Zwaremachine release new album Conquest 3000

Zwaremachine release new album Conquest 3000

  Zwaremachine’s second full length album titled CONQUEST 3000 is released today, July 17th 2021. The new 10 song album is available on CD and in digital format by Phage Tapes who released the first full length album by the band.  In 2018 Zwaremachine released BE A LIGHT,  which reviewers and fans embraced for the album’s nod to classic EBM and Electro-Industrial sounds. Combined with modern production techniques the band created their own Minimal Hypnotic Industrial…

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I Die: You Die Releases Benefit Compilation on Bandcamp

I Die: You Die Releases Benefit Compilation on Bandcamp

Dark alternative blog I Die: You Die has just released a compilation on Bandcamp featuring many synthpop, industrial, darkwave, and EBM favorites such as Klack, Harsh R, Null Device, and more. The compilation is Pay What You Want, but any proceeds will benefit the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. At 23 tracks, it’s a diverse and engaging mix of everything new and cool in our scene right now. You can download it here.

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Premiere: LA-Rome project Ender Bender shows times are a’changing on ‘New Era’ EP

Premiere: LA-Rome project Ender Bender shows times are a’changing on ‘New Era’ EP

  Friday brings the release of the ‘New Era’ EP from synthpop/electro artist Ender Bender, the solo project of music jack-of-all-trades / producer Eddie Olguin. His new 5-track offering may have been written last summer – in defiance of the spirit-crushing pandemic – but the message is ever as relevant today as it was one year ago. This EP was also inspired, not surprisingly, by his new obsession with the emerging retrowave/chillwave movement.  Just recently, he presented the single ‘Bewildered’ and timely, following up…

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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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Chad VanGaalen shares single “Nightwaves” from album ‘World’s Most Stressed Out Gardener’

Chad VanGaalen shares single “Nightwaves” from album ‘World’s Most Stressed Out Gardener’

  Canadian musician and artist Chad VanGaalen shares second single “Nightwaves” from his upcoming album World’s Most Stressed Out Gardener. VanGaalen comments that it’s“about the endless news feed. Giving in to your digital calendar, when all that’s on your to-do list is checking the online updates. Like a William Gibson waking nightmare, boring marketed as sexy.” World’s Most Stressed Out Gardener was written, performed, recorded, and mixed by VanGaalen at his studio in Calgary, Alberta, and mastered…

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Alan Vega single and video “Nike Soldier” from lost album “Mutator”

Alan Vega single and video “Nike Soldier” from lost album “Mutator”

  Sacred Bones Records will release the lost album from Alan Vega, entitled Mutator, on April 23rd. From the late 1950s, through his years in Suicide and up until his death in 2016, Vega was constantly creating. This process led to a wealth of material that didn’t see the light of day immediately when it was recorded, which came to be known as the Vega Vault. Mutator is the first in a series of archival releases from the Vault that will come out on Sacred…

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Tashaki Miyaki new single and video “Castaway”

Tashaki Miyaki new single and video “Castaway”

  LA based dream pop trio Tashaki Miyaki have just released a single and video of the title song from their forthcoming second album, Castaway, which will be released on 23rd April via Metropolis Records. Singer, drummer and producer Paige Stark states that the song “is about the challenges of romantic love and how we are all bad at it in one way or another. The idea of a castaway in all this is that…

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KANGA Releases A Music Video For Her New Single, “Moscow”

KANGA Releases A Music Video For Her New Single, “Moscow”

Dark pop diva KANGA has released a music video for her new single, “Moscow” off her upcoming sophomore release, You And I Will Never Die. She describes the song “as a short story celebrating love and the inevitable pain and loss that comes with it.” Haunting and romantic yet still poppy, it brings to mind Violator-era Depeche Mode with its lovesick lyrics and dance floor beat. Set for release on March 26th via Artoffact Records, You And…

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League Of Lights reveal new single and video “Modern Living”

League Of Lights reveal new single and video “Modern Living”

  Electronic pop-duo League Of Lights have just released the new single and video “Modern Living” from their forthcoming album Dreamers Don’t Come Down. The album is an outstanding collections of songs inspired by early ’80s synth pioneers like John Foxx, as well as ’00s exponents of the genre such as Ladytron. Richard West explains: “We wanted it to be more piano-driven than our previous release and deliberately utilised a smaller pallet of sounds. We…

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Vaselyne reveals new video for “Waiting To Exhale”

Vaselyne reveals new video for “Waiting To Exhale”

  Vaselyne have just revealed a brand new single “Waiting to Exhale” taken from their upcoming EP. The accompanying video was made by Dutch filmmaker Dorothee Meddens. The EP will be released later this year as well as a full album. The new album includes collaborations with Lynette Cerezo, Searmanas, John Fryer and Michael Aliani. Vaselyne plans to return to stage in 2021 with a new live band. Vaselyne are Yvette Winkler (vocals, lyrics) and…

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