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Broadcasting from Utah, join Brandi and Dave as the review video games, movies, music and anything else that takes their fancy!

    EBM Day Special 2021

    EBM Day Special 2021

    EBM Day Special 2021







    The Dark Corner celebrates EBM Day 2021. That is, DJ Evil Dave compiles and miss 24 Electronic Body Music songs. Also, Dave describes EBM. That is, he discusses the origins and features of the genre. For instance, EBM features a basic rock beat with chanted vocals and heavy, electronic elements. The latter consists of keyboards, samples, and synthesizers. Meanwhile, the beat may be programmed or performed by a percussionist. Furthermore, Dave illustrates how he transitioned between songs. EBM Day falls on the 24th of February in honor of the Belgian band, Front 242.







    The Playlist







    First, Lederman / De Meyer performs Flowers, Birds & Bees (Rotersand Mix). Ayria joins Aiboforcen with Everything gets sacrificed (remix). Essence Of Mind presents Wrong (Dmt Berzerk Mix). Also, Vainerz plays Love Run (Club Mix).







    Furthermore, Plastic Noise Experience performs End Of The Road. Illusion Of Light plays Ameisenstaat. Cattac offers Just One More Day. Additionally, Div|der presents Minimal Distraction (Holm/Mirland Remix).







    Also, Unity One performs Tomorrow. Master Boot Record offers Rambo First Blood Part II. Caustic plays Devildark. Furthermore, _TV_ presents Stand Your Ground.







    Additionally, Psy’Aviah performs Fear [theory]. Retrograth submits The Year Stood Still. Studio-X Vs. Simon Carter plays Connecting The Dots. Moreover, Gamma10 presents Getting Closer.







    Furthermore, Ruined Conflict performs Treason. Mondträume offers Still Beating (Elektrostaub Mix). Dark Side Eons presents Using Me … Using You. Also, Cellmod plays Harder Serum.







    Moreover, Dirty Bird 13 performs No Longer (feat. Nyku Decode) (Remix by Hydrocyanic). Alien Vampires plays Going To Hell (Hezzel Mix). Mentallo and the Fixer offers Murderers among us (grimpen ward radio edit). Finally, Halo Effect presents Drain.







    Shout Outs







    Finally, a huge thank you goes to the labels that offered these albums and compilations. For instance, gratitude goes to Alfa Matrix, Synthematik Records, and Side-Line Magazine. Additional music arrives courtesy of Undustrial and a href="https://tigersquawkrecords.bandcamp.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Ox Year

    Ox Year

    Ox Year







    In this episode of The Dark Corner Podcast, we celebrate the Year of the Ox. That is, we celebrate Chinese New Year. Therefore, we recount the story of the 2nd animal in the celestial kingdom. Additionally, we list the traits of those born in this year. Furthermore, we review WandaVision. Also, we share news regarding another podcast. Also, we play a Dark Track and shout out some friends. Finally, Dave gets on a soap box regarding trans rights, gun ownership, and vaccinations.







    News and Reviews







    In news, our other podcast goes independent. That is, Apple Podcasts now offers What The Future Holds. In this show, Brandi, Chris D. Littlefield, and Dave discuss Star Trek: Discovery. Thank You, Anchor Podcasts, for technical support.







    Also, we look at the implications of episode 5 of WandaVision. However, spoilers abound. Also, we show how the episode confirms many of our suspicions.







    The Dark Track







    Eclectic Belgian band, Psy’Aviah performs Stronger (Metafuzz Rendition) from the album, Contraspection.







    Year of the Metal Ox







    The 12th of February brings Chinese New Year. Therefore, we celebrate the Year of the Metal Ox. First, we recoup the legend of the ox. For instance, we illustrate how the ox came to graze and plow the fields. Also, we show how the ox lost its front teeth.







    Additionally, we list the traits of those born in this year. For instance, we stress the hard working nature of the ox. Also, we honor the earnestness and humility of the ox. Furthermore, the ox holds strong opinions. The ox cares deeply about people and doing the right thing.







    In relationships, the ox partners well with the rat. The rooster and the snake also make for decent partners. Meanwhile, the tiger, the horse, or the sheep make for bad partners. However, the pig could be good or bad.







    Shout Outs







    Dave shouts out NerdOut on twitter. Brandi shouts out new member of the Starfleet Podcast Cooperative, Jay Duce. We end with Dave getting on his soap box regarding trans rights, gun ownership, and vaccination.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Musical Tarot Emperor

    Musical Tarot Emperor

    Musical Tarot Emperor







    In this episode of The Dark Corner, we continue our musical exploration of the tarot with The Emperor. That is, DJ Evil Dave selects ten songs with meanings related to the card. However, he chooses from a number of genres. For instance, Dave starts with a cold wave song. He then transitions to indie. Also, he features hip hop and electronic body music.







    Furthermore, he covers aspects of the Emperor. That is, he talks about the patriarchy. He mentions of fatherhood and leadership. Additionally, he references law and policy. Finally, he addresses positive aspects of the Emperor. For instance, the Emperor provides aid through power and influence.







    The Playlist







    First, Halo in Reverse performs The Tyrant from Matrix Downloaded 003. Azoora offers On My Terms from The Second Coming. Also, Freaky Mind plays Rule The Empire from No More Manifests.







    Additionally, Tamara Bubble performs Dictator from the album of the same name. ARS offers Commitment from Face The Beat: Session 4. Also, Neuro-Sentence submits The Shores of Anhedonia DJ Promo from The Shores of Anhedonia DJ Promo.







