TeHôM – “Live Assault”/Special Interview With Miljenko Rajakovic (dark ambient)

Live Assault is a recording that is very special not just in and of itself artistically, but also because of the history of its creator, the Croatian dark ambient/ritual project TeHOM. TeHOM is considered to be one of the first, if not THE first dark ambient project from Croatia.  TeHOM was started initially in the … Continue reading TeHôM – “Live Assault”/Special Interview With Miljenko Rajakovic (dark ambient)

Acheulean Forests – “The Enchantment” Album/Tape Review (dungeon synth)

To the woods we travel for yet another magical dungeon-synth (ok.. forest-synth in this case) offering from Pacific Threnodies; the new cassette/digital release from Acheulean Forests, The Enchantment - arriving October 27. From Pacific Threnodies: "Inspired by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite's classic "Fairyland" collection ofpoetry and prose, Acheulean Forests perfectly captures both the otherworldly mythos and puckish … Continue reading Acheulean Forests – “The Enchantment” Album/Tape Review (dungeon synth)

Soviet – “We Are Eyes, We Are Builders” LP (ltd. & expanded) Album Review

Having been blessed with some amazing synth-pop releases this week, we continue down that path with another one courtesy of the Medical Records label.  Here we give you the limited double vinyl re-issue of Soviet's underground classic, We Are Eyes, We Are Builders. After the original issue on Plastiq Musiq, a CD reissue from Head Records … Continue reading Soviet – “We Are Eyes, We Are Builders” LP (ltd. & expanded) Album Review

Dream Control – “Zeitgeber” LP Album Review (synth-pop/ebm)

Another electronic synth-pop duo of near legendary proportions is the reason for our offering for today.  Former Tangerine Dream member Steve Schroyder and German electronic scene pioneer Zeus B. Held collaborate together for their debut as Dream Control, Zeitgeber.  From Medical Records' bandcamp: "a cosmic journey through audio and time. The tracks are a blend of … Continue reading Dream Control – “Zeitgeber” LP Album Review (synth-pop/ebm)

AM Tierpark – “Trashy Luxury” Album Review (synthpop)

When it comes to the dynamic duo of AM Tierpark (aka Claus Larsen and John R. Mirland) or the Batman and Robin of synth-pop), two things can be expected; greatness and the unexpected.  Further, they have come to save the cities from the cresting waves of synth-pop corpses that have washed ashore. Once again the … Continue reading AM Tierpark – “Trashy Luxury” Album Review (synthpop)