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Phantom Machines – Phantom Machines

July 18, 2018 Jordan Hodgins 0

5/10 Phantom Machines are Armen Najarian and Haig Shirinian–a self-described indie electro unit from Los Angeles. The pair met during a chance encounter when Shirinian, out supporting a friends’ band, saw Najarian preforming at a […]

Kekal - Deeper Underground
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Kekal – Deeper Underground

July 4, 2018 Max Morin 0

6.5/10 Deeper Underground is almost certainly not where Kekal should be going. After labouring away at their craft in Indonesia since 1995, releasing fourteen LPs and EPs along the way, the synth metallers deserve nothing […]

Datarock - Face The Brutality
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Datarock – Face The Brutality

January 12, 2018 Max Morin 0

6/10 One of the most repeated phrases in music journalism is the old saying, “Less is More.” Norway’s Datarock seem to have gotten the adage backwards. This is nothing new for the red-suited Bergen synth […]

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S U R V I V E – RR7387

December 15, 2017 Justin Bruce 0

9/10 RR7387 (catchy title) is the newest EP from Texas-based electronic band, S U R V I V E. It is made up of remixes of four songs from the band’s 2016 full-length RR7439. If […]

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Plastic Knives – Body Language

November 17, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

8/10 Sometimes you can tell a lot about people without ever meeting them in person. For example, after only a couple of listens through Body Language, the latest offering from Croatian electro-rock duo Plastic Knives, […]

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Parallaxis – Dissonance EP

June 15, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

5/10 I’ll be the first to admit it: sometimes a band hits my pet peeve nail so hard with their musical hammer that I can’t help but be meaner to them than they maybe deserve. […]

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c.Kostra – Now I Feel It

April 19, 2017 Mathieu Perrier 2

6/10 Now I Feel It is the first full-length release from Ryan Olcott performing under the name c.Kostra. Olcott has been active in the music scene for two decades fronting various projects, and his newest […]

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Honey Beard — Dreamless Sleep

April 5, 2017 Rob Coles 0

7.5/10 Toronto-based duo Honey Beard’s debut full-length album Dreamless Sleep combines 80s new wave synth-pop with darkly moody vocals. Formed in 2014, Honey Beard consists of Irish expat Gary J. Conlon on vocals and synths, […]