Having released his Meridian Hill debut in 2015, Jonathan Lim has teamed up with Eric Garwood – a.k.a. Iterations – for a new single in which the pair remixes Baltimore electro-pop act Red This Ever’s “Default,” originally released on that band’s 2009 Selfless album. Lim and Garwood, both former members of DC electro/rock band 23RainyDays, recreated the instrumentation to create not only a remix but a complete reinterpretation [..]
Guitarist extraordinaire Mark Gemini Thwiate has announced that he will be appearing at the 2017 Wave-Gotik-Treffen festival in Leipzig, Germany, performing as MGT & Friends on Saturday, June 3. The live band will consist of Thwaite with a variety of guest performers, “some very special musicians and friends from my career,” [..]
Comic book writer, movie producer, and machine/rock veteran F.J. DeSanto (Hypefactor, The Aggression, Chemlab) has embarked on a new musical venture with the synth/electro-pop collective known as Trade Secrets, with the Golden Life (ゴールデン・ライフ) debut serving as the first taste to be released via Distortion Productions. Inspired by DeSanto’s time spent in Tokyo while facing a life-threatening illness, the album serves as a synth-laden soundtrack to “a sonic journey through an urban metropolis while lyrically tackling issues of life and mortality [..]
From the cosmos back to Earth, 51 Peg reawakens from a long hiatus to inject its rocking electro/industrial solution into the Baltimore/DC scene and beyond once again, with the quartet speaking with ReGen about the band’s past, present, and future.
An InterView with Jeff Sargent, Carlo Pizarro, Brian Fasani, and Tim Phillips of 51 Peg
WaxTrax! Records has announced a special event featuring members of the label’s extended family to discuss the history of the Chicago store, label, and music presented in the upcoming documentary, Industrial Accident: The Story of WaxTrax! Records. Taking place at Chicago’s Vic Theatre on Saturday, April 1, the event will include two separate live discussions led by a moderated panel of artists and staff [..]
With the release of The Mute Gods’ second album, Nick Beggs graces ReGen with a cautionary reminder that hope for change without the will to carry it out will only speed up mankind’s already imminent demise.
An InterView with Nick Beggs of The Mute Gods
Estonian industrial project Freakangel will release its first album with new label Digital World Audio on March 24. How the Ghost Became heralds the evolution of the group into industrial/metal, fusing the earlier hard pounding club style with a new heavier sound [..]