All Posts By Bernard Van Isacker

Chief editor of Side-Line - I take care of the avalanche of news and press releases that reaches us each day via labels, artists, DJs, correspondents, etc. I also make sure that it gets 'filtered' which means: removing promo blabla, double checking facts, deciding which news gets published and which news not.

Side-Line introduces Liiaiira - listen now to 'You Make Me Hollow' (Face The Beat profile series)
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Side-Line introduces Liiaiira – listen now to ‘You Make Me Hollow’ (Face The Beat profile series)

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Track 36 on our free download compilation “Face The Beat: Session 3” is by Liiaiira (pronounced: Lie Eh Ra). “You Make Me Hollow” is pure.

Helalyn Flowers return with 'Sonic Foundation' - pre-orders available now!
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New Helalyn Flowers album out now !

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The Italian electro metal duo Helalyn Flowers strike back with the follow-up to their last studio album “White Me In // Black Me Out” released.

Han Solo and Chewy get their own spin-off (spoiler alert!), and why it may safe the Star Wars legacy!
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Han Solo and Chewy get their own spin-off (spoiler alert!), and why it may save the Star Wars legacy!

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After the disappointing Star Wars movie “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, there is finally also some light at the end of the crap tunnel that.

a-ha announces one-off live show ('Afterglow') with advanced scenography by Void
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a-ha announces one-off live show (‘Afterglow’) with advanced scenography by Void

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The Norwegian act a-ha will play a one-off live show called “Afterglow” with advanced scenography by Void. The concert will take place in Oslo at.

Erasure gets a special Greek 2CD edition of their 'The violet flame' album with bonus tracks - 500 copies only, order now
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Erasure gets a special Greek 2CD edition of their ‘The violet flame’ album with bonus tracks – 500 copies only, order now

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Erasure’s 16th album “The violet flame” was originally released in the UK on Mute Records, in a version holding 10 songs. Recorded in New York.

Side-Line introduces Suicidal Romance - listen now to 'Make Me Blind' (Face The Beat profile series)
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Side-Line introduces Suicidal Romance – listen now to ‘Make Me Blind’ (Face The Beat profile series)

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Track 57 on our free download compilation “Face The Beat: Session 3” is by the Estonian electropop act Suicidal Romance. “Make Me Blind” is a.

Faith and the Muse to release a 2CD personal best of 'Where the Land Meets the Sea: The Best Loved Songs of Faith and the Muse'
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Faith and the Muse to release a 2CD personal best of ‘Where the Land Meets the Sea: The Best Loved Songs of Faith and the Muse’

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It’s been 7 years since Faith and the Muse has put out anything (their last – fifth – studio effort “Ankoku butoh” dates from 2007.

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey may run for mayor of London - but he then might want to stop comparing eating animals to paedophilia
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Former Smiths frontman Morrissey may run for mayor of London – but he then might want to stop comparing eating animals to paedophilia

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Former Smiths frontman Morrissey, an outspoken vegetarian and defender of animal rights, may run for mayor of London. The singer apparently has been approached by.

Krister Petersson (Chinese Theatre / Vision Talk) has passed away, 41 years old
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Krister Petersson (Chinese Theatre / Vision Talk) has passed away, 41 years old

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It keeps on raining bad news from the electro music world. We also have to announce the very sad – too early – passing of.

New Order announces new LP 'Music Complete' - Listen to first snippet
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Exclusively stream New Order’s ‘Singularity’ in an extended rework by Erol Alkan

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You can now listen to Erol Alkan’s extended rework of “Singularity” taken from New Order’s forthcoming single, out on March 25, 2016 and available right.

In Strict Confidence announce new EP 'Somebody else's dream'
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In Strict Confidence announce new EP ‘Somebody else’s dream’ with artwork by Heilemania (Rammstein’s Lindemann)

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Minuswelt MusikFabrik has a new In Strict Confidence album coming out in the Summer. The album will be the band’s first sign of studio life.

Marscheaux' tribute of Depeche Mode's 'A Broken Frame' album now available for ordering as a 2CD with 12 bonus tracks
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Marsheaux’ tribute of Depeche Mode’s ‘A Broken Frame’ album now available for ordering as a 2CD with 12 bonus tracks

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Out in a couple of weeks – and available here – is a double CD version of Marsheaux’ tribute of Depeche Mode’s “A Broken Frame” album..

Tim Hecker sees 'Love Stream' album released as 2LP vinyl
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Tim Hecker sees ‘Love Stream’ album released as 2LP vinyl

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Out via 4AD on limited double vinyl by the end of April, but already available here, is Tim Hecker’s newest album, “Love Streams”. You may.

The Weathermen's Bruce Geduldig is no more
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The Weathermen’s Bruce Geduldig is no more

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Very sad news reached us via Jean-Marc Lederman. Bruce Geduldig (aka Chuck B), singer of the Americano-Belgian cult act The Weathermen together with producer Jean-Marc.

protoU sees debut album 'Lost Here' released on Cryo Chamber - stream it here
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protoU sees debut album ‘Lost Here’ released on Cryo Chamber – stream it here

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After her split debut “Earth Songs” with Dronny Darko in 2015, protoU (aka Sasha Cats) now returns with her solo debut album “Lost Here” holding.

DC Punk humor zine BLT (Black Leather Times) compiled in a book - available now!
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DC Punk humor zine BLT (Black Leather Times) compiled in a book – available now!

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Out via Blue Blood (and available right now from Amazon) is the omnibus collection of every issue of the punk humor zine BLT (Black Leather Times) ever.

Post-punk project Ascetic to release their send album 'Everything is becoming' at the end of March - available on vinyl and CD
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Post-punk project Ascetic to release their send album ‘Everything is becoming’ at the end of March – available on vinyl and CD

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Out by the end of March is the newest album by the post-punk project Ascetic aka Saxon Jörgensen, August Skipper and Andrew Jigalin from Melbourne,.

Suicide Commando sees 'Black Flowers' tape finally released on CD - limited run only
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Suicide Commando sees ‘Black Flowers’ tape finally released on CD – limited run only

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When Suicide Commando self-released the “Black Flowers” album on tape in 1992, it became an instant classic. It never saw a re-release though on CD..

Side-Line introduces Signal Operator - listen now to 'Circus Of Lies (Dub Version)' (Face The Beat profile series)
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Side-Line introduces Signal Operator – listen now to ‘Circus Of Lies (Dub Version)’ (Face The Beat profile series)

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Track 54 on our free download compilation “Face The Beat: Session 3” is by the Brazilian act Signal Operator. “Circus Of Lies (Dub Version)” shows.

Exclusive premiere new The Operating Tracks video for 'Daniel' on Side-Line
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Exclusive premiere new The Operating Tracks video for ‘Daniel’ on Side-Line

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Officially out on Thursday 10/3 is the new “Daniel” video for The Operating Tracks. That date is also the date of the tour premiere “Cold.

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