Chapter Forty-Four: Variant: Machinae

This month we’ve got some great selections! Justin spins some classic goth and industrial tunes, while Ed has (accidentally?) created a running theme with his tracks. Can you figure out what it is? Enjoy picks from Die Krupps, The Sisters of Mercy, Skeletal Family, Zwaremachine, and more!

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The Tracklist:


1 – “Ribbons” by The Sisters of Mercy from the album Vision Thing (1990)
(Apple Music)

2 – “Fatherland (Sisters Of Mercy & Cassandra Complex Remix)” by Die Krupps from the album Rings of Steel (1995)

3 – “Architects of Death (Rabbit Junk Mix)” by Amelia Arsenic from the single Architects of Death (Rabbit Junk Mix) (2018)

4 –  “Keep Above the Water” by unitcode:machine from the album Critical Fault (2023)

5 – “The Wind Blows” by Skeletal Family from the album Burning Oil (1984)

6 – “A Sickness” by Zwaremachine from the single A Sickness (2023)

7 – “FVCK INDVSTRIAL (ft. Combichrist, X-RX)” by Aesthetic Perfection from the single Big Bad Wolf (2013)

8 – “So Hard” by Minuit Machine from the album 24 (2022)

9 – “Swimming Pool” by Marie Madeleine from the EP Swimming Pool (2011)

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