Heiki (pronounce ‘hey-key’) Sillaste, frontman of the Canadian 1980s/1990s industrial group Digital Poodle, can look back to about 50 releases under different monikers. After two previous albums “Dub Museum” and “The North Shore” – the latter with dreamSTATE -, which delved into dubbed out and ambient electronics, it seemed thatRead More →

Harmonious Thelonious is a tour guide to the amazing world of native polyrhythms, steering a perpetual percussion machine to exciting locations around the globe. In a new expedition for London’s The Trilogy Tapes, Middle East serves as a source of inspiration for Stefan Schwander’s project that is able to impressRead More →

When listening to the first track “Maandub” (translates ‘touches down’), immediate neighbourhood of Chain Reaction and Deepchord would be the right shelf position for the new record by Rando Arand. Providing a tranquil flow of dub techno with a pinch of microhouse and glitch, the artist connects to the mildRead More →

Bass Agenda has been on a roll lately and the spring has arrived with several releases from electro’s darker end. “Necrophilia” from New Zealand’s Go Nuclear or “This Darkness” from Dutch project RXmode don’t leave any questions open about the dominating mood. Now electro tremors are coming with Zeta Reticula’sRead More →

After much-appraised “Ocular Animus” last summer, Ultradyne’s Pi Gao Movement has commissioned a vinyl release of secret UFO committee sound files that were recorded by the Majestic 12 alias in 2011. “Descendants Of Starfish Prime” is written with the blackest ink and comes from the junction of dark electro andRead More →

The first part of the 1998 in review can be found here.              Michael Knight – Knight Ryder (Devon Records) A recent aftermarket purchase and unconscious realisation of a teenage dream, because Ed DMX’s electro release is a tribute to the Foundation’s heroes with whomRead More →