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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20080714   Mon 14 Jul - 21:39

Connexion Bizarre ( http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ ) was updated on 2008-07-14 with new webcasts, reviews and media feature as well as new recommended events and links.

Reviewed this week: Ad·ver·sary "Bone Music", Concrete Cookie & the Maggot Farmer "Mondegreen", Thomas Watkiss "Ancestor - Phase 1: Silence", Famine "Every Mirror Turns Black", Perfection Plastic "Triomphe de la Matière"
In the Media section: another installment of Business Traveller.
This week's webcast features "This Wound Is An Endless Dream . Soundtrack for Anais Nin's The House of Incest" with music selection by :JW: and "Cooking Under Pressure" with music selection by M.
Also this week, continue a giveaway of 5 copies of Flint Glass' remix album "Circumsounds".



Flint Glass "Circumsounds" giveaway

We have five copies of "Circumsounds" the recently released album of remixes by French artist Flint Glass ( http://www.flint-glass.com/ ) to give away, courtesy of the record labels Brume Records (http://www.brumerecords.com/ ) and Tympanik Audio (http://www.tympanikaudio.com/ ).
A review of "Circumsounds" may be read at http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_flintglass_c.htm.
To be elegible to win a copy of this release please mail us at info[at]connexionbizarre[dot]net with your full name and street address. The deadline for this giveaway is July 20th, 2008 and winners will be selected at random on that day.
Not valid for current Connexion Bizarre staff members.


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080714-0720_a.mp3
("This Wound Is An Endless Dream . Soundtrack for Anais Nin's The House of Incest" with music selection by :JW:)
Noctambule (2:17)
Quena (0:24)
Clan of Xymox - Michelle (2:59)
[Medusa - 4AD]
Kirlian Camera - Austria (5:55)
[Eclipse (Das Schwarze Denkmal) - Rose Rosse Records]
Qntal - Ad Mortem Festinamus (6:9)
[Qntal 1 - Chrom Records]
Francesco Banchini, Louisa John Krol and Lys - Alexandria (5:31)
[Love Sessions 2 - Prikosnovenie]
All My Faith Lost - House of Incest (4:36)
[The Hours - Cold Meat Industry ]
Love Is Colder Than Death - Structure (1:51)
[Time - In Deyagora Music]
Black Tape For A Blue Girl - Glow + Tarnished (4:37)
[Halo Star - Projekt]
Neither/Neither World - Holy Martyr (2:47)
[Torch Songs from the Neither/Neither World - World Serpent]
Dernière Volonté - Nos Chairs (6:25)
[Devant Le Miroir - Hau Ruck]
Sol Invictus - An English Garden (4:11)
[In the Rain - Tursa]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080714-0720_b.mp3
("Cooking Under Pressure" with music selection by M.)
Angelspit - Skinny Little Bitch
[Blood Death Ivory - Dancing Ferret Discs]
Jvox - Hog
[QED - Ad Noiseam]
Lingouf - Zozpoqorpe
[Area Keloza - Ant-Zen]
Exocet - Will Èn Berg
[Violation - Ant-Zen]
VortexSoundTech - Reload
[Fiery Silence - Thisco]
Everything Goes Cold - Fail (Everthing Goes Electro Mix by Babyland)
[Prepare To Be Refrigerated - Sonic Mainline]
Thermostatic - The Box
[Humanizer - Wonderland Records]
C/A/T - Escape / Wooded Area #6432
[The Great Crisis - Crunch Pod]
Boole - Timeline
[The Vital Few - Sonic Mainline]
Kotra - Vilma Structura
[Reset - Kvitnu]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Reviews


Ad·ver·sary - Bone Music
This isn't a groundbreaking album by any means. It is, however, a deeply personal album made from a masterfully produced mix of genres.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_adversary_bm.htm


Concrete Cookie & the Maggot Farmer - Mondegreen
An aptly titled aural malapropism, this is an engaging release that nods in the direction of other artists within its chosen genre, whilst keeping something back that marks out its own individuality.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_concretecookiemaggotfarmer_m.htm


Thomas Watkiss - Ancestor - Phase 1: Silence
What is exceptional about "Silence" is its undeniable delicacy of movement. As with many of its peers, this is music of meditation and patience, funereal reverb and thick layers of emptiness. Its power lies in the understated and tentative, the barely audible oscillations, passionate organic textures and rumbling arrays.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_thomaswatkiss_ap1s.htm


Famine - Every Mirror Turns Black
A particularly painful album to categorize, as it represents somewhere in the vicinity of fourteen years of music production experience coming to a head. But that doesn't mean it's a bad album - on the contrary, Famine deliver something that's difficult to get into, but even harder to stop listening to.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_famine_emtb.htm


Perfection Plastic - Triomphe de la Matière
One of those albums to crank out before heading out for a night on the tiles. Fun, without threat, and will not be out of place sat in the collections of the hearts of you out there who simply like letting your hair down and not getting bogged down in technicalities.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_perfectionplastic_tdlm.htm


Media


Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
"As agreed, I will begin sending you copies of the documentation we have been compiling. Once again I apologize for the piecemeal nature of these deliveries but I know you are eager to start your work. I am starting today with the first e-mail of many."
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztravel.htm


Connexion Bizarre events


Bodypop @ "Era Uma Vez No Porto" bar (http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=41147735&x=-8667596&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2 - map location)
21/06, saturday, 11pm-2.30am; Rua do Passeio Alegre 550, Porto (Portugal).
The "usual selection and latest news" of synthpop, electropop, robotpop, 8bitpop and bodypop!


Recently added links
http://www.babylon-disco.com/ - Babylon Disco
http://www.myspace.com/facamonstro - Faca Monstro, artist collective
http://www.astropolis.org/ - Astropolis, French rave/festival

Netlabel releases spotlight:
http://pulsations-for-you.ru/puls11.html - _underrain_ "inomirnye" (Pulsations For You)
http://www.fileden.com/files/2008/5/13/1909658/FACA%20MONSTRO%20MIXTAPE%20VOL.1.zip - Various "Faca Monstro Mixtape Vol.1" (Faca Monstro)
http://www.fileden.com/files/2008/5/13/1 909658/FACA%20MONSTRO%20MIXTAPE%20VOL.2. zip - Various "Faca Monstro Mixtape Vol.2" (Faca Monstro)
http://www.fileden.com/files/2008/5/13/1 909658/KIX-SHAKE%20VOL.1%202.zip - Various "Kix-Shake Vol.1" (Kix-Shake)

Latest recommended links
http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/07/05/africa/06stone.php - Tablet ignites debate on Messiah and Resurrection (Herald Tribune)
http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/29644?ts - Top Ten Worst Uses For Windows
http://www.themaninblue.com/articles/handwritten_typographers/ - Handwritten Typographers
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PostSubject: Re: Connexion Bizarre - updates thread 2008   Mon 21 Jul - 21:30

Connexion Bizarre ( http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ ) was updated on 2008-07-21 with new webcasts, reviews and media feature as well as new recommended links.

Reviewed this week: Blaerg "Dysphoric Sonorities", Majdanek Waltz "Hamlet's Childhood", Insane Asylum "Caustic Factory Outlet", V/A "Ressonus net vol.1"
In the Media section: another installment of Business Traveller.
This week's webcast features "Selling England by the Pound" with music selection by Machinochrist and "Contents under Pressure (depressurizing)" with music selection by M.
Also this week, we begin a giveaway of a set of three releases from the Canadian label D-Trash Records (see below for details) and announce the winners of the Flint Glass "Circumsounds" giveaway.



D-Trash Records giveaway

We have a set of three releases from the Canadian label D-Trash Records ( http://www.dtrashrecords.com/ ) to give away: 1 copy of the D-Trash artists compilation "Rising Tide", 1 copy of the Atari Teenage Riot tribute compilation "The Virus Has Been Spread" and 1 copy of the recently released "D-Trash Records' Music Videos" DVD compilation.
To be elegible to win a copy of this release please mail us at info[at]connexionbizarre[dot]net with the answer to the question "What does the D-Trash DVD compilation celebrate?" along with your full name and street address.
The deadline for this giveaway is August 31st, 2008 and the winner will be selected at random from the entries that answered correctly.
Not valid for current Connexion Bizarre staff members.

Flint Glass "Circumsounds" giveaway

We had five copies of "Circumsounds" the recently released album of remixes by French artist Flint Glass ( http://www.flint-glass.com/ ) to give away, courtesy of the record labels Brume Records ( http://www.brumerecords.com/ ) and Tympanik Audio ( http://www.tympanikaudio.com/ ).
A review of "Circumsounds" may be read at http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_flintglass_c.htm.
The winners were: Barbara B. (us), John S. (us), Matthew J. (ca), Ralf S. (de), René R. (de)


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080721-0727_a.mp3
("Selling England by the Pound" with music selection by Machinochrist)
Stitch - Love2 (Hardcore Mix) (05:12)
[unreleased
ronin - The Orifice of Captain Dumb Dumb (05:31)
[Resting on Laurels - B2K Records]
Scheme Boy - Parvolex (07:18)
[The Section 20 EP - Ninja Columbo]
Anxt! - Body Mortification (07:31)
[We Are Legion - Bad Sekta]
Idiot Flesh - Cheesus (Dance Mix) (01:34)
[Fancy - Vaccination Records]
Circuit Parallele - Planete Guerre (02:02)
[Umani Autodistruttivi - Spine Research and Experiments]
Phuq - What Sickens (04:58)
[unreleased]
Machinochrist - the glorious victory of 01 (04:36)
[unreleased]
Sledgad - Inertia (03:53)
[We are Legion - Bad Sekta]
Muff & Tantrum - Suss (06:28)
[Year of The Pig - Dead Pig Records]
Dyspraxia - Bitch Fight (04:15)
[We are Legion - Bad Sekta]
Spitting Vitriol - Nightmare (04:59)
[Spitting Vitriol vs. DJ Richard Hillman - Noisetek]
Bleak Reference - Karmic Reconstruction Unit (07:44)
[Memetrix - Bad Sekta]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080721-0727_b.mp3
("Contents under pressure (depressurizing)" with music selection by M.)
Ten Data Keshin - Le Village Global
[Neo Neon Judgement - Audiotrauma]
Ebola - Painkillers (Enduser mix)
[Mutant Dubstep vol.1 - Spectraliquid]
Faux Pride - No Deal
[Slap Stick Bitch - D-Trash Records]
Jérôme Chassagnard - Resonance
[(f)light - Hymen]
Pneumatic Detach - How To Forget
[[ko.mor.bid] - Tympanik Audio]
Hansel - The Uncertainty Principle (Eric Millenium Mix)
[Reshaping Linear Formulai - D-Trash Records]
Matamachete - Wall Of Pain
[Tanin No Kao - D-Trash Records]
Baxter Lilly - No Choice, No Scares
[Unsichtbare Flecken - Audiotrauma]
Das Gritli Moser - cymoGdrad3ad (god is evil and he's gonna punish you)
[Cha-Cha-Cha With The Devil - Laridae]
Knar - Pass The Potatoes
[V/A - Wake Up: get out of my fucking house - Bugs Crawling Out Of People]
Datach'i - Shutter
[Shock Diamonds - Sublight Records]
Blaerg - Unmitigated Verbosity
[Dysphoric Sonorities - Bottle Imp Productions]
Shizuka/ZNO - Colloid State
[Koalition - Les Forces Alliées]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm

Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/


Reviews


Blaerg - Dysphoric Sonorities
Blaerg effectively went beyond the breakcore paradigms of 'faster-harder-louder' and insane chaos, creating a truly captivating album - an interesting assortment of intelligent and methodical compositions with definite groove which, despite the title and the occasional harsher track, is actually quite laidback and bound to appeal to more than just the breakcore enthusiasts.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_blaerg_ds.htm


Majdanek Waltz - Hamlet's Childhood
A well organized and well recorded album, full of emotional music, beautiful instrumentation and composition, and it will definitely enthrall you and keep you listening. Song after song, "Hamlet's Childhood" evokes grief and still stands out as an amazing industrial folk album.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_majdanekwaltz_hc.htm


Insane Asylum - Caustic Factory Outlet
The distorted, discordant initial impression of this EP by Insane Asylum evolves into something more coherent and cohesive as time passes, eventually growing into something pleasantly noisy, rather than the slapdash arrangement it seems to be.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_insaneasylum_cfo.htm


V/A - Ressonus net vol.1
Where some ambient music is easily listenable, atmospheric stuff that can enhance or even alter a mood, this is, by and large, flat and lifeless, save for a few hounourable mentions. The intent is above reproach - individual, hand-crafted and unique musical endeavours - but the content fails to live up to it.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_ressonus.htm


Media

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztravel.htm">

Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
"As agreed, I will begin sending you copies of the documentation we have been compiling. Once again I apologize for the piecemeal nature of these deliveries but I know you are eager to start your work. I am starting today with the first e-mail of many."
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztravel.htm


Recently added links
http://www.fromthegut.org/blaerg - Blaerg

Netlabel releases spotlight:
http://www.bottle-imp.com/discography/imp005-blaerg-dysphoric-sonorities/ - Blaerg "Dysphoric Sonorities" (Bottle Imp)
http://www.bottle-imp.com/discography/aimp018-blaerg-soulseek-days/ - Blaerg "Soulseek Days" (Bottle Imp)

Latest recommended links
http://www.gudmagazine.com/blog/archive/2008/7/18/issue-3-pre-launch-buzz-contest/ - GUD issue 3 - Mechanical Flight: 3rd issue coming out soon - check out the pre-launch contest!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBCmt_pJTRA - Chemical Party, funny video clip about chemical interactions
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20080728   Mon 28 Jul - 21:24

Connexion Bizarre ( http://www.connexionbizarre.net ) was updated on 2008-07-28 with new webcasts, reviews and new recommended links.

This week's webcast features "Throne Built For Corpses" with music selection by Invisible War and "Vacations Poppin' Around The Corner" with music selection by M.
Reviewed this week: Fractional "Come Mierda EP", Synnack "v2", Alien Skin "Do Not Open Till Doomsday", Xsoz "Basic Topology"
Also this week, we continue a giveaway of a set of three releases from the Canadian label D-Trash Records (see below for details).



D-Trash Records giveaway

We have a set of three releases from the Canadian label D-Trash Records ( http://www.dtrashrecords.com/ ) to give away: 1 copy of the D-Trash artists compilation "Rising Tide", 1 copy of the Atari Teenage Riot tribute compilation "The Virus Has Been Spread" and 1 copy of the recently released "D-Trash Records' Music Videos" DVD compilation.
To be elegible to win a copy of this release please mail us at info[at]connexionbizarre[dot]net with the answer to the question "What does the D-Trash DVD compilation celebrate?" along with your full name and street address.
The deadline for this giveaway is August 31st, 2008 and the winner will be selected at random from the entries that answered correctly.
Not valid for current Connexion Bizarre staff members.


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080728-0803_a.mp3
("Throne Built for Corpses" with music selection by Invisible War)
Terroritmo - Destino
[Premonitions - Hau Ruck!]
Overdose Kunst - Ono Sendai
[Was ist Overdose Kunst - Zhelezobeton]
Sunn O))) - O))) Bow 2
[Flight of the Behemoth - Southern Lord]
Henrik Nordvargr Björkk - Corpse Mechanism
[Hypergenome666 - Old Europa Cafe]
Predominance - Vector Equilibrium
[Nocturnal Gates of Incidence - Loki Foundation]
Itsnotyouitsme - Throne Built for the Past
[Walled Gardens - New Amsterdam Records]
Netherworld + Kenji Siratori - untitled
[Antibothis - Thisco]
6 Comm - Death of a Lion
[Headless - Schwarzrock]
Terminal Sound System - Ghost
[Rh-85b - Release Entertainment]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080728-0803_b.mp3
("Vacations Poppin' Around The Corner" with music selection by M.)
Lowe - A 1000 Miles
[Kino International - Megahype]
Somegirl - She's At The Discotheque
[The Velvet Hour - A Different Drum]
Iris - Nobody Wins
[Hydra - Diffusion Records]
Storybox - No Dancing Allowed
[VA - Sector One - Section44]
Freezepop - Less Talk More Rokk
[Future Future Future Perfect - Rykodisc]
Thermostatic - Tonight
[Humanizer - Wonderland Records]
HOH - We Can Work It Out (radio edit)
[We Can Work It Out - Zang]
Stereoboy - Bubble 1
[V/A - C:>_THOMAR - Thisco]
Michigan - Juveniles
[Pulse Of Pain - A Different Drum]
Pristina - The Ides Of May
[Stars & Sirens - A Different Drum]
Capsize - Dissatisfaction Guaranteed
[A Perfect Wreck - A Different Drum]
Athana - Picazzo (HOH Bull's Head Remix)
[Athana Remixed 0508 - self-released?]
Faith Assembly - Charlatan
[Descent Into Madness - A Different Drum]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm

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Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt .


