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Crossing the Uncanny Valley – Perturbator, Société des Arts Technologiques (Montréal), May 13th, 2019.

Perturbator is without a doubt the best known synthwave artist presently active. What is less known, however, is that Perturbator is James Kent, son of Nick Kent, journalist for the seminal British mu...

Soundtracks to a Dying World: Disasterpeace

If you think about it, the histories of video game and cyberpunk culture are closely intertwined. Both began gestating in the late 1970s and began leaving their marks on pop culture in the ‘80s. The “...

Synth Riders VR Presents the FiXT Essentials Playlist, Vol. 1

Hey. Hey kid. You like VR? How about synthwave? Do you like soaring across the vast, vector-graphic landscapes of the Grid? Of course you do, it’s the 21st century. Lucky for you, I got a new, 1...

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Soundtracks to a Dying World: Depeche Mode

Sometimes, it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what makes certain kinds of music fall under the cyberpunk umbrella. If the scope is too broad, you risk lumping in modern music genres with heavy e...

“…let us steal their souls.” Ritual Debasement by Varigator

With 9 tracks of in-your-face darkwave, Varigator’s first album Ritual Debasement is here to spread some sweet electronic corruption. Ritual Debasement. The name caught me before the synths did. With ...

Killtopia: A Fresh Neon-Splattered Cyberpunk Comic

Have you sold your ballsack to attend Wreck-Fest X yet? Not to worry, reading Killtopia is the next best thing.   Killtopia is the new upcoming graphic novel by Dave Cook and Craig Paton, publish...

The Anix Works in the Shadows to Stoke the Flames of a Movement

Back in August, we interviewed Brandon Smith, the sole member of The Anix, about his musical inspirations and his then upcoming album Shadow_Movement. Now unleashed upon the world in its entirety, Sha...

Zwaremachine’s Be a Light: Love of Industrial

Breaking a 7 year hiatus, Zwaremachine is back with their new album Be A Light. Churning out dark ebm/industrial music reminiscent of early Nine Inch Nails and Skinny Puppy, the album is 7 tracks of o...

Shinobi – Code Elektro’s, Love Letter to the 80s

The year is 2753, and this a story of one woman’s revenge for the loss of her girlfriend at the hands of a mega corporations president. Have you heard this plot before? I hope so punk. Danish sy...

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