She Past Away – interview

She Past Away – interview

  Although She Past Away come from Turkey, their dark-wave and post-punk sound resonates with the gothic audience all over the world. They already won our hearts with their first album Belirdi Gece, released in 2012. The band started playing more extensively in Europe and we soon had the opportunity to see them on stage. The second album Narin Yalnızlık was received with enthusiasm and the band continued putting out successful shows. In 2017 the…

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Soft Riot “The Outsider In The Mirrors” – album review

Soft Riot “The Outsider In The Mirrors” – album review

  Soft Riot’s sixth studio album The Outsider In The Mirrors has just been officially released. I rushed to check out what JJD, the man behind the project, has for us in 2018. The album is a collection of eight outstanding electronic music tunes. But that’s far from the accurate description. It’s not so easy to pinpoint Jack’s music expression. Although his work undoubtedly reflects post-punk, new-wave, synth-pop influences, Soft Riot delivers the ideas in…

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Jack Duckworth talks about Soft Riot

Jack Duckworth talks about Soft Riot

  Soft Riot is a solo project of the Canadian artist Jack Duckworth (JJD). However, Jack has been living in the UK for the past decade where he became a notable part of the synth music scene. His sound is rather distinguishable; it’s described as minimal synth art-punk disco by the artist. Although one can hear various musical influences in his work, Soft Riot’s artistic expression has its own distinctive signature. Jack is undoubtedly inspired…

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Kirlian Camera “Hologram Moon” – album review

Kirlian Camera “Hologram Moon” – album review

  In October 2017, Kirlian Camera revealed the single “Sky Collapse”, written by Elena Alice Fossi and Angelo Bergamini and mixed by the legendary producer John Fryer. The song featured vocals by Elena and Eskil Simonsson of Covenant. The single was an overture to the upcoming album and gave a great insight into the overall feel and atmosphere of the latest Kirlian Camera release. Although the single speaks about unsettling visions, it showed a great…

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Mirland/Larsen “Disturbia” – album review

Mirland/Larsen “Disturbia” – album review

  Although I was rather familiar with Mirland – Larsen’s project Am Tierpark, these two Danish music masterminds pleasantly surprised me again. This time their collaboration took the new form. The duo decided to step into the new territory which was much different from the Am Tierpark music course. Instead of synth pop, they presented the quite diverse and experimentation oriented album Disturbia under the simple name Mirland/Larsen. Upon hearing the opening track “Memories”, I…

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Sascha Konietzko gives us the latest on KMFDM

Sascha Konietzko gives us the latest on KMFDM

  KMFDM is undoubtedly one of the most prominent bands in the history of industrial music. The group is founded and lead by the German multi-instrumentalist and a diverse artist Sascha Konietzko. KMFDM have been active since the 80s, first as a performance art project. Sascha collaborated with other multimedia artists to create the unique performances. Their first album Opium (1984) was released in a limited run of cassettes and distributed through the Hamburg club…

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MESH “Live At Neues Gewandhaus Leipzig” – album review

MESH “Live At Neues Gewandhaus Leipzig” – album review

In October 2015 Mesh performed together with a 65 musicians classical orchestra in the sold out Gewandhaus concert venue in Leipzig. The show was part of the “Gothic Meets Classic” events. The band collaborated with the classical producer and pianist Conrad Oleak to create one of the most outstanding and unforgettable performances of their career. 1900 people were undoubtedly swept away by the emotional and profound performance. Live At Gewandhaus Leipzig contains 8 tracks. Five…

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