Panther Modern

I first heard of Brady Keehn when he was in the band Sextile. My friends in the darkwave/postpunk scene raved about his artistry. Fast forward to a few months ago and I discovered Panther Modern (a project named after a technological gang in the William Gibson Novel “Burning Chrome”) and it took awhile to realize […]

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Dark Energy

The Minneapolis dark electronic variety show/stream Dark Energy on Twitch (handle – darkenergympls) is culturally the replacement of what MTV 120 Minutes was in the late 80s. Many stay up late for Grant Maryland’s pirate cable-like line up of darkwave artists and DJs – some that we have never heard of and most that we […]

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Lana Del Rabies

Closer to Coil than Cold Meat Industries, Sam An (aka – Lana Del Rabies) is cultivating a static buzz in the dark experimental and industrial noise scenes. Her work is like some logical conclusion of Trent Reznor’s experimental Ghosts project – sonically moving to another level of pain and despair – and complete. Her most […]

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Jeff Swearengin

It’s funny how some music becomes the soundtrack of a particular moment. In 2009, I had a family emergency and had to drive 45 minutes to get to a hospital where a family member was flown on a helicopter – they passed. During this long ride up the road, knowing I would probably never see […]

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Terminal 11

Terminal 11 (aka Michael Castaneda) is a renowned electronic music artist hailing from Tempe, Arizona who produces a frenetic and kinetic assault of splintered breakcore chaos with idm undertones. He has released music on Hymen, Cock Rock Disco, Schematic, Ad Noiseam, Phthalo Records – as well as numerous other indie electronic micro labels. I first […]

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Snowbeasts

Hailing from Rhode Island the ominous and atmospheric electronic duo (comprising of Rob and Elizabeth) known as Snowbeasts have been carefully building their sonic wall of dark and cinematic horror-type analog and ethereal sound with releases on Component Records and M-Tronic. Rob (aka Raab Codec) is the owner of Component Recordings and has been a […]

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Proem

Over the 2017 holiday I reached out to Richard Bailey (aka Proem), probably the most important figure at the center of/origin of the American IDM (Intelligence Dance Music) movement. Spawned out of early releases on n5md and Merck Records in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Mr. Bailey has pushed electronic boundaries and inspired countless […]

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