Vogon Poetry (synthpop band from Sweden) has just released the EP “More Things to Do in Zero Gravity”, including tracks from the album “Don’t Panic” and 2 new pieces. They have also signed with Russian label ScentAir Records.
A gallery by Fredrik Wik from the concerts with EBM and electronica duo Fixmer/McCarthy and local EBM act Ekobrottsmyndigheten at Musikens Hus in Gothenburg on September 11 2014. [more...]
The 2014 edition of the annual Electronic Summer festival in Gothenburg was sold-out and a success, with a Depeche Mode mini-convention and bands like Aesthetic Perfection (injuries and severe pain did not stop them), Covenant, Assemblage 23, Legend, Client and Pouppée Fabrikk on stage. Take a look at the many festival pics (and read the comments) from Fredrik Wik and Jan-Erik Saarinen in our gallery below. [more...]
Front Line Assembly have been touring quite a bit lately, and have just announced a bunch of dates in Germany and Poland in the fall. The big news though is that former member Rhys Fulber is back with the band on stage again.
Browse Fredrik Wik’s gallery with 66 pictures (some of them with comments) from the unique Kalabalik på Tyrolen festival outside Alvesta, Sweden. Rummelsnuff, Keluar, She Past Away, Popsimonova, Berndsen and Planet were just some of the live acts. Kalabalik på Tyrolen is something of a family gathering with a fine list of small and up-and-coming artists from genres like electropop, darkwave and minimal wave, positively many of them with female members. [more...]
Helen Marnie from Ladytron continues on her solo path. She has left her debut album “Crystal World” behind her and is now working on the 2015 follow-up. The first taste is new single “Wolves”. Listen below. [more...]
Kraftwerk take their “The Catalogue 12345678″ 3D live concept to The Netherlands. [more...]
American industrial pop act Aesthetic Perfection was the finale act at the sold-out Electronic Summer festival in Gothenburg last Saturday. They put on an energetic and physical show. What few in the audience realized was that the band was injured. [more...]
The past few days we have reviewed Simi Nah, Blastromen, Daily Planet, Tres and Pelotone (pic above). The 2 latter are the latest releases from Dödsdans Records. Head over to Music reviews.
Sebastian Hess met up with icon Jimmy Somerville backstage at the Rewind Festival in Henley outside London. Jimmy Somerville first became famous in Bronski Beat in the early 80:s, then he went on to start The Communards and has also released several solo albums. In early 2015 his new disco album will be released. [more...]