Definitely one for the Depeche Mode fans out there
“I don’t really listen to music with my ears. I listen to it with my heart."
"He played the first song and I was just smh, like wtf is this?"
Black-lit techno with a beating heart driving its decidedly human hooks home
"People either loved us or hated us in a way that bordered on violence"
"Things will never be perfect, and funk reflects that. It’s a combination of a smile and a tear.”
"I like my records like I like my furniture and decor—bold and retina burning with lots of clashing colors"
Svengalisghost and 51717 discuss everything from 'The Prince of Techno' to drug-addled immersionism
"Maybe there's a dead body in the house, but you'll figure that out later"
"Neil Young asks, 'What is the color when black is burned?' It's more black."
"This is again about trying to be normal"
"Mostly I wish I'd come up with it so the world would never have had to see a beer packaged inside a dead squirrel"
"Jim shared anecdotes on Tom Waits, quoted 'Showgirls' and debated wardrobe options while listening to records, which helped cut through my constant anxiety"
Plus stream 'Cosmic Machine', featuring Bernard Fevre, Cerrone and 18 other French-touch pioneers
"In that time you can stare lovingly into the tea, like a Klee or Rothko painting, as it becomes ready for consumption"
Clicks and cuts meet little fluffy clouds as we set adrift on memory bliss
THE SELF-TITLED INTERVIEW: Dominick Fernow of Vatican Shadow, Prurient and Rainforest Spiritual Ensl...
"That turns me on—seeing that tension. And not in an antagonistic way. The audience is there to move."
"That is a concept that evades a lot of reviewers and bloggers and people who try to talk about electronic music"
"On the second record I was like 'Fuck it, dude! Don't even use reverb!'"
"Maybe it takes the crippling reality that most relationships are doomed to truly get the soul-crushing songs they wrote"