Reviews


Fractional - Come Mierda EP
A short, sweet release from Belgian artist Fractional, this EP takes a selection of tracks from the full-length, "Come Mierda," adds a new number and throws in two remixes (from DJ Hidden and Cdatakill) to boot. It EP proves a worthwhile sampler, useful for DJs and collectors alike. A call for alternative remixed tracks than just the one would be the only complaint.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_fractional_cmep.htm


Synnack - v2
With generous extras thrown in as here, and a quality of musicianship outshining some of the minor failings, "V2" is definitely a worthwhile release for anybody interested in the more industrial end of experimental electronica, another good reason to keep buying CDs in this iPod dominated age!
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_synnack_v2.htm


Alien Skin - Do Not Open Till Doomsday
So with no complaints other than the occasional cheesy lyric or annoying vocal effect, which accompany most synthpop albums of above average quality these days, Alien Skin's debut offers a maturity and expertise lacking in the majority of similar groups and is recommended.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_alienskin_dotd.htm


Xsoz - Basic Topology
"Basic Topology" lacks the solid foundation it needs to maintain a perpetual shelf life. With a little more essence added to the core of the Xsoz sound, Raptis may have something that will etch itself into the minds of his potential listeners; regrettably this just isn't that album.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_xsoz_bt.htm


Recently added links
http://www.athana.no/ - Athana
http://www.zang.no/ - Zang:, record label
http://woundsoftheearth.blogspot.com/ - Wounds Of The Earth, webzine

Netlabel releases spotlight
http://www.hiverecords.com/paniclift_gencab/initialize_ep.zip - Panic Lift/GenCAB "Initialize EP" (Hive Records)

Latest recommended links
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v8zWqdgZJw - Matamachete "Greed" (video)
http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=11750492 - Look for the silver lining, Piracy is a bad thing. But sometimes companies can turn it to their advantage. (The Economist)
http://www.codexsinaiticus.org/en/ - Codex Sinaiticus, the oldest bible now available online
http://www.doubleviking.com/bullet-points-10-really-weird-fetishes-6984-p.html - 10 Really Weird Fetishes
http://www.doubleviking.com/12-awesome-80-s-movies-that-are-i-perfect-i--9766-p.html - 12 80s Movies That Are Perfect


Merchandise


Connexion Bizarre Pins
State your individuality and rhythmical reverberation with this set of five one-inch Connexion Bizarre buttons! One featuring the main C.B. logo, three featuring the alternative mascots/logos and one featuring the Connexion Bizarre "reverberate rhythmically" motto.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/store/s_cbpin001.htm
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20080804   Tue 5 Aug - 0:33

Connexion Bizarre ( http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ ) was updated on 2008-04-08 with new webcasts, reviews, interviews and new recommended links.
We would like to point out that, due to an upcoming (and well-deserved...) short vacation, this will be the only update during the month of August. Regular updates will resume on the first week of September and there are already a few surprises being worked on for the rentrée...

Reviews: Gjöll "Way Through Zero", Ninth Desert "Different Trouble Experiences Of Twilight", Maurizio Bianchi & Sparkle In Grey "Nefelodhis", V/A "D-Trash Records Music Videos", Somegirl "The Velvet Hour", Kotra "Reset", Nerthus "Urban", Battery Cage "Forever Never Ends", History Of Guns "Acedia"
Interviews: Justin Brink of Pneumatic Detach
Media: another installment of Business Traveller.
Webcast: "Dronestep" with music selection by DJ Istabmyhead, "Russian Force #02" with music selection by DJ Jana Dark and "Vacations Finally!" with music selection by M.
Also this week, we continue a giveaway of a set of three releases from the Canadian label D-Trash Records (see below for details).



D-Trash Records giveaway

We have a set of three releases from the Canadian label D-Trash Records ( http://www.dtrashrecords.com/ ) to give away: 1 copy of the D-Trash artists compilation "Rising Tide", 1 copy of the Atari Teenage Riot tribute compilation "The Virus Has Been Spread" and 1 copy of the recently released "D-Trash Records' Music Videos" DVD compilation.
To be elegible to win a copy of this release please mail us at info[at]connexionbizarre[dot]net with the answer to the question "What does the D-Trash DVD compilation celebrate?" along with your full name and street address.
The deadline for this giveaway is August 31st, 2008 and the winner will be selected at random from the entries that answered correctly.
Not valid for current Connexion Bizarre staff members.


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080804-0831_a.mp3
("Dronestep" with music selection by DJ Istabmyhead)
No tracklist supplied by update deadline

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080804-0831_b.mp3
("Russian Force #2" with music selection by DJ Jana Dark)
Lowe - A 1000 Miles
Stalnoy Pakt - Decima Mas (12:03)
[Decima Mas/ Il Principle Nero - Der Angriff Indiestate Distribution]
Sal Solaris - Antilife (04:17)
[Der Ruf - Der Angriff Indiestate Distribution]
Anthesteria - Face of Algia (06:48)
[Beyond Nimbostratus - Der Angriff Indiestate Distribution]
Hum - Flesh of the soul (06:41)
[Flesh of the soul - Quag]
Lunar Abyss Quartet - Untitled (05:57)
[Hyperborean - Der Angriff Indiestate Distribution]
BRZB - Black Square (06:48)
[VA - Black Sqaure - KultFront]
JISM - Revelation Moment (06:14)
[VA - As time goes by - NBKLine]
Matsu:Gravas - Roget That (03:42)
[VA - The Bunker Archive - X-Line]
Majdanek Waltz - We (Remix) (03:31)
[VA - Red Sqaure - KultFront]
Military Standard - Op's Normal (04:48)
[Defence - military Standard]

Part 3 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080804-0831_c.mp3
("Vacation at last!" with music selection by M.)
Baxter Lilly - Unsichtbare Flecken
[Unsichtbare Flecken - Audiotrauma]
S.I.N.A. - Nothing To Stay
[Nie Und Immer - Hands Productions]
Lowe - Now That I've Tasted You
[Kino International - Megahype]
Renfro - Add/Subtract
[Mathematics - Meltwater Records]
Empusae - Beauty Of Decay (Flint Glass remix)
[Circumsounds - Tympanik Audio]
Ad.ver.sary - No Exit
[Bone Music - Tympanik Audio]
Razor Edge - E55c Protocol v2
[Mind Stimulation - Bugs Crawling Out Of People]
Alter Der Ruine - Duck And Cover
[State Of Ruin - Sistinas]
Hanzel Und Gretyl - Lederhosen Macht Frei
[2012: Zwanzig Zwolf - Metropolis]
Muckrackers - Flug
[[Uckange_4] - Les Forces Aliées]
Faux Pride - Flashpan
[Slapstick Bitch - D-Trash Records]
Ten Data Keshin - Stakanamphetamin
[Neo Neon Generation - Audiotrauma]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm

Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Interviews


Justin Brink - Pneumatic Detach
Pneumatic Detach is the solo project of Massachusetts-based Justin Brink. Since his debut release in 2001, Pneumatic Detach has gained steady momentum and carved a name for himself as one of the most unique acts in the underground industrial/rhythmic noise scene.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_pneumaticdetach.htm


Reviews


Gjöll - Way Through Zero
Periodically we find albums like Gjöll's "Way Through Zero" which, unlike 75% of the same old, recycled garbage out there that passes for industrial nowadays, album still manages to evoke emotion without reeking of cheesy manufactured angst for angst's sake.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_gjoll_wtz.htm


Ninth Desert - Different Trouble Experiences Of Twilight
"Different Trouble Experiences of Twilight" is a confident, well-structured journey, one that requires more than one listen to fully appreciate, and which rewards listeners with a rich, uncluttered soundscape in which to lose themselves.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_ninthdesert_dteot.htm


Maurizio Bianchi & Sparkle In Grey - Nefelodhis
An enjoyable listen that goes across vast sonic territory, sometimes sounding something akin to dreamy shoegaze music and at other times disturbing noises and bizarre sounds. Although it covers a lot of territory, it manages good transitions so it doesn't have the problem of jumping all over the place.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_mauriziobianchisparkleingrey_n.htm


V/A - D-Trash Records Music Videos
The diversity of featured artists means there's something for everyone on this release, and the added bonus of the Jukebox feature makes it a very well rounded retrospective of D-Trash's work to date. Looking forward to the next ten years!
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_dtrmv.htm


Somegirl - The Velvet Hour
Though when listening to "The Velvet Hour" one gets a justified sense of déjà entendu, it remains a solid release. Nevertheless, good as it may be, Somegirl would certainly benefit from being more daring both musically as well as lyrically: the talent and creativity are there, they just have to tap it.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_somegirl_tvh.htm


Kotra - Reset
If there was such a thing as 'avant-garde/experimental lounge music,' "Reset" could easily fit the description and purpose. In the meantime, "Reset" can feel like a work in progress, the aural version of the artist's notebook: it may be interesting but it's appeal is limited to a small audience and definitely an acquired taste.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_kotra_r.htm


Nerthus - Urban
Plodding percussion and glitched-out synth lines whir throughout and are the backbone of the composition. Apt for a restless sleep or in accompaniment to an evening of hallucinogenic introspection, "Urban" will undoubtedly stir your thoughts.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_nerthus_u.htm


Battery Cage - Forever Never Ends
All in all, "Forever Never Ends" is a musically diverse recording featuring some enjoyable moments, albeit its lack of focus and a scattering of influences will either enthrall or irk the listener, depending on who is wearing the headphones.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_batterycage_fne.htm


History Of Guns - Acedia
Overall, "Acedia" sounds almost exactly like what one might have imagined, back in the day, punk rock should be in the twenty-first century. Too bad, most punk rockers never looked beyond their narrow alleys, which History of Guns have clearly done. Maybe because they're not exactly punk rockers.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_historyofguns_a.htm


Recently added links
http://www.mashup.org/ - Mash Up Soundsystem
http://www.noechorecords.com/ - NoEcho Records, record label & netlabel
http://kvitnu.com/fest/ - Kvitnu Fest : Detali Zvuku (ua), experimental electronic music festival

Netlabel releases spotlight
http://www.noechorecords.com/www/releases/tbh-book-of-salms - tBH "The Book Of Psalms" (NoEcho Records)
http://www.entity.be/entity/releases/release50.htm - V/A "Vortex" (Entity)

Latest recommended links
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBsCOSWm_mg - Edgey "Before The Storm" (YouTube video)
http://www.infinityplus.co.uk/stories/colderwar.htm - "A Colder War", novelette by Charles Stross
http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/dysong08/dysong08_index.html - "Engineers' Dreams", short story by George Dyson
http://www.economist.com/world/international/displayStory.cfm?story_id=11792535&variables.fsrc=nwlgafree - "Cyber-nationalistm: The brave new world of e-hatred" (The Economist)
Randy Cassingham's http://www.thisistrue.com/ - "This Is True"
http://www.ohgizmo.com/2008/07/10/touched-echo-interactive-exhibit-uses-bone-conduction-technology/ - Touched Echo Interactive Exhibit Uses Bone Conduction Technology


Merchandise


Connexion Bizarre Pins
State your individuality and rhythmical reverberation with this set of five one-inch Connexion Bizarre buttons! One featuring the main C.B. logo, three featuring the alternative mascots/logos and one featuring the Connexion Bizarre "reverberate rhythmically" motto.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/store/s_cbpin001.htm
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20080901   Mon 1 Sep - 18:37

After a short hiatus of nearly a month we're back with a massive update!
As mentioned in the previous mailing, Connexion Bizarre saw some changes with this new mailing. Firstly is a slight redesign to give more overall coherence to the website. Secondly, and most important, is the addition of two new sections, one of online releases and a webstore (which already existed but to which was given greater proeminence).

The new "Releases" section is, after a fashion the new 'netlabel' arm of Connexion Bizarre. Rather than developing a de facto netlabel, the idea behind this initiative is simply to expand our work of showcasing new music by collaborating with artists and other music enthusiasts in this endeavour. Currently under development are several compilations following the format set with "You Are Here: A Compilation Of Wisconsin Electronics" (curated by none other than Matt Fanale of Caustic), originally released in early 2007, for which artists were selected based on geographical location rather than music genres.

While not a new addition to the site, the "Store" section was moved to greater proeminence. In addition to time and effort, Connexion Bizarre has its expenses and any revenue from sales will help to offset these. In addition to what is already available (Connexion Bizarre badges), there are plans for a couple of weird additions (which we hope will prove interesting) planned for the near future.

Anyway, enough blabber and on to the list of updates for the rentrée...

Webcast: "August 2008" with music selection by http://www.razorgrrl.com/ - DJ Razor*Grrrl and "Fiscal year 2008-2009 (step one)" with music selection by M.
Reviews: Roughhausen "The Agony of the Beat", Fluorescent Grey "Gaseous Opal Orbs", Junkboy "Three", V/A "nucd#02", Dissamonix "Disharmonic Universe", FT13 "The Great Disaster", Ebola "Mutant Dubstep Vol.1", Logoplasm "Testa Piena D'Orche", Psycho Shop "My Sweet Holocaust"
Interviews: Dmytro Fedorenko of Kvitnu
Releases: grouping all past Connexion Bizarre online releases in one 'netlabel' section with more releases to come soon.
Media: several installments of Business Traveller (yes, it was updated during August...)
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!
Also this week, we announce the winner of the D-Trash Records giveaway (see below for details).

Incidentally, Connexion Bizarre is nearing 5 years of existence. That's a long time.



D-Trash Records giveaway

We had a set of three releases from the Canadian label D-Trash Records (http://www.dtrashrecords.com/ - www.dtrashrecords.com) to give away: 1 copy of the D-Trash artists compilation "Rising Tide", 1 copy of the Atari Teenage Riot tribute compilation "The Virus Has Been Spread" and 1 copy of the recently released "D-Trash Records' Music Videos" DVD compilation.
The winner was: Eric G. (us).


Connexion Bizarre events

Bodypop @ "Era Uma Vez No Porto" bar (1st floor)
20/09, saturday, 11pm-2.30am; Rua do Passeio Alegre 550, Porto (Portugal) - http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=41147735&x=-8667596&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2 - map location.
The "usual selection and latest news" of synthpop, electropop, robotpop, 8bitpop and bodypop!


