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Music As Control: Phase Fatale on 'Scanning Backwards'

Berlin-based techno producer, Phase Fatale discusses how music can operate as a means of control and how technology has entered the most intimate of human affairs.

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Blaqk Audio Blends '80s Electropop with Modern Sounds on 'Only Things We Love'

As alternative rock and hip-hop overlap through Soundcloud rappers, Blaqk Audio highlights an alt-rock pivot towards electronic music with Only Things We Love.

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Nitzer Ebb: Three Decades of Pounding Beats and Smashing Stereotypes

As they prepare to hit the road again in their original 1982 lineup, Nitzer Ebb's Douglas McCarthy reflects on the long road that brought the EBM pioneers to where they are today.

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Blakopz: Blood, Sweat and Fear

The verses echo back and forth between your headphones, inspiring shouts of allegiance to a fantasy army -- be wary of absent-mindedly marching militantly on your morning commute.

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Various Artists: Bustin' Out 1984 - From New Wave to New Beat

1984 was a transitional period for electronic music, as this compilation conveys shrewdly.

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Techno’s Labor Force, Rock’s Betrayal, and the Birth of the Fascist Groove Thing

Electronic music has always maintained an ambivalent attitude towards labor, at once rejecting the notion of wage internment and creative inhibition while embracing the beauty of the cyborgian mechanics of the factory and the allure of discipline and dominance.

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