Kill Shelter and Agent Side Grinder members posing in black and white portraits with black rectangles covering their eyes

Kill Shelter ~ The Necklace (ft. Agent Side Grinder) [2⊘22]

Kill Shelter is the highly-talented UK-based alternative artist and producer Pete Burns. His unique work blends elements of Post-Punk and contemporary Electronica with heavily processed guitars. He is perhaps best known for his numerous collaborations with other cult artists including … Continue reading Kill Shelter ~ The Necklace (ft. Agent Side Grinder) [2⊘22]

L.S. Dunes ~ Permanent Rebellion [2⊘22]

L.S. Dunes is a ‘Supergroup’ — a more recently christened band made up of highly talented members from other groups. Some succeed so exceedingly well as to eclipse their original groups so mightily we forget they were forged from circumstance, rather than formed by happenstance. The most revered of these being worthy of GOAT Supergroup status (Greatest Of All Time). “Stare,
Neither wait for your arrival, Chastise in the weight of your approval.” What ostensibly began with Cream in the 60s has now exploded with some of the most famous GOATs being Led Zeppelin, … Continue reading L.S. Dunes ~ Permanent Rebellion [2⊘22]

The Cure ~ Primary [1981]

Arguably, The Cure is the greatest goth band to ever exist, but not if you ask co-founder and frontman Robert Smith who dislikes the gothic label. “We got stuck with it at a certain time when goths first started. I was playing guitar with Siouxsie And The Banshees, so I had to play the part. Goth was like pantomime to me.” That said, he continues, “Every goth I’ve ever met has been very nice, you know? As a subculture, I think it’s full of wonderful people. But I have never liked what’s classified as goth music.” “The innocence of … Continue reading The Cure ~ Primary [1981]

Twin Tribes ~ Shadows [2⊘18]

Twin Tribes’ ‘Shadows’ is ostensibly a kidnapping/snuff video set to an anthemic 80s-era new wave gothic soundtrack. Not for naught, or is it? These aren’t supposed vampires, they have no sharply-elongated canines to speak of and so the entire video endeavor seems driven by a coldly craven lust for murder power. A savage depiction of blood lust horror, wet raw, well-done, and tastefully end-credit-sated. “This time of night feels like … Continue reading Twin Tribes ~ Shadows [2⊘18]