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  Clan of Xymox - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clan of Xymox, also known as Xymox at various parts of their career, are a darkwave/gothic rock band founded in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in 1983 by Ronny Moorings - who was to be the leader and only constant member of the group.
Their debut album, self-titled under their newly adopted name Clan of Xymox, was released by 4AD in 1985, and drew comparisons to Joy Division and The Cure.
The current lineup of Clan of Xymox is Ronny Moorings, Mojca Zugna, Denise Dijkstra (keyboards), Agnes Jasper (alternate keyboardist), and Mario Usai (guitar).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clan_of_Xymox   (577 words)

 Clan of Xymox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Clan Of Xymox, also know as Xymox at various parts of their career, are a gothic rock band which was founded in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in 1983 by Ronny Moorings, who was to be the leader and only constant member of the group.
Metropolis Records: Clan of Xymox Profile and partial discography from their USA label.
Eyesore: Clan of Xymox Illustrated discography of the band.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Clan_of_Xymox.html   (705 words)

 Metropolis Records: Clan of Xymox
In 1999, Clan of Xymox signed on with Metropolis Records, and delivered "Creatures" to a public that had been waiting for the true follow-up to 1985's "Clan of Xymox" album for 14 years.
Metropolis's second studio album by the Clan of Xymox was 2001's "Notes from the Underground." It combined haunting yet atmospheric synth lines with dark rhythms, powerful beats and lively guitar strumming to yield a release based on agony and anguish caused by being disconnected from society.
Clan of Xymox spent the two years following "Notes from the Underground" to work on their next record, "Farewell," which was released in 2003.
www.metropolis-records.com /artists/?artist=xymox   (847 words)

 Clan of Xymox: album reviews and ratings
Ronny admits that the "Xymox was in a real identity crisis" at that time, and this crisis extended through the first part of the 90s with the release of Metamorphosis in 1992 and Headclouds in 1993.
Fortunately for the old Clan of Xymox veterans, Ronny came back to his senses and produced the album Hidden Faces in 1997 returning to the old name of the band CLAN OF XYMOX, hence sending a sign to goth and dark music lovers that this album was a logical follow-up to Medusa...
With 'Liberty' Clan of Xymox re-discover their early 4AD-style as well as they consequently re-develop the tunes they delivered with the last two albums 'Hidden faces' and 'Creatures'.
www.musicfolio.com /modernrock/xymox.html   (1678 words)

 Clan of Xymox MP3 Downloads - Clan of Xymox Music Downloads - Clan of Xymox Music Videos
Clan of Xymox has been in the unfortunate position of always being compared to other bands since their inception.
Clan of Xymox was formed in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in 1983 by Ronny Moorings (vocals, guitar) and Anka Wolbert (bass, vocals).
A year later, Xymox lengthened their name to Clan of Xymox and recorded a self-titled album in 1985, followed by Medusa the next year.
www.mp3.com /clan-of-xymox/artists/3303/biography.html   (452 words)

 HYBRIDMAGAZINE.COM | REVIEWS | Clan of Xymox - Liberty
Clan of Xymox continues to be a powerful music-making machine, taking the gothic genre ever higher.
Clan of Xymox continues to be a gothic band in every sense of the word, but that does not limit them in their quest to bring new sounds and forms to the often close-minded genre.
This 4 song is a great introduction, or re-introduction, to the Clan of Xymox for anyone who has not heard their more recent endeavors.
www.hybridmagazine.com /reviews/1100/clan.shtml   (406 words)

 clan-of-xymox Mp3 Albums Review
They play material from their early CoX days, and two songs from their Twist of Shadows album (when the switched their name to simply "Xymox"), and songs from their first two "comeback albums," plus two videos, which are worth it just for the shots of bassplayer Mojca who is hot beyond belief.
Clan of Xymox is a good mix of older, more traditional goth elements, with newer electronic influences.
This album of remixes from the electro-goth ensemble Clan of Xymox, using the material on their 2001 effort Notes from the Underground as a starting point, further celebrates the Clan's return to form that was ushered in by 1999's Creatures.
www.full-albums.net /albums_review-clan-of-xymox.asp   (5763 words)

