Rodney Bakerr led early Wax Trax! group Strange Circuits, ran underground label Rockin’ House, and wrote ubiquitous house-music rhythm patterns for Roland.
Few contemporary musicians can simultaneously disturb me and get me dancing quite like Jack Brockman. The Chicagoan fronts industrial trio Civic Center, whose recent vinyl debut for American Dreams (June’s The Ground Below) tamps down its members’ more aggressively deranged inclinations but still manages to sound pretty surreal. He also makes solo EBM tracks as […]
Dave Shelton didn’t just found the legendary Medusa’s—he also helped everyone in his orbit shine like a star.
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Justin Broadrick of Godflesh talks drum machines, Crass, and 80s hip-hop with producer Sanford Parker.
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What to see on Friday at Lollapalooza 2013
The industrial-music revival touches down at the Burlington tomorrow.
If it’s heavy and it was recorded in Chicago, there’s a good chance Sanford Parker was at the mixing board.
German industrial dildos
Tickets are now on sale for Throbbing Gristle’s Chicago show.