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Joel Eel's Eclectic Techno Debut Explores Growing Up Korean-Canadian

How cultural guilt and family expectations informed the Toronto producer's new album 'Very Good Person.'
Sofia Luu
6.28.17
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High-Functioning Flesh's New Single Finds Bliss in End Times

Hear "Talk About" from the Los Angeles synth duo's upcoming album 'Culture Cut.'
Colin Joyce
6.7.17
optimo

Optimo's JD Twitch Reflects on the Nihilism and Hedonism of His New Industrial Compilation

“You could get these records very easily back then mainly because no one wanted to buy them!”
Josh Baines
2.8.16
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JD Twitch's 'New So Low' Mix is a Creeping, Crawling, Late Night Masterpiece

The Optimo DJ's industrial, cold wave, and 80s synth mix drops on Vinyl Factory later this month — check out the mini mix now.
Josh Baines
2.4.16
deep dives

'Too Dark Park' Made Me Confront Sickness and Discomfort in Electronic Music

Even today, Canadian band Skinny Puppy's 1990 album continues to unsettle.
Gigen Mammoser
12.21.15
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Alejandro Paz's Brawny Chilean Techno Will Make You Party Harder

Stream the techno don's 'Váyanse' EP on Sanfuentes, with ​Mijo and Sanfuentes remixes on the flip.
Huw Oliver
4.24.15
Words

Manufacture Brought European Industrial EBM to Boston

Local art school hotties star in this throwback video of a post-nuclear apocalypse.
Ariana Paoletti
10.15.13
videos

The Ebb and Flow of Nitzer Ebb

Shot in 1989, this video captures the industrial techno pioneers live in concert.
Ariana Paoletti
9.24.13