Top 10 albums of the 2010:s by Kebu
Jan 2020 14

Release Magazine asked Sebastian Teir – Kebu – from Finland for his top albums of the decade (2010-2019). He has 155 000 YouTube subscribers and makes instrumental and melodic synthesizer music in grand retro style. [more...]

Quality electropop, made in Germany – A Spell Inside interviewed
Jan 2020 15

German electropop veterans have blasted back onto the stage with new album “Masterplan” and a brand new digital and strictly limited vinyl EP called “Frei sein 2020″ – with cover artwork from Emil Schult. Since A Spell Inside’s goth tinted beginnings with “Return to Grey” (1995) they have continuously released their own brand of dark electronic quality pop. We had a chat with Michael Roeder about what’s cooking.


Top 10 albums of the 2010:s by Torny Gottberg (Progress, Cryo)
Jan 2020 15

Release Magazine asked Torny Gottberg for his top albums of the decade (2010-2019). He runs Progress Productions, works at Secretly Noord, plays in EBM band Cryo, has played in Project-X, organizes clubs and concerts (Front 242, Club Target, Progress festivals etc) and DJ:s. [more...]

Jan 2020 16

Depeche Mode have been on the list of possible inductees several times before. But now they were finally allowed entrance into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. [more...]

New cold wave / synthpop album from Serbian-German Sixth June
Jan 2020 17

Today (January 17) sees the brand new album release by German duo Sixth June. Laslo Antal and Lidija Andonov have their roots in Serbian capital Belgrade, but now reside in Berlin where they make their very own brand of cold wave, synthpop and postpunk. [more...]

The imminent return of synthpop band Echo Image
Jan 2020 17

Norwegian band Echo Image released their debut album “Compuphonic” in 2001. It is an astounding all time synthpop classic. Then they almost disappeared  from the scene, except for some small nuggets here and there, like a one off single a couple of years ago and some gigs. But now, things are stirring again…


Top 10 albums of the 2010:s by Krischan Wesenberg (Rotersand)
Jan 2020 17

Release Magazine asked Krischan Wesenberg (Rotersand, Radioaktivists, Future Lied to Us, Wesenberg, DJ) for his top albums of the decade (2010-2019). [more...]

Hatari’s doomsday debut album out today
Jan 2020 17

Hatari’s long-awaited debut album is called “Neyslutrans” and came out today, more or less out of the blue. [more...]

Re-release of the impressive trilogy
Jan 2020 20

Long time Release readers are familiar with our love for the Austrian electronic band The only reason they didn’t show up in our Best of 2019 lists is probably because they did not release anything… Now, Dependent Records re-release their three first albums. [more...]

Jan 2020 21

It is the time of year to give news of the big summer festivals and who to expect to see there. Sonar Barcelona has just announced a wide range of acts. [more...]

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