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080901-0907_a.mp3
("August 2008" with music selection by http://www.razorgrrl.com/ - DJ Razor*Grrrl)
Detritus - Desolate (5-Htp Mix)
[Fractured - Ad Noiseam Records]
Datach' i - No Servant[V/A - Imaginary Friends - Sublight Records]
Hecq - 0008 (Coniine Calm Remix By Mad EP)
[0000 (cd 2) - Hymen Records]
AZ-Rotator - Treeble Component
[Anticaking for Zinc Sulphate - Digital Enemy Records]
Lapsed & Nonnon - Surge
[The Death Of Convenience - Ad Noiseam Records]
Otto Von Schirach - Magnetic Rave Headache
[Oozing Bass Spasms - Cock Rock Disco]
Prhizzm - Bending Light Toward The Shadows
[Prhizzm EP - Benbecula Records]
Stendeck - Behind Waterfalls
[Faces - Geska Records]
prOmetheus buRning - Squelch
[Beyond Repair - Hive Records]
Not Breathing - The Final Night
[V/A - Imaginary Friends - Sublight Records]
Vorpal - Crash up against the inevitable (Tatu on the Sun Cardopusher remix)

[V/A - Cock Rock Disco 2006 Free Compilation - Cock Rock Disco]
Terminal 11 - Counter Clockwise Chant Pattern
[V/A - Cock Rock Disco 2006 Free Compilation - Cock Rock Disco]
Mad EP - Acid Jig
[Not Afraid Of Spiders - Ad Noiseam]
Snog - The Prisoner (Featuring The Nam Shub Of Enki)
[The Last Days Of Rome (EP) - Metropolis Records]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080901-0907_b.mp3
("Fiscal year 2008-2009 (step one)" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
AZ-Rotator - Truly Modified
[Indefinable Sugar Cube - Lovethechaos]
4-D Mode-1 - ????
[Rekonnekted - 4-D Label]
Teatro Satanico - Hymn To Lucifer
[Steinklang Industries IV 2007-2008 - Steinklang Records]
November Növelet - My Fairy Places
[Magic - Galakthorrö]
Lowe - Dice Roller
[Kino International - Megahype]
Exillon - Stomper
[It's OK To Dance - Ad Noiseam]
JISM - H.T.-L. (feat. Propulsion)
[rH - Alfa Matrix]
Ganhymede - Deeds Not Words
[Operation Ganymede - Cohaagen]
The Weathermen - Your Town
[V/A - Machines Against Hunger - SigSaly]
Autoclav1.1 - All Long Black Spirals
[Love No Longer Lives Here - Tympanik Audio]
Integral - Doors
[Rise - Tympanik Audio]
Lucidstatic - Defiance (feat. Iammynewt)
[Gravedigger - Tympanik Audio]
Endif - Surgery Of The Soul
[Carbon - Tympanik Audio]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm

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The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/


Interviews


Dmytro Fedorenko - Kvitnu
Ukrainian label run by Dmytro Fedorenko (Kotra), started at the end of year 2006, with the aim to amplify the electronic experimental outputs from the land of Ukraine and to discover new musical variations from the outer world. Kvitnu concentrates on music and ideas with a high blood pressure in its sound-veins.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_kvitnu.htm


Reviews


Roughhausen - The Agony of the Beat
Occasionally, little wonders slip through the cracks and escape the notice of record labels. Roughhausen's "Agony of the Beat" is such a specimen - varied, dynamic, danceable and eminently listenable, all rolled into one, this release is truly a reviewer's joy.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_roughhausen_taotb.htm


Fluorescent Grey - Gaseous Opal Orbs
Unlike many bands sheltering under the 'experimental' tag, this guy rarely falls into comfortable predictability, and many of the tracks sound pretty far removed from your intial impressions by the end. The overall result is rather jolly, and reminds you that quirky avant-garde music can be fun, and needn't be listened to on Sennheisers in a darkened room.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_fluorescentgrey_goo.htm


Junkboy - Three
"Three" might well be called vapid or monotonous by impatient critics looking for something less hermitic and more conspicuous than idle, syrup-dipped compositions. However, it is precisely these jejune traits that lend Junkboy its special, engrossing character. When the mood is right, "Three" fits just fine.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_junkboy_t.htm


V/A - nucd#02
Numusic Records compiled "nucd#02" to showcase the varied styles of electronic music represented at their music festival. Compiled from a range of international and Norwegian artists, especially those from the immediate Stavanger area of Norway where the label resides, the mix of genres represented is varied and contrasting, representing the diversity of the artists appearing at the event.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_nucd2.htm


Dissamonix - Disharmonic Universe
This German duo's sound covers a wide range, from lurching beats and swirly guitar to calm spasms and spaced-out ambience. Often off-kilter and detuned, but routinely interesting, "Disharmonic Universe" stays true to its name as Dissamonix dispatches seven tracks of structured slow-motion mayhem, full of bass frequencies and tripped-out beats.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_dissamonix_du.htm


FT13 - The Great Disaster
A bit heavy on the angst, a bit light on sincerity. Focusing either on a harsher, more stripped-down minimalist sound or opting for depth and technicality, rather than vacillating between the two poles, would improve the end result no end.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_ft13_tgd.htm


Ebola - Mutant Dubstep Vol.1
Haemorrhagic reactions abound when listening to this four-track teaser EP that merely hints at what may yet be to come. Overall, excitement levels when confronted by this recording did not match the anticipated response - a breakcore/gabba/dubstep crossover works far better in theory than in practice...
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_ebola_mdv1.htm


Logoplasm - Testa Piena D'Orche
Logoplasm's realm of feedback and pink noise, voyeurism and mundanity, and comfort and fear challenges listeners to discover significance in the thirty-five minutes of "Testa Piena D'Orche" (meaning "head full of orcas") - a struggle that may well leave some wanting.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_logoplasm_tpdo.htm


Psycho Shop - My Sweet Holocaust
Although Psycho Shop have an impressive collective experience when it comes to making music, this does not translate that effectively when listening to "My Sweet Holocaust", their first studio album. Although the combination of ethereal female with harsh male vocals has been a successful formula for other darkwave/EBM acts in the past, it doesn't gel quite as well here.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_psychoshop_msh.htm


Releases

[img]http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb003_va_man1_small.jpg" width="125" height="125" alt="V/A - 'Mothers Against Noise vol.1'" class="img_thumb" />
Various - Mothers Against Noise vol.1
Re-release of the "Mothers Against Noise vol.1" noise and experimental sound-art compilation. Originally released in 2005 as part of the Mothers Against Noise (dot) Org temporary web phenomenon.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb003_va_man1.htm & download

[img]http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb002_va_yah1acowe.jpg" width="125" height="125" alt="Various - 'You Are Here: a Compilation of Wisconsin Electronics'" class="img_thumb" />
Various - You Are Here: a Compilation of Wisconsin Electronics
A free downloadable release showcasing musical talent from the US state of Wisconsin, compiled by native Wisconsian musician/DJ/promoter Matt Fanale alias Caustic.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb002_va_yah1acowe.htm & download


Store


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Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/store/s_cbpin001.htm


Links

Recently added
http://www.r0m.nl/ - r0m, Dutch sound artist
http://www.opn.fr/ - OPN Production, record label
http://www.plasticsoundsupply.com - Plastic Sound Supply, record label
http://www.saffrolla.com/ - Saffrola Sounds, record label
http://www.vendetta-music.com/ - Vendetta Music, record label
http://www.altparty.org/ - Alternative Party
http://www.contune.dk/ - ConTune, Copenhagen-based club/events organization
http://www.darktwincities.com/ - Dark Twin Cities, webzine
http://reautomation.wordpress.com/ - Re:Automation Log, webzine spin-off from Re:Automation Radio

Netlabel releases spotlight
http://www.pulsations-for-you.ru/puls12.html - Indu Mezu "2019" (Pulsations For You)
http://www.archive.org/download/At013Ps.080319_457/At013.Ps.080319.zip - ps "080319" (Enough Records)
http://www.sparklingseahorse.com/yodashouse.htm - Sparkling Sea Horse "Yoda's House"
http://www.pulsations-for-you.ru/puls13.html - Sowrkream "From the mellow menses lab" (Pulsations For You)
ftp://ftp.scene.org/pub/music/groups/enough_records/enrmp177_vysehrad_-_no_signal_3_50.zip - Vysehrad "no signal 3:50" (Enough Records)
http://chaserecords.free.fr/chasereleases/chase020.htm - Various "[Un]reachable Canopy" (Chase Records)
http://www.woundsoftheearth.com/comp1/comp0.htm - Various "Wounds Of The Earth I" (Wounds Of The Earth)

Recommended
http://www.audiocalypsenow.com/ - Audiocalypse Now!
%20http://www.deadbambi.com/ - Deadbambi
http://www.operationganymede.com/ - "Operation Ganymede", new Ganymede album
http://www.locustlecture.org/ - Locust Lecture, radio show
"Kin Dza Dza", Russian sci-fi cult movie from the 80's (video - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2251461878127683608&hl=en - part 1 and http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8606387789179029392&hl=en - part 2)
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=invisibility-cloak-one-st - "Invisibility Cloak one step closer" (Scientific American)
http://www.adbusters.org/magazine/79/hipster.html">"Hipster: The Dead End of Western Civilization" (Adbusters)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2293/2369785518_944dd025ae_o.jpg - Build your own 'Ceiling Cat' (found via Tonikom)
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20080908   Mon 8 Sep - 14:08

Connexion Bizarre was updated on 2008-09-08 with new content. A couple of new reviews, an interview, new installment of the "Business Traveller" ongoing fiction series, new links and, last but not least, the release of the second volume of the "You Are Here" music compilation series.

Compiled by NY-based musician/DJ/promoter Ben Dewalt (better known for his alias Terrorfakt and DJ Hellraver), "You Are Here Vol.2: a Compilation of New York Electronics" features a selection of tracks by emerging and confirmed artists from the New York electronic music underground, in styles ranging from Experimental and Industrial to IDM, Power Electronics and Rhythmic Noise. Released under a Creative Commons license, this compilation follows from last year's compilation dedicated to the state of Wisconsin (still available from our releases section) and will soon be followed by others following the same concept. Currently in the works are compilations for the states of California, Illinois and Massachussetts, with other states and countries already being considered. Scroll down for more details and download links.

Anyway, here's a quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "AXXY.025.7718" with music selection by :JW: and "Progressive Daily Grind Release" with music selection by M.
Reviews: Prospero "Folie à deux", Thelmo Cristovam "Thelmo Cristovam - Paisagens Sonoras em Ostro Hyija"
Interviews: Pål Asle Pettersen and Helge Olav Øksendal of Zang:
Releases: "You Are Here Vol.2: a Compilation Of New York Electronics" (compiled by Terrorfakt)
Media: a new installments of Business Traveller
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!
Also this week, we begin a give-away courtesy of the Norwegian label Zang: (see below for details).


Zang: giveaway

We have a set of three releases from the Norwegian label Zang: (http://www.zang.no/) to give away: the "Broken Line Remixes" album/compilation plus the album "Bestemor" and the single "We Can Work It Out" by Norwegian artist HOH. In addition to this 'grand prize' we have one extra copy of both of HOH's to give away to 'runner-ups'.
"Broken Line Remixes" has been reviewed in Connexion Bizarre (http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_blr.htm.htm).
To be elegible for this give-away send a mail to info[at]connexionbizarre[dot]net with your full name and street address and the answer to the question "What is the title of the latest HOH release on Zang:?"
The deadline for this giveaway is September 21st, 2008 and the winners will be selected at random from the entries with correct answers.
Not valid for current Connexion Bizarre staff members.


Connexion Bizarre events


Bodypop @ "Era Uma Vez No Porto" bar (1st floor)
20/09, saturday, 11pm-2.30am; Rua do Passeio Alegre 550, Porto (Portugal) - http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=41147735&x=-8667596&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2 - map location.
The "usual selection and latest news" of synthpop, electropop, robotpop, 8bitpop and bodypop!


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/cb_20080908-0914_a.mp3
("XXY.025.7718" with music selection by :JW:)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Suicide Inside - Cold Water (5:40)
[Theory of the Arising of Desire - Pflichtkauf]
Lassigue Bendthaus - Jealous Guy (Poeme Syncope) (4:19)
[Pop Artificielle - XIII Bis Records]
Cruciform Injection - Replaced (4:43)
[Aftermath - Negative Gain Productions]
Cubanate - Body Burn (3:54)
[Antimatter - Dynamica]
Third Realm - Destiny (4:24)
[Under The Black Light - Self Released]
Project-X - The System Is Dead (3:25)
[Forbidden Desires - Energy Rekords]
Rotersand - I Cry (rework) (5:32)
[I Cry - Metropolis]
Vision System - The Walk (4:10)
[Fictional - A Tribute To The Cure - October]
Fortification 55 - And Tomorrow Atlantis (feat. Cyan) (4:57)
[Atlantis - Glasnost Records]
Hooverphonic - Electro Shock Faders (3:07)
[Blue Wonder Power Milk - Epic]
mindFIELD - 1:1.618 (5:23)
[Singularity - self-released]
Plastic Noise Experience - City of Lies (4:07)
[City Of Lies/In Your Mind - Kk Records]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080908-0914_b.mp3
("Progressive Daily Grind Release" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Dialglish - Fhorjon
[Ideom - Record Label Records]
HOH - Lovebreak
[We Can Work It Out - Zang:]
Metaform - Sunday
[Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants - Just Records]
Blipvert - Couch Of Soob
[stop:skronk:explode! - D-Trash]
Jérôme Chassagnard - A Story About...
[(f)light - Hymen Records]
Shizuka / ZNO - Berlin
[Koalition Vol.1 - Les Forces Alliées]
Chango Feo - La Malinche
[Alaska - Hive Records]
C/A/T - Battle Data>51X_67245
[The Great Crisis - Crunch Pod]
Myrrman - Sleep Is Better
[Pornosmagoria - Cold Graey]
H.I.V.+ - Warm Leatherette
[Split - OPN Production]
Lucidstatic - Inner Struggle
[Gravedigger - Tympanik Audio]
Mad EP - Menuet
[Bass.Hed - Ad Noiseam]

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Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Interviews


Pål Asle Pettersen and Helge Olav Øksendal - Zang:
Managed by Pål Asle Pettersen and Helge Olav Øksendal (known for his solo music work as HOH), this Norwegian record label focuses on experimental electronic and electro-acoustic music and it is also the hub for several initiatives of performative experimental sound-art.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_zang.htm


Reviews


Prospero - Folie à deux
Trying to pin down Prospero and slot him into a pigeonhole is pretty much downright impossible, and that's the beauty with this CD; the journey takes in better scenery and the ride is more comfortable and reassuring than before.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_prospero_fad.htm


Thelmo Cristovam - Paisagens Sonoras em Ostro Hyija
This complex, thoughtful effort is well worth checking out via the Triple Bath website. Personal, engrossing and utterly without pretension, it is a welcome change from the increasing number of mono-toned, featureless soundscapes.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_thelmocristovam_pseoh.htm


Releases


Various - You Are Here Vol.2: a Compilation of New York Electronics
Free online release showcasing a variety of musical talent from the underground electronic music scene of the US state of New York. Compiled by New York-based musician/DJ/promoter Ben Dewalt alias Terrorfakt.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb004_va_yah2aconye.htm


Media


Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
Chapter 23 of the ongoing suspense/bizarro fiction series Business Traveller".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztraveller.htm


Store


Connexion Bizarre Pins
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Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
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Links

Recently added
http://www.machinistmusic.net/ - Machinist, Bielorussian webzine

Netlabel releases spotlight
http://abyssa.netlabel.free.fr/y.036.html - MPHM "Dominion" (Abyssa)
http://abyssa.netlabel.free.fr/y.034.htm - Various "Blackula Remixes By The Alienating" (Abyssa)

Recommended
http://uauaonline.blogspot.com/ - Uá Uá Online
http://www.hellfirecaves.co.uk/ - The Hell-Fire Caves
http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12052171&fsrc=rss - A changing climate of opinion? (The Economist)
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20080922   Wed 24 Sep - 8:47

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ - Connexion Bizarre was updated on 2008-09-22 with new content. New reviews, new installment of the "Business Traveller" ongoing fiction series and new links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "Smear (aka Element Abuse) @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by Smear/Element Abuse and "Invisible War: September @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by Invisible War
Reviews: VortexSoundTech "Fiery Silence", Mangadrive "These.Blades.Will.Never.Rust , Faux Pride "Slapstick Bitch"
Media: a new installments of Business Traveller
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!
Also this week, we conclude a give-away courtesy of the Norwegian label Zang: (see below for details).

Zang: giveaway
We had a set of three releases from the Norwegian label Zang: (http://www.zang.no/ - www.zang.no) to give away: one copy of the "Broken Line Remixes" remix compilation and of Norwegian artist HOH's album "Bestemor" and the single "We Can Work It Out". Additionally, we have as 'runner-up' prizes, one copy of "Broken Line Remixes" and one copy of "We Can Work It Out".
"Broken Line Remixes" has been reviewed in Connexion Bizarre. http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_blr.htm.htm">You may read the review here.
To be elegible for this give-away, competitors had to mail us the correct answer to the question "What is the title of the latest HOH release on Zang:?" (answer: "We Can Work It Out")
The 'grand prize' winner was Steve K. (uk) with runner-ups Alberto M. (pt) and Raquel H. (pt)


Connexion Bizarre events

Bodypop @ "Era Uma Vez No Porto" bar (1st floor)
19/10, saturday, 11pm-2.30am; Rua do Passeio Alegre 550, Porto (Portugal) - http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=41147735&x=-8667596&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2 - map location.
The "usual selection and latest news" of synthpop, electropop, robotpop, 8bitpop and bodypop!


