Category: synthpop

Hexenjagd – Dragged to Hell 14

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Dragged to Hell 14 is a dark journey through post-punk, witch house, hip hop, and other types of music that I am currently enjoying.  As always, I have linked the artists’ websites on their names in the setlist.  If you dig any of them, please follow my example and toss them a couple of dollars! We all have to do our part to make sure the music we enjoy is still able to be produced. Anyways, I don’t mean to preach, but it is definitely something I am passionate about.

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Setlist:

1. NФΔH ஜ3 – JΔGuΔЯ
2. DJ SMURPHY – June
3. Pleasure Leftists – 100 Years (The Cure cover)
4. KKING FELIXX – feeling like a ghost too
5. Flash/lights – Ruby Sun
6. Tantrum – Day of Fun
7. JANE WOODMAN – Black Forest
8. HAARPS – Underground (feat. Bobbi Dahl)
9. Dani Shivers! – Trilogy Pt. 3 (Ghost)
10. Le1f– Hush Bb (produced by Boody)
11. Tempers – Killing For Company (Swans Cover)
12. Talk All Night – Dig For Babel
13. Which Magic – Breeezin
14. Police Academy 6 – Gallow
15. Abdu Ali – BLEED
16. Matmos – Very Large Green Triangles
17. Night Vision – Betrayal
18. Von Haze – Conduct Your Touch

Cover/Photo by me

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DJ SMURPHY – #SMURPHWAVE

I came across this four track gem after a web search of “Mexican witch house.” One of the first results was Maligna, a record label out of Mexico City.  I was already familiar with their work, due to two of my favorites, Ritualz and Teehn Bwitches, releasing music on it.  I checked out their excellent Bandcamp page, and there it was #SMURPHWAVE.  The name alone conjured all kinds of based feelings, and I decided to go with my gut and toss a couple of bucks towards this “pay what you want” release.  The music is electronic jams you can groove to, and the singing, while I couldn’t understand her all of the time, was excellent in its Spanish and English mixture.

Hexenjagd – Dragged to Hell 13

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The 13th edition of the Dragged to Hell mix series finds hip hop pairing with noise; noise rock pairing with witch house; electronic darkness and a bit of light.  This mix features a semi-coherent storyline via the modern horror classic samples.

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Tracklist:

LTTLE PHNX – Infinity Kiss
LUXURY ELITE – PERFUME
Laurel Halo – “M-14”
Spark Master Tape – Charlies Episode [Produced by Paper Platoon]
Mike Shiflet – Track 05
NФΔH ஜ3 – Ҥ€Яற€†iℭΔŁŁ¥ §€ΔŁ€Ð
H3X3N and SH4M4N – Solar Sail
B R A I D E R – NIGHTVIBES
Coco ᴐaᴚᴃoᵯᴃ (Prod. by Nattymari) – NATALIE NATALIA
Clean Girls – Never Wobble in Boots
Wolf Eyes – Born Liar
M.E.R.K. – i dont need no body (Chiffon Remix)
Douglas J McCarthy – Taken (Original Mix)
THAT WAS THEN THIS IS NOW – Broken Wing
Pharmakon – Crawling on Bruised Knees
Sandwiches – Sandwiches vs. Trife Crispers
BLVCK CEILING – SIX GRAND
killsaly – drone1
Nate Young Regression – Worlds Behind
▇ LBlack heart (cards)ѵʒﬦɨϵﬦ ▇✞ – gRave Dancer
Vayda – Misery

LTTLE PHNX – D’Esprit Luvrs

Sometimes you hear an artist and you think to yourself, “Damn, when the rest of the world hears this, they are going to be HUGE!” Of course due to the fickle nature of the internet, this doesn’t always happen.  But I can see big things in store for this artist.  From her Bandcamp page:

“D’Esprit Luvrs is the debut album from New Zealand’s lovelorn synth-siren Lttle Phnx (AKA Dancer/Singer/Synthesist: Lucy Beeler of Auckland City). A hypnotic nine tracks of heavy heart-throb beats, conflicted bass-dirge, and ethereal lamentation. Haunted-pop that has grown through teenage flirtations with the occult and black nail polish to deliver a luminous deep-blue-vs-black alternate-gothic-pop. D’Esprit Luvrs is an evocation of the Old Gods of Synth-Pop via Disintegration, an ode to the maturity of knowing you are happiest in Robert-Smithian outside-looking-in longing.

The album is available free on Crystal Magic Records Bandcamp page, but I would suggest tossing a few dollars their way. Follow this artist on Facebook.

Hexenjagd – Dragged to Hell 12

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Dragged to Hell 12 is a collection of some of the latest dark electronic music, witch house, drone, etc that I have been digging lately.  No story for this one, no “concept”, just dope music.  From the Lightning Bolt member side project of Black Pus to the mellow witchy vibes of Moon Mirror, this mix runs the gamut of dark electronic music.

1. Force Publique – Today (Smashing Pumpkins cover)
2. twos – For You
3. Fifty Grand – Occulus
4. Crown Hutch – Breaker One No ( Party Trash and Nattimari NYC mix)
5. Moon Mirror – Terran 2075
6. bambara – Train Daze
7. Spell Hound – Perception
8. Bad News – Bath Salts
9. power windoze – Hey Love
10. Kiernan Paradise – Crystal Mind
11. babiwolf – E X I T
12. FRXXMASONS – MY GREED (BLVCK CEILING RMX)
13. Beroshima – Hexaline
14. CRIM3S – stay ugly
15. Black Pus – OFF WITH HIS HEAD

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Picture/cover by killsaly