Tag Archive for Alternative

Brotherhood - In The Violet Hour

Brotherhood – In The Violet Hour

Swedish gothic rock band Brotherhood from the city of Eskilstuna have released their latest album In The Violet Hour featuring nine songs that showcase the intention to create a classic and timeless album. Recorded in their own Spider Studio the album is dark, deep, melancholic with epic soundscapes utilizing chorus bass, melodic synthesizers, and raw guitars creating a modern gothic rock sound based on the roots of goth… More

The Secret French Postcards - Contradictions

The Secret French Postcards – Contradictions

Baltimore-based Blackmask Records has released the newest album by Swedish post-punk trio The Secret French Postcards – the 10-track album titled Contradictions is great addition to the genre. Contradictions is available via the Blackmask Records Bandcamp page. Also check out the bands extensive self-releases on The Secret French Postcards Bandcamp page. Contradictions by The Secret French Postcards More

Reconverb - Heraldik

Reconverb – Heraldik

Reconverb is the cold-wave / post-punk / ambient-instrumental solo project by Helge Vammen from Aarhus, Denmark. Having been inspired by the eclectic and a love for 70’s and 80’s synth sounds including Kraftwerk and Jarre – Reconverb has a new 5-track EP titled Heraldik which includes a S Y Z Y G Y X vocal remix on the track “Odd Birds”. The release made… More

UP LTD - Blur (Single)

UP LTD – Blur (Single)

One-woman post-punk / gothic rock band Unknown Pleasures Limited or (UP LTD) formed in Riverside, California by Scarlet Smith has put out a new 2-track single – Blur – containing the first tracks from her upcoming debut album in production with Smith as the vocalist, guitarist, bass player, drummer, synthesizer, violinist, pianist, and songwriter of the project. Blur along with her other work is… More

Wax Trax! Records Industrial Accident Blu Ray

Wax Trax! Records Industrial Accident Blu Ray and Soundtrack

Wax Trax! Records is now accepting pre-orders for their full-length documentary film Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records which will be shipping on April 16. The film features the story of the Chicago retail store and the record label that made music history during the 80s – includes commentary by: Steve Albini – (Big Black, Shellac) Paul Barker – (Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Lead… More

Boy Harsher - Careful

Boy Harsher – Careful + Tour

Boy Harsher will soon be releasing their second album Careful via their own label Nude Club Records and are set to begin an extensive tour with dates in the US, Europe, Canada, and Mexico this February 1st through April 20th. The band will perform with Nghtcrwlr, Kontravoid, Boan, and Special Interest with some nights already sold out. Tickets are available… More

Pass/Ages - Taken Underneath

Pass/Ages – Taken Underneath

Pass/Ages the darkwave duo of Caitlin Grimalkin and Jonn Gauntletier from Vero Beach, Florida have a new cassette 9-track album Taken Underneath made available by the Katuktu Collective tape label and can be ordered via Bandcamp, the album will also be released on CD later this year. The band have been busy performing throughout Florida in 2018 and will be sharing the stage with She… More

120 Volts #021

New & Classic Tracks: 120 Volts #021

120 Volts #021 – We begin 2019 with a new track “Blurred Visions” by S Y Z Y G Y X off their forthcoming album Is That All There Is due later this month along with a kaleidoscope playlist of 19 additional tracks including: Void Vision, She Past Away, Iron Court, Crystal Geometry, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Suffering for Kisses,… More

Metropolis Records

Metropolis On Tour

Metropolis Records associated acts continue to be on tour in 2019 including the first US appearance of Turkish darkwave / post-punk band She Past Away hosted by Andi Harriman at Synthicide, her monthly party in NYC at the Brooklyn Bazaar July 17, 2019. More events and dates are listed below. Peter Murphy and David J – Ruby Tour! January 16 2019 – February 28… More

Sacred Spell - Compilation

Sacred Spells – Compilation

Oakland-based label Psychic Eye will be releasing Sacred Spells – 20-track darkwave and electronic compilation featuring music by Anatomy, Cruz de Navajas, Lovataraxx, Malocculsion, Koban, Twin Tribes, Aesthetic Barrier, Maya Songbird, Zanna Nerra, The Bedroom Witch, Ritual Veil, Terminal A, Yama Uba, M. Lamar, Shadow Age, Cyborg Eye, Sigsaly, Mentira, Vex, and Stacian. The album which will be available January 22… More