Poppy Announces Global Livestream, “The Last Disagreement,” on April 24th

Poppy Announces Global Livestream, “The Last Disagreement,” on April 24th

The genre-bending ever-quirky Poppy will be gracing us with her eclectic presence for a special livestream event on April 24th at 1 PM Pacific Time. The one-off show will be aired on VEEPS and you can purchase tickets here. “The Last Disagreement” marks the end of the “I Disagree” era of Poppy’s music, which included numerous sold-out shows, a cover of “All The Things She Said” that totally blew the fuck up all across the Internet…

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An Interview With KANGA

An Interview With KANGA

Recently, KANGA dropped her second full-length album, You and I Will Never Die. Mixed by Justin McGrath (Nine Inch Nails) and Brett Romnes (Brand New), and mastered by Nick Townsend (Dr. Dre, Garbage), she really comes into her own on this one. The evolution of her songwriting style is complemented by the superb production value and the lyrics tell a story of love, loss, and what it means to be home. As someone who’s seen…

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The Dramedy: And The Light Goes White (Album review)

The Dramedy: And The Light Goes White (Album review)

The Dramedy at its core is Dave Dramedy himself, although on this album he’s recruited quite a few extremely talented musicians–and it shows. You would have never guessed that it was recorded in isolation. And The Light Goes White starts off with “Vow”, a perfect opener. The delicate acoustic guitars highlight the strength of the doubled vocals, which build up to a chant. The song evolves into a gritty, heartfelt rock anthem with big guitars,…

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The Burying Kind: Self-Titled (album review)

The Burying Kind: Self-Titled (album review)

If you close your eyes while you’re listening, the debut self-titled EP from Chicago area duo The Burying Kind brings to mind a time and place that feels like equal parts past and present. Their sound feels familiar yet also completely new, drawing inspiration from the slow, washed-out sounds of shoegaze, the dreamy nostalgia trip of 80s darkwave and new wave, and modern-day indie pop. The album starts out with the first single, “Falling Over,”…

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FM Einheit, “Exhibition Of A Dream” (Album Review)

FM Einheit, “Exhibition Of A Dream” (Album Review)

This release from Einsturzende Neubauten alum FM Einheit consists of several musicians recounting their dreams in spoken word against a mesmerizing soundtrack, which was originally for the 2017 exhibition of the same name. It was recorded live in the amphitheatres and the garden of the Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon where the exhibition was held, as well as in private at Einheit’s own studio, Steinschlag. The dreamers/contributors were: Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Lee Ranaldo, …Émilie Pitoiset, Susan Stenger, Susie Green, David…

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An Interview With Ink Project

An Interview With Ink Project

Order the album on Bandcamp Stream the album on Soundcloud In this interview, Ink Project frontman/founder Jez Lloyd talks about the new album, Ink Project’s history, the Blind Colour record label, and genre-bending. So, you guys are new to me and Rhythm Spirit definitely piqued my interest as a musician who loves the energy of combining different genres to form one’s sound. I definitely hear a lot of different musical influences in this project, i.e….

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Interview mit Laibach: 40 years and beyond

Interview mit Laibach: 40 years and beyond

  Since its formation in 1980 in former Yugoslavia, Laibach has become one of the most influential bands in pop culture. They were often banned and censored since their inception by the Yugoslav regime, but they still reached the international fame. After 40 years of continuous achievements, 30-something music releases, thousands of shows around the world and numerous other artistic endeavours, we finally had the opportunity to talk with Laibach about their rich and prolific…

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cEvin Key And The Subconscious Electronic Orchestra, Resonance (Album Review)

cEvin Key And The Subconscious Electronic Orchestra, Resonance (Album Review)

Not only is cEvin Key one of the founders of legendary Vancouver industrial band Skinny Puppy, he’s also a member of Download, Tear Garden, Cyberaktif, and Doubting Thomas. Beyond his extensive involvement with many industrial and electronic acts and his work on horror film soundtracks as Scaremeister, his solo project now spans decades. Resonance is his fifth solo album and is said to be his “most personal.” The ever-prolific master of brap and beats has always…

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An Interview With cEvin Key

An Interview With cEvin Key

On the heels of his latest solo release, Resonance, I had the opportunity to talk (well, virtually) with legendary brapmaster cEvin Key. Beyond his roots in Skinny Puppy and his involvement with numerous musical projects from the 80s onward- including Download, Cyberaktif, Doubting Thomas, and Tear Garden- his solo career began in the mid-90s in conjunction with the founding of label/collective Subconcious Communications. Resonance is his fifth solo album, at a point in time when he’s been…

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Anna B Savage “A Common Turn” – album review

Anna B Savage “A Common Turn” – album review

  London-based Singer and Songwriter Anna B Savage has invited us to listen to her debut full-length release A Common Turn, sharing with us her struggles of vulnerability and her need to break free from the turmoil and toxicity found in her personal life. Beginning the album is the ethereal “A Steady Warmth,” laced with eerie gothic undertones. Savage’s soft vocals lay out a landscape of soothing moodiness, which is revisited in later tracks such…

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