May 2019 04

Our Nordic live guide On Stage is updated up to two times per day. The latest updates include The Young Gods, Agent Side Grinder, Subkult festival additions, Helsinki Dark Electro festival and more.

May 2019 04

This week, The Cure’s classic “Disintegration” turned 30. Everyone can experience a streamed live performance of the album on May 30. [more...]

BT and Christian Burns join forces, with Vince Clarke on remix duties
May 2019 06

Techno / electronic producer BT seems to be moving more and more into synthpop. This is evident on the debut album of his project All Hail the Silence, with British singer Christian Burns.


Bodyfest in Stockholm announces line-up
May 2019 06

The next Bodyfest in Stockholm will take place on October 5 and the first four live acts have been revealed. [more...]

The first new music in two decades from an older and wiser Cubanate
May 2019 09

The techno-industrial rock duo Cubanate just announced their first new music in two decades.


“A mix of Depeche Mode, Faithless and White Lies”
May 2019 12

The German synthpop band T.O.Y. has a new home: the Swedish label Progress Productions. They will soon return with the limited edition single “Silent Soldiers” which is described as a mix of Depeche Mode, Faithless and White Lies. [more...]

Watch the new haunted forest video from Kælan Mikla
May 2019 13

Watch the new haunted forest video “Nótt eftir Nótt” from dark Icelandic trio Kælan Mikla below. [more...]

May 2019 14

We have updated our Spotify playlist “ | New Music”.

Check out new tracks from Combichrist, Aurora, Holly Herndon, William Control, Plaid, All Hail the Silence (Vince Clarke remix) and Vogon Poetry (remixed by Saft).

Follow our playlist! [more...]

Graceful and majestic darkwave – Goethes Erben interviewed
May 2019 17

At the end of the eighties, darkwave in Germany crystallized into the Neue Deutsche Todeskunst, where music influenced by goth rock and neo-classical pieces were combined with German-spoken lyrics paying homage to philosophers as Goethe and Nietzsche.

One of the pioneering bands released the classic NDT album, also their debut album, “Das Sterben ist ästhetisch bunt” in 1992 and celebrates 30 years on the scene. After a thirteen-year long hiatus, Gothes Erben returned with the album “Am Abgrund” and have embarked on a very expensive theatrical tour, continuing in 2019 in chamber concert halls across Germany making their 30th year something to remember.

When the “Am Abgrund Tour” came to Markthalle and Hamburg, Release managed to catch a few minutes with founding member Oswald Henke and new band member Tobias Schäfer. We talked about Goethes Erben evolution within the darkwave and goth genres, their new, more electronic sound and their way too expensive performances. [more...]

May 2019 21

US synthpop band Iris has announced a special anniversary concert, 20 years after their launch. [more...]

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