Articles tagged industrial

PIG - “The Diamond Sinners” (video) (premiere)

“The Diamond Sinners” is exactly what you might expect from a man who’s been making industrial for thirty years — and that’s a very good thing.

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Various Artists: Sherwood at the Controls Volume 2 - 1985-1990

The seminal producer/mixer Adrian Sherwood engages Ministry, KMFDM, and the dude from Spearhead. All without losing touch with his post-punk and reggae roots.

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Close to the Noise Floor: Formative UK Electronica 1975-1984

Four musicians reflect on the DIY culture that inspired the spread of electronic music, and on what’s changed in the intervening four decades.

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Youth Code: Commitment to Complications

Youth Code breathe life back into the moribund electronic industrial scene.

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The Tapes: Selected Works 1982-1992

For a sampling of daring, unique underground industrial music from the Mediterranean, this is a document well worth studying and enjoying.

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23 Nov 2015 // 3:05 AM

Drew McDowall: Collapse

The kind of collapse witnessed here is a slow degeneration and deterioration, one that’s more obsessed with the mutation in the reconfiguration of the seams than the sanguinary remains of those crushed by the bottom falling out.

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VOWWS - “Councillor” (video) (premiere)

The industrial pop duo recall 1980s cable access TV in their new video.

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Robin Finck and Worldclock - “TCAS” (audio) (premiere)

The Nine Inch Nails guitarist collaborates on a survival game score that evokes both his band and the work of John Carpenter.

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Boss Battle - “Ride” (audio) (premiere)

The Austin band cranks out some boisterous and catchy industrial rock on their new track.

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7 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

Ministry: Trax! Box

The nine hours of early Ministry and co-conspirators on the Trax! Box just doesn’t get old.

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Nathan Gray - “Wayward Ghosts” (video) (premiere)

The Boysetsfire vocalist marks his solo debut with a spare, quietly powerful new video.

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22 Jul 2015 // 1:30 PM

Girl Band: The Early Years EP

The Early Years EP offers a mercifully short set of unrelentingly pummeling dance rock from these Dublin noiseniks.

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The Bug vs Earth: Boa / Cold

This collaboration between legendary producer the Bug (Kevin Martin) and legendary metal band Earth promises, fulfills, and then promises so much more.

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Caught in the Machine: Nine Inch Nails - “Last” and “Help Me I Am in Hell”

For its third and fourth tracks, Broken arms itself with a bludgeoning wall of sound, followed by silent, creeping dread

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Caught in the Machine: Nine Inch Nails  - “Pinion” and “Wish”

“This is the first day / Of my last days." Nine Inch Nails' 1992 EP begins by gradually building up tension, then releasing it in caustic (yet controlled) outbursts that earned the act a Grammy Award.

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29 Oct 2014 // 2:03 AM

KMFDM: Our Time Will Come

You have to admit that it’s nice to have KMFDM still making music, even if the band’s relevance at this point is in question.

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Pharmakon: Bestial Burden

Bestial Burden really knows how to work a mood, and beat that sense of claustrophobic misery right into the ground.

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Cabaret Voltaire: #7885 (Technopunk to Electropop 1978-1985)

For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.

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Nine Inch Nails: Hesitation Marks

Hesitation Marks is a necessary addition to the Nine Inch Nails oeuvre, even though the initial reaction to it might be one of befuddlement or WTF?-ness.

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4 Sep 2013 // 3:04 AM

Disappears: Era

Disappears enter a subterranean portal rather than an interstellar voyage. In this new Era, not a dawn but a descent awaits anyone who starts down this black corridor.

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