This is Bladetrain3r’s music collection on Bandcamp.

Bladetrain3r

  1. Cape Town, South Africa
  2. Electronic
  1. collection 72
  2. wishlist 19
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  1. Into The Void (Sebastian Komor Remix) [Single]
    by Celldweller
  2. Downpour
    by DEADLIFE
    Rhythmic, driving and just a little unsettling. I like it but it doesn't quite catch me like Override or A Dream Drawn From the Sheath. Or particularly a lot of the Orphan tracks - I prefer a lower and often slower vibe.
  3. Blackout
    by DANCE WITH THE DEAD
    Scar Scar
    A comparatively slight shift in direction, and an excellent one that demonstrate you don't need to change style entirely to create a fresh sound. Strongly recognisable but oozing with energy, it's DWTD with extra grind and I love it.
  4. INTERNET PROTOCOL
    by MASTER BOOT RECORD
  5. Automatic
    by VNV Nation
  6. Resonance (88khz/24bit version)
    by VNV Nation (and the Babelsberg Film Orchestra)
    Illusion (Andante grazioso) Illusion (Andante grazioso)
    This song is powerful enough to bring one to tears, no matter what version you listen to. I didn't know I needed orchestral VNV nation in my life, and I think everyone does.
  7. Transnational
    by VNV Nation
  8. Of Faith, Power and Glory
    by VNV Nation
  9. NOIRE (44khz / 24bit version)
    by VNV Nation
  10. Rebel Nights
    by DEADLIFE
  11. Singularity
    by DEADLIFE
    She Only Exists in Screens She Only Exists in Screens
    Listening to this after only hearing Orphan is quite a change, but I find it very welcome indeed. After picking up Rebel Nights as well I definitely prefer Singularity as my go-to for the moment, but I think they're all brilliant albums with distinctive styles and sounds that instill feeling.

    I struggled a bit on which track to go for, but She Only Exists In Screens is such a perfectly placed break from the harsh sounds of the previous tracks, enjoyable as they are.
  12. LIFA
    by Heilung
    Krigsgaldr LIVE Krigsgaldr LIVE
    I was absolutely blown away by the live performance on Youtube and, for once, regret not being there. Krigsgaldr was the first song I heard and gets special mention, but every track will hit you in the chest and make you want to STOMP along.
  13. AKUMA
    by ALEX & Tokyo Rose
    AKUMA (feat. Rachel McAlpine) AKUMA (feat. Rachel McAlpine)
    Compulsive beats, creative use of synths to form multiple layers of sound, the vocals seem a little too breathy for me but still sound great. Overall would definitely recommend.
  14. Hyperspace Drifter 3
    by Stilz
    Look Beyond Look Beyond
    The perfect track to sit on the bus at night to, lights drifting by. The entire album has a generally upbeat feel without being too frantic, and it's a nice change of pace from less ethereal styles of synth.
  15. Amid Evil (Original Game Soundtrack)
    by Andrew Hulshult
    I prefer Amid Evil to Dusk as a game, but I prefer Dusk to Amid Evil as a soundtrack.
    I enjoy it no doubt, it has an dark, moody atmosphere which slides into the background and complements the Hexen/Unreal inspired aesthetic of the game, but it just doesn't make the pulse pound in the same way as it's more metal sibling. It does however make for damn good focus music, and has some real standouts which make it worth a standalone buy.
  16. VESSEL
    by LORN
  17. AKUMA II
    by ALEX & TOKYO ROSE
    Antagonist Antagonist
    Listening to this I get pictures of cyberpunk stripclubs, flashy lowriders filled with half-robot thugs,and secretly malicious corporate AI manipulating the world behind the scenes. Good stuff.

    Personally I think CP2077 needs this in the soundtrack.
  18. DUSK (Original Game Soundtrack)
    by Andrew Hulshult
    I already have the Steam DLC but damnit this is worth buying twice. If you're a fan of Mick Gordon's work, NiN, Fear Factory or any other kind of industrial metal, then the grinding, thumping sounds of Dusk will be right up your alley.

