The gristle and grunt of the machine is a feature of this first and only album. Gears blur, snares grate into melodies as percussion pierces all. Within every genre there are the darker purveyors. The blackened stalwarts of techno, the seedy perverts of house; electro is no exception. Coming from the grime and grit, from […]
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Everything that is good about electro is here. The harshness of the genre’s almost draconian parameters and how those limits can be stretched and bent to the musician’s will. Beautiful soundscapes tapered by rigidity, talented illustrations of how this sometimes overlooked style has so much to offer. Quality through and through. Solar One Music has […]
A fist in the throat from the founding fathers if electro. Around Madrid, at the moment, you might well see Ultradyne in bold text. The electro veterans are set for a European Tour and the Spanish capital is preparing itself for a deluge of raw machine sounds. But before the duo of Dennis Richardson and […]
Robbie Geoghegan conducts a Q&A with Dennis Richardson and Frank De Groodt of Ultradyne and unveils the concept and premise behind the elusive outfit. A live—albeit slightly raw—mix from one of their most recent shows is also included as part of this profile. Igloo :: Some background guys, you’re from Detroit and The Netherlands. Tell […]
Six fierce and fetid tracks are the offering from the team of Frank De Groodt and Dennis Richardson. Scorn and rage pour forth through ruptured mechanics, petrol fumes leak from the decaying shell of Detroit. Resurrection Catharsis has jolted Ultradyne back into productivity. Following that five tracker of fire Wave and brimstone Electro comes Visions […]
ArD2 with SETI Recordings are part of the growing wave, demonstrating their talent with an EP of changing moods that suits both armchair and dancefloor. A few years back I covered a release on Frigio Records from ArD2, an Iberian Electro outfit. Some may remember the duo from Heinrich Mueller’s rework of “.” Others might […]
For Resurrection Catharsis the humanoids have carved a mechanical menace. A dirge to the daily drudgery smelted into an electro elegy. Industrial currents ebb and flow across the cracked circuit boards as bitter green eyes peer from behind the masks. “THE MACHINE” has been re-booted, re-wired and re-awakened. [Release page] One of the rawest acts to […]