Noirwave purposely intersects the personal, political, and creative to inspire cultural artifacts. Petite Noir's recent endeavor, La Maison Noir, a six-track EP, is equal parts breathtaking and breath-giving.
A host of artists have carved out a niche in the interplanetary margins that now rest in hip-hop culture. Some call it an expansion on Afrofuturist philosophies; others simply a long-time propensity for the science-fiction genre.
Austria's Elektro Guzzi have made their name as a live techno group that create their music through a blend of analog instruments and electronics, and interestingly, they don't use computers to compose or loops to drive the music.
Whereas Sweden was commonly held up as a political-economic "Third Way" between the capitalist West and the communist Iron Curtain, the budding or chafing sexual revolution in cinema was having its own Third Way in the form of Swedish-American filmmaker Joe Sarno.