Articles by Greg Hyde
The established maestro of movie scores makes a triumphant return to form.
One of the best debut albums I’ve heard for quite some time.
Whilst the album’s possibly unlikely to stand the test of time as one of the band’s best, there’s no question that their desire to move forward rather than stand still has produced one of the year’s most interesting and innovative albums.
Established industrial collaborators fail to break new ground. That being said, die-hard fans of both bands and industrial and electronic music in general may want to check this out.
The record does not ooze originality, but it is very pleasurable to listen to and a lot of fun.
“Performative Guilt sees Self Defense Family successfully opting for a far more personal and confessional songwriting style.”
LA post-hardcore greats successfully re-record their debut.