Maybe an over-productive project for a few ones but this bunch of nicely made tracks will easily convince fans of dark waving and moodily atmospheric electro-gothic music, mainly from the 80s. Alexander Leonard Donat is one busy, highly prolific, multifaceted and electronic self-produced artist coming from Berlin, Germany. The Berlin underground electronic music scene has […]
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Nine Cirlces have been one of the forces behind the Minimal Synth revival. True, the Dutch duet have not had the worldwide acclaim of some Synth Pop outfits; but that was never their goal. Instead, Nine Circles have enjoyed an Autumn of appreciation. A couple of months back I wrote about a new 7” from […]
The hive of Kerkrach is a labyrinth of activity, catacombs of sublabels that divide into avenues of cold wave, synth-pop, analogue punk and beyond into a Korg kaleidoscope of sounds. For F.K.K. two new artists of superb talent have been unearthed. Kernkrach is an incredibly productive label, 7”s multiplying like rabbits with LPs having a […]
This release is a welcoming one, densely moving, brilliantly produced with an avalanche of heart-breaking melodic vibes and enthralling hypno-ish synth grooves. Warmly recommended for fans of cyber-pop electronica and minimalist-death rockin’ sounding aesthetism. [Release page] After the publication of several CDR (on Cold Current Productions, Final Music, Mannequin) and a ravishing debut effort entitled […]
The economic, social and environmental plates have been shifting viciously for years, culminating in the financial quake we are living through. Linea Aspera take up a synthesizer and a soulful songstress to map this present state. [Release page] I recently mentioned the prospect of “something” being in the waters of the US West Coast for […]
Laws is an almost lawless boarder crossing, skipping across state lines into a number of blurred genres. Synth wave, minimal pop and the darker side of the synthesizer has been the focus of Mannequin. Octavius aka William Marshall is no bright-eyed newcomer, an artist who’s been releasing since before the millennium. After nearly ten years of […]