May 2017 04

ReGen Exclusive: Hate Vessel premieres latest single
 
Hate Vessel - 7oo7Created by Joe Crudgington in 2013, Hate Vessel has been working from the ground up to become a powerful new force in the inudstrial music scene. Since its inception, Crudgington has built up a small but powerful repertoire influenced by the abrasive textures of old school industrial, drum & bass, and horror movie scores and imagery. In this special ReGen Magazine Exclusive, Hate Vessel unveils a brand new single, titled “7oo7,” presenting a blistering barrage of scathing synths, pummeling percussion, and guttural guitars, topped off by aggressive yet emotive vocals. [..]

May 2017 04

Autoclav1.1 returns with two new albums, one a full-length collaboration with Displacer
 
Autoclav1.1 - The Gates of Greenhead ParkU.K. based electronic artist Tony Young’s project Autoclav1.1 returns with a new album, The Gates of Greenhead Park, to be released on May 19 via WTII Records. The 10 track release was conceived as a light to balance the darkness of the project’s previous release, Werewolf Country; the eight new songs and two remixes by Displacer and ESA juxtapose rich, orchestral sounds with intricate electronic rhythms, optimized for the subtleties of the vinyl format [..]

May 2017 03

Duo of Henrik Nordvargr Björkk and Margaux Renaudin adopt new name, announce second album
 
Renowned industrial/doom artist Henrik Nordvargr Björkk has once again joined forces with Margaux Renaudin for a second collaborative album, taking on a new moniker named after their first album – Anima Nostra. Under this new identity, the duo has announced the release of the group’s second full-length album, titled Atraments. Featuring artwork by Trepaneringsritualen’s Thomas Ekelund, Atraments expands on the foreboding dark ambience of the pair’s 2016 debut [..]

May 2017 03

Funker Vogt returns with new lineup, new single, and new album
 
Funker Vogt - Code of ConductGerman EBM act Funker Vogt returns after a four year absence with a new album, Code of Conduct, set to drop June 2. The project will introduce fans to new vocalist Chris L. (Agonoize, The Sexorcist) on the album’s first single “Der Letzte Tanz,” May 19. Funker Vogt proclaim themselves “more complex and vital than ever,” maintaining the band’s place in the dark electro pantheon [..]

May 2017 03

The Afghan Whigs return with eighth album
 
The Afghan Whigs - In SpadesThe psychedelic and supernatural collide in The Afghan Whigs dark new LP, In Spades. The album harnesses the creative chemistry of the current lineup, which launched its previous release, 2014’s Do to the Beast onto the Top 40 – a first for the Whigs, while embracing the group’s extensive and influential history. Frontman Greg Dulli touts the release as “the first time since Black Love that we’ve done a full-blown band album.” [..]

May 2017 03

Alison Moyet releases first single from upcoming ninth album
 
Pop icon Alison Moyet has released the first single from her upcoming album Other. “Reassuring Pinches” begins with the measured rise and fall of methodical synthpop arpeggios before unfurling into a looser, more organic modern sound beneath Moyet’s rich contralto vocals. “Other” continues her partnership with producer and songwriting collaborator Guy Sigsworth [..]

May 2017 02

Amanda Palmer and Edward Ka-Spel premiere first music video from upcoming album
 
The Legendary Pink Dots’ Edward Ka-Spel and singer/songwriter Amanda Palmer have premiered the first video from the pair’s upcoming collaborative album, I Can Spin a Rainbow, due out May 5. The haunting, stop-motion video for “The Clock at the Back of the Cage” premiered on The Skinny, and was conceived and produced in Melbourne, Australia, by Palmer and directors Christy Louise Flaws, Chris Bennett, and Luke O’Connor. Palmer explains that, “Stop-motion seemed like the perfect choice; even when it’s beautiful and alluring, stop-motion is fundamentally creepy.” [..]