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My Precious! - A Waves Radio Show Compilation Vol​.​2

My Precious! – A Waves Radio Show Compilation Vol​.​2

Red Maze Records from Brussels, Belgium is set to release the second compilation of the WAVES radio show hosted by Fernando Wax and Phil Blackmarquis – who select and play new, exclusive and unreleased gems from favorite bands and artists in the wave / post-punk / synth / electro / ambient styles. The 12-track album will be out May 15th in digital… More

Artoffact Records 2019 (Compilation)

Artoffact Records 2019 (Compilation)

Artoffact Records has released Artoffact Records 2019 – a new compilation available today via bandcamp at name-your-price. The 31-track collection features music from a wide variety of artist including Actors, Kælan Mikla, The Foreign Resort, Apoptygma Berzerk, cEvin KEy, Front Line Assembly, Cyberaktif, Ritualz, Rational Youth, Ötzi, Bootblacks and many more. Artoffact Records 2019 by Artoffact Records More

120 Volts #022

New & Classic Tracks: 120 Volts #022

We begin 120 Volts #022 with post-punk band Ghostland – “Leave Behind (Hollow Moon)” off their debut album Dances On Walls on Manic Depression Records. We also have new and classic tracks from: Xeno & Oaklander, Boy Harsher, None, Ötzi, VR SEX, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Blac Kolor, Confines, Fixmer / McCarthy, Public Image Limited, Data Fragments, Stairwell H,… More

Black Line - Sedition

Black Line release new EP – Sedition

BLACK LINE, the Los Angeles experimental industrial outfit of Douglas McCarthy (Nitzer Ebb), Bon Harris (Nitzer Ebb), Ken ‘hiwatt’ Marshall (Skinny Puppy) and musician, producer and engineer Cyrusrex have a new EP out 4/12/19. After releasing their 2017 album Treason, Sedition, and Subversive Activities, BLACK LINE supported Depeche Mode on their 2018 European tour and now release The Sedition EP,… More

A Move to Darkwave: Suffering For Kisses

Seattle’s Tony D’Oporto darkwave / post-punk music project Suffering For Kisses has just released a new EP titled Love, Loss & Regret where he continues on the journey of creating the blend of coldwave synth tracks and dark new wave sounds that we were introduced to on his debut 2018 album Forever Waiting. We talk with Tony to learn more about his music, style and future… More

Data Fragments

A Chat with Data Fragments

Post-punk band Data Fragments provide a glimpse behind their music. Emerging from Athens, Greece, Data Fragments are a new wave / post-punk band consisting of Panos Dedepsidis (guitar/vocals), Stathis Leontiadis (bass/drum machines), and Panos Dimopoulos (synths/machines). Their debut self-titled album was released this past month. Just one listen to the new album and it is immediately clear this band have a nostalgic… More

Northern Noise Vol. 1 - VA

Northern Noise Volume 1 – VA

DIY label Velouria Recordz based in Montreal, Canada has released Northern Noise Volume 1, a compilation of post-punk, shoegaze, new wave, and dark-wave bands artists from the province of Québec. The 20-track album is available via Bandcamp as digital download at name-your-price. Northern Noise Vol. I (V/A) by Velouria Recordz More

Second Still - Violet Phase

Second Still – Violet Phase

Los Angeles post-punk band Second Still have announced a new album – Violet Phase. You can hear  the first single , “New Violet” now. Written in the winter of 2018-19 in Joshua Tree and Idyllwild, California the new album sees Second Still evolving their sound and progressing forward into uncharted sonic territory. The album will be released May 17, 2019 and pre-ordering is now available for… More

Fine Cult - Essentially (Black Album)

Fine Cult – Essentially (Black Album)

Fine Cult is the musical project spearheaded by Illinois native Luke Woodson – with extensive influences including The Cure, Slowdive, and The Legendary Pink Dots, Love & Rockets, Bryan Ferry, Skinny Puppy,  and The Soft Moon – Woodson has crafted a sound that gives off elements of post-punk, shoegaze, alternative rock,  gothic, and dream pop. On his newly released album Essentially (Black Album)… More

The Foreign Resort - Outnumbered

The Foreign Resort – Outnumbered

Danish post-punk trio from Copenhagen The Foreign Resort will release their next full length album Outnumbered on Artoffact Records April 5th, preceded by the single and music video by the same name and followed up with shows and festival appearances in Europe and North America throughout 2019. The band combines the shadowy mysticism of The Cure’s Pornography era with a driving… More