Outburn – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “Pied Piper” (1998)

Review Source: OUTBURN Magazine #8 (PG.)72 Artist: things outside the skin Release: Pied Piper Label: Facility Records

:dark, experimental industrial with samples and eclectic male vocals: Their industrial punk attitude and gruff mix of electronics and guitars provides a noisy and high spirited experience.

-Octavia

Industrial Nation – Recherche’ “Mettle” (1997)

Review Source: Industrial Nation, Issue 16 Artist: Recherche’ (pre-t.o.t.s.) Release: Mettle Label: Facility Records

Interesting release that goes all over the place. For instance, the opening track, “Pointing Fingers, Placing Blame,” starts out in a dark, quiet electro vein, introduces electric bass and guitar samples, then goes into a waltz time signature, and then back […]

Industrial Nation – Recherche’ “If I’m the Evil, Find the Evil in Me” (1996)

Review Source: Industrial Nation, Issue 15 Artist: Recherche’ (pre-t.o.t.s.) Release: If I’m the Evil…Find the Evil in Me Label: Facility Records

Drum machines accompanied by demon voice cries of hate, pondering what it all means through vocal outcry. Electronic organ chords progress through the sonic programming of this 5-song demo. The production is well done, […]

Bad Mouth ‘zine – Recherche’ “If I’m the Evil, Find the Evil in Me” (1996)

source: Bad Mouth ‘zine #8

Artist: Recherche’ (pre-t.o.t.s.) Release: If I’m the Evil… Find the Evil in Me Label: Facility Records

I can’t think of any industrial bands that are darker than Recherche’. Undoubtedly the best industrial act to come out of Norfolk. The music is pure programmed aggression and voice distortion. “Distorted Thoughts, Distorted […]

Mace & Crown – Recherche’ “Thoughts from a raped soul…” (1994)

Review Source: Mace & Crown, March 1994 Artist: Recherche’: (pre-t.o.t.s.) Release: Thoughts from a raped soul… Label: Facility Records

Recherche’ gives industrial music its ability to rip the soul to shreds and fuse it together by the song’s close… hopefully. Thoughts from a raped soul… is Recherche’s debut album and another is in the […]

Flash – Recherche’ “Thoughts from a raped soul…” (1994)

Review Source: Flash, May 1994 Artist: Recherche’: (pre-t.o.t.s.) Release: Thoughts from a raped soul… Label: Facility Records

Industrial fans, a local ear has heard your beckon for a pumping irritated rhythm. Recherche’, a Dr. Frankenstein of industrial sound, has solely created the monster Thoughts from a raped soul… The title itself is a hint of […]

Music Monitor – Recherche’ “Thoughts from a raped soul…” (1994)

Review Source: Music Monitor, February 1994 Artist: Recherche’: (pre-t.o.t.s.) Release: Thoughts from a raped soul… Label: Facility Records

There is a change in the typical Norfolk post-grunge, post-classic rock scene with the industrial creation Recherche’. The 6-track EP, titled Thoughs from a raped soul…, encompasses a variety of musical tastes and influences from early […]