On January 27 Dependent Records delivers the 10th “Septic” compilation.
Front 242 have announced that they need a break from their European touring (after May 1).
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.
The Pet Shop Boys just posted on their web page that they’ve started working on a new album this week, in Los Angeles.
“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.
Swiss darkwave act The Beauty of Gemina deliver their fourth album “Iscariot Blues” tomorrow, on January 13.
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!
The nominations for the Swedish Manifest Awards’ synth category have been released. [more...]
Bruno Kramm his extremely happy to report that his band colleague and friend Stefan Ackermann not only survived a severe brain hemorrhage but also the critical first 6 months – against all odds. Today, the Das Ich singer feels a lot better.
Das Ich have scheduled a band rehearsal in April and hope to be able to reunite on stage late 2012.
Dead Can Dance report that they have started working on a new album. [more...]