Code Blue Tour Zwaremachine, I Ya Toyah Collaboration

Code Blue Concert, Single Release Information

Zwaremachine, alias Mach Fox and I Ya Toyah have teamed up for a sonic assault on the masses. These Industrial music entities are collaborating for the Code Blue tour. In addition, the dynamic music creative duo with Zwaremachine bassist D-bot have also been in the studio working on the single, “Smile That Killed A Country”. Those in attendance to the Code Blue tour will get an exclusive listen to the upcoming single “Smile That Killed A Country”. If you unable to attend any of the dates and/or locations listed below don’t fret. The track is set to release on the 18th of February 2019 via Bandcamp.

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This collaboration shows both artists truly being themselves while also sharing a common edge in this whispering tale of deception and promise.

Code Blue Tour Bonus Single Press Release


I Ya Toyah is industrial electronic Chicago based one woman army who’s mission is to spread the disease of music and infect the human race.

Zwaremachine is Minneapolis’ own fully realized industrial worship. This long running outlet of local visual artist Mach Fox embodies the provocative sounds of second wave industrial music. Code Blue Tour Zwaremachine, I Ya Toyah

Concert dates:

March 1st – Crucible Madison – Madison WI.
March 2nd – Club Anything – Milwaukee WI.
March 29th – Underground Lounge – Chicago IL.
March 30th – Warehouse – LaCrosse WI.
April 19th – TBD
April 20th – The Red Sea – Minneapolis MN.
May 17th – TBD
May 18th – MiniBar – Kansas City MO. Code Blue Tour Zwaremachine, I Ya Toyah

“Smile That Killed A Country” First Impressions

The track begins with I Ya Toyah’s vocals layered against with a retro synth accompaniment. I Ya Toyah recites the lyrics “I can hear you like a distant scream” with a sensual yet powerful tone. The opening seconds to the track feels hypnotizing while creating a vibe perfect for an indie film soundtrack. As “Smile That Killed A Country” continues it merits raising the volume and ignoring the complaint from neighbors.

The harsh vocals provided by Mach Fox enters at the forty-five-second mark and compliments the sexiness aesthetic the track offers. The duet flows in concert, a sinister embrace of vocals influenced with human emotion, not vocoders.  Yet, reverb, flange and a hint of creative distortion add the spice to pull this auditory spellbinder.

“Smile That Killed A Country” has a sense of familiarity, it is the blend of multi-genre flavor that comes together. The synths are calming and when the levels intensify it does not feel overpowering. To reiterate, I Ya Toyah and Zwaremachine have a special creative chemistry and as any aficionado of the Industrial music genre I look forward to their upcoming collaborations. Code Blue Tour Zwaremachine, I Ya Toyah

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Ken Artuz is Co-Owner of Meca Ex Studios LLC. Artuz is a New York City Based Photographer with proficiency in Photoshop. His digital artwork was featured in exhibitions SOHO, NYC, twice. Artuz is a graduate of The Institute of Audio Research where he earned his degree in Audio Engineering and Record Production. He also earned certification in Television Production and Field Recording at Lehman College. For Horror Artuz Favors French Extremism and Indie productions. He is a novelist, and screenwriter listens to EBM, Industrial & Witch house and is an avid MMA sports fan. Ken Artuz will create a media empire built on the DecayMag Brand.


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