Year: 2017

Kirlian Camera’s ‘Sky Collapse’ CD Single and vinyl (feat. Covenants’ Eskil) now available for preorder

“Sky Collapse” is the first single from Kirlian Camera’s new album “Hologram Moon” and marks the collaboration of Kirlian Camera with Swedish electronic icons Covenant on the A-side version of the track (as we reported over a year ago already), which is also a duet between singer Elena Alice Fossi and Covenant’s Eskil Simonsson. Angelo Bergamini: “Sky Collapse represents memories from a recent hard period during which any possible light seemed to turn into deep darkness as if everything had been lost. The sky looked as if it had collapsed just when … an unexpected ray of hope started shining on a gloomy evening. Here we are now, describing quite an ordeal with simple words and “dance on all those ruins”, whether they stand for the past we briefly mentioned above or a hard future we’ll have to face. Covenant own this particular feeling, this ability to link cold electronics with drama. We have always felt connected to Eskil Simonsson and his project, so this meeting today, on these strange roads, is just a natural result of such research in music.” You can purchase the single right here on CD and/or vinyl.

Triphop artist Iskwé launches new single ‘Soldier’ – and it’s kinda hot

Out now is the newest single by Iskwe: “Soldier”. The single comes from my new album The Fight Within, out October 13 2017. You can listen to the track below. Iskwé is a singer/songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She released her first self-titled album in 2013, an album which took eight (!) years to complete. She has released several songs over the last two years offering a mix of electronica and Trip Hop. Recommended to check out. And for our Canadian readers, if interested, she is playing live in the next days and weeks: August 30 – Montebello Park, Saint Catharines, ON Sept 30 – Howling Moons Festival, Hamilton, ON Oct 5 – The Biltmore, Vancouver, BC Oct 6 – Lucky, Victoria, BC Oct 7 – Queens, Nanaimo, BC Oct 12 – Sunfest, London, ON Oct 13 – West End Cultural Centre, Winnipeg, MB Oct 14 – Great Hall Toronto (guest feature) Oct 19/29 – Canada C3 Nov 2 – DSTRCT, Guelph, ON Nov 10 – The Carleton, Halifax, NS Nov 12 – Hart House, UofT, Toronto, ON Nov 12 – GLGA Flashback Gala, Toronto, ON (private event) Nov 16 – The Casbah, Hamilton, ON Nov 17 – Phog Lounge, […]

OMD launch brand new track ‘The View From Here’ – listen here

A new OMD track entitled “The View From Here” from the band’s forthcoming album “The Punishment of Luxury” has been released today. The track can be heard right below (mind you, some countries might be blocked). “The Punishment of Luxury” will be released two weeks today and is available for pre-order in a variety of formats. In further news, the first single “Isotype” is released on limited edition 12″ vinyl today. The second limited 12″ single release to be taken from the album will be “The Punishment of Luxury”. This will be released on September 15th (slightly earlier than previously advertised) and will include a special extended mix of the single as well as the b-side Lampe Licht. The UK/Europe leg of ‘The Punishment of Luxury Tour’ is on sale now!  Tickets are available for purchase right here. See below for the dates. 23rd Oct – IE – Dublin – Vicar Street 24th Oct – UK – Belfast – Mandela Hall 29th Oct – UK – Liverpool – Empire Sold Out 30th Oct – UK – Bristol – Colston Hall 1st Nov – UK – Southend – Cliffs Pavilion 2nd Nov – UK – Ipswich – Regent 3rd Nov – UK […]

WaxTrax! announces Q&A panel discussion and private screening of documentary in Hollywood

WaxTrax! Records has announced a special artist Q&A discussion to examine the renowned independent Chicago record store and label’s history and influence in the industrial music scene, which will take place at Hollywood’s Montalbán Theater on Thursday, November 9. Featuring key artists from WaxTrax! bands such as Front 242, MINISTRY, My Life with the Thrill […]

Phantom of the Black Hills announces fifth album

 
Known for its blend of bluesy, gothic roots with aggressive industrial-inspired rock, Phantom of the Black Hills has announced the release of its fifth album, Scalped, for August 25 via Ratchet Blade Records. With lyrics that “fire away at the corporate political establishment and the clowns they call their leaders,” the band states of the […]

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