En Nihil/Filth – Black Earth (C40, Out-Of-Body Records)

En Nihil and Filth are two fantastic power electronics artists. The former has released quite a few albums under the En Nihil moniker, three of them a trilogy series; Filth is Rob Buttrum’s project, the owner of Out-Of-Body Records. Black Earth finds them working together on a split tape of 8 heavy tracks, with En Nihil’s side…

En Nihil – Throes (C50, Enemata Productions)

En Nihil does not let up on this final installment of his loose trilogy started with Pyres. Throes consistently hammers the listener with sound over the course of 50 minutes, with seven tracks of destructive chaos providing a great ending to this series. While En Nihil has done the power electronics angle well, on Throes the project mostly…

En Nihil – Pyres (C40, Maniacal Hatred)

Pyres indicate a burning, a cleansing or a ritual to rid the evil. Whether that evil manifest itself in the mind of the victim on the pyre, or perhaps of those who chose to burn that victim, is something that varies from scenario to scenario, and it’s not clear where En Nihil might fall on…

En Nihil – The Absolute (CD-R, Love Earth Music)

Everything about The Absolute is cold and skeletal. From the very dark cover artwork – where somewhere beneath the black resides a skeleton – to the track titles made up of combinations of nihilistic words fit together to give the proper feeling of hatred, En Nihil’s packaging proclaims the attitude of the artist moniker to…