Sep 2018 28

In conjunction with the recently released “Planet Jarre” compilation album, Jean-Michel Jarre has recorded a podcast, detailing his career from the humble beginnings in Lyon, to the electronic giant he is today.

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Amphi Festival 2018 – report
Sep 2018 25

It’s getting cold and dark here in Sweden. Sounds like the perfect time to rewind two months back to July and one of our favorite festivals, this year heated up to 35º C. The Release team reports from the 14th edition of the Cologne based festival Amphi, where we met and watched artists such as Midge Ure, And One, Priest, OMD, Oomph!, Aesthetic Perfection, A Projection – and drank gallons of water. [more...]

Vintage tunes from Covenant and live debut for Zynic
Sep 2018 24

Covenant will focus on songs from their first two albums during a concert night in Gothenburg on January 12 called We All Feel Better in the Dark. [more...]

Sep 2018 21

Mysterious ”collapsing” Aphex Twin Logos started appearing around the globe last month – including London Underground station Elephant and Castle (once believed to be the home of the elusive electronic artist).  [more...]

Sep 2018 20

Peter Spilles – the mastermind behind Project Pitchfork – started a huge project that began with the last album “Akkretion”, themed around “genesis” and the birth of the stars and the planets. [more...]

New Jean-Michel Jarre album “Equinoxe: Infinity” coming in November
Sep 2018 14

On the release date of Jean-Michel Jarre’s best-of album “Planet Jarre”, a new track from yet another new Jarre album has been posted online.

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Sep 2018 14

In case you missed it, longtime Release favorite Pig (Raymond Watts) and singer, actress and ex porn star Sasha Grey have joined forces to make a cover of KC & The Sunshine Band’s song “That’s The Way (I Like It)”. [more...]

Swedish live debut for synthpop newcomers Seadrake
Sep 2018 13

The German-Swedish synthpop band Seadrake, with members from Akanoid, Statemachine, Lowe, Minerve and Dark Millennium, will play live in Sweden for the first time this weekend. [more...]

Release’s visit to Digitalism’s Hamburg bunker
Sep 2018 13

Fourteen years after their debut EP and three albums later, making them household names and ushered a generation of indie kids onto the dancefloor, Digitalism still continues to produce a never-ending stream of electronic club hits. The last three years have even seen a much more focused work ethos by taking control of their career and starting their own label, Magnetism.

Release sat down with Jens “Jence” Moelle and Ismail “Isi” Tüfekci in their studio, squeezed into an old World War II bunker in Hamburg to discuss the ever-changing music industry, their signature sound and walking down the road to creative freedom by starting their own label.

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Howard Jones to release mega box sets of first two albums
Sep 2018 12

A while ago, Howard Jones managed to get hold of the rights to his earlier material, which used to be owned by his former label. Now that he is in charge again, things have started to happen. Like the upcoming mega box sets of “Human’s Lib” and “Dream Into Action”.

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