During the past week, Connexion Bizarre was updated with an interview with Tommy T. of Diverje & DSBP Records, a couple of review articles, our weekly podcast as well as recommended netlabel releases and links.
"Nutjob" with music selection by MissyK8 (tracklisting | MP3)
Diverje: an interview with Tommy T. Rapisardi
Combining elektro-industrial, aggressive coldwave, melodic EBM and splatterings of power noise with experimental and drum-n-bass, Diverje is a band built for the future - unpredictable-sounding and off-centered from the more "popular, and watered down electronica" that we mostly hear as the mainstream 'representative' for electronic music in America.
Matt Davignon – Living Things
"Living Things" succeeds especially in its intimacy, permitting listeners to scrutinize its multifaceted underbelly of staccato crackling and gurgling wetness. They will find themselves rapt with attention, trying to discern in all that murky, bubbling saturation where exactly the drum machine dwells. Like a patient and secretive swamp creature, it doesn’t want to be found, and that is precisely the beauty of this release.
Recommended Netlabel Releases
Rewir3d / :10: SPLIT "Aphotic" (IDMf Netlabel)
Bashed Nursling "Palace of Toxicology" (Enough Records)
Nero's Day At Disneyland "From Rotting Fantasylands" (Cock Rock Disco)
Various "Monsters of Cock Rock Disco" (Cock Rock Disco)
Recommended Links & Stuff
The Netlabelism magazine/blog promises to be an invaluable resource for those interested in exploring the ever-growing and ever-changing world of netlabel music.
On webcomics, Romantically Apocalyptic, a surreal 'story' set in a bleak post-apocalyptic future and somewhat reminiscent of Gone With The Blastwave.
On miscellaneous newsbites, would anyone actually be surprised to learn that Facebook intends to featyre ads using user's faces for free? And a rather interesting article in The Guardian as several leading thinkers ponder this year's Edge question 'What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit?'
And that's about it for this week's update. More to come next week...
All the best,
(editor, etc @ www.connexionbizarre.net)
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