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10.21.22 2021 - Albums i've liked10.20.22 Cyberpunk tunes | Part I
10.19.22 Unknown Industrial | Part I10.18.22 Artists i recommend to everyone
10.17.22 Disappointing albums10.16.22 2022 - Favorite songs
10.14.22 2022 - Albums i've liked10.13.22 Album of the year
09.15.22 Music records with high dynamic range09.14.22 Not just soundtracks | Part II
09.14.22 Not just soundtracks | Part I09.13.22 Vampire Night Club

2021 - Albums i've liked
1Kaelan Mikla
Undir Köldum Norðurljósum
Pain Killer
4Not My God

Even more experimental follow-up to the debut. Electronics on modular synthesizer by Nero Bellum isn't about industrial now, it's less restrained - with uber cool distortions in style of Glitch. Atrum artifex also added sick hip-hop beats - tailor-made for vampire night club. Skold's vocals force you to worship with their improved infernality. Alchemy coupled with spiritualism has almost replaced demons. I am satisfied, but prefer NMG, it's more complex theme-wise & as cold as my obsidian heart.
Conquest 3000
Dies Irae

Dies Irae marks the point when Skold truly matured. Playful rock n' roll songs only stab you with provocation this time. He also fully embraced his gothic punk aura showcasing the same anarhistic aplomb. It all led to this drum-tight album unreveling texts with symbolic fatalism, horror'esque post-effects & unpedictable synths which are flirting with his most serious, at times even heavy metal type of rock strengtened up by very skillful guitar solos. The song-writting is front to back strong.
Fights in Tight Spaces (Original Soundtrack)

"“Forever” is the falsest word.
It’s so impossible, it’s so absurd,
and yet we tie it to the things that surely die.
We tie it to the things that surely die."
No, Alison, you are immortal!
9Pawel Blaszczak
The Ascent Soundtrack

In a year of 2007 what makes someone a criminal?
10Chiasm And John Fryer
Missed The Noise

With famous John Fryer accompanying Emileigh this turns out to be her most multilayered LP yet. It's best you process it through multiple listenings. The sound combines various types of moods, going back n' forth with experiments (it even has back vocals by John and electro guitar at some point). From time to time (especially with each step closer to an end) it abandons EBM in favor of more tragic IDM. It's pretty uncommon even for Chiasm, but helps to forget about her.., - not Chiasm of course.
The Ignorance Cartel
Morning Tsunami
In A Shattered Mirror
Burn Out At The Hydrogen Bar (2021 Remaster)
15Gary Numan
16The Sound
Will And Testament
17Rik Schaffer
Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines Extra
18Black Plastic
Club Grotesque

Fascinating album with various genres scattered around the corners. It starts off as techno-EBM'ish darkwave perfomed by a nihilist in a club ("your god is dead - in cash we trust") to then overshadow your expectations with a psytrance-sounding cyberggedon?! Regardless of the inconsistency, it's minimalism grows on you. Kevin Grady's demonicly robotic vocals critises hedonistic society with passive-agressive elegance whilist the dreamlike middle foreshadows a surreal demise.
19Minuit Machine
Sainte Rave
20Minuit Machine
Basic Needs

Solid EP, but less interesting than the previous one in so many ways. "Don't Run From The Fire" had striking thoughts - it helps you to accept yourself via pretty effective blend of punchy EBM with distinct vocal messages. This one just plays it safe, not trying hard enough to resonate with you through deep worries or high octane danse macabre tunes (it's rhythm is casual for dark clubbing if compared to DRFTF; melodies lacks extra weight).
21Floating Door, Damare
Severed Steel Soundtrack

Strong as absinthe synth-pop with charming vocals and fluent melancholy, confident poetry at it's core. Rhythm-section is based around drum machines, multilayered by melodic synth inclusions. Extra instruments are pared with striking as thunder post-effects. All killer - no filler! The last track functions as an unexpected extended version of Reckless - a bit confusing... Would have payed for this more, but i am a simp for Zanias (wait, not a simp if it is Zanias).
23Tommy Gustafsson
Huntdown Soundtrack
25Ville Kallio
Cruelty Squad - Soundtrack

Contains 18 tracks from Cruelty Squad, the only true corporate life simulator.
Undungeon (Original Game Soundtrack)
27Dead Animal Assembly Plant
Bring Out The Dead
28Midnight Odyssey
Biolume Part 2 - The Golden Orb
Tonic Immobility
31Lingua Ignota
Narita Boy (Original Game Soundtrack)
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