I Wanted an Idol Doing Industrial. I Got GARUDA.

If you’ve been around these parts long enough, gang, you know about my personal white whale, The Thing That Should Not Be, the idol impossibilium: Somebody, anybody doing actual industrial, metal or otherwise. Barring some really indie projects that I’ve never come across, the closest we’ve ever gotten have been a few different denizens of the digital hardcore space — I was even holding out hope that Alloy, whose original look was all fascist and neo-something and whose friggin’ name is Alloy might be The One, but naw.

Then John started kicking this around the other day, and my hopes got up … and then the videos happened:

That’s GARUDA, also official, though I think she prefers to be called Yuffie.

Okay, this is just a nice kind of song, but maybe line it up with some of those elegant album closers that Fear Factory likes to do:

I recommend subscribing to her YouTube if this your bag. I have subscribed, because it is definitely my bag! Also follow the composer’s Soundcloud.

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