Sep 2020 18

We have updated our Spotify playlist with new tracks from Linea Aspera, Assemblage 23, X Marks the Pedwalk, Erasure, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nuclear Sludge, Seeming, Jeremy Inkel and Eisbrecher.

Sep 2020 18

German electro artist Anthony Rother will soon be back with another full length album. [more...]

Sep 2020 12

Autechre are set to release their new album “Sign” on the 16th of October. [more...]

New songs about faith and emotions – Hurts interviewed
Sep 2020 11

Release writer Sebastian Hess talked to Adam Anderson, one half of Hurts, about their 5th album “Faith”, partly recorded in Release hometown Gothenburg, struggling like Depeche Mode and the fact that singer Theo spent the first two weeks of lockdown in the company of only an octopus named Arnold. 

Singer Theo Hutchcraft has said that the new recordings were driven by the “darker elements of pop” and that the lyrics were inspired by “isolation, desperation and mania”. 

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Sep 2020 10

London’s Design Museum’s “Electronic” exhibition will now run from 31 July until 14 February 2021, allowing many more to be able to attend this exhibition dedicated to the birth of electronic music. [more...]

First New Order track in 5 years – listen here
Sep 2020 09

New Order have released their first new track in 5 years. [more...]

Sep 2020 09

We have updated our Spotify playlist. You’ll find new tracks from: New Order, Rein, Priest, Yello, Ionnalee, Kite, Xenturion Prome, Twice a Man and Johan Baeckström. A new batch will be posted soon – a lot of new music is released right now.

Electronic quartet Code returns after 25 years
Sep 2020 08

Right on the cusp of the collapse of the legendary label Third Mind (Front Line Assembly, In the Nursery, Solar Enemy etc), a classic album was released. “The Architect” by Code contains a great mix of techno and synthpop with spacey bleeps and catchy melodies, and is largely considered a cult classic. Now, after 25 years, the band is readying their return.

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Sep 2020 05

German dark electronic veterans X Marks the Pedwalk are ready to release their 10th album. [more...]

Indochine 40 and more Swedish connections – Nicola Sirkis and Ludwig Dahlberg interviewed
Aug 2020 31

In 2015 Sebastian Hess and Henrik Wittgren from Release interviewed Nicola Sirkis in Stockholm, which resulted in our ”Indochine – The Swedish Connection” feature. In 2021 Indochine will celebrate 40 years as a band and we got the opportunity to talk to Nicola again. We also talked to Swedish drummer Ludwig Dahlberg to hear how he ended up in the biggest band in France. 

And as if this wasn’t enough, some early photos of Indochine in Sweden surfaced through a newly started Swedish Facebook group. Check them out towards the end.

 The 40 year celebration will include two compilation albums (the first one is out now), arena shows in France and a couple of new songs of which the single ”Nos Célébrations” is the first one. [more...]

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