The hyper-romantic Quebec dance-poppers put out what I consider to be a modern classicand great driving recordin 2004's swooning attack against emotional complacency, Set Yourself on Fire. 2007's In Our Bedroom After the War was only slightly less life affirming.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »