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Jaye Jayle takes a turn down a strange, dimly-lit foreign street on third LP, Prisyn

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A telling line on the fourth song of Jaye Jayle’s latest full-length, Prisyn, perfectly explains the dark and dense mood conjured by the album.

“Berlin, that’s what I’m in/I’m thinking about David/I’m thinking about Iggy,” Evan Patterson, the project’s main creative force, sings over the bassy, synthetic feel of “The River Spree,” a song that, in itself, strives to evoke the albums created by Bowie and Pop in late 70s Berlin. Continue reading Jaye Jayle takes a turn down a strange, dimly-lit foreign street on third LP, Prisyn

Mechanimal takes viewers through a disorienting urban landscape in new music video for “Scavengers”

Back in January, Mechanimal released its fourth album, Crux, and now the Greek industrial rock band has shared a montage-like music video for the synth-driven track “Scavengers.” Continue reading Mechanimal takes viewers through a disorienting urban landscape in new music video for “Scavengers”

Fotocrime shares dancy single “Blue Smoke” ahead of sophomore LP

“Blue Smoke,” the new single by industrial rock band Fotocrime, sounds like a rave taking place in a noisy factory. Underneath robotic synth lines and cacophonous guitar playing, mechanical drums and a scowling, metallic bass line provide a steady groove that would inspire even the dreariest souls to stir.

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Pop. 1280 reemerges with a new lineup on Way Station, an ominous, psychological thriller of a record

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Way Station, the new album from Brooklyn industrial punks Pop. 1280, is a fitting title. It marks a new chapter for the band not only in material, but in its creative dynamic.

In the three years since the group’s last release, 2016’s Paradise, the band lost two key members with the departures of its drummer and synth player, leaving singer Chris Bug and guitarist Ivan Lip to figure out ways to fill the sonic voids their former bandmates left behind. Continue reading Pop. 1280 reemerges with a new lineup on Way Station, an ominous, psychological thriller of a record