Mar 2014 12

JoyCut launches first North American tourItalian darkwave act JoyCut has launched its first major North American tour, running from the end of February through the beginning of April, in support of its third album Pieces of Us Were Left on the Ground. Recorded in Bologna, Berlin, and New York, and released via IRMA Records [..]

Mar 2014 10

No:Carrier premieres new music videoDark electro-pop act No:Carrier has premiered a music video for the band’s latest single, “Confession.” Taken from the EP single of the same name, which was released on February 24 via Electric Heresey, the video was directed by Jürgen Schöberl and co-directed and edited by band member Chris Wirsig. [..]

Mar 2014 10

Gabi Delgado releases first solo album in 30 yearsGerman new wave artist Gabi Delgado has released his newest LP, 1, through GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music, marking his first solo release in over 30 years and first general release in 15 years. The album features 20 songs, including the tracks “Nebelmaschine” and “Lippenstift” and their corresponding remixes by In Strict Confidence and Eisbrecher [..]

Mar 2014 10

Squarepusher to release EP performed by robot-band Z-MachinesExperimental electronic act Squarepusher will release the EP Music for Robots on March 25, with music performed by the robot band Z-Machines. Written in MIDI and performed entirely by the machines in Tokyo, Music for Robots will be available in collectible blue translucent vinyl and limited edition Japanese import CD.
“I have long admired the player piano works of Conlon Nanarrow and Gyorgy Ligeti,” says Squarepusher. “Part of the appeal of that music has to do with hearing a familiar instrument being ‘played’ in an unfamiliar fashion. [..]

Mar 2014 10

Portion Control to release outtakes and demos vinylPortion Control will release Unrest in the Grime, a selection of outtakes and unreleased demos, this April. Unrest in the Grime comes in a collectors limited edition of 500 hand-numbered vinyl copies, with no re-press, including a FREE CD version. [..]

Mar 2014 10

Client returns with new albumElectronic act Client has announced its newest album Authority for August 25, after a four-year hiatus. “Client have recruited new singer, Client N, a charismatic and powerful vocal performer who has been very active and renowned in the music scene of her home city of Bristol,” says the band [..]

Mar 2014 10

Helalyn Flowers launches new design site, restocks discographyHelalyn Flowers singer N0emi Aurora has launched her new design site, ToXic Visions Design. Says the band, “This is the right place for bands, artists, labels that need a killer apparel for their next release! Also, you will find a ready to buy covers area and lots of works will be added day by day.” [..]