    Lost On Me performs Protection from The British Post​​-​​Gothic You Should Know. Also, Pouppée Fabrikk plays Only Control from Matrix Downloaded 009. Acretongue submits Trust/Obey from Nihil. Finally, Jesus Complex offers Obey Me from Face The Beat: Session 6.







    Generous record labels provided several songs. Do check out releases from Alfa Matrix. Also, find artists promoted by Side-Line Magazine.

    • 47 min
    WW84

    WW84

    WW84







    The Dark Corner Podcast reviews WW84. That is, we discuss the good and bad in Wonder Woman 1984. First, we talk about products for cats. Additionally, we review a couple of streaming shows. Brandi shares news from the U.S.S. Nomad. Also, we play a promo for a fellow podcast. Finally, we end with the Dark Track of the episode.







    News & Reviews







    First, Nobi the cat joins us at the top of the show. We use the opportunity to talk about a cat fountain and Pretty Litter. After that, we review streaming television shows. That is, Brandi shares her thoughts regarding WandaVision. Also, we join the order of fans of Cobra Kai.







    Also, Brandi reveals that the crew of the U.S.S Nomad continues to grow. In fact, they grow so quickly that this Star Trek community may need to upgrade to a Galaxy class vessel. Furthermore, Brandi suggests a name for one of the ship’s shuttles.







    Promo







    The Black Dog Podcast returns during the pandemic. That is, this British podcast sees lockdown as a reason to return to reviewing films. Join Lee, Darren, Jim and Elton as they review films. Stay for the creative swearing.







    WW84







    For the Point, we finally get around to reviewing WW84. That is, we discuss Wonder Woman 1984. We address the fable of the wish. Also, we address consent issues and body swapping. Moreover, we look at the more comedic aspects of the film. For instance, we investigate the trope of the nerdy scientist turned villain. However, we look at how heroines receive greater scrutiny than their male counterparts. Furthermore, we discuss possible alternate castings. Meanwhile, we argue over time travel theories and issues of accountability.







    The Dark Track







    Mental Exile performs Her Only wish featuring Lightshifters. This ’80s inspired synthpop band calls Spain home.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    IV Emperor

    IV Emperor

    IV Emperor







    In this episode of The Dark Corner, I talk about IV The Emperor. That is, I continue to catch up on our discussion of the tarot. First, I address the current political climate. Also, I review a tv show and a video game. Furthermore, I play a dark track and include a promo for a fellow podcast.







    News and Reviews







    First, I share my thoughts regarding the coup attempted on the 6th of January. Mainly, I question whether it is possible to bridge the gap between moderates, liberals and the far right. Furthermore, I speculate on how Evangelical Christianity might contribute to radicalization.







    In reviews, I finish a play through of Cyberpunk 2077. Also, I speculate on the nature of WandaVision. Additionally, I speak briefly about Cobra Kai.







    The Dark Track







    Na-Hag performs Fathers Love To Eat Their Sons from Lost Cities. This tribal industrial musician calls Kiev, Ukraine home.







    The Promo







    Mr. Jim Moon hosts Hypnogoria. Hypnogoria cover the world of the weird and wonderful. For instance, join Jim as he reads weird fiction. Also, enjoy his explorations into folklore and ritual. You can become a patron and receive addition content straight from the Library of Dreams.







    The Tarot: IV The Emperor







    For the point, I explain the symbology of The Emperor, the fourth card of the Major Arcana. I describe the image of a throned figure. Moreover, I explore the meaning behind the image. For Instance, the mountains represent a boundary. Additionally, a suit of armor suggest emotional defenses.







    Also, I illustrate the numerology of the card. The fourth card relates to XIII Death and The Fool. Furthermore, it connects with the number four cards of the Minor Arcana.







    Finally, I relate this patriarchal card to pop culture. Mainly, the Emperor represents the strict father. That is, the Emperor represents masculine authority.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    2020 New Music Special

    2020 New Music Special

    2020 New Music Special







    In this episode of The Dark Corner, DJ Evil Dave plays new music he discovered in 2020. That is, he compiles twenty songs from twenty different albums. Furthermore, not one artist previously appears on the podcast.







    The Playlist







    First, Wingtips performs Tears of Pearls. Codename : Lola plays All Stood Still. Also, Matthew Creed offers Love Is Just Another Stab In The Back (Video Version). Psyence Fiction presents So You Decided To Become A Dumb Goth (Shit). Additionally, Deep Down Wise submits Fallen Blossoms.







    808 Dot Pop performs radiation laws. The Seance plays Rites of Macabre. Also, H.O.W. offers stalker girl (SD-KRTR remix). Hexdrive covers She Talk To Rainbows by The Ramones. Additionally, Circumpolar presents We Will Remain.







    Llumen starts the second half with lux aeterna (Simon Carter’s breaks remix). Violent Vickie plays Serotonin. Also, Bootblacks offers Hold & Dissolve. Simplefixty presents Once Upon a Time (remastered). Additionally, Emerald Park submits Ume (alt.version).







    Echo Motion performs Progression. Mully & Sculder plays Like Animals. Also, Andi Sex Gang offers I’m Bored. Dead Animal Assembly Plant presents Death And Taxidermy. Finally, BlackieBlueBird submits Goodbye In July.







    Special thanks go to the following record labels. Artoffact Records resides in Toronto, Ontario. Also, Side-line Magazine releases the Face The Beat compilations. Tigersquawk Records release the finest in industrial music. Proceeds from You Are Not Alone Vol. 1 by Darkness Calling go to The Trevor Project.







    Oskar Terramortis compiles several compilations, including Goth Covered. The Matrix Downloaded series compiles EBM bands under the Alfa Matrix label. Finally, Projekt Records collected unsigned artists in the Discovery 2 compilation.

    • 1 hr 33 min

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