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Music Reviews: Electronic

February 11th, 2023

Gabe Gurnsey: Diablo

An Electronic Epic Of Dancing And Lust

By: Mark Dawes

Gabe Gurnsey is the former drummer of “post-industrial” band Factory Floor, but on the late 2022 LP “Diablo” he has teamed up with vocalist and girlfriend Tilly Morris to produce an electronic opus to dancing and lust. This release comes from Phantasy Records, run by English DJ Erol Alkan. Phantasy is also home to electronic producer and DJ Daniel Avery, and house and techno artists such as Fort Romeau and Red Axes. There is a strong flavour of 1980s electronic pop to... Read More

genre Electronic format Vinyl

October 3rd, 2022

Bladee’s ‘Spiderr’ Is A Dizzying Spectacle Of Glitchy Excess

This era's most enigmatic cult icon delivers his most confusing project yet

By: Malachi Lui

The mystery of Bladee increases yet again. Never slowing down for anyone, the 28-year-old Swedish artist and Drain Gang leader returns with Spiderr, his second album this year after March’s Ecco2k collaboration, Crest. Bladee (Benjamin Reichwald) is this era’s most prolific and enigmatic cult icon, constantly evolving his aesthetic as legions of terminally online teenagers rush to copy his every move (and horrifically fail). Since his 2018 mixtape Icedancer, Bladee’s... Read More