The sound of Rotterdam may have changed over the years but Black Merlin’s new release for the city’s Pinkman imprint carries the same nasty mechanics we know from hakkuh days. Even when in “SFORMATOR 2” the BPMs are modest, compared to the Terrordrome days, its daunting dark tribal makes meRead More →

The last days of December 20 years ago were spent in great anticipation of the Millennium Bug. The darkest plots saw the future of the (wo)mankind endangered, if the computers would have flipped out. Luckily, hardly anything of these predictions materialised and doomsday scenarios were postponed. Which means that 20Read 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 →

 Buy vinyl from Aufnahme + Wiedergabe (DE) Buy vinyl from Juno (UK) Buy vinyl from Technique (JP) Masterpiece from an industrial knight The special appeal of Ancient Methods lies in the combination of archaic and modern. In 2009, when I became aware of this industrial techno legend, the wayRead More →