Apr 2014 28

Die Form announces next singleFrench fetish-art/electro project Die Form will release its newest single Schaulust on May 2, from its upcoming sixteenth album Rayon X, due out this year through Out of Line. Taken from the German phrase meaning “the compulsive need to watch something,” Schaulust features two versions of the title track and two additional remixed tracks, with only 696 copies available [..]

Apr 2014 28

Mankind is Obsolete announces third albumIndustrial/rock band Mankind is Obsolete has announced the upcoming release of the band’s third full-length album, titled Möbius Loop. The album follows six years after the band’s Trapped Inside, and is due to be released on May 29 [..]

Apr 2014 25

Aesthetic Perfection to release vinyl edition of latest albumAesthetic Perfection will release its newest album, ‘Til Death, in special vinyl format through Artoffact Records. This marks the first ever vinyl release for the band, with the album appearing in three separate vinyl colors. The vinyl editions will be available in September. [..]

Apr 2014 25

Saltillo to release third albumTrip-hop act Saltillo will release its third album, Katabis, through Artoffact Records in October. Described as Saltillo’s “darkest yet,” the 12-track album will be released in CD format and multiple color vinyl editions. Earlier in April, Saltillo’s producer and sole member Menton J. Matthews III opened his first solo show [..]

Apr 2014 25

Apoptygma Berzerk to rerelease second albumApoptygma Berzerk will rerelease its seminal album 7 in limited special edition cassette on May 27 through Artoffact Records. 7 will come in seven different color options of the deluxe edition, all including a B-side with 13 bonus tracks and a download code for high-quality MP3 downloads [..]

Apr 2014 25

New wave legends celebrate book launchAuthors Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein have released their book Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs that Defined the 1980s, celebrating seminal acts of the 1980s. “This was an era that was crammed with classic songs,” says Majewski about the subjects of the book. “Whittling them down to one book was like a UFC cage match [..]

Apr 2014 24

Julien-K to perform first album liveElectro/rock group Julien-K will be putting on a special extended performance of the band’s debut album, Death to Analog, at Bar Sinister in Hollywood, CA on June 28. With the entire set covering the full album and material from that era in Julien-K’s history, including songs that have previously never been performed live, the show will also see former keyboardist Brandon Belsky returning as a special guest. [..]