    The game's bloody good too.
  19. Tension
    by DANCE WITH THE DEAD
    I'm not normally one to pick up tracks on their own, but Tension excites the listener from the get go, emphasising the secondary sounds while still pumping out the distorted riffs to give the song a fresh feel.
  20. Risk of Rain 2: Early Access OST
    by Chris Christodoulou
    Disdrometer Disdrometer
    Couldn't resist picking up RoR1 or the OST when they released. Same applies to 2 - both the game and the soundtrack are excellent purchases even at this earlyish stage. The songs blend seamlessly into the stages, contributing to the mood and sinking one into a trance, as if drifting off to the sound of rain on the roof.
  21. Introspect
    by Michael Oakley
    Left Behind Left Behind
    Left Behind is my vote for "Most 80s track of 2019" which is an achievement thanks to the retro synth explosion going on right now. It also immediately made me buy the album.

    As for the rest, they aren't all 100% to my taste but Michael's silky smooth voice and technical mastery shine through in every track, while still showing bravery to experiment in each song.
  22. Loved to Death
    by DANCE WITH THE DEAD
    Go! Go!
    On one hand, it's a fan pleaser, and I'm happy to shell out even a bit extra for the album. It's active, energetic, gets you moving without meaning to, and several tracks do mark themselves as exceptional.

    On the other, I really can't say it stands out among the discography, and feels just a little stale.

    Worth a buy if you're a fan already, but if you're new to DwtD I'd recommend something like Out of Body to start out instead.
  23. Orphan
    by DEADLIFE
    They Rose From The Abyss They Rose From The Abyss
    Deadlife conveys a heavy emotional weight in each track, pushing you to feel dread, or awe, or hope. The pacing is faster than you expect but it's by no means a dance album. While not as emotionally draining as something like Lorn, and you may even end some tracks feeling uplifted, it's definitely got a seriousness to it that's lacking in too many supposedly "excellent" albums which explore only sound, not what that sound creates in the listener.
  24. Chipped of the NecroDancer
    by Chipzel
    Disco Descent (1-1 Remix) Disco Descent (1-1 Remix)
    I love it when one track is turned into multiple songs with clever changes in instrumentation. They did take it a step further here and, although I'll admit I'm not a fan of ALL the variants, every song in the game has at least 2 I enjoy immensely. As expected though, the chiptune versions of the songs feel both the most pure and the most enjoyable to me.
  25. Antihero
    by Zardonic
    Pure Power Pure Power
    Makes you feel exactly as the title suggests. Great album for any fans of the more industrial kinds of metal.
  26. The Complete Cellout Vol. 01
    by Celldweller
  27. Sleepwalking (Album) [Deluxe Edition]
    by NINA
  28. Corruptor
    by Daniel Deluxe
  29. Instruments of Retribution
    by Daniel Deluxe
    Firewall Firewall
    While the rest of the album doesn't quite live up to the amazing intro track, it's still a very solid album filled with thumping beats, grinding synths and catchy rhythms.
  30. Zombies
    by bignic
    Children of Dune Children of Dune
    A mix of old and new, fast and slow, there's something in Zombies for everyone. I find Children of Dune a beautiful callback to the Demo scene, with a thumping oldskool chiptune sound.
  31. Monochrome
    by Scandroid
    Thematically consistent but still feeling fresh, an excellent followup to Scandroid.
  32. A Curious Case of the Fucking Mondays
    by bignic
  33. FutureGrind EP.1
    by bignic
    destruction destruction
  34. Domina
    by bignic
    spartacus spartacus
    A perfect complement to the game, the title track immediately sets the mood and gets you ready for glory and blood.
  35. The Force Theme
    by Scandroid
  36. Marble Machine
    by Wintergatan
  37. B-Sides: Volume 1
    by DANCE WITH THE DEAD
    The Man who made a Monster The Man who made a Monster
  38. Scandroid
    by Scandroid
  39. THE SHAPE
    by DANCE WITH THE DEAD
    Diabolic Diabolic
  40. Station Nova
    by Waveshaper
  41. Out of Body
    by DANCE WITH THE DEAD
  42. SEND THE SIGNAL
    by DANCE WITH THE DEAD
    SIGNALS SIGNALS
  43. Wanderlust Adventures
    by Chris Christodoulou
  44. PAYDAY 2 Official Soundtrack
    by Simon Viklund
  45. Dangerous Days
    by PERTURBATOR
    Future Club Future Club
    Heavy and dark, Dangerous Days just what we expect from Perturbator - a great listen and well worth your time.