Gabriel Szatan

Actually really, really nice

Feature: The Art of the Mixtape

“Part of the enduring curiosity surrounding 100% Galcher was the difficulty people had in pigeonholing the thing…Kent says that to him, that’s “the beauty of it”— that inherent power of … Continue reading

March 30, 2014

Track Reviews: 17/02 – 23/02

“On his forthcoming release Debut, exuberant material spills forth, but “Turtle Lounge” plays things a little differently, setting unusual SFX against the familiar toybox melodies and crystalline synths as the … Continue reading

February 23, 2014

Interview: Evian Christ

“I loved Pokémon for way too long, watching at a time when those days should have passed me by. You go to school and no one would talk about it, … Continue reading

February 14, 2014

Track Reviews: 10/02 – 16/02

“”Nº 17 Governing” could easily be mistaken for a 2014 update of the chiming messthetics conjured up by acts like Cabaret Voltaire—or, a less antagonistic Factory Floor demo reel, full … Continue reading

February 14, 2014

Review: Shackleton

“Once it finally locks into a convulsing, serpentine rhythm, Shackleton begins layering stranger noises still: Transylvanian hammer horror riffage, clattering hooks, no-wave synth stabs. For someone who has admitted to … Continue reading

February 12, 2014

Track Reviews: 27/01 – 02/02

“The track hurtles down a lane closer to late 1990s electro-techno hybrids that managed to balance hyper-sheen and rawness in tandem. The occasional suspensionless power drift breaks up the raw … Continue reading

February 2, 2014

Track Reviews: 20/01 – 26/01

“Rabble-rousing Glaswegian label LuckyMe have hardly lacked in beastly “Oh shit!” moments in recent years—but “All Night Graves”, from fellow countryman Steven Shade’s Concreté Misery, is a markedly different sort … Continue reading

January 26, 2014