Jan 2018 12

Illuminatè Steele releases new video single
 
Avant-garde synthwave musician/producer Illuminatè Steele has released two new music video singles, each showcasing her own unique and funky electronic style. The first video, “A Darker Shade of Heaven” features an onscreen performance from renowned Minnesota burlesque artist Elektra Cute [..]

Jan 2018 11

Washington, DC, The 9:30 Club, 12/09/2017
 
Gary Numan - Savage, North American Tour

 

Gary Numan… what else need be said about him? For four decades, he has transcended the trappings of genre and the fickleness of trends to become one of the most profoundly influential artists in modern music. Known for his darkly vibrant and pioneering work in blending cold, cutting electronics with the dynamics of rock music, he has successfully transitioned from new wave android to industrial/rock warrior, with his latest album, Savage (Songs from a Broken World), standing as a monumental achievement for the artist – a conceptually monolithic and apocalyptic album that addresses the devastating ramifications of man’s ignorance leading to ecological and sociopolitical upheaval. [..]

Jan 2018 10

Unwoman to release seventh album
 
Unwoman - War StoriesDream pop artist Unwoman – a.k.a. Erica Mulkey – has announced her seventh studio album, War Stories, which the classically trained San Francisco based cellist/singer/songwriter describes as “an extremely personal album for me, but in ways that I know will resonate with a lot of other people.” She explains that the tracks draw on a wide range of inspirations, from personal experience and cultural touchstones to archetypes and classic literature. [..]

Jan 2018 09

Chris Carter to release first solo album in 17 years
 
Chris Carter - Chris Carter's Chemistry Lessons Volume OneChris Carter – legendary inventor and pioneer of experimental electronic and industrial music, and founding member of Throbbing Gristle and Chris & Cosey – has announced the release of his album Chris Carter’s Chemistry Lessons Volume One. This marks the artist’s first solo release in 17 years, with Carter stating the album’s primary influences to stem from ’60s radiophonic and old English folk music, referring to the latter as “almost like a guilty pleasure” as several melodies harken “back to an almost ingrained DNA we have for those kinds of melodies.” [..]

Jan 2018 09

Mortiis to embark on European and Australian tours reinterpreting 1994 "Era 1" album
 
Having recently performed a live reinterpretation of his Ånden Som Gjorde Opprør album from 1994 at the Cold Meat Industry 30th anniversary celebration, Norwegian dark industrial act Mortiis will be taking the album for a series of European tour dates. The tour will begin in Trondheim, Norway on February 17 and continue until July 14 in Bolków, Poland, after which, Mortiis will conduct a tour in Australia for the remainder of the month. A full listing of tour dates can be found via the band’s website. Mortiis front man Håvard Ellefsen had stated the intent of the live performance was to ” excavate it from 1994 and drag it into the new light of the current world, while retaining the atmosphere of the original sound.” [..]

Jan 2018 08

Music video director Eric Zimmerman premieres feature debutAcclaimed director Eric Zimmerman – the man behind some of the industrial and alternative music scene’s most iconic videos, including Nine Inch Nails’ “Down In It” and “Head Like a Hole” and Soundgarden’s “Jesus Christ Pose” and “Rusty Cage” – makes his feature film debut with Caller ID: Entity. Zimmerman explains that, although the subject matter of mind control research may seem fantastical, the dark sci-fi film “was inspired by real life phone messages I received from an anonymous woman. The messages are very disturbing, and I imagined what the story behind them could be. [..]

Jan 2018 07

Godflesh - Post SelfGodflesh
Category: Industrial / Metal / Experimental
Album: Post Self
Blurb: Godflesh has always reached past the confines of strict categorization, and with this latest album, presents some of the most unsettlingly diverse sounds the band has yet produced to create a soundtrack to the shattered self.

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