Tag Archive for Alternative

Tempers

Tempers – Capital Pains (video)

Tempers have released “Capital Pains”,  a new music video off their new album Private Life. The video is directed and edited by Zev Deans and shot by Brandon McGowan. Private Life will be out October 25th, 2019 via Dais Records and can be pre-order here. More

Body of Light - Time To Kill

Body of Light Renew 80’s on Time To Kill

Body of Light – the synth band by brothers Andrew and Alexander Jarson have delivered their third album Time To Kill.  Reviving their 80’s inspired electro/freestyle sound of their first album – 2016’s Let Me Go – the brothers could easily blend into the past Miami / NYC / LA roster of groups with their tracks showcasing a dark electronic… More

Der Himmel Über Berlin - Chinese Voodoo Dolls

Der Himmel Über Berlin – Chinese Voodoo Dolls

Italian post-punk band Der Himmel Über Berlin will soon be releasing their new album Chinese Voodoo Dolls via French label Unknown Pleasures Records. The album feature 8-tracks full of energy and death rock fury with a sound reminiscent of Bauhaus, Joy Division and Christian Death. Recorded and mixed at East Land Studio in Cormons, Italy – Chinese Voodoo Dolls will… More

Silent EM – The Absence

NYC post-punk artist Jean Lorenzo, known as Silent EM has released his first LP – The Absence. Lorenzo played guitar and bass in post-punk and punk bands and his solo project Silent EM is influenced by 80’s French coldwave and he creates his music with synthesizers and drum machines. The new album is available on Fire or Stone vinyl version pressed on high-quality 180-gram… More

Near Dark Fest - Sep 12-14 2019, Oakland, California

Near Dark Fest Vol. 3 – Sep 12-14, 2019

Near Dark, the Oakland-based record label, booking and festival head up by Gina Marie of post-punk trio Ötzi have announced the dates and line-up for the 3rd annual Near Dark Fest. The music festival is being held in Oakland, California September 12th – 14th and will feature Pink turns Blue (DE), The Vanishing (20 year anniversary & reunion), Hagar the Womb (UK) , Cemetery… More

120 Volts #023

New & Classic Tracks: 120 Volts #023

We start off 120 Volts #023 with three new title tracks, beginning with “New World” by FM Attack featuring Vandal Moon, “Plein Nord” by Xarah Dion, and “Disko Anksiyete” by She Past Away. The playlist also includes new and classic track by Depeche Mode, Palais Ideal, Blush Response, Pankow, Sonsombre, Virgin in Veil, Ghostland, Second Still, Cat Rapes Dog, X Marks The… More

Hapax - Monade

Hapax – Monade

Swiss Dark Nights has announced the new HAPAX album Monade. The album features eight months of work to produce 10 brand new tracks including the single “Shining Lover” with a deeper and more sophisticated introspective sound from the band . Monade is available for pre-order via Bandcamp and will be released June 30th, it will be available in glassmaster CD (end of June) and dark-red… More

She Past Away - Disko Anksiyete

She Past Away – Disko Anksiyete

She Past Away has released their new album Disko Anksiyete almost four years since Narin Yalnızlık. The 10-track album featuring their iconic 80’s influenced sound with songs about dance floor anxiety, desperation, and dilemmas is currently available via Bandcamp in digital format. Fabrika Records will be releasing the album on standard black vinyl, and as a limited-edition of hand-numbered 1000 copies in clear red and clear… More

Dark Nouveau - Various Artists

Dark Nouveau – Various Artists

Metropolis Records will soon be releasing Dark Nouveau – a 24-track compilation of tracks bringing together a diverse group of goth, darkwave, industrial, post-punk, and synthwave bands. The digital release is dedicated to the late songwriter and producer Scott Walker. The compilation is available for pre-order via Bandcamp at https://metropolisrecords.bandcamp.com/album/dark-nouveau and will be available across all digital and steaming outlets on June 21, 2019.… More

The Rope - Lillian

The Rope Deliver Minneapolis Post-punk

The Rope, alternative rock / post-punk band from Minneapolis, have released their debut full-length album Lillian. With musical influences of the late 70s and early 80s including Sisters of Mercy, Bauhaus,  and the Cure – the band delivers a well-rounded LP following their 2011 and 2015 EP’s. Made up of Jesse Hagon (vocals), Michael Browning (guitar), Sam Richardson (bass), and Ben… More