Ben Lukas Boysen
Category: Classical / Drone
Album: Mother Nature (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Blurb: While definitely not the most varied and stimulating trek of the seminal mastermind of sound, Ben Lukas Boysen’s latest film score still manages to stand on its own with incredibly worthwhile moments of looming terror and deep reflection.
Category: Electro / Futurepop
Album: Dark Retreat
Blurb: While definitely hit with sparse moments of inventive vigor, Dark Retreat struggles to define itself as anything more than a slightly refreshed trip to the past.
The Cure has announced its 14th album, tentatively titled 4:14 Scream, which was recorded during the sessions for the band’s 2008 album, 4:13 Dream. While a specific release date has not yet been given, the band states that it will be released in the next few months. The album announcement was in part a celebration of the band’s sell out gigs for Teenage Cancer Trust. [..]
Electro/punk group Mindless Self Indulgence has announced a 27-stop North American tour beginning March 12. According to Jimmy Urine of MSI, this may be the last tour from the band for some time [..]
Influential industrial/metal act Godflesh has released a limited two-LP edition of the self-titled debut. Limited to 500 copies worldwide, Godflesh comes reissued with three sides on white marbled clear wax, with an exclusive etching on the fourth. [..]
To celebrate its 30th birthday, the Mayfair Hotel & Spa is hosting a series of new romantic packages based on hit songs featured in the ’80s television show, Miami Vice. Created by Anthony Yerkovich and executive produced by filmmaker Michael Mann, Miami Vice, which also celebrates its 30th birthday this year, “was the first TV program to broadcast in stereo and to feature current hit songs in every episode,” according to the hotel’s general manager Axel Gasser [..]
Award winning producer Neil Davidge, renowned for his work with trip-hop act Massive Attack, has released a streaming track through SoundCloud from his upcoming album Slo Light. The track, titled “Sleepwalking,” is the second release from the album following last year’s unveiling of the title track “Slo Light” via SoundCloud, and features vocals from songwriter Emi Green. [..]