Jan 2017 25

First ever authorized Swans documentary begins crowdfunding campaign
 
A Kickstarter campaign is underway to fund the first ever authorized documentary of the band Swans. Where Does a Body End? aims to transcend traditional music documentaries to secure the legendary group’s place in musical and cultural history. Filmmaker Marco Porsia, who has been filming the band since 2010, has been allowed unprecedented access to 35 years of previously unseen footage [..]

Jan 2017 24

Infinite Fog reissues long out-of-print Coil/Vortex Campaign/The New Blockaders collaboration
 
The fabled 1984 collaboration of Coil, Vortex Campaign, and The New Blockaders will be re-released as The Melancholy Mad Tenant via Russian label Infinite Fog. The legendary album, unofficially known as Dolbied, was originally issued in an extremely limited release of 50 cassettes. This newly remastered edition is authorized by all three groups [..]

Jan 2017 24

Goldfrapp announces latest album, special show in London
 
Goldfrapp’s seventh studio album, Silver Eye, the group’s first in four years, will be released March 31 through Mute. The first single, “Anymore,” is available on YouTube, with fans drawing comparisons to the group’s Black Cherry era. Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory collaborated with Grammy-winning producer John Congleton [..]

Jan 2017 24

September Mourning launches first music video from debut full-length album
 
Dark alt./rock transmedia project September Mourning has released a video for “20 Below,” the first off of the band’s debut album, Volume II. September Mourning explains that “20 Below,” which premiered via Alternative Press [..]

Jan 2017 20

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Chicago electroscuzz band GoFight continues its ongoing campaign against tyranny and bigotry with the release of a band new single and music video, titled “Pussy,” making its debut on January 20, the day of the U.S. presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Offered as a free/pay-what-you-want download as part of the band’s “Donation Ware” platform, all proceeds from the single will be donated to the ACLU – The American Civil Liberties Union – with the band encouraging listeners to develop or continue a relationship with the organiztion during the Trump presidency. [..]

Jan 2017 19

DOPE/Combichrist - Blood Lust Death Tour 2017
 
Industrial/metal legends DOPE and harsh electro heroes Combichrist will be hitting the road together in 2017 for the North American Blood, Lust, Death Tour, sponsored by Blackcraft Whiskey. With both bands performing full sets encompassing old classics and newer tracks from the bands’ latest releases [..]

Jan 2017 18

Angelspit produces Lorelei Dreaming debut EP
 
Chicago vocalist Laura Bienz – a.k.a. Lorelei Dreaming – has teamed up with eminent electro/punk act Angelspit for the release of her debut EP, titled Banshee, produced by Angelspit’s Zoog Von Rock. Described by Von Rock as “Dystopian Future Pop,” the EP features five original tracks and five bonus remixes; “We’re working to create music based around what Lorelei naturally does – vocals that are a little sultry and ethereal,” states the producer. A Kickstarter campaign for the EP, which continues until February 28, has already exceeded its $1,000 goal, with several stretch goals added. Banshee will be released on May 1. [..]