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080922-0928_a.mp3
("Smear (aka Element Abuse) @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by Smear/Element Abuse)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Dome - Virtual Sweden (V.S #1)
[Yclept - WMO]
Pan Sonic - Koneistaja
[Katodivaihe - Blast First Petite]
Iesope Drift - Vamasi
[Sulkek - Seico Corp Recordings]
Thighpaulsandra - Optical Black
[I, Thighpaulsandra - Eskaton]
Flint Glass & Telepherique - Magnetic Migration
[Information Gigabyte - Angle Rec.]
Luka Baumann feat. Massplanck - Non Serviam!
[Non Serviam! - Emergence]
Chrome - Jonestown
[Red Exposure - Beggars Banquet]
Concrete Cookie & The Maggot Farmer - Book Of Margins
[Mondegreen - Force of Nature]
P'o - Back To Back
[Whilst Climbing Thieves Vie For Attention - WMO]
Savage Republic - Real Men
[Tragic Figues - Fundamental]
Forward Strategy Group - Applied Generics
[Applied Generics - Forward Strategy Group]
Helicopterface - Positive Collide
[Get A:Head - Mashup Soundsystem]
La Peste - Jubilation Des Rustiques
[Astrophysique Des Entonnoirs - Hangars Liquides]
Oliver Ho - Here
[Light & Dark Eight - Light & Dark]


Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080922-0928_b.mp3
("Invisible War: September @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by Invisible War)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
A Murder Of Angels - Suspended In Frozen Misery
[While You Sleep - Middle Pillar Presents]
Predominance - Quantum Statics
[Incendium II - Loki Foundation]
Lustmord - Dark Awakening
[[Other] - Hydra Head Records]
ISIS - Not In Rivers, But In Drops (Remix By Melvins / Lustmord)
[Holy Tears - Ipecac]
Illusion Of Safety - Fondness Makes The Heart Grow Absent
[Fifteen/Finite Material Context - Tesco Functional Organisation]
Godflesh - Dream Long Dead
[Streetcleaner - Earache]
Haus Arafna - Blot Out Your Soul
[Trilogie Des Blutes - Galakthorro]
Foresta Di Ferro - Harmony Of Pen And Sword
[Bury Me Standing - Hau Ruck!]
Psychic TV - Southern Comfort
[Live in Glasgow Plus - Temple Records]
Antlers Mulm - End of Words
[Of Withered Sparks - Loki Foundation]
Robert Rich - A Point Of No Return
[Stalker - Fathom]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

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Reviews

VortexSoundTech - Fiery Silence
Throughout the entire album, the listener is presented with introverse, rich, textured industrial soundscapes that mutate and narrow into upbeat electro melodies - only to be blown out into heavy, suppressing basslines, accompanied by atmospheric, minimalistic orchestral pieces that further evolve into dark, psychadelic, multilayered and slightly off-kilter synthlines.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_vortexsoundtech_fs.htm

Mangadrive - These.Blades.Will.Never.Rust
Unapologetic, hi-energy dance music, pure, simple and unadulterated by lofty ideals and messages. Mangadrive bangs out a blistering rhythmic tattoo into the unsuspecting skulls of its listeners, an aural shot of espresso that has the potential to kickstart any dancefloor. And that includes the mainstream.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_mangadrive_tbwnr.htm

Faux Pride - Slapstick Bitch
Despite a few ear-grabbing moments "Slapstick Bitch" is not a thrilling listen. While the artist seems quite at ease and competent at creating intense hardcore tracks, that clearly isn't the case when he tries his hand at creating material on a more experimental style; perhaps he should concentrate and develop what he does best before moving on to territory where he is clearly less at ease.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_fauxpride_sb.htm


Media

Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
Chapter 24 of the ongoing suspense/bizarro fiction series Business Traveller".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztraveller.htm


Store

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Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
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Links

Recently added
http://www.soundcloud.com/ - SoundCloud, an online audio platform for music professionals (found via Keef Baker)

Netlabel releases spotlight
Blaerg http://www.bottle-imp.com/discography/imp007-blaerg-auspices-and-vagaries/ - "Auspices & Vagaries" (Bottle Imp)

Recommended
http://www.crashfrequency.com/ - Crash Frequency, Australian artist collective (updated and revamped)
http://www.myspace.com/zellerone - Zeller
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7626471.stm - The US election nightmare scenario (BBC)
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/herocomplex/2008/09/alan-moore-on-w.html - Alan Moore on 'Watchmen' movie: 'I will be spitting venom all over it' (LA Times)
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20080929   Wed 1 Oct - 13:12

Connexion Bizarre was updated on 2008-09-29 with new content. New reviews, a new interview, a new installment of the "Business Traveller" ongoing fiction series and new links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: ""Maschinenfest 08 Special" with music selection by DJ Jana Dark and "Naïve Hallucination" with music selection by M.
Reviews: Renfro "Mathematics", Nicholas Szczepanik "Iomicin", V/A "Rückwärts Im Uhrzeigersinn", Kiethevez "Non-Binary"
Interviews: Aleksey Chechulin "Cold Graey"
Media: a new installments of Business Traveller
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!



Connexion Bizarre events


Bodypop @ "Era Uma Vez No Porto" bar (1st floor)
18/10, saturday, 11pm-2.30am; Rua do Passeio Alegre 550, Porto (Portugal) - http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=41147735&x=-8667596&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2 - map location.
The "usual selection and latest news" of synthpop, electropop, robotpop, 8bitpop and bodypop!


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080929-1005_a.mp3
("Maschinenfest 08 Special" with music selection by DJ Jana Dark)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Ah Cama-Sotz & Iszoloscope- Irion-Estytion (04:54)
[Camanecroszcope:Echoes Ov Who Lieth Dead But Ever Dreameth - Spectre]
The [Law-Rah] Collective - De Gesloten Steen (06:31)
[Inspiration - Ant-Zen]
Vromb - Dans La Maison (03:49)
[Jeux De Terre - Ant-Zen]
Xabec - Sonar (09:15)
[Seelenschiff - Hands Productions]
Contagious Orgasm - Invisible Mass (05:57)
[The Cause of the Flow - Ant-Zen]
Architect - Colorfusion (04:45)
[I went out shopping to get some noise - Hymen Records]
Monolith - Danger! (04:32)
[Talisman - Alpha Matrix]
Config.Sys - Himmelstuermer (05:32)
[Propaganda - CDR]
Klangstabil - Gloomy Day (Album version) (05:34)
[Taking Nothing Seriously - Ant-Zen]
Hypnoskull - Murderer Dub (Weapons, Derivates And Assaults Remake (05:28)
[VA - TanzFront - Tesla - Indiestate Distribution]
Proyecto Mirage - Sexual Assault (04:23)
[Do Not Look At Me - Hands Productions]
Sonar - Consume (03:37)
[Alien Overdrive - Ant-Zen]
Winterkaelte - Stop Climate Change Now (04:06)
[VA - TanzFront - Tesla - Indiestate Distribution]
Imminent - Padam (04:57)
[VA - TanzFront - Tesla - Indiestate Distribution]
Ambassador 21 - Dogma (05:46)
[Justified Thirst For Blood - Invasion Wreck Chords]
Punch.Inc - Survive (05:31)
[Freak Time - Hands Productions]
Mono No Aware - Tepalock (04:38)
[Kitanai Yatsu - Hands Productions]
Roger Rotor - Doom with a view (05:22)
[Malleus Maleficarum - Ant-Zen]
P.A.L. - Move (05:38)
[Release - Ant-Zen]
Asche - Dist DJ Pt 1 (03:04)
[Distorted DJ - Ant-Zen]
Kirdec - Dist DJ Pt 1 (03:29)
[VA -The Scariest Weapon - Invasion Wreck Chords]
Enduser - Pushing Chaos (06:57)
[Pushing Back - Ad Noiseam]
Bong-Ra - Crack In The Mirror (04:56)
[I Am The God Of Hellfire - Very Friendly]
Larvae - Banjos & Brimstone (05:23)
[Dead Weight - Ad Noiseam]
Orphx - Circuit I (Enclosure) (03:04)
[Circuitbreaking - Hymen Records]
Ms Gentur - First Chapter (04:30)
[Selfconstruct - Hands Productions]
Kraken - Connections (05:48)
[UDFR004 - Underfire]
Rasputin - Disziplin/Explizit (03:56)
[Maschinenfest 2005 - Pflichtkauf]
Morgenstern - Requiem 2008 (05:28)
[VA - TanzFront - Tesla - Indiestate Distribution]
Config.Sys - Sateliten (Ahnst Anders remix) (06:01)
[Back And Forth - Pflichtkauf]
Monokrom - WRS (05:27)
[Untitled -Ant-Zen]
Mimetic - Frosted Box (07:18)
[The Changing room - Hands Productions]
Ars Moriendi - When we two parted (13:46)
[Schlachtgesaenge - Fich-Art]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20080929-1005_b.mp3
("Naïve Hallucination" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Thermostatic - A Quiet Deal
[Humanizer - Wonderland Records]
Ganymede - Perfect Target (feat. Paul Parker)
[Operation Ganymede - Cohaagen]
Hong Kong Counterfeit - Frantic Love
[Counterparts LP - Kinetic Media]
4-D Mode1 - Goodbye My Machine
[Rekonnekted - 4-D Label]
Rubikon - With Love
[Wonderland - Substream]
Midnight Resistance - Second Skin
[Remote - A Different Drum]
The Echoing Green - Sanctuary
[Sanctuary EP - A Different Drum]
Nebula-H - Prince Of Darkness
[rH - Alfa Matrix]
Prospero - Let the Planet Burn ("Still Burning" mix feat. Battery Cage & Terrorfakt)
[Folie à Deux - Artoffact Records]
K-Bereit - Hu(a)ngry
[V/A - Machines Against Hunger - SigSally]
Birmingham 6 - Mindhallucination 2
[Assassinate - Cleopatra Records]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm

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The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Interviews

Aleksey Chechulin - Cold Graey
Cold Graey is one of those cases which proves that talent and creativity are not the exclusive of established record labels, thriving equally well in a do-it-yourself setting. With a roster of very talented artists, this obscure Russian label is worthy of note for the the care which they put into their extremely limited editions, as each superbly handcrafted release is a work of art on its own.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_coldgraey.htm


Reviews

Renfro - Mathematics
Renfro's music in "Mathematics" must be appreciated like a fine wine: with time and without worries. As well as a great soundtrack for moments of solitude it is also something to be enjoyed in the company of a special someone. It is an amazing piece of work, surely bound to become a timeless and unforgetable classic for those who listen to it.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_renfro_m.htm

Nicholas Szczepanik - Iomicin
Judging from "Iomicin", mr. Szczepanik definitely is a creative individual and goes about his music in a unique way that keeps you guessing and keeps things interesting.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_nicholasszczepanik_i.htm

V/A - Rückwärts Im Uhrzeigersinn
With sixteen exciting, genre-bending, atom-splitting cuts of the juiciest contemporary electronica this is a fairly laidback release overall but everything is just so damn listenable, you can easily forgive the artists for not kick-drum-blasting your eardrums out of the sides of your head.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_riu.htm

Kiethevez - Non-Binary
"Non-Binary" offers up eleven tracks of quality synthpop the likes of which the Swedes seem to be born to write, with no confusion about meaning or intent. A very accomplished and mature sounding record, where the years of experience are evident in the skilful combination of subtle synth work, considered guitar playing and clean, melodic singing.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_kiethevez_nb.htm


Media

Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
Chapter 25 of the ongoing suspense/bizarro fiction series Business Traveller".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztraveller.htm


Store

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Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/store/s_cbpin001.htm


Links

Recently added
http://mastertoastermusic.blogspot.com/ - Mastertoaster Recordings, netlabel

Netlabel releases spotlight
Various http://beatsplayfree.blogspot.com/2008/09/bpf001-vvaa-o.html - "Outono" (Beats Play Free)

Recommended
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHO1JTNPPOU - The Corpus Clock & the Chronophage
http://goldenagecomicbookstories.blogspot.com/2008/09/lovecraft-had-2-stories-published-in.html - Golden Age Comic Book Stories (artwork for H.P. Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness" and "The Shadow out of Time" in Astounding Stories)
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080924-does-ideology-trump-facts-studies-say-it-often-does.html - Does ideology trump facts? Studies say it often does (Ars Technica)
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080923-study-confirms-users-are-idiots.html - Fake popup study sadly confirms most users are idiots (Ars Technica)
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2008/09/precrime-detector-is-showing-p.html - 'Pre-crime' detector shows promise (New Scientist)
http://www.temple.edu/newsroom/2008_2009/09/stories/taofueldevice.htm - Simple device which uses electrical field to boost gas efficiency developed by Temple University researcher (Temple University)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7638659.stm - Riding the Caspian Sea Monster (BBC)
http://www.despair.com/ - Despair, Inc., demotivational posters for all your needs.
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20081007   Fri 10 Oct - 12:41

With a bit of delay (read: travelling to Maschinenfest 08 festival in Germany) Connexion Bizarre was updated on 2008-10-07 with new content. New reviews, a new installment of the "Business Traveller" ongoing fiction series and new links. A quick overview of this week's updates:
Webcast: "Blutt Bluuut" with music selection by Factory and "Anything but the blues!" with music selection by M.
Reviews: Tapage "The Institute Of Random Events", Angelspit "Blood Death Ivory", STROM.ec "Divine Legions Beyond Psyche", Murder By Static "Exsits", ReAdjust "Statement"
Media: a new installments of Business Traveller
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!



Connexion Bizarre events


Bodypop @ "Era Uma Vez No Porto" bar (1st floor)
18/10, saturday, 11pm-2.30am; Rua do Passeio Alegre 550, Porto (Portugal) - http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=41147735&x=-8667596&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2 - map location.
The "usual selection and latest news" of synthpop, electropop, robotpop, 8bitpop and bodypop!


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081006-1012_a.mp3
("Blutt Bluuut" with music selection by Factory)
Saskrotch - Suprisey Tin Boxes
[Tour Disc - Give Daddy The Knife]
Anamanaguchi - Video Challenge
[Power Supply - 8bitpeoples]
Xploding Plastix - The Cave in Proper
[The Donca Matic Singalongs - Columbia]
Sabrepulse - Storm Raid Battle
[Chipbreak Wars - Give Daddy The Knife]
Clark - See See
[Throttle Promoter - Warp Records]
Sickboy - One O Three
[Shake Hands With A Clenched Fist - Mirex]
Aphex Twin - Omgyjya-Switch
[Druqks - Warp Records]
Ext - Malfeasance
[Malfeasance - Spekulum Records]
Modeselektor - Kill Bill Vol. 4
[Hello Mom! - BPitch Control]
Lisbeth & Bent - Dwarf Theme ADHD Remix (Feat. Retape Audio)
[Gangstacore - Sygnok Records]
DJ Yoda - Yoda Plays Computer Games
[How to Cut & Paste: 80's Edition - Antidote Records]
Doormouse - Doormouse Megamix
[Ye Olde Barn Compilation - Addict Records]
Kid Kishore - Brittnii Speiers
[N/A - Sygnok Records]
Chris Clark - Bricks
[Clarence Park - Warp Records]
Daylight Dayrape - Twisty Twist
[Paint EP - Juicebox Records!]
Kaminari Synthesis - Anxious Interlude
[The Importance Of Closing Your Eyes - Camomille Music]
Daylight Dayrape - CMYK
[Paint EP - Juicebox Records!]
Sickboy - Activate The Forcefield
[Activate Shake Hands With A Clenched Fist - Mirex]
NSC - Agyvihar
[N/A - N/A]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081006-1012_b.mp3
("Anything but the blues!" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Individual Totem - WWW
[Mothfly - Artoffact Records]
Chrysalide - Generation Screen
[Lost In A Lost World - Audiotrauma]
Manufactura - rape upon rape upon rape
[Psychogenic Fugue - Crunch Pod]
Worms of the Earth - The Whore
[The Angels of Prostitution - Bugs Crawling Out Of People]
Hermann Kopp - The Great Automaton
[Under A Demon's Mask - Galakthörro]
4D Mode-1 - Zoology
[Rekonnekted - 4D Label]
Nohno - Unbalanced
[V/A - Machines Against Hunger - SigSally]
Raoul Sinier - Ants Mayhem
[Brain Kitchen - Ad Noiseam]
Synnack - The Locative
[v2 - Force Of Nature]
Displacer - He Could Destroy The Earth
[The Witching Hour - Tympanik Audio]
Rachmiel - Vegetative Bliss
[Vortex Engine - Dars Records]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

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Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Reviews

Tapage - The Institute Of Random Events
While there are a lot of events in each track, there's an enchanting minimal feel to the whole album. If you've been awake for too long, and require an album to help you think while you slowly pass out from exhaustion on your ugly couch - this is it! Or, if you wanted Hecq to do an album with breaks and click/pops, this might be as close as it gets.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_tapage_tiore.htm

