Destin Fragile – Halfway to Nowhere

Destin Fragile – Halfway to Nowhere

  Started by Pontus Stålberg in 1993, Destin Fragile took their time to release their debut album. When looking at the full band line-up which includes Stefan Nilsson and Daniel Malmlöf, one might expect testosterone fuelled beats and angry growls as Stålberg/Nilsson are also known under the name Spetsnaz, yet the end result is something completely different in this case. Halfway to Nowhere is a really well made synth pop album on which anger is…

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Bloodlit Radio

Bloodlit Radio

  1. First of all thank you for this interview, it is great to have you here on ALTvenger. We really appreciate your work, so can you tell our readers a little bit about Bloodlit Radio, what it is, how it started and who’s behind everything at www.bloodlitradio.com? DFC: I’m really grateful to be interviewed by the ALTvenger team. Thank you! Growing up, I was a fan of and was influenced by bands such as…

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Love in cage

Love in cage

Love in cage was started in July 2008 , the band is composed : Isthmaël singer, photographer and lyrics in Love in cage (sing in a other band Junkies sex dreams and compose and his monocephalic project Morphoex), Alexis aka Dorian is the composer of the music of Love in cage guitarist, bassist and keyboards (ex Cristal palace) Marielle the female bassist (ex Poseurs).   Love in cage is based in Rouen who is a…

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Lower Dens: “Escape From Evil” Album Review

Lower Dens: “Escape From Evil” Album Review

Escape From Evil is the third album from Lower Dens, an American indie rock band from Baltimore, USA. It was produced by the band’s lead singer Jana Hunter and Chris Coady and was released in March 2015. The album is a dreamy voyage for all indie music lovers who perhaps lost hope of hearing a solid indie album since the nineties. This album brings a touch of new millennium mixed with a nostalgic feel of…

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Chiron

Chiron

The other night I had a great and friendly chat with a person whose voice I have known for a long time. Finally, I heard through Skype that voice talking, not singing. It was the voice of Michael Aliani, the original singer of popular cult gothic band Ikon discussing his current project Chiron. Even though it was 11am in Melbourne and 2am in the UK, I was very much awake to do this interview. 1….

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“We are THE FROZEN AUTUMN, we ride the crest of the FROZEN WAVE” (Diego Merletto & Froxeanne 2009)

“We are THE FROZEN AUTUMN, we ride the crest of the FROZEN WAVE” (Diego Merletto & Froxeanne 2009)

On the 20th of February I finally had the opportunity to see the Italian band The Frozen Autumn playing live in London. They made such a great impact on me that night and many years before, as I discovered their music to be the cure both for my ears and soul. The Frozen Autumn started as a solo project of Diego Merletto as the singer, keyboardist and synth programmer in 1993. It was characterized by…

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Marc Almond: “The Velvet Trail” album review

Marc Almond: “The Velvet Trail” album review

Marc Almond, the British pop icon, started his career in the eighties as the part of the legendary and controversial duo Soft Cell. Marc later continued working on his solo career, releasing numerous albums and working on a number of projects. Diverse, but always with a touch of his own style which has defined his work throughout the years. This year he made a come back to the pop style flirting with the sound from…

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