 Clan Of Xymox - Interview - Premonition
Clan Of Xymox est le dernier groupe de l'époque 4AD qui est encore en activité.
Depuis les débuts de Clan Of Xymox en 1984 j'ai toujours écrit les musiques et les textes seul, je ne vois donc pas de raison de changer cette habitude.
Jusqu'à maintenant je pense que Clan Of Xymox a trouvé un bon équilibre entre l'innovation et la volonté de conserver son propre style, afin que les fans ne se sentent pas frustrés.
www.premonition.fr /actu/actu219003.php3   (1914 words)

 Clan of Xymox : Clan of Xymox (Bonus Tracks) - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Listening to Clan of Xymox's self-titled LP is like entering a club of fl-clad vampires in the mid-'80s.
Clan of Xymox were never original; they always seemed to be picking from the leftovers of their predecessors: the Cure, Joy Division, Modern English, Dead Can Dance, and New Order.
Clan of Xymox aims for Joy Division's oppressive bleakness, but vocalist Ronny Moorings doesn't have the late Ian Curtis' intense pain or profound lyrics.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,938054,00.html   (451 words)

 Clan of Xymox Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Clan of Xymox shorten their name to "Xymox".
Xymox release "Blind Hearts/ A Million Things" as a 12", which is the last release on the 4AD label.
Clan of Xymox are back live on stage.
www.clan-of-xymox-fanbase.de /BiographieE.htm   (641 words)

 Clan of Xymox: Farewell - Release Music Magazine review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
When Clan of Xymox re-emerged from the shadow of a broken Xymox in 1997, a lot of people questioned his ability to return to form.
"Farewell" is further proof that Clan of Xymox are a force to be reckoned with almost twenty years after they exploded from their native Amsterdam.
I really hope that this is the album from Clan of Xymox which pushes them into the public eye on a massive scale as it is their best work since "Hidden Faces".
www.releasemagazine.net /Onrecord/orclanofxymoxf.htm   (293 words)

 REVIEW: Clan of Xymox - Self-Titled
Fifteen years later, Clan of Xymox can be heard in thousands of darkwave acts.
Throughout all of their material, Clan of Xymox create wonderfully dynamic music to listen to.
Clan of Xymox mix buzzing guitar and their familiar driving rhythms on the bonus track, Muscoviet Mosquito, to create an upbeat club-friendly track.
www.legendsmagazine.net /102/xymox.htm   (593 words)

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Aural Fixation: Lisa's Clan Of Xymox Page- Features photos of Xymox live in concert and her CD and vinyl collection.
Clan of Xymox- Biography of the Dutch band Clan of Xymox.
Eyesore: Clan of Xymox- Illustrated discography of the band.
www.iomusic.com /Bands_and_Artists/C/Clan_of_Xymox/music_download_mp3_mp3.html   (164 words)

 Clan Of Xymox [music.box.sk]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mnohí považujú XYMOX za čosi absolútne jedinečné a unikátne.
Nebudem ďaleko od pravdy ak si dovolím tvrdiť, že by bolo hriechom vnímať Clan Of Xymox iba skrz škatuľku gothic rocku, i keď ich imidž - na bledo namaľované tváre a čierne kostýmy - evokovali práve tento "lifestyle".
Clan Of Xymox vystupujú v Spojených štátoch, Južnej Amerike a mnohých európskych krajinách.
music.box.sk /news.php3?id=1042   (954 words)

 Clan Of Xymox
Xymox were now not only inhabiting the arthouse but filling dancefloors in the more discerning clubs.
In 1997 Ronny Moorings ended the Xymox era, reformed Clan of Xymox and the band signed to respectively a German and a USA based Independent label named Pandaimonium Records and Metropolis Records.
Being the latest in the legacy of the Clan of Xymox, "Farewell" yields club-friendly songs sitting comfortably along side moody atmospheric tracks to create a hybrid which can only remotely be described as Dark Goth Electro.
www.pandaimonium.de /cox.html   (1332 words)

