Thrashers, DJs and all fans of hard electronic music rejoice: Gore Tech's new EP is an undeniable proof that breakcore is back, (un-)healthier and more broken than ever. Taking all the elements of this bastard child of hardcore, drum'n'bass and punk with today's improved production techniques but coming with open ears and fresh ideas, this adequately titled record is made to become a classic for everybody who like their beats raw, their bass heavy and their tempo shattered. Take good care of your turntable, as we guarantee repeated plays. Get this on 12" / as digital files.
Breakcore for the thinking, feeling man: Ruby My Dear's long awaited début album is an organic ride through open musical horizons. Sharp and efficient, beautiful and varied, these "Remains Of Shapes To Come" all fit together in a particularly coherent whole which puts back hard and broken music on the center stage. Songs rather than track, a complex balance rather an exploded insanity: Ruby My Dear is a master of controlled melting pot of genres and sounds and signs here an album which brings new blood, energy and enthusiasm to free-form, musically impressive electronic music. Call it breakcore, call it IDM, or hurry and find a new name, as these "Shapes To Come" are here to stay. (Get this on CD / as digital files)
While we wait for Igorrr to bring a sequel to his remarkable and praised "Nostril" album, here comes a extensive (and budget priced) re-release of his first two albums, originally self-released. These 25 tracks document this musician's past and provide us with new tunes mixing classical baroque, cut up dubstep, metal sensibilities and sheer insanities. Igorrr has now become an essential name for everybody into extreme music, and he shows us here how he got there. An unmissable document. (Get this on double CD / as digital files)
Subheim's second album is a theatre of transformations and relocations: acoustic and organic sound have taken to the front of the stage, providing this act's introspective and grandiose songs with a more humane touch. Combined with delicate vocals and emotional strings, the deep melodies and remaining electronic elements from a mesmerizing album. This land which is not to be called home is an opulent, darkly fascinating one, mapped here into a collection of remarkable and rewarding songs. (Get this on LP(+CD) / on CD / as mp3)
This 12" is the third and last volume of "The Words Below"'s limited vinyl edition, which contains two remixes of tracks from the album, by DJ Hidden himself and Eye-D, his partner in crime from The Outside Agency. These two tracks are not to be found on the CD version of the album. (Get this on 12" / as mp3)
Raoul Sinier's fourth full length album sees this Paris-based multi-talented artist repeat the tour de force that was his 2007's "Wxfdswxc2": the thirteen tracks of "Tremens Industry" come packaged together with more than two hours of videos and documentaries. Not only a logical continuation of his discography or an accurate way to get acquainted to his art, "Tremens Industry" is Raoul Sinier's definitive and most important release to date. (Get this on CD & DVD / as mp3).
All good things are three: Abelcain and Cdatakill, two of the most essential breakcore act to have ever graced this scene, pair up once again on "Passage", a full length CD presenting for the first time their tracks from the "Six Stigmata" and "Playing with Knives" record, enriched by four new collaborations. Hard-hitting, highly varied and presenting anew some cornerstone material of the breakcore sound, "Passage" is a mandatory release not only for fans of these two veterans, but for anybody who intends on understanding what breakcore is about. (Get this on CD / as mp3).
Coming just in time for their tour throughout Europe, "Pillaged & Plundered" is a clear statement of what the crowds should expect. On the one side, The Teknoist throws in two new tracks of the excellent and tasty breed of breakcore, gabber and metal which has made of him one of Europe's most sought after producer of the genre. On their side, Eustachian opens wide the gates of Hell, mashing up grindcore, breakcore and noise with a brutality and ingenuity rarely seen so far. Watch out, these guys are after you sanity. (Get this on 12" / as mp3).
Featuring all the tracks from the "Grindkrusher" and "Sick Sick Sick" records, re-recorded and remastered, "Full Metal Racket" is Bong-Ra's unmatchable homage to his grindcore and hardcore heroes. A fast, high-energy album of twisted breaks, breaks and merciless riffs, it finally presents the 10 gems of these two records to all fans of this superlative-heavy, towering producer. Zombie-claws lacerated subwoofers ahead. (Get this on CD / as mp3)
The vinyl companion to the CD "The Later After" (adn73), DJ Hidden's "After Before" gathers on a 12" two of the most club-oriented tracks from the album. A deadly tool for any DJ and a sign of many packed dancefloors, these two loud, slowly building, insidious and agile tracks demonstrate DJ Hidden's ability at twisting the very roots of drum'n'bass and fusing them with his own high-fi production and melodic skills. (Get this as mp3)
Bong-Ra reopens the doors of his digital harem studio and invites you to a night of excess. Unleashing upon the world four of his most infectious, rave-inducing and energetic tracks ever, this rising force of the underground electronic world gives birth to a new gun load of dancefloor anthems. And this time around, it's family business, veteran and newcomers are invited as remixers. An insolently talented piece of hard breaks heaven. (Get this on CD / as mp3)
Antigen Shift finally presents his second album, in which the raw noisy beats have left room to deeper bass, syncopated rhythms and rich melodies. Harmonious and irresistible, “The Way of the North” is the coming of age for this essential act of the hard electronic scene. Antigen Shift does a lot more than fulfilling his fans's expectations here, bring a fresh look at his music and signing a massive, efficient and terribly seducing album. (Get this on CD / as mp3)
Few artists have such a successful and remarked discography as Jason Kohnen, aka Bong-Ra. This Dutch electronic musician has made a name for himself over the recent years with his perfectly produced releases, always enriched with intense care for details, ranging from amazing artworks to the participation of other talented artists of all fields. (Get this on 12" / as mp3).
Returning to Ad Noiseam after his first collaboration CD on this label ("Panacea Shares Needles with Tarmvred"), Panacea brings Knifehandchop with him, for a 12" which is assured to shake the dancefloor. Stop taking yourself so seriously, smile, enjoy and dance.
After a myriad of compilation tracks and a few demos that caused quite a stir in the hard electronic music scene, Wales’s David Dando-Moore finally presents his first full length album. Taking some time from his work as the manager of Immanence Records, he signs here a compact 10 track album in which he takes his Detritus project along a brand new road. (Get this as mp3)
Since 2001, CDR compilations featuring a selection of current and forthcoming Ad Noiseam releases have been given away to all customers purchasing CD, records and t-shirts from the Ad Noiseam online store. This digital version intends on allowing everybody to check out what the label is about.
"Hallelujah" is not only the follow-up to "Nostril", but also a definite step forward for Igorrr. An album which was for years in the making, it is the translation into tracks of very old ideas and the combination not only of styles, but also of many guest musician's talent. Together with several new singers and musicians, Igorrr has perfected here the concepts he had touched in his previous albums, improving his production and mixing breakcore, baroque classical music and metal in an even faster, more coherent and crazier way. Both from Igorrr solo and from his high-profile guests "Hallelujah" is the lorrrd's concentrate, the exhilarating, mad result of a perfectionist's tireless work. Get this on double gatefold LP (with the CD inside) / on CD / as digital files.