Aug 172011

On their website, HTRK (formerly Hate Rock Trio) claim their new album encompasses “submission, dysphoria, sentimentality, tech-noir and corporate life.” That sounds strange, spooky, and sinister. It also sounds like something that could describe Suicide. The duo of Martin Rev and Alan Vega crafted dark synth epics that touched on all those things (except maybe “corporate life”). Their dystopian vision led to such No Wave classics as “Frankie Teardrop” and “Ghost Rider.” Continue reading »