Tag: 1989

Die Warzau - Disco Rigido

Flashback 1989: Die Warzau – Disco Rigido

Released in 1989, Disco Rigido by Die Warzau was the first album from Chicago performance artists James (Jim) Marcus and Van Christie. Formed in 1987, initially as Die Warzau Synfony, the group made the scene at a time when many other bands including Front 242, Ministry, Nitzer Ebb and Front Line Assembly were gaining momentum with ebm audiences. Die Warzau… Read more →

Meat Beat Manifesto - Storm The Studio

Flashback 1989: Meat Beat Manifesto – Storm The Studio

Storm The Studio by Meat Beat Manifesto released in 1989 on Wax Trax! Records was then and is still today a masterpiece of electronic sound. In it you find an unbelievable combination of funk, industrial rhythms, break beats, hip-hop, noise and rap that to this day sounds as groundbreaking as when it debuted. Four tracks “God O.D.,” “Re-Animator,” “Strap Down,”… Read more →

Nitzer Ebb - Belief

Album Review: Nitzer Ebb – Belief

Nitzer Ebb continues to be relevant to anyone revisiting the origins of industrial and ebm.  Heavily regarded as their best album by fans, Belief remains the pacesetter and it persists in being a model for many bands and records that followed. This is not an album with hits or best tracks – the entire album is a masterpiece of electronic… Read more →