The prolific Phil Western is a frequent collaborator with Cevin Key in Download and Plateau, but he also has a whole bunch of solo releases under his belt. His brand of inventive, atmospheric techno and ambient is really worth a listen, and conveniently he has now collected some of his tracks onto a compilation album. [more...]
Trent Reznor is firmly in soundtrack land these days it seems, and now he’s done the theme song for the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 game. [more...]
This picture together with the “Policy of Truth” quote “Never again is what you swore” was posted in the official Depeche Mode Facebook page today. We can only guess what this might mean… What do you think?
Alison Moyet mostly left her electronic synthpop days behind when Yazoo called it quits in 1982 (although she toured with Yazoo not so long ago, of course). A very succesful solo career then took her to the charts again, and right now she’s in the studio with Guy Sigsworth who has written for Björk, Madonna and Britney Spears amongst others. [more...]
Our brand new site is finally here!
It’s a beta site. We will continue to develop, finetune and add functions. We will keep you posted. [more...]
Release was invited to Sonar again and we sent our London writer and photographer Mike Whyte on a plane to Barcelona. He writes: It’s always nice to be back at Sonar, and this year was no exception. A little bit more commercial than in past years, especially at Sonar by Night where dance music in its various guises seemed to be the order of the day. Still, there was plenty to amuse and entertain across the 3 days, 2 locations and 8 stages. [more...]
Kraftwerk will headline the Gothenburg festival Way out West (August 9-11). The band will present their 3D show, with free 3D glasses for the audience.
As you all probably know, the Recoil live recording “A Strange Hour in Budapest” is here, and now Alan Wilder is screening it in selected places. [more...]
The industrial juggernaut that is Andy LaPlegua’s Combichrist has been set to score the upcoming video game “DmC Devil May Cry”. The game is a re-imagination of the origin story of the main protagonist Dante, and is developed by Team Ninja and Capcom. [more...]
We’re still a ways off from a new Seabound album, but they are reportedly working hard at it. In the meantime, they’re going on the road this summer. [more...]