Morena Duwe penned a smashing analysis of RxGF and their new record, Any Other Way. The music and lyrical content is resonating in the midst of some troubled times that are masked by political disfunction and economic deception. You can read the full article here.
Seattle has always had a finger on the pulse of alternative music. From Bing Crosby to Jimi Hendrix to Nirvana (although technically from Aberdeen but more significantly connected to Seattle), the city has played a large part in the evolution of music. Soon to be a part of this history, electro-industrial group RxGF is forging its own dark path through the music world.
...Upon first listen, Any Other Way evoked feelings of a post-apocalyptic sci-fi wonderland. Like something out of a Philip K. Dick novel, they are a timeless entity that is a synthesis of the past, present and future. Reminiscent of Siouxsie and the Banshees, Goblin and The Kinfe, RxGF blends elements from dark wave, dark disco, industrial, tekno and trip hop to create their own unique sonic landscape. Vibrating electronic beats paired with Schaaf's sanguine vocals have been provoking a stimulating response from audiences.
... Any Other Way is a more than just a transcendental, electro-grunge album. It is a record that must be listened to and not just heard. While the dark and looming instrumentals set the tone of the album, the more you listen, the more you realize the true depth of their creations. Like the radicals of the punk generation, their lyrics are a social commentary on the complacent world in which we live...