Apr 2018 25

After 23 years, NIHIL remains one of the most enduring and beloved albums in KMFDM’s discography, now given the vinyl remaster treatment. Käpt’n K speaks now with ReGen about the album’s history and legacy, along with some hints as to what is yet to come from the Ultra Heavy Beat!


An InterView with Sascha “Käpt’n K” Konietzko of KMFDM

Apr 2018 25

Compactor to release first full-length album, announces live dates with Jason W. Walton
Compactor, the experimental industrial/noise project of Dream into Dust’s Derek Rush, is set to release its first full-length CD, Technology Worship, on May 1 via Oppressive Resistance Recordings. The album explores the relationship between humanity and technology, focusing on the echoes of religion in man’s devotion to and trust in tech. The sounds themselves, mastered by J. Stillings (Steel Hook Prostheses), further set the stage for the allegory [..]

Apr 2018 25

LÆBEL announces debut album from Negant
New Danish industrial project Negant will release its debut album NO! via LÆBEL on May 1. The trio consisting of venerable scene veterans Jens B. Petersen (Neotek, ManMindMachine, Danish Electro), Tommy B-Kuhlmann (In Absentia, Danish Electro), and John R. Mirland (Am Tierpark, Mirland/Larsen, Holm/Mirland, Mirland) builds on a solid foundation of classic electronic elements to create a brutal, intense sound. [..]

Apr 2018 20

The Orb announces new album featuring notable guest collaborators
Helmed by Alex Paterson for 30 years, electronic music collective The Orb has announced a new album due for release on June 22 via Cooking Vinyl, titled No Sounds Are Out of Bounds. Embracing creative freedom and employing a more ensemble approach that hearkens back to The Orb’s debut album, Paterson explains, “I wanted to try something with more musicians and more voices. More contributors essentially – similar to the conditions our first album Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld were recorded in.” He goes on to say “I wanted a change to expand the palate, and to bring in other elements that will keep people guessing and keep them confused.” As such, No Sounds Are Out of Bounds features a myriad of guest contributors joining Paterson and partner Thomas Fehlmann [..]

Apr 2018 20

Poptone to release debut album, announces tour dates
Poptone – the latest musical partnership between Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, and featuring Diva Dompé – has announced the release of a self-titled debut album. Long known for their collective work in Bauhaus, Love and Rockets, and Tones on Tail, Poptone – named after a P.I.L. track – marks the pair’s fourth musical collaboration. The band grew out of Ash’s desire to perform live again, following a format similar to his 2014 solo album, Stripped, which itself was a collection of reinterpreted material from his past outlets. Poptone then toured throughout 2017 [..]

Apr 2018 19

Paving the way for a fresher take on a familiar style, Die Robot bassist Barbie Saint speaks with ReGen about what audiences can expect from the Technopunk band in 2018 and beyond.


An InterView with Barbie Saint of Die Robot

Apr 2018 18

Devin Townsend to release limited edition series of vinyl box sets
Releasing the band’s seventh album, Transcendence, in late 2016 to widespread acclaim, Devin Townsend announced in early 2018 that The Devin Townsend Project would disband and that the guitarist and composer would be working on four new albums and focusing on other projects. Among those projects is the vinyl box set, titled ERAS, with the first part to focus on the first four DTP albums, created during the period of 2009-2011. [..]

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