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A Cloud Of Ravens - The First Year

A Cloud of Ravens – The First Year

Brooklyn-based darkwave / gothic rock duo A Cloud of Ravens have released The First Year, a compilation of their first two releases (2018’s “Under the Tow” b/w “Low-Grade Fever” and 2019’s Sacred Hearts EP) in a single volume. All songs feature reworked arrangements and have been newly mixed and remastered for this release. The duo’s full discography is available on… More

Bootblacks - Thin Skies

Bootblacks – Thin Skies Giveaway

Bootblacks are gearing up for the release of their fourth album Thin Skies on Artoffact Records, which has been produced with help from Jason Corbett of the band ACTORS. The first single is the title-track and it will be out July 3rd. To celebrate the group is giving away a package of delightful merchandise. All kinds of goodies in a… More

Mayflower Madame - Prepared For A Nightmare

Mayflower Madame – Prepared For A Nightmare

Norwegian post-punk band Mayflower Madame new album Prepared For A Nightmare is now available on CD and vinyl. Their debut LP Observed In A Dream (2016) earned them excellent reviews and tours in both North America and Europe, now their second LP sees the band delving even deeper into their own distinctive blend of psych-noir and post-punk while also including… More

Clan Of Xymox - Spider On The Wall

Clan Of Xymox – Spider On The Wall

Clan Of Xymox have announced their new album Spider On The Wall due July 24, 2020 on Metropolis Records for the U.S. and available for pre-order via Bandcamp. The album is an artistic triumph for the band. Dark & intimate, while masterfully exploring signature dark electro-gothic sound that has made the act adored around the world. Spider On The Wall… More

She Past Away - X

She Past Away – X

Post-punk band She Past Away is set to release their new album X, featuring 22-tracks of remixes. The new album celebrates a decade of music with collaborations by influential acts and emerging artists on the current dark-wave and post-punk scene, including The Soft Moon, Boy Harsher, Front 242, Lebanon Hanover, Clan of Xymox, FM Attack, Antipole & Paris Alexander, QUAL,… More

Vandal Moon Black Kiss

Vandal Moon Is Back With Black Kiss

Vandal Moon is back with a new album, Black Kiss, featuring 10-tracks that bring us uptempo synths as well dark electronic rhythms that showcase the influence of the new wave, post-punk, synthpop and darkwave scenes of the early 80s and of bands like The Cure, The Chameleons, New Order, Gary Numan, Depeche Mode, Joy Division, Sisters of Mercy and The… More

New & Classic Tracks: 120 Volts #025

New & Classic Tracks: 120 Volts #025

120 Volts #025 – A new playlist featuring a special selection of music starting with “Dead” – a new track off Vandal Moon’s latest album Black Kiss, “Alone” by Forever Grey, and “Insecurity” by Neon Lies. Also included on the playlist are new and classic tracks by NNHMN, The Human League, Hante., Max Durante, Ministry, Cervello Elettronico, Blush Response, Kraftwerk,… More

Suffering For Kisses - Touch (Official Video)

Suffering For Kisses – Touch (Official Video)

Tony D’Oporto has released a new video for his music project Suffering For Kisses for the track “Touch” off his debut album Forever Waiting. Filmed in Seattle, Washington during Covid-19 quarantine and produced and edited in Melbourne, Australia by Mark Bakaitis, the music video for “Touch” is a beautiful visualization of the dark synth track. Read more about Suffering For… More

Avant! Records - Year Of The Mask

Avant! Sampler – Year Of The Mask

Italian label Avant! Records has released Year Of The Mask, a new 10-track sampler for 2020 featuring music by Profit Vision, Veil of Light, Buzz Kull, M!RIM, Nuovo Testamento, Pleasure Symbols, HØRD, Qual, SDH, and Skemer. The album is free on Bandcamp. Year Of The Mask by AVANT! Records More

Vandal Moon - Hurt

Vandal Moon Releases New Single – Hurt

Vandal Moon has released “Hurt” the first single from the upcoming album Black Kiss. The new 10-track album will be released May 15th, 2020 by the duo based in Santa Cruz, California comprised of Blake Voss (vocals, guitars, synthesizers, principal songwriter) and Jeremy Einsiedler (drum machines and synthesizers). About the new album, Black Voss says, “This record is more purely… More