[Note: This is where my Tuesday Ten series started, almost exactly seven years ago. I’d done the occasional musical round-up prior to this, under the Tuesday Ten name, but this is where it became a regular series, and where the numbering of the posts started, too.
It is hard to deny the influence Andy La Plegua, the man behind Combichrist (and also Scandy, Panzer A.G. and before that Icon of Coil and more besides), has had in goth/industrial clubs over the past couple of years. In the few years since Combichrist emerged, dancefloors have rocked to his tunes almost every night, […]
Turnout was pitiful, but as discussed at the time we were the victims of a number of factors – not least the atrocious weather, as well as something of an event-pileup over the course of the week. Ho hum, you win some you lose some.
Modulate made their live debut, and I was asked to DJ the night.
First on was Uberbyte, which is a very different proposition indeed from Rikky’s main band Killing Miranda. Hard industrial-electro in the vein of Suicide Commando and LeÃ¦therstrip, it all seemed to work rather well. Those tracks that I had heard before on various promo CDs were far more effective live (the beats, particularly, had far […]
For once Corp was open pretty much on-time, and even at 1915 or so, when we got there, it was already pretty busy – meaning that openers Northborne had a good crowd.
I’ll admit I was sceptical when I first heard of this. Yet another side project, with members of a band I love working with the musical brain behind another band that I used to be rather fond of.
I never quite know what to expect with Keef’s output. With the huge variety of influences – not only IDM, but also electronics, industrial, jazz, death metal and god knows what else – it sometimes leaves you with the feeling to not only expect the unexpected, but also to perhaps fear where he might take […]