The nominations for the Swedish Manifest Awards’ synth category have been released. [more...]
As I understand it, Stockholm based Polaroid Kiss is basically a one man project, but Brandun Reed has drafted some interesting people to work with him. He’s collaborated with Ian Pickering from Sneaker Pimps, Martin Sköld from Kent, Perry Bamonte from The Cure and Steve Hewitt from Placebo. Probably more!
“Wonky” is the title of the new Orbital album, their first in 8 years. It’s produced by Flood, of Depeche Mode, Nitzer Ebb and U2 fame, and it’s out on April 1.
The Pet Shop Boys just posted on their web page that they’ve started working on a new album this week, in Los Angeles.
Stockholm based minimal electro project System have been digging through their archives and will release the compilation “Evolution” next week, on January 24, on Progress Productions.
If you’re a FLA fan talented in the art of web design, now’s your chance to create the band’s official web page. If you’re interested you can send your portfolio (art, graphics, earlier designs etc) to email@example.com and the chosen one will be revealed on February 21.
After a 15 year hiatus Node are back with a new album in 2012. Node consists of überproducer Flood (U2, Depeche Mode, Nitzer Ebb, Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, Orbital etc etc) and Ed Buller alongside composer Dave Bessell. [more...]
The annual Swedish Manifest Awards were held yesterday at Nalen, Stockholm. This award show celebrates independent artists and labels, often working fuelled by passion and creativity alone. [more...]
The young industrial/EBM label Complete Control Productions (CCP) from Stockholm had a busy year in 2011 and apparently they have no intention of slowing down now, as they have a slew of upcoming stuff. [more...]