Review for Sturqen “Cura”

Brutal to its very core is the distortion-laden textures of Sturqen’s “Cura”. Over the course of the album Sturqen goes for a peculiar take on digital haze. The beats are ferocious as they destroy everything in their path. Even when there is no beat to be found the emotional heft of the sound itself is […]

Redukt “Otho” reviewed

Nuova entrata in casa della Kvitnu che si avvicina alla fatidica soglia delle cinquanta release con l’avvincente debutto di Alexander Vasiliev e Nikolai Turchinski, due manipolatori elettronici moscoviti che amano in modo malato gli impulsi elettrici che si rincorrono a diverse velocità. Ascoltando le cinque tracce di ‘Otho’ sembra di trovarsi nei bassifondi della metropolitana, […]

Heathen Harvest about upcoming Kvitnu release with Ilpo Väisänen

Ukrainian label Kvitnu, which describes itself as a home for “sound and ideas with a high blood pressure” has shown itself to be one of the most interesting sources of noisy, often rhythmic electronics with a slate of excellent releases this year. Next up, launching later this week, is the first EP from Ilpo Väisänen in fifteen years, Syntetisaattori […]