Nearly 30 years and still going strong with the ever influential mix of sexy dance grooves and funky electronics, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult lets ReGen in on its latest bag of Spooky Tricks.
Front Line Assembly will be joining the Skinny Puppy, Haujobb, and Youth Code on the upcoming U.S. tour, following the withdrawal of VNV Nation. The announcement came through both FLA and Skinny Puppy’s social media [..]
Renowned movie director and composer John Carpenter has announced the release of a solo album, titled Lost Themes. Originally rumored to be unreleased material Carpenter had discarded from previous scores, the album is in fact a collection of all new material composed for imaginary movies; of the music, Carpenter states them to be “little moments of score from movies made in our imaginations.” [..]
VNV Nation has announced that the band will no longer be participating on the Alliance of Sound tour with Skinny Puppy, Haujobb, and Youth Code. In a statement by band members Ronan Harris and Mark Jackson, the decision not to embark on the tour was a unaninmous decision among the band and crew “Due to a problematic situation, that had unexpectedly worsened in recent weeks.” [..]
Wayne Static has passed away at the age of 48, according to representatives of FiXT Publicity. An official press release states that this is not a directly drug-related death. “The couple, known for partying heavy, had left hard drugs in 2009 and had not touched them since. Static’s first solo album – Pighammer – was a tribute to his new non-drug life and hoped it would help others to get clean from hard chemical drugs.” [..]
Mute Records, in conjunction with DIY ensemble Dirty Electronics, has announced the release of the Mute Synth II (MSII), a hand-held synth and sequencer designed in collaboration with the designer and writer, Adrian Shaughnessy. The MSII follows the first Dirty Electronics Mute Synth (MSI), originally created for the legendary Short Circuit presents Mute event at the Roundhouse in 2011. [..]
Meg Lee Chin has released a new music video for her song “I Can’t Pull the Trigger,” marking the London-based artist’s first solo release in 14 years. Says Chin of the song, “As a kid, the rules of war made no sense to me. If countries can get together and agree upon rules of which bullets to use, or how to treat your prisoners, why not just agree to ban war altogether?” [..]