Jul 2016 22

Yello to release new album, perform full live showsSwiss electro pioneers and pop culture icons Yello will release their thirteenth album, Toy, September 30. Dieter Meier and Boris Blank’s first album since 2009’s Touch, Yello retains the trademark playful, ultra-modern sound the act is known for, with a few new twists. The duo is joined by guitarist Jeremy Baer and guest vocalists Fifi Rong, Malia, and Heidi Happy [..]

Jul 2016 20

Moog Music resumes production of the legendary MiniMoog Model D
After more than three decades, Moog Music has announced that the company will resume production of the world’s first portable synthesizer, the MiniMoog Model D. Originally invented by Bill Hemsath and Robert Moog as a response to the large-scale modular synthesizers of the ’60s, the Model D changed the face of modern music thanks to its portability and expressive features that not only helped it became the choice instrument of a generation, but influenced virtually every synthesizer that followed. [..]

Jul 2016 19

Society 1 releases first acoustic song, music videoLos Angeles industrial/metal shock rock act Society 1 delves into new musical territory with the music video for “No Salvation,” marking the band’s first acoustic song. “I envisioned a sound that somehow combined The Doors and Alice in Chains on a very intimate raw level,” states vocalist Matt Zane [..]

Jul 2016 15

Dope releases title track from upcoming sixth albumWith the band’s sixth full-length studio album on the horizon, alt./industrial/metal act Dope has released the music video for the title track to Blood Money Part 1. Slated for release on October 28 via Entertainment One Music, and available for pre-order via the band’s website and iTunes, Blood Money Part 1 is the band’s first release of new material since 2009’s No Regrets. [..]

Jul 2016 15

JG Thirlwell releases two soundtracksBrooklyn based composer/producer/performer JG Thirlwell, in arrangement with Adult Swim and Williams Street Records, is releasing two new soundtrack albums, the first of which being Music of The Venture Bros., Volume Two. This second volume follows up on the first volume, released in 2009; having been the score composer for the popular animated series since its 2003 debut, Thirlwell was this year nominated for the highest honor in the field of animation – the Annie Award – for his “outstanding achievement in music” on The Venture Bros.. [..]

Jul 2016 15

9Electric releases debut album
9Electric - The Damaged OnesHaving made a name for itself through tours with Orgy, Death valley High, Lacuna Coil, and Butcher Babies, Hollywood electro/rock act 9Electric has at long last released the debut full-length album, titled The Damaged Ones via Another Century Records. Vocalist Ron Thunderwood states that the album “is 9E’s first official statement – our treatise on the human condition,” further commenting that it “is the culmination of five insane years of touring and inspiration, captured and converted into a tiny stereo waveform for your entertainment.” [..]

Jul 2016 15

Tim Muddiman and The Strange release fourth single, music videoIn anticipation of the commercial release of the band’s debut album, Paradise Runs Deeper, Tim Muddiman and The Strange has unveiled a music video for “Glass Queen,” the album’s fourth single. Directed and edited by Muddiman with Adam Fitch of Incline Creative Media and new collaborator Aasen Stephenson of Death House, Muddiman says of the new video, “It’s dark, humorous,” and “even has elements of The Happy Mondays, taxidermy, dance, and a blood bath.” [..]