May 2018 24

Remastered edition of 2011 album from Test Dept. co-founder announced on Cold Spring
 
C.3.3., the project of Test Dept. co-founder Paul Jamrozy, will release a newly remastered edition of the 2011 album Ballad of Reading Gaol-The Cacophonietta. The album, named after and inspired by a poem published by Oscar Wilde during his incarceration on indecency charges chronicling the execution of a fellow inmate [..]

May 2018 23

Meat Beat Manifesto announces live dates
 
Pioneering electronic group Meat Beat Manifesto has announced a handful of U.S shows in support of the band’s January, 2018 album Impossible Star, including the N.Y.C. and Chicago dates of the ColdWaves industrial festival. The band will also play a June 8 show featuring MC 900 Ft. Jesus and September dates in Denver and Miami. [..]

May 2018 23

New deluxe edition of Goldfrapp's 2017 album to be released featuring duet with Dave Gahan
 
Goldfrapp has announced that a deluxe edition of the electronic duo’s 2017 album Silver Eye will be released on July 2 via Mute. The two-disc set features new artwork and a bonus disc of remixes, including a previously unreleased remix of “Anymore” from the band’s Will Gregory and a new version of “Ocean” re-imagined as a duet featuring Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan. [..]

May 2018 22

Michael Gira announces vinyl reissue of last '90s Swans' album, solo tour dates
 
Soundtracks for the Blind, the last studio album from influential experimental group Swans before its mid-’90s dissolution and subsequent 2010 reincarnation, will be released on vinyl for the first time on July 20 via band founder Michael Gira’s Young God Records label. With elements encompassing the group’s initial 15 years of work, the record features contemporary recordings of the band as it existed in ’96-’97, with Gira joined by Larry Mullins on drums/percussion, Jarboe on vocals and keyboards, Vudi on electric guitar, and Joe Goldring playing bass and electric guitar. Gira further states that “there’s also a huge amount of sounds and recordings that Jarboe and I collected over the years,” which have been culled and manipulated with engineer Chris Griffin to create new pieces of music. “I really set my own trap, dug my own grave on this one.” [..]

May 2018 22

With a new album and as one of the premier acts on the bill for this year’s PIGFest 3.0, Particle Son speaks with ReGen about the dangers of technological addiction and the need for a communal spirit in today’s goth/industrial scene.
 

 

An InterView with Vex March, Jared Scott, & Sandi Leeper of Particle Son
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May 2018 21

With a Kickstarter campaign for the group’s twelfth album now underway, Sam Rosenthal speaks with ReGen about his artistic and musical process in Black Tape for a Blue Girl.
 
Black Tape for a Blue Girl - To Touch the Milky Way

 

An InterView with Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape for a Blue Girl
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May 2018 18

Jarboe collaboration with Byla from 2007 now available for the first time in vinyl
 
Translation Loss Records has announced the release of Viscera, a vinyl reissue of the 2007 collaboration between singer/songwriter Jarboe and ambient noise outfit Byla. Cut from the original high resolution 24-bit studio masters, this marks the first time Viscera is being made available on vinyl [..]

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