Release had an opportunity to speak with Graham Crabb, original member of Pop Will Eat Itself (PWEI) as drummer, vocalist and songwriter, backstage before a gig in Camden, London.
PWEI started in England 1986 as a guitar driven outfit with witty lyrics using hooky pop culture references tracks. For their genre, they still have an industrial electronic following in dance clubs. Their live show today has the same intensity of those tours back in the early 1990:s.
2012 finds Talk Talk being paid tribute by a number of peers, through new music and literature. [more...]
This February, Montréal based electronic outfit Men Without Hats embark on their first European tour in 20 years. The tour starts in London on Friday and include Memmingen, Ingolstadt, Vienna, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hannover, Berlin, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Malmö and a final date in Release’s hometown Gothenburg on the 16th. [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...]
It’s hard to believe there has been 17 Infests since the UK synthpop, EBM, industrial and goth festival’s debut in 1998. On August 26-28, it’s time for the 18th edition. [more...]
The modern day career challenges of UK based industrial and synthpop legend Gary Numan is the main plot in a new rockumentary. [more...]
Electronic duo Fixmer/McCarthy started their brief European live shows schedule with a show at Berlin’s Berghain. [more...]