- Music Reviews
- August 20, 2019
Sweet Candy Power (Good Charamel Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Two similar and familiar bands collided as The Faint and Ladytron shared a co-headlining bill that included a pair of sold-out stops in New York City. With more black attire and keyboards than one could count, the two acts offered career-spanning setlists filled with their distinctive synth-pop, post-punk and new-wave sounds. Kiran Aditham witnessed night two of the dark, dancefloor delights for himself.
“You are all my children now.” Techno rave meets Jim Jones as Chris Catania is inducted into the cult of Big Beat oblivion.
David Waxman Presents Ultra Electro (Ultra). Review by Kiran Aditham.
City (Mute Records ). Review by Matthew Moyer.
fancy ultra-fresh (archenemy). Review by Ben “synth pop snob” Varkentine.
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Kill The DJ (Hypnotic). Review by Ben Varkentine.
She’s a Knife (Mute Records). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Julio Diaz didn’t review as many albums in 2002 as he should have, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t listening. Here are his picks for the year’s best.
Light & Magic (Emperor Norton). Review by Betty Lou Vegas.
Take The Town (Intellectos). Review by Kurt Channing.
Out of the Loop (Kindercore). Review by Ian Koss.
Forever (Archenemy). Review by Julio Diaz.
604 (Emperor Norton). Review by Randall J. Stephens.
The equation Add N to (X) represents the sum of post-modern music made with retro analog synths and a healthy dose of porn, and the product is machine sexy, indeed. Ian Koss spoke with Barry Smith about his many fetishes and kinks.
It’s a safe bet that if a band has the word "tron" in its name, then you’re i…