Center Stage, Atlanta, GA, 2014/02/04
Between the back-to-back snow storms that shook the Southeast, Atlanta was taken by a storm of a different nature: an electro/industrial storm over 30 years in the making by the name of Skinny Puppy. The Vancouver legends had stomped their way from West to East since the end of January, swapping out DJMREX for label mates Army of the Universe for the February leg of the tour, beginning at the Center Stage in the heart of Atlanta. After the previous week of weather-imposed house arrest, the citizens of metro Atlanta were more than ready for the ruckus, filling the large venue from the very start of the show. [..]
The Granada Theater, Dallas, TX, 2014/01/31
The Granada Theater got a little darker on January 31 as the industrial gurus Skinny Puppy invaded north Texas and unleashed its dark, politically charged horror show on the Dallas crowd. Joining Skinny Puppy on the Shapes for Arms tour was DJMREX, the duo consisting of Cyrusrex and Douglas J. McCarthy of Nitzer Ebb. [..]
END: the DJ is a U.S. based DJ and artist on Nilaihah Records and CircuitHeads Digital. END tours internationally, supporting many dark electronic artists and labels plus has live mixes on U.S. and UK radio, Industrial Club Sessions.
Here, END: the DJ unveils his Top 10 best picks for music for the month of January, 2014!
Chicago electroscuzz act GoFight has released a new digital single, The Moscow Drag, via Bandcamp. The song and its corresponding music video were created in support of the GLBTQ community in Russia, in cooperation with the It Gets Better Project to protect the rights and the well being of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth in the country, many of whom have suffered hideous acts of persecution and physical violence during the Olympic Games in Sochi. [..]
Preparing to set off on one more big tour before the announced hiatus, the charismatic and bold Jimmy Urine speaks with ReGen about his creative melting pot, the tight bond of MSI, and what’s coming up next.
Electro/noire pop group No:Carrier will release its newest EP Confession on February 24. The EP features three original tracks paired with three remixes, the title track of the EP now available for streaming on Bandcamp. The band will soon feature all six songs from the EP up for streaming on SoundCloud [..]
Bob Casale, guitarist and one of the founding members of new wave band Devo, died on February 17 due to sudden heart failure at the age of 61. Casale’s passing follows nearly a year after fellow Devo member Alan Myers’ death from cancer in June 2013. Casale founded Devo in its original sextet incarnation, performing with Devo on all of the band’s albums [..]