Inertia founder Reza Udhin has launched dark cabaret/electronic side-project, Black Volition, featuring guitar work by U.K. guitarist Will Crewdson (Adam Ant, Rachel Stamp). Udhin defines the sound of Black Volition as “a trip through the sleepy towns, lonesome woods and dark cabaret of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks… then transport yourself to the back streets and gloomy swamps of a vampire ridden Louisiana in True Blood.” Music from Black Volition is available on ReverbNation. [..]
Jah Wobble, best known as the bassist of the legendary post-punk band Public Image Ltd and the industrial supergroup The Damage Manual, has joined forces with the Pagoda Chinese Youth Orchestra to create “Jasmine Flower Fusion,” an unprecedented mix of Chinese folk song and grime. Now, teamed up with the Liverpool Signing Choir, the fusion project will host a performance on July 12 at the Pagoda Arts Centre in Liverpool, fusing reggae with the Chinese Dub style. [..]
The living legend, Daniel Ash speaks with ReGen on the development of his latest album as he reinterprets his past work for the modern musical world.
KMFDM has announced three new releases for 2014. First to be released is the We Are KMFDM live album on September 9, collecting the music from KMFDM’s 2013 tours. This will be followed by the new single Genau (The German in You) on September 23, and concluded by the band’s 19th studio album, Our Time Will Come. This is KMFDM’s first non-five-character album since Hau Ruck (with Tohuvabohu granted an exception for its Hebrew spelling). [..]
Surveillance, the EBM-centric project from Assemblage 23′s Tom Shear, will launch its debut release Oceania in physical format on June 9 through 23DB Records. I Die: You Die says about the release, “It’s an odd habit of record critics to demand justification for a side-project: after all, no music of any kind has to have a reason to exist. Oceania makes its own case really, regardless of what name is on the tin it’s distinctly the work of a singular artist. Tom Shear doesn’t have anything to prove to anyone [..]
Haujobb will release its newest single “We Must Wait” on vinyl format on August 29. The single features vocals by Jean-Luc De Meyer of the legendary Front 242 and C-Tec and includes a B-side track titled “The Dancer,” featuring The Horrorist. [..]
The Klinik will release an eight-disc boxed set of its definitive music collection through Out of Line Records on July 22. The set contains all album releases from the years 1984-1991, recorded by the classic lineup comprised of Dirk Ivens and Marc Verhaeghen, as well as all rare and out-of-print tracks and unreleased studio and live recordings [..]