Reviews


Review in Peek-A-Boo Magazine

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Admit it, if you read in a biography that a band is influenced by Bauhaus, Sex Gang Children, David Bowie, Edith Piaf, and Christian Death, you immediately want to play that record, right? In all fairness, daily our editors are bombarded with new death rock groups that claim the same, while often they are nothing […]

Review of Broken Mirror in Brutal Resonance

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Toronto based Double Eyelid has been (self) described about the place as “art damaged goth glam gutter” music. However for the purpose of this release Broken Mirror I am going to go with “EBM Goth rock with a bit of artyness thrown in” assuming you need a genre to help you along. Formed in 2009, […]

Review in Louder Than War (UK)

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Dark Toronto art-rockers release re-mix album of last years acclaimed debut. Mark Ray reviews for Louder Than War. Double Eyelid, formed back in 2009 by Ian Revell, released their debut album, Seven Years, last year to much acclaim. Now, tracks from that release have been re-mixed and re-interpreted by artists from the goth and industrial […]

Review in The Intestinal Fortitude

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.. From beginning to end, this is a thrill-ride of sounds that borrows bits of the old, mates them with something completely unique and genuinely befitting of its own class, and births them into a haunting world of painful ghosts and ever-hungry, always feeding bleak memories, granting no one caught there, ever, an escape. These […]

Review in Terra Relicta Webzine

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One album, Double Eyelid, Seven Years, ten tracks and a countless palette of vigorous images. I have never struggled before to put down some words on an album, as with this one. Not because I would try to look for bright points in a boring album, but because this album is so extraordinary; so emotional, […]

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