Nov 2017 30

The Regent Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Friday, 11/10/2017 – Saturday, 11/11/2017


Every year since 2012, the ColdWaves event has grown in stature and magnitude, celebrating the life and music of Jamie Duffy, and showcasing the strength and solidarity of the industrial music scene. For the last five years, Jason Novak has paid tribute to his friend and musical partner to make ColdWaves more than a simple charity for suicide prevention – it’s a reminder to the disenchanted, the disenfranchised, and the disheartened that this scene is more than a clique, more than a support system… it is a family, bound by the blood of music, art, and culture that we share as a common identity. This year marked a special moment in ColdWaves history [..]

Nov 2017 29

Echo Us releases fifth album, premieres new music video
With today’s release of To Wake a Dream in Moving Water, the fifth full-length album from Echo Us, the band has also unveiled the music video for the song “Begin to Remember.” Composed and created by Echo Us mastermind Ethan Matthews, “Begin to Remember” encompasses two tracks on the album to comprise a “double song,” with the strings for the first track arranged by Matthews and Teri Untalan [..]

Nov 2017 29

Android Lust launches Kickstarter campaign to release latest album in vinyl
Android Lust - Berlin (Crater Vol. 2)Having released the band’s sixth studio album, Berlin (Crater Vol. 2) in August of this year in CD and digital formats, experimental electro/industrial artist Android Lust has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to provide a vinyl release. Taking inspiration from her travels in the German capitol, Android Lust’s Shikhee constructed the album to delve into the city’s personality and soul that can “only be glimpsed in snapshots of time and space,” drawing on the numerous field recordings she made exploring museums, famous studios, and abandoned buildings. [..]

Nov 2017 28

The Montalbán Theatre, Hollywood, CA – 11/09/2017


Having now had some time to process the singular experience that was the Thursday night of November 9, 2017, this writer finds that the words continue to elude him. Taking place on this night at the Montalbán Theatre on Vine Street in the heart of Hollywood was a screening of a documentary several years in the making, funded via Kickstarter campaign and chronicling the history of what began as a small record store in Denver, Colorado and would later move to Chicago and become what prominent Chicago artist/musician Jim Marcus referred to as “The start of it all.” [..]

Nov 2017 21

Circle of Dust teases upcoming sixth album with new single
Circle of Dust - Dust to DustAfter the momentous return of Circle of Dust with 2016’s Machines of Our Disgrace, Klayton now proves that the resurrection of his first major musical outing was no one-shot event; with the band’s yet to be titled sixth full-length studio album currently in the works, Circle of Dust will be closing out 2017 with the new single, “Dust to Dust.” [..]

Nov 2017 21

Davey Suicide premieres new music video, announces tour dates
Having independently released the Made from Fire album earlier this year, dark rock group Davey Suicide has premiered its latest music video for the track “Torture Me” on Loudwire. “A lot of what fuels my life is also the downfall of it, states front man Davey Suicide of the song, “That dynamic brings out the worst and best in me.” Directed by Vincente Cordero of Industrialism Films, with additional direction and concept from drummer Drayven Davidson, the video features model Stefanie Joseph seductively taunting Suicide with various weapons and power tools [..]

Nov 2017 17

Amanda Palmer releases Pink Floyd cover, music video "dedicated to the current administration"
Amanda Palmer has released an emotionally charged and visually striking video for her plaintive cover of Pink Floyd’s “Mother.” Palmer enlisted a tribe of women, from director Jordan Rathus and choreographer Coco Karolspins to fellow musicians Zoë Keating and Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole, Smashing Pumpkins) to create her vision of a dystopian fable celebrating the strength of love, hope, women, and motherhood set against a haunting string arrangement by her longtime friend, composer Jherek Bischoff, performed by an all female quartet. [..]

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