Author Archives: Tamara Sky

For those who are fans of Heartsrevolution & Crystal Castles, you might be familiar with the original glitch boy/girl duo Kap Bambino. Emerging from Bordeaux, this French duo has continuously built a cult following in the underground scene since getting together back in 2001. Notorious for fearless live performances, their unique take on electronic music is influenced by heavy metal, grunge pop, punk, new wave and… arcade games. Continue Reading

For the past 6 months, The Overthrow Collective and I have been performing this sort of experimental party in Downtown LA called Lil Death.  The project is essentially a weekly event centered around a very specific tech-noir sound that we like to call “Gotham Wave.”  To tantalize your curiosity, I’ve just released version 2.0 of our Lil Death mix series with influences of post-punk, industrial, french techno, and witch house.
Lil Death’s slogans “Long Live the new Flesh” draws it’s inspirations from the post-physical reality that we get closer to ever day. This eclectic mix is electronic and organic sound is an homage to the ever wavering struggle we have with totally accepting this new prosthetic digital nervous system that has begin to connect us all.

¡BONUS!


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Canadian Techno/New Wave & video game aficionado, Marc Houle, released music under the Minus label for many years. But like the old saying goes, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.”  This, along with the fact that Houle’s musical inclinations were veering further away from Minus’ new sound, made him realize it was time to do his own thing in order to stay true to his unique retro sound. Continue Reading

After two wicked EP’s, Hippos in Tanks heavy hitting EBM artist, White Car, finally came out with their anticipated full-length debut album called Everyday Grace.  Hailing from Chicago, Elon Katz (White Car’s primary member) comes from a new breed of emerging artists that are very well shaping the future of electronic music by looking back at influences of the Italo-Disco, Industrial & 80′s retro experimental sounds that have been missing since that decade.   Continue Reading

As some of you might know, Brighton-based producer Ital Tek (Alan Mayson), has been consistently evolving his sound per release — organically gaining respect over the past few years.  Even though Dubstep made a huge impression on Mayson’s past music production, like many of us, he eventually got tired of the genre’s growing dullness.  This adversity drove Ital Tek to once again push himself, landing on the grounds of juke & footwork.
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There’s something strikingly original about Toronto’s music that is heavily influenced by New Wave, Goth and Rave.  The latest addition to this movement is Arts & Crafts synth-pop duo TRUST, formed by Maya Postepski (one-third of the band Austra) and Robert Alfons.  Last month they debuted their first full-length album titled TRST , which is an all around solid production.  Even though their sound is more introverted & cold-wave influenced, a comparison with Crystlal Castles must be made.  Continue Reading

Treasure Fingers, the Atlanta bred DJ/Producer influenced by 80′s, Funk, and Disco, has been continuously dropping his own gems for quite sometime now, and his name is always equivalent with great dance music and constant ass shaking :D.  You might remember him from his remixes for Empire of the Sun (Walking On a Dream), Miike Snow (Animal) & Tensnake (Coma Cat). Just in time to get your spring vibe on, he’s back with a new EP titled Rooftop Revival, fresh from the Scion A/V StudiosContinue Reading

Turbo Recordings French Techno antihero Gesaffelstein never ceases to amaze. He’s been consistently rising to the top with his elegant but dark & violent thumping sounds. I must warn you… his music might provoke stripping, killing and/or flesh eating >:).

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