Slovenian electro/synthpop act Torul has announced a new single, “The Sooner the Better,” the fourth to precede the band’s upcoming sixth full-length album, Hikikomori. With the track, the band pursues themes of remembrance and regret set to a melancholic and bittersweet electro-pop vibe, with the music video to feature a performance by dance artist Željko Božić. [..]
Psyclon Nine front man Nero Bellum has announced the release of his debut solo album, titled NFRNº, with a release date of May 24 via Metropolis Records. In contrast to the heavier, metal-laden industrial tones of his main band, NFRNº sees Bellum pursuing a more exploratory route with modular synthesizers [..]
With her band participating in this year’s Terminus and ColdWaves festival events, Alizza Barrett – founder/front woman for darkwave/electro act Vore Aurora – is calling on the underground music community to participate in a various artists compilation to protest the wave of abortion bans taking place across the U.S., with proceeds to benefit the ACLU. First expressing the need for action via social media, Barrett had asked followers “What companies can we donate to that will do the most good?” Among the responses were the ACLU, The Yellowhammer Fund, and Planned Parenthood (for which Barrett had previously released a benefit single). Now, in this special address via ReGen Magazine, Barrett issued this statement [..]
A mainstay of the death/rock scene, Altar De Fey has announced the release of Original Sin: An Anthology of the Early Years via Other Voices Records on August 25. The 11 track album includes demos, live tracks, and rehearsals dating from 1984 to 1986. Formed in San Francisco during the early ’80s, Altar De Fey was part of the burgeoning post-punk movement [..]
Category: Electro / Industrial / Darkwave
Album: Ascent EP
Blurb: An amalgam of all that has come before and a hint of what is yet to come, the latest EP from Dissonance is a long-awaited jewel of modern melodic electro/industrial.
Dissonance founder and front woman Cat Hall speaks with ReGen about the long and hard road that her life and music have followed, culminating in the band’s latest EP.
An InterView with Cat Hall of Dissonance
Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the debut album’s release, U.S. synthpop act IRIS will be performing Disconnect in its entirety on September 7, 2019 at Underground Arts in Philadelphia, presented by Dracula’s Ball. The worldwide exclusive concert will feature a second set of IRIS hits and tracks from the band’s upcoming new album, Six, following an intermission, with DJ Danny Red conducting dancefloor sets in the interims. In addition, joining the duo of Reagan Jones and Andrew Sega will be original IRIS member Matt Morris [..]