Angelspit - Blood Death Ivory
Angelspit's highly visual methodology makes them stand out and, watered-down anarchic attitude notwithstanding, their music is not bad by any means. It's a lot of fun, something far too many bands overlook in their efforts to be 'dark'. The production quality is top-notch, too, and the lyrics, while not Shakespeare, carry a great sense of apathetic urban disillusionment.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_angelspit_bdi.htm

STROM.ec - Divine Legions Beyond Psyche
In conclusion, STROM.ec show effortlessly how they can make harsh and aggressive power electronics as effectively as you want, but the important thing is how well they mix that up with dark ambient and experimental industrial passages, trying new ideas and never allowing things to become formulaic or stagnate.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_stromec_dlbp.htm

Murder By Static - Exsits
Though an enjoyable listen, this album could perhaps benefit from extended track lengths and more events would give each song more character. As IDM it's somewhat enjoyable, but it seems to incorporate the most boring aspects from other (sub?)genres of electronic music.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_murderbystatic_e.htm

ReAdjust - Statement
The main downfall of the album seemed to be a lack of good production/mastering. A stronger snare/clap could have really improved the sound of a few tracks, and all the sounds seemed to get lost in the mix. Remember one lesson that can be taken from cheesy-trance: even if the music is overdone and cliché, if it is produced well, the kids will love it.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_readjust_s.htm


Media

Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
Chapter 25 of the ongoing suspense/bizarro fiction series Business Traveller".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztraveller.htm


Store

Connexion Bizarre Pins
State your indivuality and rhythmical reverberation with this set of five one-inch Connexion Bizarre buttons! One featuring the main C.B. logo, three featuring the alternative mascots/logos and one featuring the Connexion Bizarre "reverberate rhythmically" motto.
Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/store/s_cbpin001.htm


Links

Netlabel releases spotlight
http://www.dogmazic.net/Lith - Lith discography @ Dogmazic, making available older Lith releases under a CC license.
Tzii http://abyssa.netlabel.free.fr/y.037.html - "Fascinum" (Abyssa)

Recommended
http://www.freedom-not-fear.dk/ - Freedom Not Fear, worldwide action day
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20081013   Thu 16 Oct - 10:28

Connexion Bizarre ( http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ ) was updated on October 13th, 2008. New reviews, webcasts, instalment of "Business Traveller" and recommended links. For those of you wondering about the upcoming releases under the "C.B. netlabel" banner, some of it is a bit delayed at the moment but it'll definitely be worth the wait (oh yes it will...). Also there are a couple of other things being planned for media feature section in the near future. Anyway, the quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "three fingers & one smille - the deepness of your love" with music selection by :JW: and "Still no Dice in Heaven" with music selection by M.
Reviews: Mono-Amine "Industrial Thought Patterns", AZ-Rotator "Indefinable Sugar Cube", Integral "Rise", Oszillotom "Energetika", Myrrman "PorNOsmagoria", C/A/T "The Great Crisis"
Media: a new installments of Business Traveller
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!



Connexion Bizarre events


Bodypop @ "Era Uma Vez No Porto" bar (1st floor)
17/10, friday, 11pm-2.30am; Rua do Passeio Alegre 550, Porto (Portugal) - http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=41147735&x=-8667596&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2 - map location.
The "usual selection and latest news" of synthpop, electropop, robotpop, 8bitpop and bodypop!


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081013-1019_a.mp3
("three fingers & one smille - the deepness of your love" with music selection by :JW:)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Alu - The Metrosexuals (3:46)
[Lobotomy Sessions - n/a]
Antlers Mulm - White Tears (6:16)
[Of Withered Sparks - Loki Foundation]
Foretaste - Dying For The First Time In My Life (4:22)
[Terrorist TV - Boredom ]
Modulate - Buzzsaw (3:45)
[Detonation - Infacted]
Imperative Reaction - Minus All (5:6)
[Minus All - Metropolis Records]
Noblesse Oblige - Partners in Crime (3:21)
[In Exile - RepoRecords]
Man And Machines - Cities In Dust (4:27)
[Analog Hearts Digital Minds - DSBP]
Alien Sex Fiend - Ignore The Machine (Electrode Mix) (5:06)
[72 Horas La Ruta A Valencia - Blanco & Negro]
Avoid Kharma - Picture Book (4:57)
[No Paradise - Fear Section]
Montage - Raio de Fogo (4:10)
[I Trust My Dealer - Trama Virtual]
Momir Papalescu & The Nihilists - Perfect Boy Lite (3:00)
[Analogue Voodoo - Pale Music]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081013-1019_b.mp3
("Still no Dice in Heaven" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Modul - The Battered Soldier Complex (rework)
[Lo-Middle Lack - Dars Records]
Cacheflowe - A Dreary Flight Over The Datascape
[V/A - The Reprogramming Project - Plastic Sound Supply]
Moogulator - Sensoria
[The Digital Anatomist Project - Aentitainment]
Cdatakill - Raining Glass (Abelcain Mix)
[Cdatakill & Abelcain - Passage - Ad Noiseam]
Tendo - Times Like These
[Demo 2008 - self-released]
Prospero - Discipline (Malhavoc cover feat. Ayria)
[Folie à Deux - Artoffact]
Az-Rotator - Mistake
[Indefinable Sugar Cube - Lovethechaos]
Autoclav 1.1 - Casually Losing Selected Memories
[Love No Longer Lives Here - Tympanik Audio]
Kirdec - No Excuse
[Das Gemeinsame Schicksal - Syrphe]
Symphonyspace - MUUS
[Electr-Ohm Compilation 2 - Electr-Ohm]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

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Reviews

Mono-Amine - Industrial Thought Patterns
Not since Converter's legendary "Blast Furnace" have I felt quite as happy with my rivethead status. This is, without a doubt, some of the finest industrial/powernoise it has been my pleasure to listen to in a long time.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_monoamine_itp.htm">Read more

AZ-Rotator - Indefinable Sugar Cube
"Indefinable Sugar Cube" can be a difficult album to get into initially and is not the best introduction to AZ-Rotator's work for the first-time listener. Nevertheless, it is an excellent piece of work and bound to please those who appreciate well-produced, complex IDM and abstract electronica with a playful twist.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_azrotator_isc.htm">Read more

Integral - Rise
"Rise" is definitely an album that's been highly refined, with amazing production quality, and various parts have been worked on for a long time. Aside from a few regressive tendencies, it's an amazing release.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_integral_r.htm">Read more

Oszillotom - Energetika
Oszillotom create music that is deep, distorted and chaotic but do so in a perfectly calculated way that results in a collection of superbly realised tracks. Showcasing a range of styles from tense, dark ambient through to heavy multi-layered drones and visiting several points between the two extremes, Oszillotom show there is more to their music than wonderfully executed industrial noise.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_oszillotom_e.htm">Read more

Myrrman - PorNOsmagoria
It's a malicious, unpleasant record, likely to scare away most listeners - unless you happen to like the foot-cramping vertigo that comes with an unwilling paradigm shift. For me, personally, it was wonderful, original mood music to accompany my lengthy commutes to and from work, inspiring all sorts of antisocial mental meandering...
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_myrrman_p.htm">Read more

C/A/T - The Great Crisis
"The Great Crisis" is both a simple machine and the maddening administrator of melodic crunch. While the classic C/A/T sound is still present, overall, this new album tends to sound a touch more refined than previous releases.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_cat_tgc.htm">Read more

Media

Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
Chapter 25 of the ongoing suspense/bizarro fiction series Business Traveller".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztraveller.htm">Read more


Store

Connexion Bizarre Pins
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Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/store/s_cbpin001.htm">Read more


Links

Recently added
http://www.soundmuseum.fm/ - SoundMuseum.FM

Netlabel releases spotlight
http://www.noechorecords.com/www/news-events/%7B$abs%7Dwww/releases/btong-structures - b°tong - "structures" (NoEcho)
http://www.neo-filigrante.de/album/ - Neo Filigrante "Tresh"

Recommended
http://www.sleepchamber.info/ - John Zewizz Appreciation Society
http://arstechnica.com/articles/culture/dodgy-digits-behind-the-war-on-piracy.ars - 750,000 lost jobs? The dodgy digits behind the war on piracy (Ars Technica)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/oct/05/artificialintelligenceai - 'Intelligent' computers put to the test - Programmers try to fool human interrogators (Guardian UK)
http://tlrobinson.net/blog/?p=52 - Recovering Censored Text Using Photoshop and JavaScript
http://www.inteldaily.com/?c=126&a=8374 - Homeland Security's Space-Based Spying Goes Live (Intel Daily)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7662565.stm - Nature loss 'dwarfs bank crisis' (BBC)
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20081020   Thu 23 Oct - 14:59

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ - Connexion Bizarre was updated on October 20th, 2008 with a huge amount of content! A new compilation release, an interview with Displacer, several new reviews, webcasts, another instalment of "Business Traveller" and recommended links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "EDGEY @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by Edgey and "I awoke at dusk and drank a little salt water" with music selection by Machinochrist
Releases: Various "You Are Here: a Compilation of Massachusetts Electronics (vol.1)"
Interviews: Mike Morton a.k.a. Displacer
Reviews: Autoclav1.1 "Love No Longer Lives Here", Mort Douce "Locust Dreams", Moogulator "The Digital Anatomist Project", Babylone Chaos/Lambwool/Le Diktat "Shi", HIV+/Babylone Chaos "Split", Not Half "Radioactive Monster Cats From Planet XLG-5", Soman "Mask"
Media: a new installments of Business Traveller
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!



Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081020-1026_a.mp3
("EDGEY @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by EDGEY)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
EDGEY - Treatment (00:24)
[unreleased]
EDGEY - I Become (07:19)
[V/A - You Are Here Vol.2: a Compilation of New York Electronics - Connexion Bizarre]
Jensen - State Emergency (11:46)
[V/A - DSL5 - Darkstep Netlabel]
Vendetta - Seelenraeuber (17:52)
[V/A - DSL5 - Darkstep Netlabel]
Kowareta Hyoushi - Aufnahme (22:11)
[V/A - DSL5 - Darkstep Netlabel]
The Recluse - Mired (25:23)
[V/A - DSL5 - Darkstep Netlabel]
Eyebreak - Meth (33:09)
[V/A - DSL5 - Darkstep Netlabel]
Sinister Source - Demonik Evolution (2008 Fear Remix) (37:59)
[V/A - DSL5 - Darkstep Netlabel]
Vojeet - Fanatische Menschen (42:11)
[V/A - DSL5 - Darkstep Netlabel]
Lucidstatic - Fistula (47:09)
[V/A - DSL5 - Darkstep Netlabel]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081020-1026_b.mp3
("I awoke at dusk and drank a little salt water" with music selection by Machinochrist)
No tracklisting provided at time of update. Please check later at the Connexion Bizarre site.

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

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Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Releases

Various - You Are Here: a Compilation of Massachusetts Electronics (vol.1)
Free online release showcasing a variety of musical talent from the underground electronic music scene of the US state of Massachusetts. Compiled by Massachusetts-based artist David Dodson alias Deftly-D. Volume 1 of 2.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb005_va_yahacome1.htm">Read more & download


Interviews

Mike Morton - Displacer: Mortal Man, or Coronel?
An informative interview with Mike Morton, shining light on the origins of Displacer, his sound gear addiction as well as his penchant for horror movies, pilaging vintage synths from music stores during riots and making music in general.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_displacer2008.htm


Reviews

Autoclav1.1 - Love No Longer Lives Here
Catharsis junkies, be advised, this is your one-way ticket exiting Purgatory. The music is spacious and panoramic, richly layered and complex, and always reminds its listener of progression and increase and denouement. Unfolding casually, the album soon climbs into a thing nakedly beautiful and kinetic, tangible in its raw intimacy.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_autoclav11_lnllh.htm

Mort Douce - Locust Dreams
Mort Douce creates a very nice combination of drones and ambient, and the high quality of the tracks are a mere indication of why it took him five years to finish this album.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_mortdouce_ld.htm

Moogulator - The Digital Anatomist Project
On first listen, this album may well be a disconcerting experience, especially for those who are not familiar with fractured rhythmic structures, glitch and seemingly random sound compositions. "The Digital Anatomist Project" is not an easy album to get into but it has definite moments of brilliance which could have been further explored.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_moogulator_dap.htm

Babylone Chaos/Lambwool/Le Diktat - Shi
A decent album, not brilliant but with flashes of something fantastic here and there. The amalgamations of these artists together fuse some very interesting pieces indeed, but none quite match the individuality of Lambwool and Le Diktat on their own, which is a shame.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_shi.htm

HIV+/Babylone Chaos - Split
The music isn't what sells this EP - the artwork, the artists' names and, ultimately, the exclusivity of the item unfortunately overshadow the very powerful moods portrayed within the very well constructed sounds delivered by two extremely capable established industrial acts.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_split.htm

Not Half - Radioactive Monster Cats From Planet XLG-5
A pointless C-division album that will get lost in a scene where there is such high quality control amongst its upper echelons.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_nothalf_rmcfpx.htm

Soman - Mask
All of the songs here shamelessly flaunt the techno blueprint so many have worked from. Each track offers nothing more than simple, mindless Electronic Body Music that will keep your head nodding, whether to the repetitive beats and yawn-worthy synth patterns, or in an effort to keep yourself from falling asleep.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_soman_m.htm


Media

Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
Chapter 25 of the ongoing suspense/bizarro fiction series Business Traveller".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztraveller.htm


Store

Connexion Bizarre Pins
State your indivuality and rhythmical reverberation with this set of five one-inch Connexion Bizarre buttons! One featuring the main C.B. logo, three featuring the alternative mascots/logos and one featuring the Connexion Bizarre "reverberate rhythmically" motto.
Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/store/s_cbpin001.htm


Links

Recently added
http://www.bostontypewriterorchestra.com/ - The Boston Typewriter Orchestra
http://www.sinewaves.it/ - Sinewaves, netlabel
http://www.synthesizerdatabase.com/ - Synth Database

Netlabel releases spotlight
http://www.monocromatica.com/netlabel/releases/tube139.htm - Project 5AM "Quixotes of Moons fights the Windmills of Brixton" (Monocromatica)
http://www.sinewaves.it/s3p050.htm - Various "50" (Sinewaves)

Recommended
http://www.myspace.com/deafmachine - Deaf Machine
http://torrentfreak.com/record-label-infringes-own-copyright-site-pulled-081019/ - Record Label ‘Infringes’ Own Copyright, Site Pulled (TorrentFreak)
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-9050474362583451279&hl=en - Money as Debt (video)
http://www.carbonsciences.com/ - A Breakthrough Technology to Transform CO2 into Fuel
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/markeaston/2008/10/map_of_the_week_the_mystery_of.html - Map of the week: The mystery of the missing opium (BBC)
http://www.motherjones.com/photo/2007/07/hidden_half.html - The Hidden Half: A Photo Essay on Women in Afghanistan
http://www.elbot.com/ - Elbot
http://www.semiconductorfilms.com/root/Magnetic_Movie/Magnetic.htm - Magnetic Movie
http://www.fredvanlente.com/cthulhutract/pages/index.html - Why We're Here, Cthulhu tract.
http://www.palinaspresident.us/ - Palin As President
http://ufos.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ - Newly released UFO files from the UK Government (for any conspiracy theorists out there)
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20081027   Wed 29 Oct - 22:17

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ - Connexion Bizarre was updated on October 27th, 2008. Several new reviews, webcasts, another instalment of "Business Traveller" and recommended links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "Invisible War @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by Invisible War and "The Door to Cykranosh" with music selection by M.
Reviews: Displacer "The Witching Hour", Fin de Siécle "Nine Barns", Bramble "Emergence", Nwodtlem "Video ?R8", Xentrifuge "Light Extinguished", Mathieu Ruhlmann "The Earth Grows In Each Of Us", Vladislav Buben "Prayers Of Steel - Prologue", V/A "A Weevil In A Biscuit"
Media: a new installments of Business Traveller
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!



Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081027-1102_a.mp3"]Click here to stream or right-click to download
("Invisible War @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by Invisible War)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Gnaw Their Tongues - Teeth That Leer Like Open Graves
[An Epiphanic Vomiting Of Blood - Crucial Blast]
Pig Destroyer - Towering Flesh
[Terrifyer - Relapse Records]
The Rita/Wilt - Dead Wife Stalks The Grounds Part 1
[Werewolf In The Black Space - Cipher Productions]
Koerperwelten - Kidney Stone of Wisdom
[Avatars of Rape and Rage - Malignant Records]
Battle of Mice - The Bishop
[Jesu/Battle Of Mice Split - Robotic Empire]
Dälek - Paragraphs Relentless
[Abandoned Language - Ipecac]
SPK - Germanik
[Auto Da Fé - The Grey Area]
Whitehouse - Dictator
[Halogen - Susan Lawly]
Brighter Death Now - No Pain
[Necrose Evangelicum - Cold Meat Industry]
Caul & Kirchenkampf - Darkness and Water
[Sleep - Night - Death - Malignant Records]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081027-1102_b.mp3"]Click here to stream or right-click to download
("The Door to Cykranosh" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Vromb - Urgence
[Le Pecheur de Noyés - Spectre]
The [Law-Rah] Collective - Amelisweerd
[Inspiration - Ant-Zen]
15 Degrees Below Zero - Westward
[New Travel - Edgetone Records]
Concrete Cookie & the Maggot Farmer - Richard III
[Mondegreen - Force Of Nature]
The Triple Tree - Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You
[Ghosts - Cold Spring]
Contagious Orgasm & C-drik - Cross
[A Journey Into Space And Time - Syrphe]
Hermann Kopp - Locus Solus
[Under A Demon's Mask - Galakthörro]
Kryptogen Rundfunk - Always Let Me Be High (Never Let Me Down)
[V/A - Rush For Black Celebration - KultFront]
Voice_Electronic Duo - Wszedcie Obnece Ucho
[VED - Monotype Records]
Nerthus - I am Audiophobic Pt.1
[V/A - Hyperakusis - Audiophob]
Tapage - Head Cage
[The Institute Of Random Events - Tympanik Audio]
Refuse To Die - Auf Wiederzein
[Collection Of Agnostic Flies - The Eastern Front]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

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Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Reviews

Displacer - The Witching Hour
Brace yourself for a hair-raising, ultra-chill experience. Oxymoronic, without doubt, but apt all the same when describing Morton's latest tour de force, "The Witching Hour." Listen to "The Witching Hour" past midnight, if you dare, but keep careful watch on the shadows, and be sure to glance behind once in a while...
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_displacer_wh.htm

Fin de Siécle - Nine Barns
This is an engaging release no less of European sounding cinematic music, that is as strange as it gets. Organic instrumentation takes form with the prominent use of violins alongside guitars, female vocals, piano and analogue delay, and adds to the overall raw feel to the release and it's a welcome one at that.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_findesiecle_nb.htm

Bramble - Emergence
"Emergence", if we are to believe the press surrounding this disc is the result of vocal sound manipulations and nothing more. If this truly is the case then this has been done extremely well as the drones and sub-dark ambient sounds could easily have come from more conventional synthesizer sources.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_bramble_e.htm

Nwodtlem - Video πR8
"πR8" is a pretty interesting selection and it is good to see something relatively artistic being made with breakcore, as the genre does tend to be a bit silly and not massively creative - but this has proven to me that breakcore can be artsy and silly all at the same time.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_nwodtlem_vp.htm

Xentrifuge - Light Extinguished
"Light Extinguished" has girth, drive, and pure adrenaline that successfully injects a much-needed classic Industrial sound back into the harsh EBM genre. This should appeal to fans of Tactical Sekt and notable fellow newcomers such as Wynardtage and Acylum.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_xentrifuge_le.htm

Mathieu Ruhlmann - The Earth Grows In Each Of Us
The theme of regeneration of the life cycle was the main inspiration for this new album, contrasted against the ever present threat of death as his sister narrowly survived a serious road accident. A very pleasant listen at bedtime then, but slightly frustrating to the listener demanding more happenings and variation.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_mathieuruhlmann_tegieou.htm

Vladislav Buben - Prayers Of Steel - Prologue
A lot of the time when passed a purely experimental CD I grit my teeth. There is a hell of a lot of experimental 'music' out there that I appreciate and a hell of a lot I simply deem as 'artistic masturbation', being very polite. Buben come dangerously close to the latter.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_vladislavbuben_posp.htm

V/A - A Weevil In A Biscuit
Overall though "Weevil in a Biscuit" just leaves you feeling a little disappointed and unsatisfied, regardless of the really great tracks. Here's hoping Bearsuit Records focus on the really great material and get some more releases out by those artists, rather than album length releases that are mostly stuffed with fillers.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_awiab.htm


Media

Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
Chapter 29 of the ongoing suspense/bizarro fiction series Business Traveller".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztraveller.htm


Store

Connexion Bizarre Pins
State your indivuality and rhythmical reverberation with this set of five one-inch Connexion Bizarre buttons! One featuring the main C.B. logo, three featuring the alternative mascots/logos and one featuring the Connexion Bizarre "reverberate rhythmically" motto.
Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/store/s_cbpin001.htm


Links

Recently added
http://www.raubbau.org/ - RaubBau, record label
http://www.transnumeriques.be/ - Les Transnumériques, festival

Netlabel releases spotlight
http://www.bottle-imp.com/discography/aimp016-life-toward-twilight-edisons-frankenstein/ - Life Toward Twilight "Edison’s Frankenstein" (Bottle Imp)
http://www.laridae.at/releases.php?id=43 - Photophob "Skaphander Skanks" (Laridae)
http://www.laridae.at/releases.php?id=44&start=0 - Various "Hills'n Trees" (Laridae)

Recommended
http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/lanier06/lanier06_index.html - "Digital Maoism: The Hazards of the New Online Collectivism" by Jaron Lanier (Edge)
http://ghost.new-age-spirituality.com/index.html - Online Ghost Stories
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4947870279914964017&hl=en - Andreij Tarkovky's "Stalker" (Google Video)
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4947870279914964017&hl=en - "Confessions of Robert Crumb" (Google Video)
http://www.xerode.net/blog/2008/10/21/echelon-to-cast-a-wider-net/ - ECHELON to cast a wider net (via Xerode)
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PostSubject: Re: Connexion Bizarre - updates thread 2008   Sat 8 Nov - 10:35

Connexion Bizarre was updated on November 3rd, 2008 with quite a bit of new content. A new compilation release, an interview with Thomas P. of Le Diktat, several new reviews, webcasts, the final instalment of "Business Traveller" and recommended links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "Russian Force 3" with music selection by DJ Jana Dark and "20081103-1109" with music selection by M.
Releases: Various - You Are Here: a Compilation of Massachusetts Electronics (vol.2)
Reviews: Le Diktat
Reviews: Mind Necrosis Factor "Morphogenesis", "Fabriksampler v2", Baxter Lilly "Unsichtbare Flecken", [:SITD:] "Bestie:Mensch", Accomplice Affair "Jezioro Wspomnien"
Media: the final installments of Business Traveller
Store: be the envy of your peers by getting a set of exclusive Connexion Bizarre badges!

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ - Connexion Bizarre



Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081103-1109_a.mp3
("Russian Force 3" with music selection by DJ Jana Dark)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Fizzarum - Phut of Plex (4:00)
[Monochrome Plural - Domino]
First Human Ferro - Hollow Shells Of Light (05:26)
[Guernica Macrocosmica - Eibon Records]
Industrialnyi Peisage - Holodno (02:25)
[Osvobojdenija net - Self -Release]
Error - Novosibirsk (05:44)
[Unreleased]
Protuberanzed - Stealth Tech (03:58)
[Doomsday Machine - Absetzer]
Virt - Funeral Procession (03:36)
[Clamour (heat station variation's) - Selfrelease]
T_error 404 - Hellth (Damage) (06:14)
[False Level - Absetzer]
Liquid Date - Strange Final (04:33)
[Unreleased]
Sy9 - Spirits (09:07)
[Senses - NBKLine]
Vertical Axis - Sto Let Odinochestva (04:20)
[Dirty Sound - Unreleased]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081103-1109_b.mp3
("20081103-1109" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Von Magnet - Mann Hinter Der Vorhang
[Ni Prédateur Ni Proie - Ant-Zen]
Contagious Orgasm + Kotodama - a Girl in Chaos
[Blackout - SSSM]
Orphx - Noontide
[Teletai - Hands Productions]
Autoclav1.1 - All For You
[Love No Longer Lives Here - Tympanik Audio]
Ah Cama-Sotz - Isfahan
[Declaration Of Innocence - Bats & Cats]
Totakeke - Strangle(_D)
[Forgotten On The Other Side Of The Tracks - Tympanik Audio]
GenCAB - Let It Be
[II transMuter - Hive Records]
Manufactura - The Failure Of The Heart
[Psychogenic Fugue - Crunch Pod]
Perfection Plastic - Hard Times
[Triomphe de la Matière - Force Of Nature]
Überbyte - 135335
[[SIC] - Crunch Pod]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm

http://feeds.feedburner.com/connexionbizarre

Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Releases

Various - You Are Here: a Compilation of Massachusetts Electronics (vol.2)
Free online release showcasing a variety of musical talent from the underground electronic music scene of the US state of Massachusetts. Compiled by Massachusetts-based artist David Dodson alias Deftly-D. Volume 2 of 2.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb006_va_yahacome2.htm


Interviews

Thomas P. - Le Diktat
Nourished with references from the spheres of music (industrial, hip-hop, ambient, noise), politics and visual arts, the politically-charged music of French duo Le Diktat is once again in the spotlight with the release of a second album, inspired by the neo-Luddite movement and the life of American terrorist Theodore Kaczinski.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_lediktat.htm


Reviews

Mind Necrosis Factor - Morphogenesis
"Morphogenesis" is a technical term used by biologists to describe the set up of a lifeform's structure, the beginning of its arrangement. Through this record, Pierrick Coupé wanted to recreate a similar process to combine lots of various elements into a coherent whole - and did so very succesfully.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_mindnecrosisfactor_m.htm

V/A - Fabriksampler v2
It is rare to find a compilation like this, one that flows so seamlessly and sounds so organic and coherent, gently but effortlessly grabbing the listener's attention from the beginning without any degree of intrusiveness - effectively going beyond the basic premise of a label sampler.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_fv2.htm

Baxter Lilly - Unsichtbare Flecken
Despite initial misgivings, Baxter Lilly tends to ingratiate itself with repeated listening, eventually becoming a welcome change of pace. Sadly, in today's disposal society, even in the underground fringes thereof, your average consumer may not be willing to devote the required time and effort to the album to discover its finer points.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_baxterlilly_uf.htm

[:SITD:] - Bestie:Mensch
Overall, Bestie:Mensch is a very strong Electro record that not only shows purpose and progress for an already fantastic band, but should also lure in many new listeners as word gets out about this album.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_sitd_bm.htm

Accomplice Affair - Jezioro Wspomnien
In summation, Accomplice Affair is the Michael Bolton of dark ambient, the sonic equivalent of British food, like lukewarm softcore porn. Indistinctive grub is better than starving, however, and softcore will do the job on cold winter nights.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_accompliceaffair_jw.htm


Media

Carlos Ferrão - Business Traveller
Final chapter of the suspense/bizarro fiction series "Business Traveller".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_biztraveller.htm


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Links

Recently added
http://www.prometheus-burning.com/ - Prometheus Burning
http://www.sonicsquirrel.net/ - Sonic Squirrel, netlabel resource

Recommended
http://www.bugscrawlingoutofpeople.com/hands2008/ - Winter Hands 2008, Canadian-based Hands Productions mini-festival
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/10/13/081013fa_fact_lepore - Rock, Paper, Scissors - How We Used To Vote (New Yorker)
http://www.esquire.com/the-side/feature/racists-support-obama-061308 - Why White Supremacists Support Barack Obama (Esquire)
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PostSubject: Re: Connexion Bizarre - updates thread 2008   Wed 12 Nov - 11:10

Connexion Bizarre was updated on November 10th - several reviews, an interview, webcasts, new media page and recommended links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "boontz boontz chik chik chik" with music selection by DJ Istabmyhead and "Sugar-Trapped" with music selection by M.
Interviews: Mind Necrosis Factor
Reviews: Disharmony "Cloned - Other Side Of Evolution", 15 Degrees Below Zero "New Travel", Matamachete "Tanin No Kao", Orchestramaxfieldparrish "The Silent Breath of Emptiness", Worms Of The Earth "The Angels Of Prostitution", Voice_Electronic Duo "VED", Phallus Über Alles "Les Femmes De La Guerre", "C:\]_THOMAR", Himiko "Himiko"
Media: 2008 Flyers
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Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081110-1116_a.mp3
("boontz boontz chik chik chik" with music selection by DJ Istabmyhead)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Ah Cama-Sotz - Nachtzehrer
[The Way To Heresy - Hands Productions]
Plastician - Badboy Sound
[Beg To Differ - Terrorhythm Recordings]
2562 - Enforcers
[Aerial - Tectonic]
Cardopusher - Cardo From The Block
[Life is Peachy - N/A]
Cacheflowe - Mel Gibson Returns (Sean Byrd Remix)
[Automate Everything - Nobot Media]
Modeselektor - Déboutonner
[Happy Birthday ! - BPitch Control]
Exillon - Hairyback Acid
[It's OK To Dance - Ad Noiseam]
Black Lung - Panic Squad Interruption
[The Great Architect - Nova Zembla]
Abstract Thought - Bermuda Triangle
[Hypothetical Situations - Kombination Research]
Pivot - Fool In Rain
[O Soundtrack My Heart - Warp Records]
Empusae - Ekro-Alakin
[Error 404: Metaphorical Loss - Hands Productions]
The Other Colors[/i] - Dans Ma Bulle Noire
[361 - NA]
Drop The Lime - Butterscotch
[We Never Sleep - Tigerbeat6]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081110-1116_b.mp3
("Sugar-Trapped" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Larvae - Monster Zero
[Loss Leader - Ad Noiseam]
Le Diktat - Room 101
[Unabomber - Audiotrauma]
Cruise [Ctrl] - Eat My Fear
[I Heard It! - Divine Comedy]
Foretaste - 21
[Terrorist TV - BOREDOMproduct]
Go Tsushima - Mu
[V/A - Fabriksampler - Pharmafabrik]
Cdatakill - Tornado Sirens (Abelcain remix)
[Passage - Ad Noiseam]
Zeller - Macbooking
[Audio Vandalism - Hymen/Fich-Art]
The Teknoist - Teef Smasher
[...like a hurricane made of zombies - Ad Noiseam]
AZ-Rotator - T Echo D-
[Indefinable Sugar Cube - Lovethechaos]
Moogulator - Quasdiac
[The Digital Anatomist Project - AEntitainment]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

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Connexion Bizarre radio show @ Radio Zero
The Connexion Bizarre radio show can be streamed every Friday at 23:00 GMT and Wednesdays at 10:00 GMT from http://www.radiozero.pt/ - Radio Zero.


