Sophie Du Palais – Endurance Of Pain Is The Power Of Being LP [BFE067]

SOPHIE DU PALAIS - Endurance Of Pain Is The Power Of Being

One of the bright talent emerging from the current Netherlands‘ electronic underground scene is the German and Amsterdam-based, ‘fetish-inclined’, vocalist and performer Sophie du Palais also known as “Vrouwe Fataal”. She presents debut solo LP ‘Endurance of Pain is the Power of Being’. Sinister industrial wave music exploring themes of lust, hedonism, technological obsession & millennial alienation. Across six tracks, Du Palais unravels a potent signature, driven by fierce, imperious Anglo-Germanic vocals and eclectic, dissonant sounds. Connecting techno, EBM, acid and electro with vestiges of dub and experimental electronics, on ‘Endurance of Pain…’ Du Palais conjures an abrasive, intoxicating depiction of lust, hedonism, technological obsession and millennial alienation.

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Sophie Du Palais – Endurance Of Pain Is The Power Of Being LP [BFE067]

Religius Order – Luci Nere [RAT19]

RELIGIUS ORDER - Luci Nere

Rat Life Records is back with more music to accompany the end of the world. Here are six tracks by Roman citizen Alessio Di Mezza (also known as Religius Order) that make you feel like it’s the Fall of Rome all over again. Excellent timing, considering the state of modern civilization on this planet right now. Luci Nere is the perfect soundtrack for your Apocalypse Afterparty.

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Religius Order – Luci Nere [RAT19]

VA – Raval Rave Breakers Part 3 [MUSA004]

UNIVAC/LA MAQUINA CORRUPTA/BRODMANN 41/EXZAKT & BFX/RNXRX - Raval Rave Breakers Part 3

The Raval Breakers strike back, blasting a rather fitting soundtrack to the dystopian times we are living in. This third volume gets together old and new friends of the M.U.S.A. family who show their personal takes on electro. The first track is a deep and explosive yet somehow contended cut; made in Rub by its legendary producer Univac, inspired by The Hague and remixed in Russia by the duo Fractions. La Maquina Corrupta sends a trancy, breaky and acidic cut from Berlin and Sistema, which inaugurates his new alias Brodmann 41 for some paranoid electroclash action. On the flip, Privacy does a great remix of Exzakt & BFX, mixing electro rhythms with a narcotic and nocturnal atmosphere that adds dubstep flavor to the formula. Finally, Barcelona’s own RNXRX closes this third EP with a broken and dirty track that sounds like a high-definition face punch.

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VA – Raval Rave Breakers Part 3 [MUSA004]

Mule Driver – Blood Flowers [CM017]

MULE DRIVER - Blood Flowers

“Blood flowers” is a heavy duty 4 tracker for the freaks. Electro, dungeon techno, slinky acid and tribal excursion – properly damaged party starters for lowlight dreams and nightmares. Over the last 10 years, Mule Driver has been making special 808 day releases. This latest set is his most convincing effort to date, jumping from idea to idea but retaining a solid guideline of sci-fi weirdness and collapsing body movements.

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Mule Driver – Blood Flowers [CM017]

Ian Richter – Bloody Marys With An Angry Goddess [CM016]

RICHTER, Ian - Bloody Marys With An Angry Goddess

A short visit to the Indochinese Peninsula at the wrong time of the global pandemic breakout, led Ian Richter to over a year and a half of living in Vietnam, and to a deep love affair with the Vietnamese folk religion. Ian was intrigued to find a place drenched in culture and mysticism existing hand in hand with hyper capitalism (yet officially committed to socialism). Over the course of the last 18 month Ian recorded, mentally and physically, the sounds of his encounters and experiences. From daily life, through industrial and natural landscapes, to ancient and modern dance, forging foreign with familiar, mysticism with science, and claustrophobia with liberation.

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Ian Richter – Bloody Marys With An Angry Goddess [CM016]

Kosmogonik – Polyverse [PRTR21]

KOSMOGONIK - Polyverse

Polyverse is the new debut album of the very exciting and fresh sounding Kosmogonik from Bucharest, Romania. Nine driving and atmospheric tracks that vibrate all the way from heavyweight techno to cosmic ambient.

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Kosmogonik – Polyverse [PRTR21]