VVV – vicious, vibrating, volcanic. A joint ritual by Alan Vega, former vocalist of the protopunk combo Suicide, and Finnish masters of low frequencies Mika Vainio and Ilpo Väisänen, better known as Pan Sonic. Caution: Listening to this could harm your artificial pacemaker or other electronic appliances. A nasty startRead More →

As Birmingham warhorses like Regis, Surgeon and Female are back in business, it’s time for a flashback. Gymnastics, a LP by Regis issued in 1996, is a perfect tool to fight obesity. Tight and banging tracks that are based on a metallic loop, serve well for intensive body exercise andRead More →

Skulls at large again. Planet Core Productions’ (PCP) hardcore machinery plays with breakbeats but manages to create even darker and gloomier atmosphere than in their usual kickdrum-infected rave monsters. The tracks do not suffer under self-imposed speed limit and relative slowness makes them even harder.“Black Blood” is massive: starts withRead More →