If you’re a FLA fan talented in the art of web design, now’s your chance to create the band’s official web page. If you’re interested you can send your portfolio (art, graphics, earlier designs etc) to firstname.lastname@example.org and the chosen one will be revealed on February 21.
After a 15 year hiatus Node are back with a new album in 2012. Node consists of überproducer Flood (U2, Depeche Mode, Nitzer Ebb, Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, Orbital etc etc) and Ed Buller alongside composer Dave Bessell. [more...]
The annual Swedish Manifest Awards were held yesterday at Nalen, Stockholm. This award show celebrates independent artists and labels, often working fuelled by passion and creativity alone. [more...]
The young industrial/EBM label Complete Control Productions (CCP) from Stockholm had a busy year in 2011 and apparently they have no intention of slowing down now, as they have a slew of upcoming stuff. [more...]
Berlin label Out of Line hosts a 3-day festival in their hometown, at the K17 venue, on March 2-4.
Austria’s Mind.in.a.box has scheduled a remix album called “Revelations Club Mixes” for March 9 (Europe) and March 13 (rest of the World). Here is a YouTube teaser.
The brand new critically acclaimed Mind.in.a.box album “Revelations”, released 3 weeks ago, received an 8 in Release in our review.
Kraftwerk will perform the eight albums from “Autobahn” up to “Tour de France” live at New York’s Museum of Modern Arts, in the Donald B and Catherine C Marron Atrium. [more...]
If you are a nitpicker like me and actually enjoy reading the credit and production pages in booklets and press releases and have a genuine interest in electronic music the you will have read the name Gareth Jones several times. If not, you will most definitely have listened to music produced, mixed or engineered by him.
Gareth Jones is an English record producer mixer from London and during the eighties he was involved in making some of the most ground breaking electronic records and worked with artists such as Depeche Mode, Humpe Humpe, Thomas Fehlmann, Einstürzende Neubauten, Wire, Diamanda Galas, Erasure and Nick Cave. He started his music career as a trainee at the BBC, but is mostly self-taught, and was employed at the Pathway studio where he recorded and mixed the album “Metamatic” by John Foxx in 1980. Becoming a Berliner he spent many years as a resident producer at famed Hansa Studio recording and co-producing the Depeche Mode albums “Construction Time Again”, “Some Great Reward” and “Black Celebration”. He has been in the front line in terms of technical development and has made some pioneering work using digital equipment, especially the use of sampling. [more...]
Imagine time travel back to a synth or goth event in Southern Sweden in the 80:s or 90:s. This is exactly what the organizers want to accomplish at a mini festival and party in Malmö on April 28.