Electronic Reviews

Review: Noir – Darkly Near

by Rocki Lee October 23, 2013

Noir – Darkly Near Released: October 22nd, 2013 Label: Metropolis Records Feel like goth-dancing better than a peanuts character? Feel like whipping out the ol’ nose ring to ear chain from your 1987 time capsule? Whether you want to or not, you will after listening to Noir’s Darkly Near. Formerly known for his work with […]

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Review: Cat Rapes Dog – Life Was Sweet

by Rocki Lee September 20, 2013

Cat Rapes Dog – Life Was Sweet Released: September 3th, 2013 Label: Artoffact Records Buy Now What comes to mind when you hear the name Cat Rapes Dog? If you’re an American wholly ignorant of the Swedish electropunk scene the answer is probably: nothing. But, then the entire thirty year discography of this band has […]

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Review: Covenant – Leaving Babylon

by Michael Davis September 7, 2013

Covenant – Leaving Babylon Released: September 10th, 2013 Label: Metropolis Records Covenant is one of those bands that have been around for quite a while. Forming in the late ’80s, landing their first record deal around the mid ’90s, they have become a fairly known player in the EBM music space. And yet, somehow over […]

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Review: Comaduster – Hollow Worlds

by Rocki Lee June 22, 2013

Comaduster – Hollow World Released: June 18th, 2013 Label: Tympanik Audio When it comes to fusion, electronic music is really hit or miss. And as we near the end of the dubstep craze (cue singing angels), the real artists are beginning to come out of the woodwork. Such is the case for Comaduster pioneer and […]

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Review: Army of The Universe – Until The End

by Michael Davis February 6, 2013

Army of the Universe – Until The End [EP] Released: January 22nd, 2013 Label: Metropolis Records It’s always hard reviewing EPs. With so few songs it is tough to get a feel for the bigger picture with the sound that a full album gives you. That said, we give you a review of the latest […]

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Review: To Travel Without Any Certain Destination – To Travel Without Any Certain Destination

by Michael Davis June 25, 2012

To Travel Without Any Certain Destination – To Travel Without Any Certain Destination Released: June 22nd, 2012 Label: Signifier Buy Now With To Travel Without Any Certain Destination I don’t even know where to begin. And that’s not a bad thing actually. To Travel Without Any Certain Destination (TTWACD) is not an album you casually […]

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Review: V is for Villains – Evolve or Die

by Michael Davis May 3, 2012

V is for Villains – Evolve or Die Released: June 2nd 2012 Label: IMW Inc. In the world of music, bands need to do all they can to stand out among the masses. David Bowie and Alice Cooper were pioneers in stage dress up and alter egos. Since then many bands have incorporated their own […]

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Review: The Machine In The Garden – Before and After the Storm

by Michael Davis May 1, 2012

The Machine In The Garden – Before and After the Storm Released: July 12, 2011 The Machine in the Garden is a gothic/darkwave duo featuring Roger Fracé and Summer Bowman. Initially a solo endeavor by Roger Fracé, the band’s debut, 1994’s Veils and Shadows EP, blended the dark elements of goth with new wave and […]

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Review: Saltillo – Monocyte

by Michael Davis February 2, 2012

Saltillo – Monocyte Released: February 7th, 2012 Label: Artoffact Records Beautiful. That is how I would describe the new album “Monocyte“ by Saltillo (aka Menton3). It takes a certain creative mind to marry such different musical sounds and twist them into something so rhythmic and gorgeous.

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Review: Saltillo – Ganglion

by Michael Davis October 4, 2011

Saltillo – Ganglion Re-Released: October 11th, 2011 Label: Artoffact Records This review is either very late or early, depending on how you look at it. Ganglion by Saltillo was originally released back in 2006. It’s now being reissued (and for very good reason) by Artoffact Records. Saltillo is the one man show of Menton Matthews […]

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