Interview: Totem Obscura (Alfa Matrix Records) (gothic/ebm/industrial)

  Totem Obscura is an amazing project hailing from Germany consisting of members from the bands Acylum, Aengeldust and Haushetaere.  What makes Totem Obscura unique is its blend of gothic, darkwave and neo-classical elements, creating often complex but still accessible, even haunting atmospheres.  After hearing their unique new album Nordische Feste on Alfa Matrix records, we … Continue reading Interview: Totem Obscura (Alfa Matrix Records) (gothic/ebm/industrial)

Alfa Matrix – V/A (46 tracks) Name Your Own Price Album (ebm/industrial)

This isn't so much a review as it is something to draw your attention to a free 46 track album.  Ok so it's a Name Your Own Price album and I would encourage you to support.  See the Bandcamp link toward the bottom. Alfa Matrix is a leading ebm/industrial-esque label that I've wanted to work … Continue reading Alfa Matrix – V/A (46 tracks) Name Your Own Price Album (ebm/industrial)

Säröllä – “Kuumeuni” Mini-Album Review (noise/electronic)

Several days ago we featured a noise artist from Finland-not exactly for being the noise capital of the world.  You can read the review below here.... https://noisebeneaththesnow.com/2017/11/28/sarolla-lopussa-1-8-album-review-harsh-noise-power-electronics/ Säröllä brings us now Kuumeuni; a three-track mini-EP. From Säröllä:  "This is my ''thank you'' to my country as our independence day is arriving soon.  This is also a big memorial piece … Continue reading Säröllä – “Kuumeuni” Mini-Album Review (noise/electronic)

Droid Sector Decay – “National Union Of World Murder” EP (ebm/industrial)

Today we give you an artist who honors the founders of ebm and industrial while proving their is hope for the future of this music.  Droid Sector Decay's 6-track EP, National Union Of World Murder is our offering for the moment here. From ReverbNation: "DSD is an experimental project which combines influences from all music genres. … Continue reading Droid Sector Decay – “National Union Of World Murder” EP (ebm/industrial)

Leaether Strip – “Aeppreciation II” Album Review (ebm/industrial)

Sometimes reviews for an artist that has reached near-legendary status present a bit of a challenge, especially when it comes to those as influential as the ever-prolific Leaether Strip.  There are the issues of the intensity of the material and that of choosing the words that the material deserves. But even legends have to take … Continue reading Leaether Strip – “Aeppreciation II” Album Review (ebm/industrial)