SPK founder David Virgin has a new album out: the duet focussed “The Beautiful Album”. “The Beautiful Album” is a selection of mainly duets by David Virgin with what he calls “some of Ireland best female vocalists” featuring Leslie Dowdall (In Tua Nua), Leila Jane, Kate Dineen, Klara McDonnell and Elga Fox. The songs on the album were backed instrumentally by the Dublin City Rounders, Rohan Healy on guitar, Al Quiff on double bass, Adam Byrne on drums and Caoimhe O’Farrell on Irish harp. You can stream the album below. Born in Dublin, 1962, David has had a life full of music, leading successful bands such as the industrial music pioneers SPK and Sekret Sekret, as well as producing and mentoring acts. Just to give you an idea, Virgin has written over 2,000 (!) original compositions. Music video for “The Weir” featuring Leslie Dowdall. Music video for “Everything I Ever Wanted” featuring Leila Jane.
Crisis Actor with “The Dissonant Reality Show” shows the eponymous title track presented with a manifold of fine remixes and extended versions as well as excellent remixes of the album tracks ‘Tor’, ‘Bringer of War’ and ‘Electronic Ey…
After a four year absence Belgian electronic project Implant returns with its tenth full-length album, Oxynoxe-X. The all new album is the product of the group’s grueling process of “write-delete-rewrite” to strip the songs down to the essentials while still maintaining the complex layers of driving beats, voracious sounds, hypnotic melodies, and the acerbic vocals […]
Barely five months after the release of Code of Conduct, German EBM act Funker Vogt is back with the 10 track companion EP titled Musik Ist Krieg (Music Is War). The EP includes three brand new tracks alongside exclusive remixes from Code of Conduct fe…
Grendel returns from a five year absence with Age of the Disposable Body, the prominent harsh electro act’s first since 2012’s chart topping Timewave Zero. Grendel mastermind VLRK promises that the new double CD album will be worth the wait with “no filler.” The 10 songs run the gauntlet from floor blistering club tracks to […]
You Love Her Coz She’s Dead member launches new synthwave project Def Mod – listen to the 1st single ‘Wish’
UK artist Jay ‘Rocky Dead’, also known for his project You Love Her Coz She’s Dead, launched a new project in 2016, Def Mod. It took him some time to complete the first material, but now his first single has gone live: “Wish”. “Wish” is a synth wave track that heavily incorporates more EDM minded elements from Jay’s other project You Love Her Coz She’s Dead. You can listen to the track below.
The incomparable Jarboe will be beginning a European tour on Friday, September 22 in Eeklo, Belgium in support of her latest album, As Mind Dissolves As Song Begins, released in early 2017. Formerly a member of the experimental post-punk group Swans, t…
Danish synthpop duo Am Tierpark has announced its second full-length album, Trashy Luxury via the band’s own Læbel imprint. The follow-up to the Claus Larsen (Leæther Strip, Klutae, Sequential Access) and John R. Mirland (Mirland, Holm/Mirland) project’s critically acclaimed Uncaged debut continues the pair’s modern minimalist interpretation of iconic ’80s synthpop. Larsen’s soulful vocals and […]
Nitzer Ebb / Depeche Mode / Skinny Puppy personnel powered Black Line to open for Depeche Mode’s forthcoming winter European Global Spirit Tour
Black Line are opening for Depeche Mode for their forthcoming winter European Global Spirit Tour dates passing through Poland, Belarus, Russia, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania. Black Line is the collective consisting of cyrusrex, Douglas J McCarthy (Nitzer Ebb), Jon Bates (Big Black Delta) , Anthony Baldino, Bon Harris (Nitzer Ebb), Zack Meyers (Fear Of Ghosts), Brad Apodaca (Fear Of Ghosts), Paul Barker (Ministry), Baseck, Michael Dietel (annodalleb), Ken Marshall (Skinny Puppy), Mark Walk (Skinny Puppy, Ohgr), and Christian Eigner (Depeche Mode). Listen to “Snap” from the band’s debut album “Treason, Sedition And Subversive Activities”.
Hailing from Philadelphia, REVillusion is a band with great promise and potential to become an innovative and inspirational voice in industrial/rock, as ReGen speaks with the band’s mastermind Brian E. Carter.
An InterView with Brian E. Carter of REVillusion
By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
One of the many pleasures of attending a live show is the abundance of likeminded […]