Album Review – The Incredible Dark Carnival (Sam Haynes)

The Incredible Dark Carnival

It’s certainly no lie that I’ve enjoyed the soothing sounds of dark electro artist, Sam Haynes.  And while the warming months approach us and it’s time to play outside, his music reminds us that there are plenty of things out there that can send a chill down our spines.  And since this is my third review of his awesome music, this might as well be a “chillogy” of sorts!  (Please don’t hurt me.)

As I’ve stated in prior reviews, Sam Haynes’ work has a focus on ambient textures mixed in with some electric groove beats.  With plenty of tracks to wake the dead at any party or terrify guests of any corporeal state, his twisted creations bring a delightful variety to the table.  Plus, it’s been interesting to see how he’s altered and evolved his sound with incorporation of new motifs and styles.  So, how does this album change the mold?  Buy your ticket for the show and attend The Incredible Dark Carnival to find out.

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Album Review: Architecture by Dada Davros

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Thanks to the glories of the information age, we can easily find new music in mere seconds. When I was pointed in the direction of the record group, “Silent Realm”, I became more than eager to check out the many styles of electronic music they offered. Silent Realm is a small record company within the Rocky Mountains region dedicated to independent experimental musicians. One of the artists from their label in particular intrigued me, Dada Davros, an independent electronica artist from Australia. Not only does their name evoke images of various bits of science fiction, the tracks (and artwork) within “Architecture” do too in a sense. But, that’s just some sort of geeky preconceptions. (That or let my dorky viewpoint cloud my interpretation of the music, but we’ll see.) No matter, let’s dive deeper into the ethereal plane with “Architecture”!
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Album Review: Spine Chillers by Sam Haynes

The horror-driven rave of independent electronic artist, Sam Haynes, returns from the grave once more! And what better time than the Halloween season? Now, don’t get me wrong, it’s always Halloween in Necrotic’s wonderful and weird world. Just because October has come and gone doesn’t mean I’m not up for anything horror related! And that’s where this album comes in. As you remember, I was quite the fan of the previous album called, “Ghost Stories.” But this begs the question, does Spine Chillers live up to it or maybe even surpass it? Don’t touch that dial now, we’re just getting started!
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Album Review: Ghost Stories (2014) – Sam Haynes/Horror Haunt Music

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Mid-spring may seem a bit late for Halloween-oriented music for most “normal” folks, but early Ministry put it best; “Every Day is Halloween.”  Besides, who doesn’t enjoy a healthy dose of horror every now and then!?

Today, the Doc looks into the dark electronica and eerie soundscapes of Ghost Stories by Sam Haynes.  More musings on morbid musics ahead!

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