Review: Noise Against Racism V/A – Harsh Noise Movement/Blackened Death Records

Expect the unexpected.  That's the rule of thumb when it comes to Harsh Noise Movement, the project and the label.  Expecting that I was going to first cover the HNM/Rudolf Eb.er split (which I still intend to), I became distracted by a digital compilation album. Presented by Harsh Noise Movement and Blackened Death Records, we … Continue reading Review: Noise Against Racism V/A – Harsh Noise Movement/Blackened Death Records

Interview: Kruksog (Neo-folk, Bulgaria)

Female vocals aren't exactly two words that are typically synonymous with what people traditionally view as neo-folk music.  But little does the world know of a hidden gem in Bulgaria; that being Kruksog and the lovely lady behind it, Margaritka. A thorough search on the internet didn't yield much regarding the history of Kruksog; only … Continue reading Interview: Kruksog (Neo-folk, Bulgaria)

Interview – Legendary Noise Artist Hiroshi Hasegawa (CCCC, Astro)

If you have been a fan of harsh noise/power electronics for any length of time, you know that Hiroshi Hasegawa needs NO introduction.  But those of you who might not have heard, he's the founder of such acts as CCCC and Astro. We're extremely excited to present this email interview with him.  We'd like to … Continue reading Interview – Legendary Noise Artist Hiroshi Hasegawa (CCCC, Astro)

Seij minus aC – “Black Acuity Suddenly Diagonal” Album Review (ebm/industrial/Japan)

Special doesn't even hold a candle to the proper description of Seij minus aC.  Let's be clear right off the bat...  Seij minus aC is the single most original sounding ebm/industrial act I have ever heard.  Period. Seij minus aC came to me by surprise about 4 months ago.  Long story short..  I am making … Continue reading Seij minus aC – “Black Acuity Suddenly Diagonal” Album Review (ebm/industrial/Japan)