Tag Archive for Alternative

Artoffact Records SXSW 2020 Showcase

Artoffact Records SXSW 2020 Showcase

Artoffact Records will be presenting its first SXSW label showcase this year on March 20th at Valhalla in Austin, Texas. In anticipation of the event they have released a 7-track compilation featuring a sampling by headlinders Kælan Mikla, Actors, Cloud Rat, as well as The Foreign Resort, Ötzi, Bootblacks, and Devours. The collection is available as a digital download at… More

Fotocrime

Fotocrime – New album and video

Fotocrime has released a new music video for “Love Is A Devil” directed and edited by Joe Watson. The song features San Diego punk icon Rob Moran on bass guitar and is the first release from the upcoming album South Of Heaven. The album features a wide variety of wonderful guest musicians and was recorded in Baltimore, Chicago, London, and Louisville,… More

Sonsombre - One Thousand Graves

Sonsombre – One Thousand Graves

Sonsombre returns with a new album later this month, this time on Cleopatra Records. The 11-track album One Thousand Graves is the third LP by Sonsombre and will be available on January 21st, 2020 on all digital and streaming outlets. You can now preview the track “Lights Out” via Bandcamp as well as pre-order the album. One Thousand Graves by… More

Best of the Decade 2010-2019

Best of the Decade 2010-2019

Looking back at the last ten years, we have enjoyed an abundance of coldwave, electronic, post-punk, and goth music releases. We may consider the decade a rebirth for alternative music, so here are some of the most-played tracks for each year we could find among the hundreds of our favorites. 2010 Nunhood – Merciful Nuns 2011 Dead Sun Rising –… More

Russian Post-Punk

YouTube channel SADMENISTAN has put together two video playlists of post-punk / goth / coldwave tracks by various Russian artists, showcasing their talent and atmospheric style. Doomer Music Volume 1 1. 00:00 Капитан Ненавидит Море – Черная лента 2. 05:30 ВЕДЬМА – Рандеву 3. 08:20 Дом Моделей – Без названия (Грейс) 4. 11:24 Sedativ – Вечное никогда 5. 15:25 ВЕДЬМА… More

White Mansion - Clear Your Head

White Mansion – Clear Your Head

Alternative / post-punk band White Mansion of Fayetteville, Arkansas have a new maxi-single for the track “Clear Your Head” that includes three additional mixes. This release along with a music video by the band is ahead of their new album Human due January 24th, 2020 on Cold Transmission Music. Clear Your Head by white mansion More

From Minimal Wave With Love - VA

From Minimal Wave With Love – VA

Minimal Wave has released From Minimal Wave With Love – a limited edition collection of 12-tracks from their archive that can be ordered while supplies last as a cassette release and digital download. The collection includes many track that are now out of print. Inspired by the 80’s cassette From Brussels With Love, this tape was first made available at… More

Double Echo - Burning In Blue

Double Echo – Burning In Blue

Double Echo have announced that their new album Burning In Blue will be out on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 on Icy Cold Records, with the band hosting a launch party on that date at the Kazimier Stockroom in Liverpool, UK. You can preview two excellent tracks from the album “Some Essential Thing” and “The Position” via Youtube. Keep an eye… More

2020 Amphi Festival

2020 Amphi Festival

The Amphi Festival has announced a preliminary line-up for their 2020 music event being held July 25-26 in Cologne, Germany. Among the 36 bands announce so far are Mesh, Zeromancer, Nachtblut,  Frozen Plasma, Cat Rapes Dog, Dupont, Sturm Café, The Foreign Resort, She Past Away, and VNV Nation. Visit amphi-shop.de/en/ for event news and tickets information. More

Agent Side Grinder - Inner Noises (Video)

Agent Side Grinder – Inner Noises (Video)

Swedish band Agent Side Grinder have released a new music video directed by Stefan Ekström/LFA FILM for the song “Inner Noises” as they tour and promote their 2019 album A/X. The album is available for purchase from Progress Productions via Bandcamp. A/X by Agent Side Grinder More