Interviews

Pierrick C. - Mind Necrosis Factor
In his second LP, Mind Necrosis factor combines acoustic elements and piercing rhythms, tribal cries and post-industrial atmospheres. More than genesis of a new shape, this album traces the emergence of a mind, from the obscurity of the first moments to the cessation of pain. It invites the listener to look beyond the flesh and to feel the breath of the hidden self.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_mindnecrosisfactor.htm


Reviews

Disharmony - Cloned - Other Side Of Evolution
With "Cloned - Other Side of Evolution", Disharmony has proven that remix albums can add a whole new lease of life to tracks, and create something entirely different in the process.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_disharmony_cosoe.htm

15 Degrees Below Zero - New Travel
15 Degrees Below Zero take hold of the territory between droning ambiance and noise and meshes it together quite well and in a very pleasing way, while puting their own unique slant on the styles of music they incorporate.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_15dbz_nt.htm

Matamachete - Tanin No Kao
Matamachete define their music as a mix between punk, drum 'n' bass and industrial. One could easily be lead to believe that Matamachete is just another one of these digital punk, Atari Teenage Riot wanna-be bands which are often described this way. In this case, just listen and you'll quickly find out that you were wrong...
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_matamachete_tnk.htm

Orchestramaxfieldparrish - The Silent Breath of Emptiness
Listening to "The Silent Breath of Emptiness" it is amazing to think that it was recorded live as it was performed and in a single take as music of this type is often carefully orchestrated in a studio using layering techniques and all manner of electronic effects and gadgets.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_orchestramaxfieldparrish_sboe.htm

Worms Of The Earth - The Angels Of Prostitution
"The Angels of Prostitution" is an expression of what is still left to be explored within electronic music today and an imprint which should leave a notable reverberation within those that are paying attention. If this album is a harbinger of things to come for Worms of the Earth, I'm sticking around to find out what happens next.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_wormsoftheearth_aop.htm

Voice_Electronic Duo - VED
Something like experimental pop, wherein jazz elements, electronic loops and curious vocal manipulations stimulate compositions both expansive in their progression and crystalline in their clarity. There are hints of Portishead here, along with facets of Lali Puna, Télépopmusik and Zero 7, though altogether none of these resemblances offer a precise comparison.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_voiceelectronicduo_ved.htm

Phallus Über Alles - Les Femmes De La Guerre
Globally, "Les Femmes de la Guerre" is a pretty well-produced EP, but isn't really enough to satisfy those of us who are waiting for a Phallus Über Alles new album since a while. Let me get this straight: this record isn't going to renew the genre, but without a doubt it's gonna kick some ass.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_phallusuberalles_fdlg.htm

V/A - C:\]_THOMAR
It's not a bad compilation if you've got your 80's head on but fancy a modern twist on it, with some interesting twists in direction from Euthymia and Zentex. Not going to grab much attention from those who aren't familiar with the label already, but it's an interesting introduction none the less.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_thomar.htm

Himiko - Himiko
What is most difficult to reconcile about this album is its apparent emptiness, an impoverishment of craft that occurs despite its passionate methodology, DYI punk sensibilities and creative improvisation. "Himiko" challenges only the senses, as it batters them to porridge. But maybe that's the point?
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_himiko_h.htm


Media

[img src="http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_cb_flyers2008_small.jpg" width="125" height="125" alt="Connexion Bizarre - '2008 Flyers'" class="img_thumb" /]
Connexion Bizarre - 2008 Flyers
A compilation/showcase of the flyers created for Connexion Bizarre-related events in 2008.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/media/g_cb_flyers2008.htm.htm"]See more


Store

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Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
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Links

Net releases spotlight
http://www.aaronspectre.com/alteredbeast/ - Animosity & Drumcorps "Altered Beast"
http://psicotropicodelia.blogspot.com/2008/08/manormouse-never-fully-recovered-ep.html - Manormouse "Never Fully Recovered EP" (Psicotropicodelia)
http://www.archive.org/details/ca179_mr - March Rosetta "To Wash Against the Hudson River Running" (Clinical Archives)

Recommended
http://www.myspace.com/humanhibernation - Kibuka, side-project of Dean Dennis (Nohno, Clock DVA)
http://www.couchsurfing.com/ - Couch Surfing
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,587546,00.html - Does Google Know Too Much? (Der Spiegel)
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/11/air-force-aims.html - Air Force Aims to 'Rewrite Laws of Cyberspace' (Wired)
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn15113 - Cassini might hold secrets to life on Saturn moon (New Scientist)
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PostSubject: Connexion Bizarre update 20081117   Fri 21 Nov - 10:22

Connexion Bizarre was updated on November 17th with a new release, piles of new reviews, an interview, webcasts and a couple of recommended links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "Me and a Margarita" with music selection by Peter Lee of Force Of Nature Productions and "Cure Me, I Have A Disease - I Believe In Reality" with music selection by :JW:
Releases: "You Are Here: a Compilation of California Electronics (vol.1)" (NCB007) compiled by Shane Talada (a.k.a. The Operative & MechanismZ record label)
Interviews: F.K.L. and Fleur Feijen of Baxter Lilly
Reviews: Reutoff vs. Troum "Kreuzung Zwei (Creatura Per Creaturam Continetur)", Andrea Marutti "The Subliminal Relation Between Planets (Live in Archiaro)", Contagious Orgasm & C-drík "Journeys Into Space And Time", C-drík/Aluviana "Moje C(elo", V/A "Hyperakusis", Laurent Perrier "As Far As", Life Towards Twilight "An Eclipse", Niko Skorpio "Half Born In Half Light", RachMiel "Vortex Engine", tBH "Book of Salms", Brand New Day "Style"
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Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081117-1123_a.mp3
("Me and a Margarita" with music selection by Peter Lee of Force Of Nature Productions)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Another Electronic Musician - Green And Olive
[Patience - ?]
Proem - A Permanent Solution
[A Permanent Solution - ?]
Oliver Wittchow - Kristallo
[8-Bit Operators - ?]
Mike Ladd - Blah Blah Blah
[You Dont Know Ninja cuts - ?]
Bong Ra - Jah Kingdom
[Bikini Bandits Kill!! - ?]
Lapsed and Non Non - Dead End Stare
[The Death Of Convenience - Ad Noiseam]
Run_Return - Genius Chilly
[Sum Of An Abstract - ?]
Bitcrush - Every Sunday
[Shimmer and Fade - ?]
Sunstanz-t - Gleaming Night
[Beyond E - Hymen]
Universal Hall Pass - Cave Radio
[Subtle Things - ?]
Near The Parenthesis - A Brief Walk in The Sea
ML - My Xmass Tree And Me
[Everybody looks Like Someone Else - ?]
Subheim - Hollow
[Approach - Tympanik Audio]
Synnack - L3d
[V2 - Force Of Nature]
Drokz - A Meggage to Cheating Bitchez
[? - ?]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081117-1123_b.mp3
("Cure Me, I Have A Disease - I Believe In Reality" with music selection by :JW:)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Claudia Brücken and Andrew Poppy - Lipstick Vogue (2:48)
[Another Language - There (There)]
Death From Above 1979 - Turn It Out (2:38)
[You're A Woman, I'm A Machine - Last Gang Records]
KnifeLadder - Faultline (Anti Valium remix) (3:00)
[Naevus/KnifeLadder - Document Three - Terra Fria]
A Place to Bury Strangers - She Dies (3:46)
[A Place to Bury Strangers - Killer Pimp]
Plastic Passion - Pass Over (2:52)
[Contrived Imagery - Knew Noise Recordings]
Al Hirt - Green Hornet (2:18)
[The De La Collection - Strictly Breaks Records]
The Last Shadow Puppets - The Age Of The Understatement (3:08)
[The Age Of The Understatement - Domino Recording Company]
Hooverphonic - Day After Day[ /i] (2:35)
[[i]Hooverphonic Presents Jackie Cane
- Epic Belgium]
Scratch Massive - Three Imaginary Boys (2:47)
[Time - Chateaurouge]
Aaron Sutcliffe - Fever (5:06)
[Last Train To Salinas - Substream]
Black Heaven - Violent Acts Of Hate (4:09)
[Negativ - Scanner]
Oil 10 - High Adventure (5:11)
[Beyond - Funkwelten]
KMFDM - Led Zeppelin - Rock 'n' Roll (KMFDM Remix) (4:03)
[The Song Remains Remixed - A Tribute To Led Zeppelin - Anagram Records]
Skinny Puppy - Hardset Head (4:05)
[The Process - American Records]
Angelspit - Vena Cava (3:30)
[Krankhaus - DFD]
Unter Null - Sex Voltage (4:39)
[Neocide - Annihilvs Records]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm



Releases

Various - You Are Here: a Compilation of California Electronics (vol.1)
Free online release showcasing a variety of musical talent from the underground electronic music scene of the US state of California. Compiled by California-based artist Shane Talada alias The Operative. Volume 1 of 2.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb007_va_yahacoce1.htm


Interviews

F.K.L. and Fleur Feijen - Baxter Lilly
Hailing from Brussels, the three protagonists of this electro-industrial carnival aim to take listeners on a noisy trip to a deranged industrial funfair inhabited by psychotic clowns. Thanks to them, the greatest show on Earth has just reached a new level of derangement.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_baxterlilly.htm


Reviews

Reutoff vs. Troum - Kreuzung Zwei (Creatura Per Creaturam Continetur)
Reutoff is working on a series of collaborations entitled "Kreuzung", and after the first one - where they worked with Antlers Mulm - and before the third one (Reutoff vs. Der Blutharsch), there is this brilliant second one in which Reutoff vs. Troum present "Kreuzung Zwei (Creatura Per Creaturam Continetur)".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_reutoffvstroum_kz.htm

Andrea Marutti - The Subliminal Relation Between Planets (Live in Archiaro)
A dark but serene journey on waves of low droning sound with cascading chimes, vaguely coherent voices and other miniscule sounds carefully assembled to form a hypnotic sonic bedrock. Often resembling a deep dark ocean bed with an ever present bassy drone, each track holds a certain sub-aquatic charm of tiny chinks of sound, both melodic but strangely distant and unseen.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_andreamarutti_srbp.htm

Contagious Orgasm & C-drík - Journeys Into Space And Time
Gritty and noisy, this release also has the ability to pummel the listener, which isn't surprising since one half of the act is Contagious Orgasm. C-drík lifts Contagious Orgasm just when needed gives this album a certain ease of listening when it could get a little too loud. An intriguing and intense listen for those who like their music dark and potent with a fair range of depth.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_contagiousorgasmcdrik_jisat.htm

C-drík/Aluviana - Moje Čelo
With statements that both artists have done this with a fair share of humour one may wonder if this duo is completely stark raving bonkers. Either way, funny side or not, this is professionally done and a sure-fire winner for fans of proper old industrial and dark ambient purists. A fine, disturbing listen from start to finish.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_cdrikaluviana_mc.htm

V/A - Hyperakusis
A neat little compilation, though not one that's going to set the world alight, and nor is it one for the casual listener. If you are into odd electronics, the organic sound of ambience and approach sound with an extremely alternative ear this is one for you.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_hyperakusis.htm

Laurent Perrier - As Far As
Saying Perrier writes obscure music is an understatement. It's a risky business producing what he has here, and more credit to him for trying. "As Far As" is by no means brilliant, dangerously teetering on overstating itself, but it's also a decent release if you are after an extremely strange album.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_laurentperrier_afa.htm

Life Towards Twilight - An Eclipse
Life Toward Twilight are a surprise in that it's most likely the first time anyone heard an ambient act from Detroit (these things are usually confined to the darkest depths of Europe, which has the upper hand generally in these circles). Fair to say though Life Toward Twilight play a strong hand and hold up fairly well in the grand scheme of things from the start.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_lifetowardstwilight_ae.htm

Niko Skorpio - Half Born In Half Light
There are certain stages of this CD where a genuine atmosphere is created, giving space to the drones and atmospherics, carried by the reverberation of the odd tribal beat followed by simply crushing guitar sounds. When it's done well it's fantastic, but that is simply too few and far between.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_nikoscorpio_hbihl.htm

RachMiel - Vortex Engine
It is obvious that RachMiel is a technically competent and well-versed experimental composer and sound designer. A good amount of thought and arrangement has gone into the pieces on "Vortex Engine," however the reward for its audience is dubious.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_rachmiel_ve.htm

tBH - Book of Salms
It's not often that the cover artwork of an album matches the music quite as well as in the case of tBH's "Book of Salms". The desolate loneliness in the grainy, sepia-toned empty landscapes mirrors exactly the musical entropy enclosed within these five deep, meandering journeys through musical melancholia.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_tbh_bos.htm

Brand New Day - Style
One can't really t help but think that even synthpop aficionados will turn up their noses at this one.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_brandnewday_s.htm


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Recently added
http://www.seedrecords.co.uk/" target="_blank"]Seed Records[/a]
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PostSubject: Re: Connexion Bizarre - updates thread 2008   Wed 26 Nov - 21:23

Connexion Bizarre was updated on November 24th with a new reviews, an interview, webcasts and recommended links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "Four Years" with music selection by João and "20081124-1130" with music selection by M.
Releases: "You Are Here: a Compilation of California Electronics (vol.1)" (NCB007) compiled by Shane Talada (a.k.a. The Operative & MechanismZ record label)
Interviews: Nik Bender of Ten Data Keshin
Reviews: e Diktat "Unabomber", Modul "Lo-Middle Lack", Ashley Reaks "Melancholia", Bartek Kujawski "Murlull Movies", Pigface "17 Ways To Suck", Gelsomina + No Xivic "Furnace", Cardopusher "Mutant Dubstep Vol.2", Nedicry "Sincere Wounds"
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http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ - Connexion Bizarre



Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081124-1130_a.mp3
("Four Years" with music selection by João)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Anenzephalia - Work for NK (05:28)
[V/A - Juche - ?]
Phelios - Mountains of Madness (05:28)
[V/A - Tonwellen - About 40 Years - Atacama Records]
Indigo Larvae - Am I Dead? (04:02)
[V/A - Steinklang Industries IV - Steinklang Industries]
Montage - World of Lie (07:36)
[V/A - Japanoise of Death II - Steinklang Industries]
Subliminal - So Young With Me (02:42)
[Coping - Galakthorrö]
Fall Weiss - A Dream for Sleepless Creatures (04:24)
[Fall Weiss - Agit Prop]
Haus Arafna - Song for a Murder (03:16)
[The Singles 1993-2000 - Galakthorrö]
Sektion B - Torture and Pain (03:30)
[Only Time - Hate And Revenge - Steinklang Industries]
Noiseuse - ? (04:54)
[V/A - Japanoise of Death - Steinklang Industries]
Screloma - Skum-Teck II (at 20000v) (06:48)
[Rotten Sarkoma - Steinklang Industries]
Flutwacht - Night in Chains 2 (02:56)
[Chain - Steinklang Industries]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081124-1130_b.mp3
("20081124-1130" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Klanstabil - Love Has Too Much Audience
[Math & Emotion - Ant-Zen]
Von Magnet - Capricious Horse (Who Leads The)?
[Ni Prédateur Ni Proie - Ant-Zen]
Cardopusher - Cockpit
[Mutant Dubstep Vol.2 -Spectraliquid]
Saffrolla - Near The Sky (feat. Isabel Frutuoso)
[Near The Sky - Saffrolla Sounds]
Displacer - The Witching Hour
[The Witching Hour - Tympanik Audio]
Contagious Orgasm + Kotodama - Gap
[Blackout - SSSM]
The Triple Tree - Lost Hearts
[Ghosts - Cold Spring]
Pylône - Raccroc
[As Far As -Sound On Probation]
Warbaby - Hak Nam
[Release - Le Petit Machiniste]
DBMG/RAF - Disco-Destructo
[Die Baader-Meinhof Gruppe / Red Army Faction - Vanity Records]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm


Releases

Various - You Are Here: a Compilation of California Electronics (vol.1)
Free online release showcasing a variety of musical talent from the underground electronic music scene of the US state of California. Compiled by California-based artist Shane Talada alias The Operative. Volume 1 of 2. [font color="red"]re-announced due to a (now corrected) glitch in one of the tracks[/font]
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb007_va_yahacoce1.htm"]Read more & download


Interviews

Nik Bender - Ten Data Keshin
Three years after "Tex*s Instrument", Ten Data Keshin comes back with a new album, "Neo Neon Generation". This is an album inspired by comics, manga, science-fiction, video games and some chaos riot involved books through which Ten Data Keshin delivers a warm massive groovy metallic mix between different styles, from melancolic electronica to industrial hip-hop, break-beat and cyber-punk.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_tendatakeshin.htm"]Read more


Reviews

Le Diktat - Unabomber
Le Diktat are fresh, they are here and once heard it's blatantly obvious that this is an injection this diseased riddled industry needs right now. I never give a ten out of ten, but this was so close it was sorely tempting. Utterly the most essential album I have heard in ages and cooler than an Eskimo's nadsack.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_lediktat_u.htm"]Read more

Modul - Lo-Middle Lack
"Lo-Middle Lack", has certain immediacy. Glitch and subtle IDM references came to the front straight away and stopped the listener in his tracks. A wonderful, joyously beautiful, happy release, that is like a breath of fresh air.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_modul_lml.htm"]Read more

Ashley Reaks - Melancholia
It is difficult, if not impossible, to term this recording as electronica of any sort. Rather, it is more of an exercise in 90's-style Indie rock, in the vein of The Pixies or Nick Cave, with overtones of David Bowie and Gary Numan, performed with the aid of electronic instrumentation.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_ashleyreaks_m.htm"]Read more

Bartek Kujawski - Murlull Movies
"Murlull Movies" is serious, considered music and should be approached as such. At first it may come across as any other experimental electronica - but subsequent listening reveals a depth that many other artists fail to achieve. It's clever, fairly unique in its symphonic methodology, and worth the effort.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_bartekkujawski_mm.htm"]Read more

Pigface - 17 Ways To Suck
It can get a little wearing listening to the same song, regardless of the strengths of the remixes, but if you like remix albums, Pigface, or indeed, Nine Inch Nails, you'll get something out of this. An interesting release, to say the least.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_pigface_17wts.htm"]Read more

Gelsomina + No Xivic - Furnace
Interesting and disappointing in equal amounts this is a mixed bag of a release that thankfully is saved with the opening and last tracks.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_gelsominanoxivic_f.htm"]Read more

Cardopusher - Mutant Dubstep Vol.2
In the end, "Mutant Dubstep Vol.2" provides the listener with a short and somewhat formulaic experience, even if is not without its charms, but which probably will not have much appeal to people beyond a universe of dubstep DJs and enthusiasts.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_cardopusher_mdv2.htm"]Read more

Nedicry - Sincere Wounds
There simply is far too much in this genre that is fantastic and exciting to warrant me putting "Sincere Wounds" on in place of - which is a pity when you take into account the rather enjoyable second track. Maybe they should take note of that number and follow the path, which could surely bring about great things.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_nedicry_sw.htm"]Read more


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PostSubject: Re: Connexion Bizarre - updates thread 2008   Thu 4 Dec - 11:16

Connexion Bizarre was updated on December 01th with a new reviews, an interview, webcasts and recommended links. A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "Invisible War @ Connexion Bizarre (November)" with music selection by Invisible War and "December Paradigm Shifting" with music selection by M.
Releases: "You Are Here: a Compilation of California Electronics (vol.2)" (NCB008) compiled by Shane Talada (a.k.a. The Operative & MechanismZ record label)
Interviews: Matt Rosen of Liar's Rosebush
Reviews: The [Law-Rah] Collective "Inspiration", Portion Control "Slug", Bulldose "Overdose EP", Refuse To Die "Collection Of Agnostic Flies", genCAB "II transMuter", Panic Lift "Witness to Our Collapse"
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Connexion Bizarre events

Elektroanschlag 10 Warm-Up Party @ http://www.villabar.de/ - Villa Bar
02 April, thursday, 10.00pm-2.30am; Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 14, Altenburg (Germany) http://wikimapia.org/#lat=50.9884526&lon=12.4351716&z=17&l=0&m=h&v=2 - map location.
Official http://www.elektroanschlag.de/ - Elektroanschlag 10 warm-up party, organized in partnership with http://www.tanzfront.ru/ - TanzFront with spinning by M. & DJ JanaDark.


