, follows 2008’s “Come Mierda” with reckless, happy abandon. It is a curious body of work, and admittedly the direction taken with this new material is rather unexpected.
Totakeke – On The First Of November
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:.
Manufactura: an interview with Karloz M.
From misplaced accusations of fascism and misogyny to nightclub altercations that generate all manner of Internet rumors, Manufactura creator Karloz M. is one of the most controversial figures in the [ … ]
Fractional: an interview with Pierre Remy
“Fractional is Eugenie. Her music can be qualified as Gothic Erotica I guess, a dark and brooding Electronica with a strong Jungle aftertaste. She literally vomits his brokenbeats and tortures [ … ]
Opposite Exhale – Nothing Lasts
CD, Tympanik Audio, 2009 www.myspace.com/oppositeexhale Eelco Jellema, AKA Opposite Exhale, presents, in the form of “Nothing Lasts” an album with one very distinct message: “I am very, very clever.” In [ … ]
V/A – Emerging Organisms Vol. 3
2CD, Tympanik Audio, 2009 www.tympanikaudio.com The Tympanik catalogue expands with a third volume of the “Emerging Organisms” series (“EO3”), an overview of what this label – a rising star of [ … ]
Undermathic – Return To Childhood
CD, Tympanik Audio, 2009 www.undermathic.com Undermathic is the electronic alter ego of one Maciej Paszkiewicz from Poland. Although electronic music wasn’t his first love (there’s a lot of industrial sounds [ … ]
Displacer – X Was Never Like This…
CD, Tympanik Audio, 2009 www.dsplcr.com Now with five albums and numerous remix and compilation credits to his name, Toronto-based electronic musician and visual artist Michael Morton – otherwise known as [ … ]