 Clan Of Xymox: Liberty/Live/Subsequent Pleasures
After a number of years and several groundbreaking recordings that still generate the bizarre rumblings that emanate from below the surface, Clan of Xymox have finally returned with a long sought live recording that captures them at their spiritually sensuous best.
The "Clan" has undergone many transformations since their early '80s inception but one thing has always remained a constant-their ability to deliver soulful, melodic, imaginatively dark gothic music that's stirred the passion in many a follower since their humble beginnings.
The still rough around the edges trio, as they were, led by guitarist/vocalist Ronny Moorings, originally recorded these tracks back in 1984 on their own label and intended for an initial run of only 500 copies made available to the public.
www.stormbringerwebzine.co.uk /Reviews/C/ClanOfXymox.htm   (743 words)

 REVIEW: Clan of Xymox – “Creatures”
Clan of Xymox's 1997 album, Hidden Faces, marked the abandonment of the pop-strocities committed during the band's stint as Xymox (the most atrocious of which was a travesty of an album known as Metamorphosis).
With the release of the new album, Creatures, Clan of Xymox have managed to fully assimilate the old with the new and still add a few other surprises into the mix as well.
In saying this, I am not going so far as to accuse Clan of Xymox of attempting to emulate The Sisters of Mercy (after all, I did say only a *few* classes), but I will point out that I find the album's opener, Jasmine and Rose, to be highly reminiscent of The Sisters' Black Planet.
www.legendsmagazine.net /89/xymox.htm   (600 words)

 TrouserPress.com :: Clan of Xymox
On The Clan of Xymox, the right components are present but the record is disappointingly short on personality.
Despite three alternating vocalists (deeply anguished to breathlessly fragile), jutting electric and acoustic guitars, sinewy bass and a wealth of synths, Clan of Xymox can't seem to make anything extraordinary happen, and only three songs approach memorability.
As easily endurable as this album is, Xymox — here revealed as just another lightweight electronic dance band of the post-romantic era — still lacks any compelling personality.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=clan_of_xymox   (209 words)

 SearchCeleb.com - Clan of Xymox
Born for Bliss: Clan of Xymox - Biography of the Dutch band from a site about Born for Bliss, a Gothic-Wave band formed by former Xymox members.
Eyesore: Clan of Xymox - Illustrated discography of the band.
Metropolis Records: Clan of Xymox - Profile and partial discography from their USA label.
www.searchceleb.com /celebrity/Arts/Music/Bands_and_Artists/C/Clan_of_Xymox   (196 words)

 eBay: XYMOX, CDs, Vinyl, Fanartikel - Textilien   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Clan Of Xymox-Live [Diary Of Dreams/Fields Of Nephilim
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 Splendid Magazine reviews Clan of Xymox: The Best of...
For twenty years, Clan of Xymox and its mutations have operated in the shadows of the gothic genre.
On this collection, with the band's output laid end to end, it's possible to see a progression and variation that is often buried on individual albums.
Furthermore, by touching on the warm ("Consolation") and the harsh ("Innocent"), the disc admirably demonstrates why Xymox have survived despite the genre's ever-changing tastes.
www.splendidezine.com /review.html?reviewid=1099653266525971   (285 words)

 .::Clan of Xymox : Live : 2000 : Pandaimonium Chronique www.obskure.com:::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ce cycle connaît aujourd'hui une conclusion d'envergure.On savait Clan Of Xymox régénéré, capable du meilleur.
Non seulement la résurrection de Clan Of Xymox en 1997 permit de faire revenir ce groupe au premier plan des préoccupations du jeune public gothique, mais elle fit en outre accoucher ce dernier de deux sublimes albums studio, "Hidden faces" et "Creatures", à mille lieues de leur passé chez 4AD.
Les absents ont toujours tort ; vous en aurez ici la preuve.L'époque est belle, ressortez vos mouchoirs : Clan Of Xymox est bien vivant, d'une beauté troublante.
www.obskure.com /chroniques/clan-of-xymox-live.htm   (214 words)

