J. Strauss (Johan Fridh) is the mastermind and vocalist of Swedish industrial band Morlocks (that released the album “Outlaw of Fives” in 2011), but in his spare time he’s fiddling with his own solo material as Strauss Ex Machina. [more...]
2012 finds Talk Talk being paid tribute by a number of peers, through new music and literature. [more...]
A video clip for the And One “S.T.O.P.” song “Killing the Mercy”, directed by Adolf Steinhimmel, has just been released. [more...]
Electronic Summer is a new indoor festival at the multi venue in Gothenburg, organized by Depeche Mode Party Gothenburg and PK Musik. The former consists of two seasoned people in the electronic scene – Henrik Wittgren and Sebastian Hess – and together they managed to run a very successful event, with a synthpop slant. After a draught of big events in the synth genre here in Sweden there seemed to be an unmet need in people that they could satisfy, and it was very close to sold out. Lots of familiar faces came out for this, and there have been an unanimous praise of the festival afterwards.
The Berlin label Out of Line organizes their second Out of Line Weekender on March 1-3 at K17 in their hometown. [more...]
In Strict Confidence have a rockier approach in their new song “Tiefer”, taken from the upcoming album “Utopia”. [more...]
The vinyl only label Minimal Maximal has manufactured a The Neon Judgement live LP. The hand-numbered (520 copies) 180g vinyl “We Never Said You’re No Good” contains the complete live recording of a live broadcast from 1984 and 2 rare tracks. [more...]
The German futurepop/synth band Neuroticfish have been laying dormant since 2005, when their last album “Gelb” was released. Lately there have been rumblings of a return, and now suddenly we have an album title. [more...]
If you go to Dependent Records on Soundcloud you can check out 2 clips from the upcoming “Airmech” video game soundtrack by Front Line Assembly.
Julian & Marina is a new Swedish synthpop project, consisting of Marina Schiptjenko and Julian Brandt. [more...]