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Coil's 'Musick to Play in the Dark' Gets a 20th Anniversary Re-Issue

This phase of Coil, explained by them as more "feminine", "lunar consciousness musick" in contrast to their previous "solar" phase, featured extensive use of organs, electric viola, and other synthesizers, a greater range of vocal experimentation.

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VR Sex Don't Live Up to Their Salacious Name

The oppressive level of noise on VR Sex's Human Traffic Jam, Noel Skum's monotone vocal delivery, and the weird but unengaging tangents make this album very much an acquired taste.

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Tor Lundvall Explores His Back Pages

Tor Lundvall, a painter and dark ambient musician, revisits his synthpop past on A Strangeness in Motion: Early Pop Recordings 1989-1999.

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The Debut Record of SRSQ Arrives with a Dark '80s Nostalgia

SRSQ channels the essence of ethereal darkwave with post-punk variation and experimentation, fueled by her impressive vocal range to produce Unreality.

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Detroit Dance-Punk Duo ADULT. Deliver the Goods with Exhilarating New Record 'This Behavior'

Dark, dangerous, and wrapped in anarchic black leather, ADULT. return with a stunning record that matches the feverish spirit of 2003's Anxiety Always.

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Them Are Us Too and the Fabric of Grief

Synthpop duo Them Are Us Too's new album, Amends, is a devastating and beautiful blend of sounds and genres.


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