Sep 2014 11

Adrian Belew launches music app and crowdfunding campaignAdrian Belew (King Crimson, David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails) has launched a Kickstarter campaign to support his new app, FLUX. Created in cooperation with creative director Nick Mueller and sound engineer Daniel Rowland, Belew describes FLUX as “an ever-changing variety of music, songs, sounds, and visual art, that comes at you in quick, surprising pieces – the way life does.” He continues, “You get exposed to a lot of interesting content quickly. And every listen is a new, unique experience [..]

Sep 2014 11

Lovelorn Dolls announce second albumBelgian gothic/metal act Lovelorn Dolls will release its sophomore album, Japanese Robot Invasion, on October 17 through Alfa Matrix. The album features the hit track “The Thrill,” teased by the band over the past year, along with nine other tracks [..]

Sep 2014 11

Alfa Matrix to release Cure tribute albumAlfa Matrix will release the 31-track compilation A Strange Play, featuring covers of The Cure by Alfa Matrix artists, on November 7. Artists such as Kant Kino, Helalyn Flowers, Junksista, Lovelorn Dolls, I:Scintilla, Sebastian Komor, and more provided covers of radio hits and lesser-known tracks. “The Cure was, is, and will continue to be a major influence and reference, conscious or not, for many underground artists and music lovers,” says the Alfa Matrix team. [..]

Sep 2014 11

Arca to release debut album through MuteUnderground producer Arca (Kanye West’s Yeezus, Twigs’ LP1) will release his debut solo album Xen on November 3 through Mute Records. Blending trip-hop, experimental, and electronic elements, Arca releases this album as a follow-up to 2013′s &&&&& [..]

Sep 2014 10

The Legendary Pink Dots release second volume in concept album seriesThe Legendary Pink Dots will release Volume 2 in its newest album series, 10 to the Power of 9, on CD and limited colored vinyl on November 28 through Rustblade, with pre-orders now open. Edward Ka-Spel discussed the nature of the concept album series in Volume 1, stating “There are 10 people who run the world. They are all male and presidents, magnates, and high priests all do their bidding. [..]

Sep 2014 04

David Bowie honored at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary ArtGlam/rock icon David Bowie will be honored at an upcoming exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, presented by beloved Welsh-born Chicago punk rocker and visual artists Jon Langford and Sally Timms (Mekon). The Mekon artists will perform a sold out show on November 21st for the “Bowie Changes” cover series, which features musicians playing Bowie tunes in their own unique form. Guest lecturers include Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music [..]

Sep 2014 03

The Prodigy's Maxim teams with Cianna Blaze for new EPMaxim of The Prodigy has partnered with hard-hitting MC/vocalist Cianna Blaze to release a brand new four-track EP, Animal Anger, due out this October on we Are noize. The duo has released its first single, “Wolf,” from the release through Dancing Astronaut for free download [..]