Tag: Synthpop

I:scintilla - Carmena Saturna

I:scintilla – Carmena Saturna

I:scintilla have released the first single and video for the song “Carmena Saturna” which is a preview for their new album Swayed that will be out on Alfa Matrix later this year. Along with Brittany Bindrim, guitarist Jim Cookas, and drummer Vince Grech (Sister Machine Gun, Stromkern), the band is joined by a new bassist Dean Dunakin and guitarist Myles Arwine. Carmena Saturna by I:SCINTILLA Read more →

Suffering for Kisses - Forever Waiting

Suffering for Kisses – Forever Waiting

Tony D’Oporto from Oakland, California who creates music as Suffering for Kisses has released his debut album Forever Waiting where he beautifully renders a blend of coldwave synths and dark new wave sounds into a haunting yet dreamy journey of nine tracks. Opening with “Touch” that was featured on Mixcloud – 120 Volts # 018 the entire album carries through a foreboding theme that… Read more →


Catching Up With TSTI

We have caught up with S. Smith to learn more about his darkwave / electronic / synthopop project TSTI and also peek into his latest album Endings recently released on German label Basic Unit Productions. The 10-track album mastered by Sid Lamar (Keluar/Schwefelgelb) features Jennifer Touch as well as remixes by Hante. and Ssleeping desiresS that upon hearing will bring back memories of a simpler time in dark… Read more →

Ferocity Kills - Violent Starlight

Ferocity Kills – Violent Starlight

Expected on 7/7/17 the Violent Starlight EP will be the debut release from darkwave / synthop conceptual audio-visual artist Faith Lucille. The EP will showcase her love of dark imagery and fantasy. The independent musician local to the Central Coast of California has developed her skills in music as well as in experimental film and photography under the name of Ferocity Kills, she has… Read more →

Peine Perdue - Histoire d'une Ame

Peine Perdue – Histoire d’une Ame

The French / German synthpop-minimal wave duo of Coco Gallo and Stéphane Argillet Peine Perdue are releasing a new 4-track EP Histoire d’une Ame on March 20th via the Electronic Emergencies label. The EP tells a story that was inspired by 80s cult movie Therese, directed by Alain Cavalier, about the mystical suffering of a nun who becomes a saint. Expect nebulous acid wave… Read more →

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode – Spirit: Album & Tour

Sony Music Germany is hosting numerous official album release events for Depeche Mode’s fourteenth album Spirit set to be released on March 17th. Here are the dates and locations: March 17, 2017 – München, Milla Club March 17, 2017 – Frankfurt am Main, Final Destination Club March 17, 2017 – Aachen, Club Nightlife March 17, 2017 – Freiberg, EAC March 18, 2017 – Karlsruhe, Nachtwerk Musikclub… Read more →

Depeche Mode - Spirit

Depeche Mode – Spirit

Depeche Mode’s fourteenth album Spirit will be released March 17th on Columbia Records and will be available in both standard and deluxe editions. The band will begin their Global Spirit Tour in support of the new album on May 5th in Stockholm, Sweden and have posted the first single from the new album, “Where’s the Revolution” written by Martin Gore. Track… Read more →

The Rorschach Garden - Everything Must Burn

The Rorschach Garden – Everything Must Burn

The Rorschach Garden, the electronic music project founded by Philipp Münch returns with a new 15-track album due in February — Everything Must Burn delivers their trademark classic 80’s dark electro sound. Clips from the full album at can be previewed at Ant-Zen Mailorder and the album will also be available for digital download via Bandcamp.   Read more →

Dusk To Dawn - Transition

Dusk To Dawn – Transition

German electro / synthpop / darkwave band Dusk To Dawn have finished their new LP Transition and have posted a YouTube video of clips that introduce three of the tracks from the new album: “Not This World”, “Faith In You”, and “Transition”. 25 years after the formation of the band, the reunited original line-up of Jörg Erren, Andreas Kleinwächter, and Achim Zolke… Read more →