Featuring a real "who is who" artist selection, the first volume of this new compilation series will be qualified by many as the ultimate anthology of the EBM / electro-industrial scene. With the eloquent and revealing title "Electronic Body Matrix", this new compilation series presents 72 bands across 4 CD's plus an exclusive download card giving you access to another 40 additional bands for a total music play of 112 songs (over 70% rare or previously unreleased tracks), an astounding 500-plus minutes of music! Marketed as a deluxe carton box with an extensive 28-page booklet with band pictures and credits designed by the American artist Greg Rolfes.
A new conceptual milestone in the Belgian label's history, "Electronic Body Matrix" marks Alfa Matrix's 10 years of existence. Revisiting the roots of the old school 'Electronic Body Music' movement and bridging them together with the current electronic sound. The sampler pays homage to the various branches of the electronic music genre throughout the last decades, gathering pioneers, leading figures of today's scene, rising new talents and artists who deserve to be discovered. Don't be deceived, this is not simply a re-release of new wave EBM classics, Electronic Body Music 1 is packed with fresh new music!
All together on one same compilation, the leaders of the electronic scene of yesterday and tomorrow come together and include: FRONT 242, NITZER EBB (exclusive remix), NEON JUDGEMENT, PORTION CONTROL, COVENANT, COMBICHRIST, BRUDERSCHAFT feat. Ronan Harris (VNV NATION), SUICIDE COMMANDO (special mix), LEAETHER STRIP, ARMAGEDDON DILDOS, POUPPEE FABRIKK, X MARKS THE PEDWALK, PLASTIC NOISE EXPERIENCE, MENTALLO & THE FIXER, FUNKER VOGT, ROTERSAND, AMGOD, INDIVIDUAL TOTEM, DER PRAGER HANDGRIFF, 32CRASH, ASSEMBLAGE 23, NACHTMAHR, NOISUF-X, FADERHEAD, KOMOR KOMMANDO, [SITD], KLUTAE, ASCII.DISKO, NECRO FACILITY, without forgetting the impressive surprising come-back of POESIE NOIRE or yet CUBANATE!
Add to this all hardcore ambassadors of today's pure EBM league in the likes of SPETSNAZ, E-CRAFT, AYRIA, STURM CAFE, KANT KINO, IONIC VISION, AD:KEY, TURNBULL A.C'S, AUTODAFEH, RESTRICTED AREA, DUPONT, VOID KAMPF, PATENBRIGADE: WOLFF, AGGREZIOR, ESSENCE OF MIND, IC 434, SERPENTS, CULTURE KÜLTUR, THE PAIN MACHINERY, STUDIO-X, ISIS SIGNUM, ALIEN VAMPIRES, NORDARR, NOORGLO, CELLULOIDE, JÄGER 90, PSY'AVIAH, ELITE!, TECHNOIR, MALAKWA, etc.
ATTENTION: The bonus download card included in this 4CD box also gives you access to some 40 additional songs from artists like CERVELLO ELETTRONICO, STANDEG, NETZ, UNTER NULL, RETRACTOR, HIGH LEVEL STATIC, RED INDUSTRIE feat. SARA NOXX, PAIL, INTERFACE, STRAY, ACYLUM, VIRGINS O.R PIGEONS, EX.ES, URCEUS EXIT, NEIKKA RPM, MATRIX, SKINJOB, SCHWARZBLUT, FREAKANGEL, EQUITANT, and many more.