Beginning March 5 in Brisbane, Australia and continuing through to April 15 in Paris, France, Swans Michael Gira will be embarking on a solo tour, marking his first solo performances since 2013. Additional dates on the tour will include performances in Moscow, Warsaw, and Oslo, along with a March 30 performance in London’s Barbican Centre, featuring Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) and Laura Cannell; the full tour itenerary can be found on the artist’s website.
Recording has also commenced for a new Swans album, titled The Gate; Gira has stated this to be the last album to feature the current incarnation [..]
A true master of his craft, renowned bassist/songwriter Nick Beggs speaks with ReGen on his latest progressive brainchild, The Mute Gods.
An InterView with Nick Beggs of The Mute Gods
Continuing to forge its own exciting and darkly sensual path, Julien-K invites the audience to embark on a new adventure with a lightning campaign for a new song and video.
An InterView with Ryan Shuck & Amir Derakh of Julien-K
Episode 7: “Merry Xmas!!! (Let’s Talk Shit About Jay Gordon)”
Recorded: Saturday, December 19, 2015…
‘Tis the season! Our curmudgeonly co-hosts John Galope and Ilker Yücel get jolly in this special Holiday-themed episode, discussing and digressing on the merits of crowdfunding, the audience now as patrons of the arts, and the diminishing impact of the traditional music industry model. [..]
Norwegian composer/musician Ihsahn has announced the release of his latest album, titled Arktis, on March 4 via Candlelight Records. Recorded at the artist’s home studio in Notodden, Arktis marks Ihsahn’s sixth solo release, featuring his longest studio recordings. “My focus for this album was to write within more traditional song structures and still give each song a strong individual identity,” Ihsahn stated of the album, continuing, “I also wanted to explore this on the production side, blending organic rock sounds with more modern expressions.” Preceding the album is the first single, “Mass Darkness,” which Ihsahn states “represents much of the album’s attitude.” [..]
Industrial/rock duo Kidneythieves has launched a Kickstarted campaign to fund the band’s fifth album, The Mend; this marks the band’s first full-length release since 2010’s Tript0fanatic, picking up where the 2011 The Invisible Plan EP left off. According to the band, The Mend is “inspired by the current state of the world, the broken systems around us that we need to fix.” [..]
Baltimore industrial/metal band White Shadow has announced the release of Panopticon [ReMixed], the group’s first full-length remix album. A companion to the band’s highly acclaimed 2014 album Panopticon, the remix album features the talents of Angelspit, Cyanotic, GoFight, EN ESCH, Chamber of Echoes, Acidrodent, Battery Cage [..]