Articles tagged industrial

17 Aug 2017 // 2:15 AM

Black Asteroid: Thrust

Rather than channeling misery, Thrust has a way of inflicting it.

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16 Aug 2017 // 2:20 AM

KMFDM: Hell Yeah

KMFDM's 20th studio album is a stirring, brutal rally cry against fascism, conformity, and America’s new administration.

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Laibach: Also Sprach Zarathustra

Intended as a score for a theatrical version of Friedrich Nietzsche's famous novel, Also Sprach Zarathrustra could also just as easily be the next David Fincher soundtrack.

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27 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

Pharmakon: Contact

Contact is the rare noise album that strives for connection rather than just confrontation.

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7 Mar 2017 // 12:15 PM

The Bug Vs Earth - “Snakes Vs Rats” (Singles Going Steady)

Our first taste of the Bug and Earth's Concrete Desert possesses all of the tremendous, sludgy, doomy, dubby instrumental power one could hope for.

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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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U2's 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Reminds the Audience of their Politics

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"The Joshua Tree tour highlights U2's classic album with an epic and unforgettable new experience.

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