Chris Henderson

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  • 8 years ago | Houston Music

    Back in the early and middle '80s, Culturcide bypassed then-prevalent synth-pop in favor of a form of electronic punk rock that evolved into industrial. This odds-and-sods collection offers 12 demos, live jams and unreleased tracks for the coroner...

  • 8 years ago

    Over the course of a two-decade recording career, Meat Beat Manifesto has explored acid jazz, dub, techno, IDM, breakbeats, big beat, industrial and synth pop. The only real constant has been quality: Despite the genre or medium, MBM has always ma...

  • 9 years ago

    Destroyer frontman Dan Bejar decided the lineup that recorded 2006 album Destroyer's Rubies should remain intact indefinitely, so follow-up Trouble in Dreams finds the Vancouver indie-pop band testing its own limits. "Blue Flower/Blue Flame" trump...

  • 9 years ago

    Amid the atmospherics of Felt Mountain, the synth-cabaret bombast of Black Cherry and the lascivious Supernature grows Seventh Tree, a massive step in Goldfrapp's evolution with only a passing resemblance to the English duo's previous albums. Thou...

  • 9 years ago

    New York-based self-proclaimed "gypsy punks" Gogol Bordello have been roving the world since 2002, assaulting unsuspecting listeners with one of the most original endeavors to be captured on tape since post-punk was at its peak. A multi-ethnic gro...

  • 9 years ago

    Jersey City quartet the Black Hollies inhabit the space between the apex of mod and the dawn of psych-rock. Sophomore release Casting Shadows essentially exists within the same parameters as debut Crimson Reflections: The whole record (ten tracks ...


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