Razor Blade Dance Floor Podcast: Episode 127

Archive release of episode 127 of Razor Blade Dance Floor.

Originally published on February 28, 2010

Original show notes from this episode:

I’m back! Did you miss me? I missed you! 1 month without doing the show is way too long. I had withdrawals that required thorazine treatments. Not really.

Anyways, here is a show that I really enjoyed doing. Making this show is FUN, and I don’t want you guys to be left out of the enjoyment. Here is all of the great new music that I have acquired and a little tribute to Jim Semonik as well as Bit Riot Records.

  • Snog – Big Black Hole [Last of the Great Romantics] (2010)
  • VTG – Infection (Niles MRSA Remix) [Love Is Letting Go (Remixed)] (2010)
  • PTYL – Minion [V] (2010)
  • Blind With Rain – My Time Was Yesterday (Standard Issue Citizen Mix) [Pressing Data With Digits] (2009)
  • Inertia – Monarchy Now [Kloned] (2010)
  • Deathline International – Breaking [Electronic Saviors: Industrial Music To Cure Cancer] (2010)
  • Inure – Rapture [Electronic Saviors: Industrial Music To Cure Cancer] (2010)
  • Zeromancer – Revengefuck [The Death of Romance] (2010)
  • Terminal Choice – Bad Trippin’ [Ubermacht] (2010)
  • Oomph! – Wake Up! [Truth or Dare] (2010)
  • Neverdice – Not Time [I Am Happy] (2010)
  • Unheilig – Abwarts [Grosse Freiheit] (2010)
  • Soulchasm – Carry On [Love Is Real] (2009)
  • Dolls Of Pain – Addiction (Endzeit Version) [Endzeit Bunkerttracks, Volume 5] (2010)
  • Defcon – Last Chance [Flat Black Philosophy] (2010)
  • Cyanotic – Dose Responsive (Demo) [Medication Generation] (2010)
  • Deconbrio –  The Feeling Remains [The Vanishing] (2009)
  • Torrent Vaccine – Exude [Tentative Response] (2008)
  • Everything Goes Cold – The Droids You’re Looking For [Everything Goes Cold Vs. General Failure] (2009)
  • MindFluxFuneral – Shutdown [Teatro deRevelacion] (2007)
  • CeDigest – Displaying The Wounds [Walking Through The Flesh] (2010)

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Razor Blade Dance Floor Podcast: Episode 050, Part 1

Archive release of episode 50, Part 1 of Razor Blade Dance Floor.

Originally published on March 15, 2008

Set list for this episode:

Zeromancer Doctor Online Eurotrash
Dope Stars, Inc. Citizen XT99 Gigahearts
Vigilante Jucio Final (The Other Side Spanish Version) Jucio Final CDM
Tolchock Cancer In My Head Wipe Out, Burn Down, Annihilate
Snog King of Hate (Black Lung Mix) The Kings of Hate
Y-Luk-O Resistance (Deflector Mix by Brainclaw) Interbreeding VIII -Elements of Violence (Compilation)
Testify Ride (Fuck Me & Stay Mix) Ballroomkiller/The Blitzkrieg Mixes
Terminal Choice Be Like Me Menschenbrecher
Suture Seven Secrets A Stitch to Mark the Wound
Girls Under Glass My Emptiness Minddiver
Jesus On Extasy Nuclear Bitch Holy Beauty
Klank Downside Still Suffering
Circle of Dust Exploration Dissolved
Argyle Park Scarred For Life Misguided
Hate Dept. Meaner Ditch

Razor Blade Dance Floor Podcast: Episode 035

Archive release of episode 35 of Razor Blade Dance Floor.

