Respected Swedish synthpop quartet Mr Jones Machine are working on their fourth album, to be released in 2014. Meanwhile, on August 23 we are treated with “Naken” (“Nude”), the second single off their latest album “Monokrom”.
Front 242 continues to play live without releasing new music. A bunch of new live dates have just been announced. [more...]
Many disbanded music projects have been resurrected, and consequently reissuing older releases or extra studio session tracks. We have news of late 80:s phenomene Pop Will Eat Itself. Cherry Red Records (UK) is re-issuing a remastered “Dos Dedos Mis Amigos” by Pop Will Eat Itself with extra tracks, and a long lost new unreleased album on Monday (August 26) as a 2CD set. [more...]
Swedish bitpop/synthpop quartet Thermostatic broke up in 2010 but will reunite for a concert at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg on October 18. [more...]
Ohm is the new project from Chris Peterson (Front Line Assembly, Delerium, Noise Unit, Will, Decree) and Craig Joseph Huxtable (Landscape Body Machine, Noise Unit). The Canadian boys (Chris is based in Vancouver, Craig in Victoria) have been working on their debut album for quite some time, but the wait is almost over.
Click here and scroll to August 20 for an interview with Release’s Mikael Kahrle by Depeche Mode Party (the organizer of Electronic Summer). Interview and translation by Henrik Wittgren.
Last week Release was interviewed by Electronic Summer co-organizer Henrik Wittgren and now it’s our turn to take a closer look at this week’s festival on August 29-31. DAF, Page, Tyske Ludder, Apoptygma Berzerk, Spark, Vanligt Folk, S.P.O.C.K, Mr Jones Machine, Julian & Marina, Alison and Machinista will perform alongside numerous DJ:s. Read some wise words about the current state of the Swedish “synth” scene and learn a little bit about how a festival organizers think. [more...]
Check out our latest reviews of Covenant: “Leaving Babylon”, Marlow: “The Future” and Noblesse Oblige: “Affair of the Heart”. In Music reviews.