Contrasts – Kiasmos and DUST


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  1. Chris says:

    By coincidence, I’ve been listening to Agony Planet this week. It has moments that make me feel like I might be in a club in the late 90s.Report

    • Glyph in reply to Chris says:

      I love it. I think it’s really well done and has a great flow, and it’s vaguely-reminiscent to me of a lot of things (at times, I’ve thought of The Knife’s Silent Shout, or Nitzer Ebb) without really being explicitly-derivative of any of them. A bad-vibes toe-tapper.Report

      • dhex in reply to Glyph says:

        so i think dust is fairly derivative (particularly nitzer ebb or laetherstrip or any of the late 90s industrial/ebm stuff, as well as a significant touch of the regis/surgeon/silent servant mids aughties hard tech) – but inventively so, if that makes any sense? it’s well done, so much like kiasmos it breaks no new ground but instead cultivates a very nice garden.

        eta: also she sings like the dude from burzum which is something i don’t know why more people haven’t done as far as chocolate/peanut butter combos go. sutekh hexen and not much else, and they’re not very tech-y at all in any sense. genghis tron, but not really.Report

  2. Slade the Leveller says:

    Here’s a sample from my latest purchase, which is absolutely nothing like what’s above.

  3. Glyph says:

    DUST blood-red vinyl arrived today!Report