Originally published on November 11, 2007

Set list for this episode:

Artist Song Album
Terminal Choice Call Me (Reconstruction 4.4 Mix by Lluther) New Born Enemies
Deadstar Assembly Pale Blue Unsaved
Earthworm Tornado of Souls Mythology
Eisbrecher Leider Antikörper
Megaherz Zig Mir Dein Gesicht 5
Hanzel und Gretyl Pleiadian Agenda Transmissions From Uranus
Rammstein Mein Teil (You Are What You Eat Mix By Pet Shop Boys) Mein Teil (Single)
The Cosa Nostra Klub Vote For Winners L’Hymme A La Joie
Die Krupps Metalmorphosis (Shifting Mutation Mix by Front Line Assembly) The Remix Wars: Strike 2-Front Line Assembly vs. Die Krupps
Oomph! Breathtaker Breathtaker EP
Testify Head of Compassion Mmmyaoooo
B.O.S.C.H. Mehr Einsam
Ambassador21 Megeneration Fuck All Systems

Razor Blade Dance Floor Podcast: Episode 001

Going Back In Time

I get an occasional request to have access to the older episodes of Razor Blade Dance Floor. It isn’t really that often, but however minimal it may be, there seems to be a general interest in hearing the older episodes again.

The best way to accommodate this is to just go ahead and build an archive, one episode at a time, starting right at the very beginning.

 

Here is episode #1.

My thoughts 10 years later:

Razor Blade Dance Floor was an original concept that I came up with in 1994. It was going to be a print magazine that was intended to be the Rolling Stone or Alternative Press of industrial music. Due to lack of funds or initiative, magazines like Industrial Nation and Outburn filled that void, so I believed that this was no longer necessary. I began writing for Outburn Magazine, a magazine that originally started out as a Goth/Industrial magazine, but later morphed in to a metal/punk/hardcore scene-zine, mostly because of the economics of targeting a much larger audience. I figure the path to that scene was lined with the gold provided by advertisers, something that was little to non-existent in the Goth/Industrial world.

I can’t fault Outburn for the change in direction; we all need to put food on the table and I get it. Once Outburn made the full transition to a punk/metal rag, I decided that Razor Blade Dance Floor could still be a thing. I continued writing for Outburn, but felt the desire to enter the promotional world of industrial rock and metal. This niche market was being covered by e-zines, most notably Re:Gen Magazine and Fabryka in the early years, but I felt that it was still grossly underrepresented. The early 2000’s saw the exponential growth of the Internet and it was only then that I realized that I could utilize the free platforms of Mp3.com and MySpace to begin my early dabbling in musical promotion. It was not an easy way to reach people at first, mainly because I had no idea what I was doing.

Podcasting became a thing, and I admired the platform greatly, especially since there wasn’t a requirement of an over-the-air broadcast or constant web stream. You could download an episode and listen to it at your leisure wherever you wanted to. After spending 2 years studying the way podcasts were being produced and distributed, I decided that this is where Razor Blade Dance Floor needed to be. Episode #1 was recorded and published in November of 2006.

This first episode isn’t as cringe inducing as I had remembered it being. I am still proud of it. I lack the confidence level that I would later gain as the podcast grew, but that is to be expected. I dreamed of a large audience early on and I approached it with the professionalism that I expected audiences wanted. I took it very seriously, and I believe that the early episodes really exhibit what I intended the podcast to be. I’m jealous of the simplicity by which I approached those early episodes. It was a form of naivety that makes these early episodes so endearing. Knowing what I know now, I wouldn’t change a thing.

Razor Blade Dance Floor Episode: #1

Originally Published: November 26, 2006

Track Listing:

  •   Steril – “Realist”
  •   Vigilante – “Justice”
  •   Re/Move – “Not In My Name”
  •   Terminal Choice – “Devil Daddy”
  •   Hanzel und Gretyl – “Fukken uber Death Party”
  •   Battery Cage – “Hustler”
  •   Eisbrecher – “Freisturz”
  •   Acumen Nation – “My Life Last Breath”
  •   Rabbit Junk – “Demons”
  •   Angelspit – “Vena Cava”
  •   Drumcorps – “Down”
  •   Ministry – “Senor Peligro”