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081124-1130_a.mp3
("Invisible War @ Connexion Bizarre (November)" with music selection by Invisible War)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Bocksholm - Radicon
[Excursions By The Bank Of The Black River - Tesco Organisation]
Pine Tree State Mind Control - Acetic Pepsid
[Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy - Voidstar Productions]
Operation Cleansweep - Japan
[Operation Cleansweep/Inade/Anenzephalia Split - Teito Sound Company]
cEvin Key - Metamorphosis (Theme From The Trial)
[The Dragon Experience - Metropolis]
Ulver - Proverbs Of Hell, Plates 7-10
[The Marriage Of Heaven & Hell - Jester Records]
Bobby Beausoleil & The Freedom Orchestra - Movement The Third
[Lucifer Rising - White Dog Music]
OM - Pilgrimage
[Pilgrimage - Southern Lord]
Boris - My Neighbor Satan
[Smile - Southern Lord]
Misao Senbongi - Ganado I
[Biohazard 4 Original Soundtrack - Suleputer]
Mogwai - Radar Maker
[Young Team - Jetset Records]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081124-1130_b.mp3
("December Paradigm Shifting" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Welle:Erdball - 0173/1923954
[Ich bin aus Plastik! - Synthetik Symphony]
Ganymede - Operation Ganymede
[Operation Ganymede - Cohaagen]
Action Nano - We Are Back
[Select And Start - M-tronic]
:papercutz - Ultravioleta
[Ultravioleta Rmxs - Apegenine Records]
Noises Of Russia - Solitude In Society (Enjoy The Silence)
[V/A - Rush For A Black Celebration (Russian Industrial Tribute to Depeche Mode) - Kult-Front]
Vromb - Les Débris de l'Appareil
[Le Pêcheur de Noyés - Spectre]
Aklihiro Yokotani - i know everyone hate me
[V/A - Electr-Ohm Compilation 2 - Eletr-Ohm]
Le Diktat - Fuck All Computers
[Unabomber - Audiotrauma]
Manufactura - 4:00 am (Summoning Secret Earth mix)
[Psychogenic Fugue - Crunch Pod]
Suicide Inside - Dance In Emptiness
[Dead Red - Pflichtkauf]
Maschinenkrieger KR 52 vs. Disraptor - Plug In
[V/A - 2009 Hands - Hands Productions]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

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Releases

Various - You Are Here: a Compilation of California Electronics (vol.2)
Free online release showcasing a variety of musical talent from the underground electronic music scene of the US state of California. Compiled by California-based artist Shane Talada alias The Operative. Volume 2 of 2. [font color="red"]re-announced due to a (now corrected) glitch in one of the tracks[/font]
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/releases/n_cb008_va_yahacoce2.htm


Interviews

Matt Rosen - Liar's Rosebush
A nice chat with the vagrant/diva Liar's Rosebush, totally or partly responsible for the authorship such acclaimed releases as "Circle The Squares", "Nonsense" and "Collect:Erase".
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/interviews/m_liarsrosebush.htm


Reviews

The [Law-Rah] Collective - Inspiration
A new chapter begins in the history of this prolific Dutch ambient artist's library. "Inspiration" is a gorgeous piece of work and, for some, may score highly as one of their favourite ambient albums of all time.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_lawrahcollective_i.htm

Portion Control - Slug
"Slug" is fun. It's energetic, it's engaging and slaps you across the face just when you think you have been given a reprieve. It's not a bludgeoning album, rather it's a taunting and threatening release that slowly grinds you down until you simply have to submit.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_portioncontrol_s.htm

Bulldose - Overdose EP
Not at all suited for a dance floor, unless you consider writhing on the floor in a Thorazine-induced seizure dancing, none the less, "Overdose" keeps your head nodding. Undoubtedly though, Bulldose will manage to captivate not only the enthusiast listener but the adventurous newcomer to electronic music.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_bulldose_oep.htm

Refuse To Die - Collection Of Agnostic Flies
Despite its nature as a collage album and a couple of more pieces that the average listener may find more difficult or abrasive to get into, the interesting "Collection Of Agnistic Flies" is rather easy to get into and quite rewarding as well. Broad-minded listeners with a taste for a whimsical (though befittingly dark) humour in their music will find this right up their alley.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_refusetodie_coaf.htm

genCAB - II transMuter
genCAB can be seen as a new evolution within the saturated, uninspired EBM-electro-industrial genres. Even though the initial impact genCAB has on a listener may not be massive, it is a lasting one that crawls beneath the skin and lodges itself there. While "II tranMuter" is not the best album in recent times, it is definitely brimming with potential, making genCAB a definite artist to watch.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_gencab_iit.htm

Panic Lift - Witness to Our Collapse
Panic Lift will appeal mostly to fans of the like of Psyclon Nine, Tactical Sekt, Aslan Faction, Agonoize and possibly even newer Suicide Commando; more traditional EBM enthusiasts will find very little on "Witness to Our Collapse" to recommend it. A great club album, without a doubt, where almost every track could be envisioned as a single, but it still comes across as modern goth-pop.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_paniclift_wtoc.htm


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PostSubject: Re: Connexion Bizarre - updates thread 2008   Wed 17 Dec - 15:49

Connexion Bizarre was updated on December 15th. Unsurprisingly, with the coming of the festive season, this is a rather slow week with only a couple of new reviews, webcasts and a few recommended links (kudos to PS of http://enoughrecords.scene.org/ - Enough Records for this week's tips). A quick overview of this week's updates:

Webcast: "Murderstep" with music selection by DJ Istabmyhead and "Counting down to..." with music selection by M.
Reviews: Manufactura "Psychogenic Fugue", Uberbyte "Sic"

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/


Connexion Bizarre events


Elektroanschlag 10 Warm-Up Party @ http://www.villabar.de/ - Villa Bar
02 April, thursday, 10.00pm-2.30am; Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 14, Altenburg (Germany) http://wikimapia.org/#lat=50.9884526&lon=12.4351716&z=17&l=0&m=h&v=2 - map location.
http://www.elektroanschlag.de/ - Elektroanschlag 10 warm-up party, organized in partnership with http://www.tanzfront.ru/ - TanzFront with spinning by M. (pt), JanaDark (ru) & Sal-Ocin (be)
http://www.elektroanschlag.de/ - Elektroanschlag 10 | http://www.villabar.de/ - Villa Bar | http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ - Connexion Bizarre | http://www.tanzfront.ru/ - TanzFront | http://www.myspace.com/empusae - Sal-Ocin


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081215-1221_a.mp3
("Murderstep" with music selection by DJ Istabmyhead)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Caustic Window - Industro Garbage Beat
[J9 EP - Rephlex]
Breakage - The Shroud
[The Shroud - Digital Soundboy Recording Co.]
Funckarma - Woodface
[Dubstoned EP1 - Highpoint Lowlife]
Burial - Space Ape (feat. Space Ape)
[Burial - Hyperdub]
Faithless - Insomnia (Benga Remix)
[Essential Mix 02.02.2008 - BBC Radio 1]
Milanese - Mr Bad News
[Extend - Warp Records]
Excision - No Escape
[No Escape / Bug Powdah - Rottun Recordings]
Broken Note - Zealot
[Crux / Zealot - Ad Noiseam]
Converter - Order/Creature
[Exit Ritual - Ant Zen]
Komonazmuk & Whiteboi - Ayatollah
[Mutant Dubs - N/A]
Cardopusher - Cockpit
[Mutant Dubstep vol.2 - Spectraliquid]
Black Ganion - Method (Goth-Trad remix)
[Watch the Ride - Harmless]
Innasekt - Bug Powdah
[No Escape / Bug Powdah - Rottun Recordings]
Warlock - Click Clack
[Mutant Dubs - N/A]
Goth-Trad - Crunky Heads
[Mad Raver's Dance Floor - Popgroup Recordings]
Moving Ninja - Blackout
[Formations - Tectonic]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081215-1221_b.mp3
("Counting down to..." with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
DBMG/RAF - Fistula
[Die Baader-Meihoff Gruppe/Red Army Faction - Vanity Publishing]
Zeller - Nippongrimeclub
[Audio Vandalistm - Hymen/Fich-Art]
Igorrr - Brutal Swing
[Moisissure - self-released]
The Teknoist - Full Metal Teknoist
[...like a Hurricane made of Zombies - Ad Noiseam]
Action Nano - S.E.T.I.
[Select And Start - M-tronic]
Klangstabil - Perdere Per Vincere
[Math & Emotion - Ant-Zen]
Waste Disposal Machine - I Sing The Body Electric
[Interference - Thisco]
GenCAB - Self Images
[II transMuter - Hive Records]
Zero Degree - Fading Light
[The Inner Realm - Audiophob]
Autoclav1.1 - Trails Without Pathways
[Love No Longer Lives Here - Tympanik Audio]
5F-X - Quadrupel Bits
[V/A - 2009 Hands - Hands Productions]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm

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Reviews

Manufactura - Psychogenic Fugue + A Damaged Symphony for Depraved Dementia N.2
This double release from Manufactura is a manifestation of the maturity and development that his sound has undergone. While all the former elements of earlier releases are present (and literally so), this release has a more refined sound and much higher production quality.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_manufactura_pf.htm

Uberbyte - Sic
At the end of the day, this is a party album - a fun mix of beats, bass, and yelling. You might enjoy it a few times at the club, you might enjoy it while weightlifting, or you might enjoy it while you're drunk as hell at 4 a.m. and trying to get evicted from your apartment by playing music as loud as possible.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_uberbyte_sic.htm


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Price: 6.00 Euro (worldwide shipping included)
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http://nexsound.org/ns61.html - Roman Slavka "After Long Time Of Mute" (Nexound)
ftp://ftp.scene.org/pub/music/groups/enough_records/enrmp187_seetyca_-_antlitz.zip - Seetyca "das zubrochene antlitz" (Enough Records)
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PostSubject: Re: Connexion Bizarre - updates thread 2008   Wed 24 Dec - 13:34

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/ - Connexion Bizarre was updated on December 22th with a few reviews, new webcasts and a few recommended links:

Webcast: "DJ Peter @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by DJ Peter and "...festive season Martinizeit!" with music selection by M.
Reviews: Artridge "Butterfly Wing Theory - Part 1 (Think Tank)", Pylône "Grounded Hands", Metaorganism "I:Baphomet", V/A "Antibothis - Occultural Anthology 1"

All the best & Merry Christmas to all!



Connexion Bizarre events

Elektroanschlag 10 Warm-Up Party @ http://www.villabar.de/ - Villa Bar
02 April, thursday, 10.00pm-2.30am; Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 14, Altenburg (Germany) http://wikimapia.org/#lat=50.9884526&lon=12.4351716&z=17&l=0&m=h&v=2 - map location.


Webcast & Radio Show

Part 1 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081222-1228_a.mp3
("DJ Peter @ Connexion Bizarre" with music selection by DJ Peter)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Autechre - Second Bad Vibel
[Anvil Vapre - Warp]
Sonar - Vanished
[Alien Overdrive - Ant Zen]
SKET - No Limits For Heroes
[Aktivist - Hands Productions]
Peoples Republic of Europe - Antiglobalist II
[Monopoly of Violence - New Dark Recordings]
Peoples Republic of Europe - Antiglobalist I
[Monoply of Violence - New Dark Recordings]
HHH - Knallschall
[Decibel - Plutonium Distribution]
Monokrom - Faglork
[One Fine Day In The Pyramid - Ant Zen]
Edgewood - Hands Face
[Alive - Project 112]
Undacova - Resolution
[Intrusion - Dyslexic Response]
Xanopticon - Ex Nihilo
[Carbon - Mirex]
Subskan - Happy Bacon
[Repaired - Mirex]
The Liar's Rosebush - Beneath the Surface Part 2
[Circle the Squares - Hive Records]
DJ Hidden - Death Seer
[The Later After - Ad Noiseam]

Part 2 - http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast/cb_20081222-1228_b.mp3
("...festive season Martinizeit!" with music selection by M.)
Flint Glass - Connexion Bizarre Webcast identifier
[exclusive]
Beinhaus vs. Muckrackers - Höhle
[Koalition 2 - Les Forces Alliées]
Baxter Lilly - Dort Wo
[Unsichtbare Flecken - Audiotrauma]
Dee N Dee - Way Out
[Words - Les Forces Alliées]
Waste Disposal Machine - Girl Within A Motorcycle
[Interference - Thisco]
Matamachete - Tanin No Kao
[Tanin No Kao - D-Trash Records]
Dev/Null - Society Of Defilement
[Necrobestial Sadobreaks - Cock Rock Disco]
Suicide Inside - Dead Red
[Dead Red - Pflichtkauf]
Ambassador 21 - Smith And Wesson (Ah Cama-Sotz remix)
[Drunken, Crazy, And With A Gun - Invasion Wreck Chords]
ESA - Dead Fucking Desire
[The Sea & The Silence - Tympanik Audio]
Manufactura - The Precession Concludes
[Psychogenic Fugue + A Damaged Symphony for Depraved Dementia N.2 - Crunch Pod]

http://www.connexionbizarre.net/webcast.htm - Listen to the Webcast

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Reviews

Artridge - Butterfly Wing Theory - Part 1 (Think Tank)
Subtitled "Think Tank", "Butterfly Theory Part 1" is a wonderfully experimental affair that toys around with varying degrees of elements from natural sound sources to full instruments to programming, more often than not all in the space of one track.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_artridge_bt1.htm

Pylône - Grounded Hands
A towering work of alien unease, Laurent Perrier's second release as Pylône offers deeply hypnotic realms. "Grounded Hands" even improves on "Black Grains" (2006), though comparable in format: five extensive tracks probing the limits of esoteric, futuristic dark ambient.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_pylone_gh.htm

Metaorganism - I:Baphomet
"I:Baphomet" toys with machine like ambience, not too dissimilar to a creaking great iron bridge that is bowing in the wind and ready to crash into the sea. It's an effective use of sound for at least the first three tracks (which take up nearly the first half of the album).
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_metaorganism_ib.htm

V/A - Antibothis - Occultural Anthology 1
This is essentially a collection of ambient works, some ranging from the Thisco stable with spoken word coming by way of Jarboe and Kenji Siratori amongst others. The narration is taken from book anthologies and interviews relating to many an ideology.
http://www.connexionbizarre.net/reviews/r_va_antibothis1.htm


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