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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

2022 - Albums i've liked
1Psyclon Nine
Less to Heaven

A dichotomy between P9's aggresive & melancholic sides with lush modern production. I can even smell Not My God influence. Devastating as a neighbor's drill guitar riffs accompanied by burning alive Nero Bellum will cut you without a knife whilst deep bass echoes like a heart beat. The other parts are brooding & dramatic similar to cinematic score approach, Nero even sounds human the most in-here. Mixing- & storytelling-wise it's a master class of psychological horror in some instances.
2Dawn Of Ashes
Scars of the Broken

Another powerful experiment by DOA. This is a unique sample of psychological, blackened industrial metal born out of heart-felt breakups & PTSDs with screaming pain. Rings a church number of bells in one's darkest experience. It's all applicaply structured like Divine Comedy placing your emotions on a swing set until your either stop or endure. Electronics delicatly enhances metal & mid-song bridges let the drama sink in. This LP is a proper interlocutor in a city which sleeps.
The Merciless Light

The lord of lard, porcine libertine & our shotgun messiah has unsurprisingly not surprised with his new offering. Essentially, it has all of his modern production tropes: Gospel's electro-reliance, Risen's glam industrial-galore, use of new languages from the recent EP - you name it. But this time the interplay between riffs, post-effects & dominant synths pitchshifts the album to an air-tight, yet more skillful sound, placing front & center most tasty pork with Limbo's borlesque-noir garnish.
Baptise Bless & Bleed
Pot Farmer vol​.​2

This album is a birthday cake dancer of this year. Out of nowhere... Industrial
thrash metal played by possessed decepticons - repetative, but not sluggish. Lyrics are pure acid nonsense, incl. the title itself. Contrary to the previous album, it's inconsistent & blurs into conceptual minimalism at times, but stupidly entertaining all the way. Some tracks builds up cyberpunk vision, some feels like sleazy psych rock as if it's performed by f@cked up Daft Punk. Hell, i don't even mind the horns.
Dead God

Potius sero quam nunquam! Finally i can disrupt the orderly routine of the instituituon with a license. It's a passionate punk of a bygone era with right balance between enganging guitar & percussion plus neat electronic post-effects - not primitive, nor overloaded. A tad edgy, but surely warms each simple man's heart with sincere christian-hurty philosophy capable of getting under your skin once a healthy dose of provocation transitions into thought-provoking nihilism. In my top 3 by SKOLD.
7Ludovico Technique
Haunted People

Maybe praising an anthology album, recorded single per single with an injured turtle's pace, is unfair to other artists, but this experiment is worth all the blown out candles in the batcave. Lestat's baritone is seducingly goth, with vocoder's magic - hautingly cybergoth. Whether his nazgûls are not using epic choir samples, they can enhance any song with a slightly new genre shift. Lyrical insightfulness can make you paranoid of the devil's pact. Thou' chorus overreliance can spoil the trick.
Maybe a Body
10Suicide Commando
11Soundtrack (Video Game)
Anno: Mutationem Original Game Soundtrack Complete
12Minuit Machine
Don't Run From The Fire - Remix Edition

All around decent album. It presents strong song-writing diversity with punchy mastering, albeit by rehearshing certain ideas from Nihil, Adios, Symbols & even UAIOE. Lyrics are still englufed with sharp-wit counterculture. Current guitarist is crème de la crème of style. Some songs symbolically reflects the HY​Ë​NA title with vaudeville aesthetics. Genre-juggling from funky hip-hop & 80's punk to electro-industrial & DUB is tits, but ultimately KMFDM aren't expanding beyond tried-tasted tropes.
Body Machine

Very disappointing, but it has it's moments.
16Daniel Deluxe
Ghostrunner Project HEL
17Minuit Machine

Wir Sind Das Volk
19Various Artists
A Tribute to Love & Rockets And Tones On Tail
20Void Stasis
Eyelid Movies (Expanded Edition)

23Various Artists (Electronic)
Cyberwave 86
24Front Line Assembly
Front Line Assembly – Permanent Data 1986​-​1989
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