Interviews with Namanax, Smell And Quim, Daniel Menche, and Roger Karmanik on CMI. Plus 22 pages of reviews. Cover by Stephan Alt.
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Sunday, September 21, 2008
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Wednesday, September 10, 2008
This was a true labor of love. Both for the people who first published and also on my part. I tracked down a second copy of this just to cut the spine off and scan it. Scanning went pretty smoothly since i didn't have to worry about keeping the material flat like with bound material, but squaring/straightening/cropping/touching up 116 pages took almost 3 nights altogether. Let's just say i'm not exactly looking forward to doing issue 12. On to the content!
On the cover is Portion Control masquerading as Solar Enemy. MFTEQ's own T.E.Q Music label are the ones who released the PC best of The Man Who Did Backward Somersaults, along with Solar Enemy's second album Proceed To Beyond (The Rape Of Europa). Contained within is a 4 page interview with one third of the unit: Ian Sharp. Also extended interviews with Illusion Of Safety, Zen Paradox, Laibach, Muslimgauze, Pitch Shifter, and Genesis P'Orridge. Shorter one page interviews with FLA, Martin Atkins, Numb, Etc. As well as record label writeups on CMI and Dark Vinyl. And that's only the first 50 pages, the next 50 pages are all reviews, 50 PAGES! If you're looking for a resource documenting the '94-95 era of industrial music this is fucking it.
This was the first issue of MFTEQ to come with a sampler attached, Magnetic Submission. A joint venture between Musica Maxima Magnetica and Sub/Mission Records. Here's the tracklisting gimped from discogs in all its hyperlinked glory. Some known names, some unknown names, some forgotten names. All a relevant snapshot of The Year in Music :1995.
|1||Ordo Equitum Solis||La Flamme Perdue (4:20)|
|2||Thelema||The Glory Of The Hawk (2:31)|
|3||G.L.O.D.||Black Song For A Dead Sun (6:00)|
|4||Mellonta Tauta||Chucao (3:23)|
|5||Technogod||Addiction And Subtraction (4:35)|
|6||Synthetic Zoo||Surfinblood (4:10)|
|9||Swamp Terrorists||Dive-Right Jab (3:26)|
|10||Circus Of Pain||Dick Smoker (5:19)|
|11||Meathead||You Owe Me (4:09)|
|12||Cold (3)||Disgregation (3:59)|
|13||Templebeat||Heidi S. (3:47)|
|14||T.A.G.C.*||Iso-Erotic Calibration (6:45)|
|15||Cranioclast||Our Coming Out (0:45)|
|16||M.J. Harris & Martyn Bates||The Bloody Gardener (5:50)|
|17||Raksha Mancham||Before The White Men Came (Live) (6:34)|
|18||Theatrum Chemicum||Preghiera Al Grande Architetto Dell'Universo (4:42)|
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Saturday, September 6, 2008
Not so much a music zine as a collection of articles on countercultural movements and conspiracy theories. The cover lists Front Line Assembly, Finitribe, Bourbonese Qualk, Coil, Lagowski, etc. But aside from a couple fullpage art collages for some of them, these artists only appear on the accompanying cd. The one exception is an 2 page layout containing what i'm assuming is Adi Newton's TAGC manifesto, with The Anti Group appearing on the cd as well.
The cd was released/distributed by Soleilmoon/Staalplaat along with the zine in an edition of 1000. You can grab the cd over at
Because God Told Me To Do It.
The Thing On The Doorstep