Scientific Dreamz Of U ‎– Self Assembly Of Myriad Heterostructures [PBD16]

Scientific Dreamz Of U debuts on Pinkman’s Broken Dreams white label series. Merging elements of punk-tinged industrial and atmospheric mutant techno, Self Assembly Of Myriad Heterostructures spins the listener into a swarming vortex, where a blistering array of harsh tones oscillate between deteriorating vocals. On the flip, the record includes a remix by Pinkman favorite Mick Wills and a forward driving Dance Mix. Limited to 100 copies, for the true night-wanderers out there.

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Scientific Dreamz Of U ‎– Self Assembly Of Myriad Heterostructures [PBD16]

December – Encore [PBD21]

December returns to Pinkman Broken Dreams with 4 hybrids of arranged chaos where rugged rhythms and breaks wrestle with dystopian melodies and occult vocals. A complete meltdown which viciously takes you into a delirious state. The future is near…
Includes a free download for a Mick Wills cut!

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December – Encore [PBD21]

Borusiade – Misfits of Broken Dreams [PBD20]

Borusiade’s ‘Misfits of Broken Dreams’ puts a futuristic twist on industrial electronics, fusing it with spaced out drones and detached, yet bold spoken word by the artist herself. Rugged tribal rhythms and rumbling bass complete the picture, and you’re left with an immersive ride leaving you somewhere inbetween fight-or-flight and gloomy despondency.

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Borusiade – Misfits of Broken Dreams [PBD20]

Years Of Denial – Body Map [PBD18]

Years of Denial joins Pinkman Broken Dreams and deliver an EP with four devilish and cataclysmic electronic body tracks. The duo’s sound combines influences of deranged experimental music with vocals surrounding themes of isolationism and dark romanticism. The outcome is stunning in its very own way, as the music creates a deeply immersive atmosphere, and is abundantly vigorous to keep dancers on their toes and moving from the night’s darkest corners to the dawn of day.

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Years Of Denial – Body Map [PBD18]

Black Merlin – Sformator 1 [PBD14]

One of the most diverse artists in contemporary electronic music is back on Pinkman, with more than just another 12″. To give him the freedom to experiment and roam between different sounds, textures and influences, Black Merlin will be doing a trilogy of releases for Broken Dreams. The first one – Sformator1, is a ghastly and infuriating techno EP. Dance floor obliteration assured and more is to follow.

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Black Merlin – Sformator 1 [PBD14]

Myn – The Violent Poetry [PBD12]

Straight out of underground Paris and right onto Pinkman’s Broken Dreams arrives Myn. The Public Systems label boss follows up a debut track on his own label with a poem about gloom, desolation and anger written in native machine language for the Rotterdam imprint. The A stanza describes a ‘Mental Outburst’ with punchy lines written in raw percussion and disconcerting 303 work. Following a line break the B stanza changes the meter from 4/4 to pummelling broken beat in a piece about power and dominance titled ‘Black Rose’. The Violent Poetry concludes with yet more deathly rhythms and spine chilling verses in ‘Core Collapse’.

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Myn – The Violent Poetry [PBD12]

Savage Grounds – Let Your Love Groan [PBD11]

Being closely connected to the label, it was only a matter of time before Daniele Cosmo was released on Pinkman. At long last, he makes his debut appearance with co-conspirator CCO as Savage Grounds. What they came up with is a tight two tracker presenting full speed, minimalistic punk electro workouts. Both tracks, while boasting with furiosity and dread, as is often the case in the Broken Dreams releases, carry an infectious groove that is guaranteed to get bodies moving in the highest gear and right into the abyss.

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Savage Grounds – Let Your Love Groan [PBD11]

Maenad Veyl – Somehow, Somewhere They Have Heard This Before [PBD10.5]

Pinkman welcomes Maenad Veyl to its roster of artists for his debut release in the form of the labels second tape. ‘Make Them Remember’ sets the gloomy mood with clattering percussion and ghostly synth lines. The messy drum patterns of Taiko Death Rhythm’ are breaking up the cold mist. The A-side of the cassette is completed by the melodic slow burning energy of ‘D.M.M.R.M’. On the other side ‘State ov Apprehension’ and ‘Sotto Gli Occhi Tutti’ further darken the character, to then pave way for ‘In Ruins’ to finish the damage with it’s ethereal, yet soul ripping guitar riffs.

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Maenad Veyl – Somehow, Somewhere They Have Heard This Before [PBD10.5]

Ernestas Sadau – Gonzo On Tour [PBD009]

Pinkman’s Broken Dreams welcome a new midnight malcontent into the fold, Ernestas Sadau debuts with his first 12”: Gonzo on Tour. Sirens blare, samples hiss in a haze of static before a grizzled snare introduces “Riots in Jail Near Kaunas.” Grubby basslines curl into shards of acid, full figured thump sweetened by fragile bars. “Crackheads from Lyon” is steeped in the traditions of garage bands and D.I.Y. punk. Strings snarl and sneer at crashing drum beats, lonesome notes floating in the surge. The foul tempered “Hiroshima (Acid Breaks Your Body Mix)” demands the flip. Beats break and buckle under the leer of lewd 303 lines, a finale bubbling over with violent intent.

