Review: Wai Pi Wai – S/T

Review: Wai Pi Wai – S/T
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WAI PI WAI S/T Hands Productions The collaboration of Jerome Soudan of Mimetic and Herman Klapholz of Ah Cama-Sotz burst into popularity during the 2004 edition of Maschinenfest where both

Review: Tzolk’In – S/T

Review: Tzolk’In – S/T
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TZOLK’IN S/T Divine Comedy Records The conceptual creation of Tzolk’in’s self-titled release is a collaboration conceived by Empusae’s Sal-Ocin and Gwenn Temorin of Flint Glass. Mayan mythology and the ritual

Review: Various Artists – Fuck

Review: Various Artists – Fuck
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VARIOUS ARTISTS FUCK Hive Records   As a teenager, the idea of a compilation called, Fuck, the message to “fuck mediocre electronica” and the image of a female tied up

Review: Tresspassers William – Different Stars

Review: Tresspassers William – Different Stars
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TRESSPASSERS WILLIAM DIFFERENT STARS Nettwerk You could dismiss Tresspassers William as a band filling the gap until the sleeping giants Mazzy Star get off their laurels. You could. You shouldn’t.

 
 
Review: The Poison Arrows – EP

Review: The Poison Arrows – EP
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THE POISON ARROWS EP  File 13   “Trailer Park” is a tease with its smacking around of sound and distorted blips and buried vocals. It’s a BRMC record stolen by

Review: The Hidden Cameras – Mississauga, Goddam

Review: The Hidden Cameras – Mississauga, Goddam
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THE HIDDEN CAMERAS MISSISSAUGA, GODDAM  Rough Trade   Oh dear, The Hidden Cameras sounds like a rather twisted wreck of the flamboyant sexuality of the Scissor Sisters with the dark wit

Review: Sugur Rós – Von

Review: Sugur Rós – Von
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SIGUR RÓS VON  One Little Indian   There’s this band from Iceland. No, not the Sugarcubes. The other band, Sigur Rós—perhaps you’ve heard of them? Well, this is their first

Review: Slayer – DVD Still Reigning

Review: Slayer – DVD Still Reigning
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Slayer DVD Still Reigning American Slayer has been putting out records for 21 years now. In that time they’ve released eight studio albums of original music, including a little gem

Review: Orphx – Circuitbreaking

Review: Orphx – Circuitbreaking
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ORPHX CIRCUITBREAKING Hymen   Inspired by reactions to the negative impacts of economic globalization by different groups around the world, Circuitbreaking is a compelling release that couldn’t come at a

Review: Napalm Death -Leaders Not Followers: Part 2

Review: Napalm Death -Leaders Not Followers: Part 2
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Napalm Death Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 Century Media Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 is Napalm Death’s follow-up, believe it or not, to their 2000 release Leaders Not Followers. The