Tag: Alternative

Jeff Burchett - Ashes & Equilibrium

Jeff Burchett – Ashes & Equilibrium

Electronic musician, synthesist, producer, composer, and guitarist Jeff Burchett wrote and recorded Ashes & Equilibrium for the 2021 RPM Challenge (www.rpmchallenge.com), between February 1, 2021 and February 10, 2021 and the resulting 10-track album was mixed and mastered by him at The Cat Mansion in Clifton, VA. The album is influenced by current events as well as fantasy and fiction… Read more →

Mirror Of Haze - The End Is the Beginning

Mirror of Haze – The End Is The Beginning

Independent alternative music label Wave Records has released The End Is The Beginning – the debut album from Norwegian post-punk band Mirror of Haze. The band was formed in 2020 by Vadym Markov who also produced and mixed the album in Oslo – the release represents the mood of the months of living in a pandemic-world with musical influences reminiscent… Read more →

Twin Tribes - Altars

Twin Tribes – Altars

Post-punk / darkwave artists Twin Tribes have a new release due April 9th, 2021 of their remix album Altars, featuring work by Ash Code, She Past Away, Bootblacks, Wingtips, and others. Altars will be released through Negative Gain (North America), Manic Depression Records (France), and Young & Cold Records (Germany) on CD, Vinyl, and digitally. Preview and pre-order via Bandcamp. MD138 – TWIN TRIBES “Altars”… Read more →

Japan - Quiet Life (2021 Remaster)

Japan – Quiet Life (2021 Remaster)

BMG will reissue Quiet Life by Japan on March 5th 2021 featuring a brand new Abbey Road half-speed remaster of the original album, alt mixes, b-sides, singles, rarities and live material – including the sought after ‘lost’ Live at Budokan show from March 1980 previously only available as the 4 track EP Live in Japan. The album is available for… Read more →

Manic Depression Records - Bipolar Sounds 2020

Manic Depression Records – Bipolar Sounds 2020

Paris-based Manic Depression Records has assembled Bipolar Sounds 2020 – a free (pay-as-you-like) compilation that gathers one song of each of its 2020 releases. The 15-track Bipolar Sounds 2020 is available via Bandcamp. Bipolar Sounds 2020 by Manic Depression Records Tracklist: 01 Selfishadows “Time to Change” Taken from MD130 Again 02 Velvet Kills “Bitch Face” Taken from MD120 Bodhi Labyrinth… Read more →

Ghostland - Don't Wait (video)

Ghostland – Don’t Wait (video)

Ghostland, the post-punk/new-wave band based in Athens, Greece formed in 2015 have a new music video for the track “Don’t Wait” off their 2018 album Dances on Walls. The video was shot before a COVID-19 lockdown and completed just before another lockdown this year. The group continues to write and rehearse and hopes to record a new LP in 2021.… Read more →

The Secret French Postcards - Colours

The Secret French Postcards – Colours

Swedish post-punk band The Secret French Postcards have released two tracks from their upcoming new album Colours due December 11th on Cold Transmission Music. The third album by the band features 10-tracks that are inspired by punk/post punk/new wave and the goth scene from the early 80’s. Colours will be available in CD and in red-transparent or black limited-edition vinyl… Read more →

The Wake - Perfumes and Fripperies

The Wake – Perfumes and Fripperies

Almost 25 years since their last full-length album, iconic post-punk band The Wake present their much-anticipated album Perfumes and Fripperies. The Wake are Troy Payne, Rich Witherspoon, James TramelandDaniel C. Formed in the mid-80 in Columbus, OH and a fixture in the early- to mid-90s goth rock scene, The Wake are re-emerging with a new offering, almost 25 years since… Read more →

Pylon Records

L.A.’s Pylon Records Reissues Classics

Founded in 2005, Los Angeles-based Pylon Records offers classic alternative reissues in vinyl and CD for Nitzer Ebb, Red Flag, Xymox, Death In June, Iron Curtain, Ride, Stark, Visage, Abecedarians, and Peter Hook & The Light. Recent releases include celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Red Flag’s 1989 debut album Naïve Art in a limited edition double-vinyl LP that includes 4… Read more →

Bootblacks - Thin Skies

Bootblacks – Thin Skies

Bootblacks have released their 9-track melodic post-punk album Thin Skies today, this is also their first LP for Artoffact Records. The new album is produced by Jason Corbett of Artoffact labelmates ACTORS, and the band’s Bandcamp page describes Thin Skies as, “…evoking scenes of dark days and reckless nights in the urban jungle – a marriage of post-punk emotion and… Read more →