 Clan of Xymox on the All-Purpose Nuclear Bedtime Story
The most important thing is that now Clan of Xymox signed to Tess Records, which is based in Santa Barbara.
For the same reason, we stuck the "Clan of" back on Xymox, because we signed to an independent label, where we feel much more at home.
Clan of Xymox tackles different kinds of music, and we thought that if we put 3 different styles of music on the ep, then you'd get some idea of what's going to happen.
www.kuci.org /~justin/bedtime/xymox.htm   (1784 words)

Clan of Xymox was founded in Amsterdam but they signed for the leading English independent label 4-AD, at that time home of (among others) the Cocteau Twins, Dead Can Dance, Throwing Muses.
Clan of Xymox were now not only inhabiting the arthouses but also filling dancefloors in the more discerning clubs.
Early 1997, Ronny has signed for 'Tess Records', again under the name 'Clan Of Xymox' and a new album "Hidden Faces" was released later that year.
www.xs4all.nl /~forbliss/xymox.html   (494 words)

 Dside.it Intervista CLAN OF XYMOX
Penso che un consistente sviluppo nel suono dei COX sia andato di pari passo con il tempo, cercando sempre di cogliere il meglio che la tecnologia offrisse e perseguendo la combinazione di nuovi suoni e tecniche secondo il tipico stile alla Clan of Xymox.
Credo che il sound dei Clan Of Xymox si sia considerevolmente sviluppato nel tempo, abbiamo sempre provato a selezionare i migliori elementi e a combinare nuovi suoni e nuove tecniche con le ambientazioni sonore tipiche dei Clan of Ximox.
Di certo i Clan Of Xymox esisteranno sempre per loro e io farò sempre del mio meglio per produrre il mio miglior album in assoluto.
www.thedside.it /interviste/int20.asp   (7811 words)

 -=Strony Clan of Xymox=-
Pierwszy, chyba najlepszy album Clan of Xymox, wydany tylko w 500 egzemplarzach...
W 1985 roku ukazał się pierwszy album pod tytułem Clan Of Xymox.
Clan of Xymox "Remixes Notes From The Underground" 2002
clanofxymox.webpark.pl /album.html   (177 words)

 Clan Of Xymox
So I feel Hidden Faces connects better with the 4 AD period, so you could say it is the 3rd album of Clan of Xymox.
That's why there is already on Phoenix an indication of moving towards a sort of dance area, which was coming up in the UK in the early 90's.(Even the Cure got caught with their Mixed Up album) Metamorphosis and Headclouds are just a follow up on that general mood everyone was in.
I started Xymox in Amsterdam with releasing Subsequent Pleasures on my own label.(1984)Of course I wanted to tour, so I asked my at the time girlfriend Anke to play the bass live and sing on one of my tracks of Subsequent.Pleasures.and my former roommate Pieter to play the keyboard.
www.chaoscontrol.com /current/xymox/index.php   (1251 words)

 Clan Of Xymox - The John Peel Sessions
Clan Of Xymox - The John Peel Sessions
The name may well suggest the very bleakest of gothic bands and, in all honesty, Clan Of Xymox didn't deviate too much from this style in their early years.
But the six tracks culled from two John Peel Sessions demonstrate a marked progression in musicianship in a 5 month gap stretching from June to November 1985.
www.leonardslair.co.uk /xymox.htm   (179 words)

 Clan Of Xymox
Formed in Holland in 1984, Clan of Xymox became one of the pioneers of the Gothic-influenced electronic music that was later called darkwave.
Their releases as Xymox were in a more synthpop/dance music vein.
The Xymox era ended in 1997 when, in the midst of a revival in the Gothic scene, Ronny Moorings made the decision to restart Clan of Xymox and return to his musical roots.
www.discogs.com /artist/Clan+Of+Xymox   (159 words)

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