Shinjuku Thief, a pseudonym of Darrin Verhagen, is a composer of synthesized music reminiscent of Einsturzende Neubaten, Coil, Nine Inch Nails, and Mu-Ziq.
This music is incredibly foreboding, melancholic, and dark, yet also enchanting and mysterious. It is also brilliantly executed and produced.
I am reminded of the horrors of Nazi Germany in WWII when I listen to these recordings, and I think that Mr. Verhagen would be proud to hear that he has reminded a listener of such morbid history by his artistic works.
Also highly recommended, Shinjuku Thief's The Witch Trilogy, now out-of-print:
1) The Witch Hammer 2) The Witch Hunter 3) The Witch Haven
Listen in the dark and prepare to be frightened.
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