Right on the cusp of the collapse of the legendary label Third Mind (Front Line Assembly, In the Nursery, Solar Enemy etc), a classic album was released. “The Architect” by Code contains a great mix of techno and synthpop with spacey bleeps and catchy melodies, and is largely considered a cult classic. Now, after 25 years, the band is readying their return.
German dark electronic veterans X Marks the Pedwalk are ready to release their 10th album. [more...]
In 2015 Sebastian Hess and Henrik Wittgren from Release interviewed Nicola Sirkis in Stockholm, which resulted in our ”Indochine – The Swedish Connection” feature. In 2021 Indochine will celebrate 40 years as a band and we got the opportunity to talk to Nicola again. We also talked to Swedish drummer Ludwig Dahlberg to hear how he ended up in the biggest band in France. And as if this wasn’t enough, some early photos of Indochine in Sweden surfaced through a newly started Swedish Facebook group. Check them out towards the end. The 40 year celebration will include two compilation albums (the first one is out now), arena shows in France and a couple of new songs of which the single ”Nos Célébrations” is the first one. [more...]
The German atmospheric EBM band Placebo Effect is back. [more...]
Erasure has just released their new album “The Neon” (review coming soon), and is currently sitting at number 2 in the UK album charts, which is quite impressive. Now they’ve just announced The Neon Tour for next year.
On August 29, VNV Nation will live stream a full tour production show from Düsseldorf’s ISS Dome. [more...]
Electronic music pioneering band Cabaret Voltaire returns with the first album in 20 years.
The second single off Twice a Man’s “On the Other Side of the Mirror” is released this week. [more...]
30 years ago (this month), the Front Line Assembly classic “Caustic Grip” was released. I wrote a retrospective about it 5 years ago, interviewing both Bill and Rhys and their label boss at the time, Gary Levermore. Check it out!
In support of key workers dealing with the Covid-19 crisis, Wayne Hussey from The Mission is releasing a new version of “Tower of Strength”.