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Ernestas Sadau – Gonzo On Tour [PBD009]

Identified Patient & Sophie du Palais – Aborting Your Dreams [PBD10]

Having already debuted on the Pinkman main label, Identified Patient now steps up for the Pinkman “Broken Dreams” series. The whole EP is furnished with the sinister and commanding vocals of Sophie du Palais, also known as ‘Vrouwe Fataal,’ creating an infectious vortex of panic and scare to abort your dreams. Throughout the release, hazy percussion is carefully seasoned with the bitter synth lines and guitar riffs from Lasznkioff. The first track, ‘Peaceful Panic’ is in full seduction and fetish mode, setting the scene for the better corners. ‘Sleep Without Rest’ violently tightens up the leather and gives you your kicks for thrills. The EP ends with frenzy: messed up intermezzos with Lasznikoff, mixing up an 808 with his destructive guitar rig and, as he states, ‘everything is done.’ Throughout the release, hazy percussion is carefully seasoned with the bitter synth lines and guitar riffs from Lasznkioff. The first track, “Peaceful Panic” is in full seduction and fetish mode, setting the scene for the better corners. “Sleep Without Rest” violently tightens up the leather and gives you your kicks for thrills. The EP ends with frenzy: messed up intermezzos with Lasznikoff, mixing up an 808 with his destructive guitar rig and, as he states, ‘everything is done.’

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Identified Patient & Sophie du Palais – Aborting Your Dreams [PBD10]

TYVYT|IYTYI – Platforms [PBD008​.​5]

TYVYT|IYTYI. A dusty tape of six tracks unearthed beneath the Pinkman Broken Dreams division. Nothing is known about this unnameable artist apart from his sound. A legion of hiss marches across the cassette, a blighted beat bites into lancing synthlines that bellow and writhe in their pitiful attempt to escape. Strings are left to howl in turmoil in tracks born out of a crude joke and wry smile. Mick Wills offers no condolences, the Stuttgart man lashing away any humanity with his embittered edit. Found in the pit, made for the pit.

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TYVYT|IYTYI – Platforms [PBD008​.​5]

Retrograde Youth – We’re Not Humans Anymore [PBD008]

RETROGRADE YOUTH - We're Not Humans Anymore

A new recruit has been drafted into the Broken Dreams ranks. Retrograde Youth, also known as Felipe Marin, takes up his position with four tracks of tooth and nail electronics. His style is ensconced in EBM, but trying to pin him down is near impossible. Guttural techno aches through the clang of metal and the rattle of rhythms, wave lances in with spiking synth lines as lost samples stalk. Music for scarred psyches that will leave hearts and minds raw.

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Retrograde Youth – We’re Not Humans Anymore [PBD008]

Alessandro Adriani – Fall Elsewhere and Shatter [PBD007]

Alessandro Adriani weaves a nightmarish scenario as the Mannequin man returns to Pinkman’s Broken Dreams with four hardened works. Beats are shaven into rigid points as EBM echoes are speared with contemporary contempt. Throughout the quartet are moments of exotic abstraction, psychological stresses and visceral disorders. Music for sleepless nights and addled minds.

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Alessandro Adriani – Fall Elsewhere and Shatter [PBD007]

Jann – Murder People [PBD006]

Jann arrives on Pinkman with a soundtrack of breathless panic, an ode to a blighted world of diesel fumes and indifference. Rhythms are grizzly, gored and torn. Thick chords judder, revving like a clapped-out engine as metal slashes at savaged snares. Acid scorn is poured on this inhospitable world, amplified by the haze of distortion that clouds Jann’s hard and cold vision.

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Jann – Murder People [PBD006]

Black Merlin – Phase One [PBD005]

Pinkman stoke the furnaces of despair, fuelling them with Black Merlin. Conveyor belts grunt out resentment, cold chords curl, synthlines sneer and pallid percussion punctuates. Noise echoes above, hammered clanks exploding into shards. Below the work continues, sweat smeared stains and hissing airless gasps. In the end, all is swallowed; gulped into the gaping assembly line.

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Black Merlin – Phase One [PBD005]

G-String – Seductive Games [PBD004]

G-String brings something new to the Broken Dreams pot. Stripped down, bare bones blackened machine music. Decoration is removed, the ornate purged. In their place sit burnt out remains. Chords are hollowed and scraped, rhythms smeared and smudged as loneliness is amplified. A stark and spartan statement of grey skies and dark eyes.

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G-String – Seductive Games [PBD004]