Oct 2016 08

Kevin Haskins has endured the legacy of the late 70:s band Bauhaus as its drummer and now archivist and autobiographer. Bauhaus is a quartet that needs no introduction and Haskins pursued collecting and curating a self-published “Bauhaus Undead” book. [more...]

Dec 2016 01

Over 200 acts have been announced for the seventeenth edition of the Barcelona festival Primavera Sound. The event is planned for May 31 through June 4 2017 with the musical acts crossing many genres. Of note for Release readers are Front 242, Skinny Puppy, Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Saint Etienne, Swans and The Wedding Present. [more...]

NIN marks end of 2016 with EP – listen to new track here
Dec 2016 23

This week, fans of Nine Inch Nails can purchase and listen to the new five song EP “Not the Actual Events” as single-sided 180g vinyl or digital. One of the tracks “Burning Bright (Field on Fire)” has been posted in full – listen below. [more...]

Perturbator fans rise to US tourdate mishap
Jan 2017 12

Paris based solo electronic artist James Kent (Perturbator) was victim to a music gear theft mid-tour. [more...]

Jan 2017 20

Recent Mute label signing New Order have announced three new US tourdates based on their two Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival weekend performances. [more...]

Interview: Bauhaus’ Kevin Haskins looks back
Feb 2017 16

Release had the opportunity to interview Bauhaus founding member Kevin Haskins as he was finalising his archival book project. The coffee table book is titled “Bauhaus Undead” with subtitle “The Visual History and Legacy of Bauhaus” with the most complete set of memorabilia from the personal archives of Haskins, and some fan donations as well. [more...]

KaSpel and Key return to The Tear Garden – interview
Aug 2017 11

Release had the opportunity to get some time with Edward Ka-Spel to speak about the new Tear Garden album “The Brown Acid Caveat”. They started in 1986, a time when vinyl distribution and print magazines were key to getting your band name out. 30 years later, Ka-Spel and Cevin Key are at it again with their 10th release and its a different world now. For this session, Edward was in London and our writer in Zürich.

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