Lunaires – If All The Ice Melted

Artist: Lunaires Title: If All The Ice Melted Format: CD Label: Shades of Sound Rated: “If All the Ice Melted” is the debut album by Lunaires but the people behind this project are no rookies at all. Patrizia Tranchina (vocals) and Danilo Carnevale (guitars, programming, synths, soundscapes) are active since the early 80s as members […]

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Anni Hogan “Lost In Blue”

Artist: Anni Hogan Title: Lost In Blue Format: CD Label: Cold Spring (@) Rated: Blue is the color of sadness as well as the color of the sky and both things are making us feel overwhelmed: the first because of the weight of our contradictions and the second because we feel the beauty and the […]

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Deemphasis: Organic

Artist: Deemphasis Title: Organic Format: Download Only (MP3 + Lossless) Label: Ukonx Rated:  Stéphane Bastien a.k.a. Deemphasis is back with a new E.P. on his own label Ukonx. “Organic” contains four new tracks that are mixing acid bass lines, 00’s electro melodies and 80’s intuitions (see the use of vocoder filtered vocals). The producer from Antibes didn’t give any […]

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Happiness Project – “Mutation”

Artist: Happiness Project Title: Mutation Format: CD Label: Boredom Product Rated:  Spring is gone and in a snap we are arrived to autumn and as announced “Mutation”, the newest album by Happiness Project, is out. Like I wrote on my review of their previous EP, the new album has been released five years after the previous release and sees […]

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Maschine Brennt – “Frisq EP”

Artist: Maschine Brennt Title: Frisq EP Format: Download Only (MP3 + Lossless) Label: Ukonx Recordings Rated:  Joacim Thenander is a veteran of the electro scene. In the late ‘80s he was a member of industrial synth band Systema The Affliction and then on early 90’s he was a member of the duo Cultivated Bimbo, band that did several albums […]

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Athana / Andreasen – “Tapes From Slowland”

Artist: Athana / Andreasen (@) Title: Tapes From Slowland Format: CD Label: West Audio Music Rated:  Almost after two years from “Invisible Colors”, Alf Terje Hana and his project Athana are back with a new musical adventures. This time, for the album “Tapes From Slowland”, Alf teamed up with Guttorm Andreasen, who’s presenting himself on his website this way: “is […]

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Braconidae LP with Gerstein collaboration is out now

After the incredible first EP “Magnetic Reel”, out on Swiss Dark Nights Exp./Luce Sia, Braconidae is back with «Gaslighting»; a 40’ album, made of percussive, obsessive and obscure sounds, resulting from a deep research within the possibilities of her instrumentation, mainly made of synthesisers, (d)ronins and other percussive instruments (some self-built). «Gaslighting» features contributions by […]

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H2S – “Kosmos 96”

Artist: H2S Title: Kosmos 96 Format: MCD (Mini CD) Label: Biotasi Records Rated:  Eleven years after the latest album titled „Proteus Soundtracks“, H2S, solo project of Fabio Degiorgi, is back with a new mini album and a new sound. In 2007 we left Fabio dealing with „tracks always in balance between experimental intuitions, industrial sounds and also a bit […]

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Gerstein – “Kiawaltz” reviewed by Ver Sacrum

Thanks to Cesare Buttaboni for his review of “Kiawaltz” on Ver Sacrum  Dopo la pubblicazione di 32 Years Of Rain, sorta di celebrazione del mitico progetto post industriale Gerstein di Maurizio Pustianaz, esce Kiawaltz, un altro importante documento relativo alla prima fase artistica che, a mio avviso, rimane anche la piu’ spontanea e carica di energia. L’approccio di […]

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Gerstein – “Kiawaltz” new compilation out soon

“Kiawaltz”, the new Gerstein’s compilation will be out the 15th of June on CD and digital download. Preview and purchase it here: https://oldcaptain.bandcamp.com/album/gerstein-kiawaltz “Kiawaltz” is commissioned and compiled by Old Captain to commemorate the early musical rituals composed by Maurizio Pustianaz, a famous Italian experimental artist known since 1984, and his project Gerstein, whose first […]

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