Check out the editor-in-chief Mikael Kahrle’s Best of 2015 list, including a Spotify playlist with Susanne Sundfør, IAMX, Dead When I Found Her, Kite, Grimes, Beborn Beton, Agent Side Grinder and many more.
Dirk Ivens will play a best of The Klinik, Dive, Blok 57 and Absolute Body Control set at this year’s Wave Gotik Treffen. He did a similar set at last year’s Familientreffen, as a secret suprise act.
One of the highlights on the latest IAMX album “Metanoia” has been treated with an excellent video that matches the desperation and beauty of the the hyper-electronic IAMX track. Watch “North Star” below. [more...]
Watch the new Chvrches video for “Clearest Blue” below. It’s taken from the album “Every open Eye” and the video is directed by Warren Fu.
Grendel, Ashbury Heights and Solitary Experiments have been book to this year’s Electronic Summer festival in Gothenburg. Previously announced acts are Leæther Strip, Wolfgang Flür and Welle:Erdball.
Rein arrived with a bang when her self-titled debut EP dropped in January 2016 – lots of attention in several big media outlets and great reviews. She’s making it clear that maybe it’s time for the old EBM dragons to hand over the reins (as it were) to a new generation. We decided to get in touch with Joanna Reinikainen to chat a little bit about creating music and creativity.
I first heard Rein on The Operating Tracks single and video “Testify”, but it was her EP that really caught my eye. Joanna comes from a musical background – her father is Sweden’s own italo disco pioneer Paul Rein – but her life could have taken another direction if her student loans hadn’t run out. [more...]
Release writer Sebastian Hess jumped on the train from Gothenburg to Stockholm to catch IAMX live. This is his report together with photos by Martin Wilson.