The two latest additions to the new Depeche Mode collector’s edition single box sets are out this week. [more...]
Read our review of Combichrist’s new album “One Fire”. Other new reviews include The Chemical Brothers, Holly Herndon and Agent Side Grinder.
Henric de la Cour is back with the single “A Texas Dream / Fear The City Inside” and a brand new, cute video for the A-side. Watch it below. [more...]
The classic EBM and synthpop club Tech Noir in Stockholm will be reborn. [more...]
On April 26th, 2019, the new trio rendition of Agent Side Grinder released “A/X”; an album with several sonic differences compared to earlier work; without losing their special blend of dark, cold and catchy. This album is also the maiden voyage for their new singer, Emanuel Åström. Peter Marchione caught up with Peter Fristedt and Johan Lange at the release show at Debaser Strand in Stockholm.
The 2-day outdoor festival Subkult in Trollhättan, 75 km from Gothenburg has managed to stay alive against all odds. This weekend (June 14-15), it’s time for the fourth edition with EBM, goth, synthpop, darkwave, punk and metal acts like Rotersand, Rein, Dive, Evergrey, Solar Fake, Wulfband, Sturm Café and Alvar. But it’s not mainly about booking the biggest headliners – it’s more about the friendly festival experience. We talked to the organizers about how it is to run a festival for the “black” sub cultures in a country where everyone speaks about “the festival death”. [more...]
After a long hiatus since 2014, American synthpop legends Iris are set to return with a new album. We mentioned this in May when we wrote about their anniversary concert, and now we have more details as well as a sample track.
Johan Carlsson has reviewed the new album from electronic duo Cryo: “The Fall of Man”. “It’s filled with atmosphere, brittle electronics, infectious grooves and some of the fattest bass lines of 2019″, he writes. Read the review.
Our Nordic live guide On Stage is updated daily. The latest additions: Nitzer Ebb, Hatari, Twilight Sad and more. Also club dates: Tech Noir, Klubb Död, The Altern80s Club, Dark Park and more.
In April 2018 we wrote about UK techno / EBM duo Empirion’s comeback and they promised to release their new album “Resume” “soon”. Now it’s finally set for a release on August 23 via Dependent Records. [more...]