Mar 2014 10

Gabi Delgado releases first solo album in 30 yearsGerman new wave artist Gabi Delgado has released his newest LP, 1, through GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music, marking his first solo release in over 30 years and first general release in 15 years. The album features 20 songs, including the tracks “Nebelmaschine” and ”Lippenstift” and their corresponding remixes by In Strict Confidence and Eisbrecher [..]

Mar 2014 10

Squarepusher to release EP performed by robot-band Z-MachinesExperimental electronic act Squarepusher will release the EP Music for Robots on March 25, with music performed by the robot band Z-Machines. Written in MIDI and performed entirely by the machines in Tokyo, Music for Robots will be available in collectible blue translucent vinyl and limited edition Japanese import CD.
“I have long admired the player piano works of Conlon Nanarrow and Gyorgy Ligeti,” says Squarepusher. “Part of the appeal of that music has to do with hearing a familiar instrument being ‘played’ in an unfamiliar fashion. [..]

Mar 2014 10

Portion Control to release outtakes and demos vinylPortion Control will release Unrest in the Grime, a selection of outtakes and unreleased demos, this April. Unrest in the Grime comes in a collectors limited edition of 500 hand-numbered vinyl copies, with no re-press, including a FREE CD version. [..]

Mar 2014 10

Client returns with new albumElectronic act Client has announced its newest album Authority for April, after a four-year hiatus. “Client have recruited new singer, Client N, a charismatic and powerful vocal performer who has been very active and renowned in the music scene of her home city of Bristol,” says the band [..]

Mar 2014 10

Helalyn Flowers launches new design site, restocks discographyHelalyn Flowers singer N0emi Aurora has launched her new design site, ToXic Visions Design. Says the band, “This is the right place for bands, artists, labels that need a killer apparel for their next release! Also, you will find a ready to buy covers area and lots of works will be added day by day.” [..]

Mar 2014 10

Asian Dub Foundation, Vivienne Westwood, and more join anti-fracking benefitWe Need to Talk About Fracking, the first major anti-fracking benefit, will be hosted in London at the Rollerdisco on March 12, with live performances from Asian Dub Foundation, DJ sets from Gavin Turk, Mark Stewart, and DJ John Pandit. Asian Dub Foundation will be premiering songs from the forthcoming album The Signal and the Noise.
Guest speakers are currently being added, with punk fashion forerunner Vivienne Westwood among the speakers. [..]

Mar 2014 10

Lydia Lunch to release acoustic blues albumNo wave artist Lydia Lunch has collaborated with acoustic blues guitarist Cypress Grove (Nick Cave, Mark Lanegan, Debbie Harry, Steve Wynn) to release A Fistful of Desert Blues through Rustblade Records on May 29. Described as “the bastard love child of two musical outlaws who were thrown together by mysterious circumstances at a friend’s funeral [..]