SuperCoolNothing, interview (2005)

Publication: SuperCoolNothing t.o.t.s. Interview (2005) by; Mr Drum Machine

[Mr Drum Machine]: This is probably the worst, most cliched question to start an interview with–but I can’t resist: what’s the story behind the name of your band? “Things Outside The Skin” sounds more emo than industrial–nary an umlaut or a “23” to be found.

[Chvad]: […]

Dark Heart Magazin, interview (2005)

Publication: Dark Heart Magazin t.o.t.s. Interview w/Dark Heart Magazin (2005) by; Andreas

DH: First, tell us something about your development as musicians. How long has Things Outside The Skin existed and when and how did you meet? How did you get the idea for the name of the group?

Chvad SB: I started playing music […]

ChainDLK, interview (2005)

Publication: ChainDLK t.o.t.s. Interview w/ChainDLK (Dec. 2005) by; Shaun Phelps

Chain D.L.K.: First, can you tell a little about Things Outside the Skin? Your mission statement, maybe?

Things Outside The Skin: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN has been around since 1997. The idea for the name had been around longer, but there was no immediate outlet […]

Ear Candy Magazine – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Ear Candy Magazine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Brooklyn, NY’s industrial rockers Things Outside the Skin’s third full-length release contains a cavalcade of big synthetic beats, swirling effects, and a slew of vitriolic vocalizations. Making creepy music seems effortless for this trio of […]

e-lectric – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: e-lectric Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Translation (courtesy of Emma Olson and Marjorie Wood):

THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN are from Brooklyn, New York. The music on their third, 23 track long album should probably be called Electro-Industrial. Not content with just screaming, one can […]

Virus Magazine – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Virus Magazine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Title: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records Rating: 7 out of 10

Um…there are two versions of the Spice Girls’ “Spice Up Your Life.”

Self-described as an “aggro-tech industrial band from Brooklyn, NY”, Things Outside The Skin is one of those bands that […]

DSBP – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: DSBP Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

22 tracks fill up this debut from a very original sounding band that mixes electro,industrial,punk, hip-hop,noise, satire and they have a very strong live presence as well with many shows, and a diverse fan base. Check these guys […]

Industrial.org – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN” YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Industrial.org Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

I have listened to the CD repeatedly and I must say it is quite heterogeneous in nature. The first two tracks are quite hard hitting and I do love them. Hard beats with some fancy glitchy synth […]

Space Junkies – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Space Junkies Magazine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

It’s amazing how packaging, image and presentation play a huge role on the reaction you have to an album. THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN comes off sounding like your typical electro-industrial metal band – scratchy digi-vocals, […]

Smother – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Smother Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Aggressive techno industrial hybrid THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN unleash their 3rd disc on Facility Records. They write gripping electronica that shines its dark side on the ethos of mankind. Lyrically it’s much more impressive than the typical […]

Side-line Magazine – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Sideline Magazine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Hailing from NY, this band sounds like a mishmash of different influences and styles. I would define it as cyber-rock mixed with rap resulting in hard, but still softer pieces. The remix by Headache is the […]

Connexion Bizarre – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Connexion Bizarre

Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

“You Knew It All Along”, the third album from the Things Outside The Skin (TOTS from now on) trio can be described as fun. “Getting piss drunk after a b-movie and doing 90mph while DUI to the […]

IkEcht Gothic Reviews – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: IkEcht Gothic Reviews Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Title: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Things Outside The Skin is an aggro-tech industrial band (at least that is what they call themselves) from Brooklyn, NY. You knew it all along is the third full-length release from the gentlemen. As I’m not […]

Houston Music Review – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Houston Music Review Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Brooklyn, NY’s industrial rockers Things Outside the Skin’s third full-length release contains a cavalcade of big synthetic beats, swirling effects, and a slew of vitriolic vocalizations. Making creepy music seems effortless for this trio of […]

Re-Gen Magazine – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Re-Gen Magazine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Now here’s something a bit different. Take a smidge of lo-fi new-wave, add a good dose of satirical, biting humour reminiscent of Frank Zappa (just listen to “Cow Tippin’” to hear what I mean), and put […]

Hard Wired – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Hard Wired Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records Style: Industrial Punk Rating: 5/10

Wow, over an hour’s music on one CD – 22 tracks!! Oh, hang on, eleven of them are re-mixes of existing tracks, leaving us with just 11 original tracks.

Okay, so […]

ChainDLK – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: ChainDLK Official Site: www.chaindlk.com

Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility records Rated: 4 stars

Brooklyn experimental music project THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN are back with a new full length CD that represents a definite evolution and improvement over their previous, more dark, release. “You Knew It […]

Ox-Fanzine – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Ox-Fanzine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release:YOU KNEW IT ALL ALONG Label: Facility Records

Das Industrial-Trio THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN aus Brooklyn sieht sich unter anderem in der Tradition von Bands wie DEVO, MINISTRY, SKINNY PUPPY und GODFLESH. Energie und in die Fresse wird demnach großgeschrieben, die Beats ballern, die Sequencer knarzen, […]

Grave Concerns – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Grave Concerns E-Zine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

You Knew It All Along, Things Outside the Skin’s third album on Facility Records, is essentially a relatively short 11-song album ballooned out to 70 minutes with 8 remixes (a few being remixed tracks from previous […]

Gothic Beauty Magazine – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Gothic Beauty Magazine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Title: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records Gothic Beauty Magazine Issue #20

Okay, you have to be kidding me. A SPICE GIRLS COVER? As if the Things Outside The Skin crew weren’t satisfied with stuffing ice picks in your ears through the course […]

Black Harvest Zine – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Black Harvest Zine Official Site: www.blackharvestzine.com

Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Things Outside The Skin is an “aggro Tech” industrial band (as they define themselves) from Brooklyn. When I read “aggro tech” I naively thought they were using harvesters and tractors mixed with some […]

Funprox Webzine – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Funprox Webzine Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Title: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

Things Outside The Skin is an aggro-tech industrial band (at least that is what they call themselves) from Brooklyn, NY. You knew it all along is the third full-length release from the gentlemen. As I’m not aquainted […]

Musick Forum – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Musick Forum Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

We knew it all along. How could we ignore it? But what is exactly… that thing? That thing looks like something outside the usual MTV muzak we’ve fed on the last few years. That thing sounds […]

Back Again Musik Magazin – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Back Again Musik Magazin Official Site: www.backagain.de

Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records

The band starting the CD with lyrics like “Burn the mother-fucking White House down and burn Bush too”, makes me feel somehow, instantly sympathetic. Not that I would promote or support […]

Ectomag – THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN “YKIAA” (2005)

Review Source: Ectomag Artist: THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN Release: You Knew It All Along Label: Facility Records Rating: 4.5 out of 5

Melodic industrial tinged with hip hop and overall crazy shit is one way to describe the latest TOTS offering, You knew it all along. One of the more eclectic discs out there […]