With a new limited edition double-vinyl album, influential electronic musician Phil Western speaks to ReGen about the latest developments in his creative direction.
The Legendary Pink Dots will release its newest album, 10 to the Power of 9 Vol.1, in limited colored vinyl on June 27 through Rustblade, with pre-orders now open. Edward Ka-spel speaks on the nature of the concept album: “There are 10 people who run the world. They are all male and presidents, magnates, and high priests all do their bidding. The 10 live in villas in the remotest part of the Himalayas – a place that absolutely NO ONE would ever stumble upon. Although the 10 live in such close proximity to each other, they choose to have meetings in the back room of a small office in London. That’s where the decisions are made. That’s where the wars begin, that’s where the dice are tossed across the table to establish who wins, who loses, who lives, who dies.” [..]
Killing Joke will release the double live album Down by the River and the triple CD remix album In Dub on May 5. Down by the River documents the band’s performance at The Royal Festival Hall in 2011 on double-CD and DVD, in what Killing Joke guitarist and founding member Geordie Walker describes as “the definitive KJ live album.” In Dub features three CDs of remixes; Martin “Youth” Glover describes the project: “I first discovered dub in 1976, along with many other kinds of music, it became the soundtrack to my late teenage years and consistent through the rest of my life. [..]
Category: Industrial / Electro / Funk
Album: Drop a Bomb
Blurb: The Chicago electroscuzz sensation delivers its third single in as many months, offering a powerful preview of what is yet to come from GoFight’s second album.
Category: Electronic / IDM / Ambient
Album: Vanishing Point
Blurb: Serene, lush, cosmic, tense, and anxious are all words to describe the atmospheres evoked by the debut album from this impressive Chicago duo.
Coil / Nine Inch Nails
Category: Industrial / Experimental
Blurb: After two decades, these unreleased mixes from one of the most successful collaborative efforts in industrial and experimental music are finally unleashed as a tribute to the legacy of the late great Coil.
Category: Electro / Industrial / Funk
Album: The Moscow Drag
Blurb: For the band’s second single of the year, GoFight stands with the GLBTQ youth of the world with a proud declaration against injustice and abuse too heartfelt and just too damn catchy to be ignored.