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VV.AA: Electro-Age I: The Awakening

 Posted by Donovan Tate (@)   Electronics / EBM / Electronica
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Jun 05 2003
Artist: VV.AA
Title: Electro-Age I: The Awakening
Format: CD
Label: Latex (@)
Distributor: Latex
Close your eyes and open your mind and enter a deep subconciousness state that will take you on a long journey. This is what Electro-Age: The Awakening compilation all about. An ecletic electronic and alternative disc features various artists from all types of genres of music. From dance, trance, ebm, industrial, ethereal, synth-pop, gothic, darkwave, pagan-rock, and experimental electronic. Experience the ritual, myth, magic and transformation of consciousness through music by underground bands THOU SHALT NOT, TVKILL, NEW MIND, THE MOORS, CONSCIENTIA PECCATTI, , MUSIC FOR THE GODDESS, SYSTEM DER DINGE, Seattle's well known act GLIS, and the synth-pop band who resembles Depeche Mode, KAJ. A form pattern that sense the energy cycle based from the human psyche in the spiritual theme music that project the mind to process in psychological abysmal thinking mode. Let the music commence and the body and mind levitate and explore in a psychedelic atmospheric world called hypnosis. A truly must have for the electro & alternative fans. Latex Records first release gets two thumbs up with an eye wink.

STARK: Wield E.P.

 Posted by Maurizio Pustianaz (@)   Electronics / EBM / Electronica
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Jun 04 2003
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Artist: STARK (@)
Title: Wield E.P.
Format: CD
Label: Ground Under Productions (@)
Distributor: Audioglobe
Incredible new release for Ground Under Productions which from the Australian underground brings to light a new e.b.m. industrial act called Stark. Their WIELD E.P. will make no hostages because its eight songs are killer ones. If you are sick of waiting new Wumpscut tracks and you feel kinda nostalgic about his early releases or if you need more Hocico in your life this is for sure your new addiction. Since the first track this E.P. presents a band with an "in your face attitude" but with a good taste about arrangements. You know, distorted is better but if you use the right melody/sounds with stops and go and everything that is able to pump the adrenalin in your body that's so good... The three versions of "Wield" (the only song take form the forthcoming album titled "The Surgical Suite") are cool but also the other five tracks, "Pattaya", "On Your Skin", "Exquisite Pain (Chance)" and the instrumental "Venus" and "Lifestyle" are able to show Stark's skills immediately. They are no clones and are worth your attention!

Melotron tour edition 2003: Wetfrieden

 Posted by Michelle Russo   Electronics / EBM / Electronica
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Jun 02 2003