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Alec Empire : Addicted To You

Electroclash be buggered...

Alec Empire : Addicted To You

And so, after a draining evening chairing his weekly Techno Terrorists With Tinnitus support group, Alec ‘Sensitive Side’ Empire throws another stack of begging letters from Calvin Klein on the fire, picks up a battered acoustic and strums a delicate ode to that special lady. [I]"I’m addicted to you/Cause you get me through" he simpers – because even slaughtertechno nutter bastards in tanks need cuddles, right?

"The first injection was for free/ALIENASHUUUUN!". Oh, hang on, my mistake, it’s actually about nasty German drugs and it sounds like a marauding battalion of laser-spewing Kraftwerkian warbots marching on Sheffield, gargling Iggy Pop’s ‘I Wanna Be Your Dog’ with the blood of a million pigs as they go. So business-ruination as usual, which is brilliant. Electroclash be buggered, this is electroslash.

Mark Beaumont

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