Terminus: Impact 2017

Industrial summer camp take two: the dust is just starting to settle on Calgary after the explosive dark electronic music festival that has become a landmark of the Canadian west coast.

Hosted by the incredibly dedicated owners and operators of Dicken’s Pub power duo Chris & Ambor, Terminus: Impact delivered no less than twenty four world-class acts over the course of three days.

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Before we dive into the performers, I have to call out again what an incredibly tight ship our gracious hosts run here. Artists took to the stage back to back in perfect cadence, and each sound, each lighting cue, each projection was just perfectly coordinated.

Six years of successes culminated in this production of Terminus 2017 and we can only hope the tradition is perpetuated with the next edition: Shockwave.

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MX1: Men of the Machine

Toronto is lucky to have seen a resurgence in live performances and concerts this past year, all through the diligent work of people like Dentata Music & Batty von Bats. This artist collective strives to bring new and exciting acts to our stages, connecting performers, promoters and local venues.

I had the pleasure of attended their most recent event, MX1: Men of The Machine at the legendary Cherry Cola’s Concert Venue. Coupled with the prior MX1: Women of The Synth, it featured solo performances by international dark electronic artists.

MOTM brought our city the fledgling futurepop project Distorted Retrospect and industry icon Steven Archer aka Stoneburner, performing along side three homegrown talents in the guise of Eye Steal, the ever-entertaining Peter Turns Pirate and a unique solo from Undulation.

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Stoneburner live at MX1: Men of the Machine

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Dracula’s Daughter

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DJ Darkness Visible presents

DRACULA’S DAUGHTER

with special guest
DJ Synescape

Spinning
Goth, Old-school Industrial, Postpunk, Deathrock, Punk, Dark Alternative, Darkwave

Previous setlist
Dracula’s Daughter
July 19 2014

Dracula’s Daughter
July 26 2014 @ Devils Cellar

DJ Darkness Visible’s set list
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New Order “In a Lonely Place”
Graeme Revell “Devil’s Night”
Dead Can Dance “Black Sun” (r)
Skinny Puppy “Rodent” (r)
Android Lust “The Body”
Nine Inch Nails “Somewhat Damaged”
Killing Joke “Asteroid”
Ministry “Everyday Is Halloween”
Bigod 20 “The Bog(techno duck mix)”
Sisters Of Mercy “Lucretia My Reflection” (r)
Siouxsie & The Banshees “Cities In Dust”
Bauhaus “Passion of Lovers”
Filter “Hey Man Nice Shot”
Delerium “Euphoria (Firefly)”
Public Image Ltd. “The Order of Death”
Trust “Shoom”
Sisters Of Mercy “Marian (version)” (r)
Clan Of Xymox “Theres No Tomorrow”
Depeche Mode “Pleasure Little Treasure” (r)
The Cure “Fascination Street” (r)
Smashing Pumpkins “The Beginning Is The End Is The Beginning”
Dead Can Dance “Opium”
Black Ice “In The Dark”
Type O Negative “Wolf Moon” (r)
Penis Flytrap “Dracula’s Daughter”

(r) – request

Free Pool table, horrifying decor, gothic atmosphere, Horror movies on a totally retro electron gun TV.

Doors: 10:30 – 2:45 am
NO COVER

The Devil’s Cellar
2872 Dundas Street West
(basement of Celt’s Pub)
(west of intersection @ Keele and Dundas)