Aug 2013 27

Hate Dept. releases first album in a decadeColdwave band Hate Dept. has released its newest album, New Ghost, via Bandcamp. New Ghost is the first album in 10 years for Hate Dept., following the release of DITCH in 2003. [..]

Aug 2013 27

IHSAHN to release fifth albumIHSAHN will release his fifth solo album, Das Seelenbrechen, to North America on October 22 through Candlelight Records. “Musically, this album is a very deliberate sidestep to what I have been doing; a necessity to reset the creative parameters so not to fall into formula,” shares IHSAHN. [..]

Aug 2013 27

Free Dominguez announces release partyFree Dominguez will be conducting her record release party for The Volcano + the Sea at The Mint in Los Angeles on September 20. Joining Dominguez are artists Beat Ventriloquists, Paz Lenchantin, Sierra Swan, Free, Static, Matt McJunkins, Beak Wing, Sean Beavan, and Echocell. [..]

Aug 2013 27

Dexys Midnight Runners releases new album to the U.S.After nearly 30 years of inactivity, the English pop group Dexys (formerly Dexys Midnight Runners) will release its newest album One Day I’m Going to Soar to the U.S. in September through Slimstyle Records. Dexys released the album in the UK in June 2012. [..]

Aug 2013 26

XP8 - AdrenochromeXP8
Category: Electro / Futurepop
Album: Adrenochrome
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: The classic motifs of cyberpunk literature add a fresh flavor to XP8’s established blend of electro energy, rendering Adrenochrome a wildly entertaining even if not entirely original experience.

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Aug 2013 26

Snog - Everything is Under Control EPSnog
Category: Industrial
Album: Everything is Under Control EP
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: Not equipped in his usual musical frivolity, but not entirely devoid of humor and purpose either, Thrussel’s latest EP is a minor prelude to his new album.

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Aug 2013 26

THYX - Network of Light EPTHYX
Category: Electro / Futurepop
Album: Network of Light EP
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: It’s a purchase that is difficult to justify – short on attractions and incapable of capitalizing on the strengths of THYX’s style and verve.

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