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Neon Shudder- (viii) neuromantic: the communion of nature and technology Review

Testament to the popularity of 80’s aesthetics and those dark digital futures that so many are fond of, the synth and retrowave movements just keep growing and growing. As with any scene, it doe...

Power Glove ‘EP II’ Review

It seems like a long time since Power Glove’s EP 1 was released in early 2012. The retrofuturistic feel of tracks like ‘Night Force’ or ‘Streets of 2043’ have reached a l...

Karate King Presents: The Annihilator

It’s difficult to pinpoint the exact moment where cyberpunk and the 1980s VHS trash aesthetic became so inexorably intertwined. I’d hazard that it likely stems from the slew of low-budget,...

Cyberpunk Music Videos & The Ever Evolving Genre

One of the most satisfying things about cyberpunk is that its visions of tomorrow will always be a day away. Wearable tech, hacking scandals, personal drones and other items and occurrences that would...

Hotline Miami 2 Soundtrack Review

The massive surge in music drawing on 1980s genre cinema in the past few years has been something of a boon to cyberpunk fans. Not only does the influence of Vangelis’ seminal Blade Runner score...

Perturbator’s ‘I Am The Night’ Due For Re-Release

Last year’s Dangerous Days  by Perturbator might not only be one of my favorite cyberpunk themed albums ever, but one of my favorite albums period. It was certainly one of the best I heard in an...

YT Cracker: Introducing Neals Review

A link between hip-hop and cyberpunk may not initially seem like the most obvious musical connection. Industrial’s cybernetic fusions of organic instrumentation and machinery, rave’s daygl...

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An Interview with Irving Force

The cyberpunk music scene in 2015 is off to a great start with Stockholm-based producer Irving Force’s recently released debut, the Undercover EP. The EP’s six atmospheric tracks not only ...

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Slow-Motion CyberFunk: The Sound of Com Truise

How many music producers would claim William Gibson’s Neuromancer as their favourite book?  Just one, as far as I can tell, and that’s Com Truise (according to this interview over at The S...