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...]
The new Ultravox album “Brilliant” is here. After reviewing it I was given the opportunity to interview singer/guitarist Midge Ure and ask him a few questions regarding the recording of the album, the forthcoming tour and life in general. It has been a long time since the last Ultravox album and a staggering 28 years since an album featuring the classic line up of Midge Ure, Billie Currie, Chris Cross and Warren Cann. [more...]
Gary Zon is working diligently on new Dismantled material, and we get to hear some new stuff on September 7, via Dependent. The EP is called “Whole Wide World” and besides the title track and remixes it will also feature a new song called “Deal” with guest vocals by Nero Bellum from Psyclon Nine.
Suddenly, news arrives that there’s a new Pet Shop Boys single coming next week. The Olympics themed song is called “Winner” and will be premiered on the The Ken Bruce Show on Radio 2 in the UK, and will be available on iTunes after that. [more...]