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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.

Wordclock sees 2nd album 'Self Destruction Themes' released on Cryo Chamber - listen now
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Wordclock sees 2nd album ‘Self Destruction Themes’ released on Cryo Chamber – listen now

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Pedro Pimentel aka Wordclock returns to Cryo Chamber with his 2nd album, “Self Destruction Themes“, after having spent the early year working with Nine Inch.

Latex Records returns and is putting together an Artificial Intelligence themed project called 'New Mind Emergence'
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Latex Records returns and is putting together an Artificial Intelligence themed project called ‘New Mind Emergence’

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TG Mondalf informs us that he has relaunched Latex Records after a long hiatus. The first new project for Latex Records is putting together an.

Gary Numan - Tech-Talk with DJ Wildhoney
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Gary Numan – ‘After doing this for over 35 years I still get excited about what’s around the corner’ – Tech-Talk with DJ Wildhoney

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Gary Numan (who currently lives in Los Angeles) was the lead singer of the British new-wave band Tubeway Army before he started his solo career.

Gothic rock act Star Industry reissue 'New Millennium' EP as high quality download including Killing Joke cover
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Gothic rock act Star Industry reissue ‘New Millennium’ EP (1999) as high quality download including Killing Joke cover

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While the Belgian gothic rock act Star Industry is currently preparing a follow-up release to their album, “The Renegade”, they just reissued the 1999 EP,.

Cinemascape release 'Foreign Terrain' EP
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Cinemascape release ‘Foreign Terrain’ EP

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The Swedish electro-synth-pop band Cinemascape are releasing a new digital EP on December 17. The new Cinemascape EP is called “Foreign Terrain” and is the.

Alfa Matrix launches massive free compilation 'Matrix Downloaded 005' including a new Front 242 remix and much more!
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Alfa Matrix launches massive free compilation ‘Matrix Downloaded 005’ including a new Front 242 remix and much more!

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Alfa Matrix was the first industrial label to launch free label compilations on Bandcamp and is now back with the 5th edition of their now.

Front 242 featured in famous cartoon series in Belgium's quality newspaper De Standaard
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Front 242 featured in famous cartoon series in Belgium’s quality newspaper De Standaard

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(Cartoon by Lectrr) – Belgian cartoonist Lectrr, who is the in-house cartoonist for one of Belgium’s most respected newspapers De Standaard, is also a big.

People Theatre issues debut 8-track EP 'Acte 1 : Dare At Dawn' on CD and as download
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People Theatre issues debut 8-track EP ‘Acte 1 : Dare At Dawn’ on CD and as download

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Out now is the debut EP for People Theatre, the project by Peter Rainman you might know from other projects like Waiting for Words /.

3rd volume in 'Swedish Electro' free download series is out now
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3rd volume in ‘Swedish Electro’ free download series is out now

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Sweden has somewhat like a tradition to create easily digestible electropop tunes. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that the Swedish Electro Scene Facebook.

Synth Radio releases free Camouflage tribute compilation 'The Great Compliment'
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Synth Radio releases free Camouflage tribute compilation ‘The Great Compliment’

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Out now is a brand new free download compilation compiled by Synth Radio: the Camouflage tribute compilation “The Great Compliment”. “The Great Compliment” holds 20.

Facebook lifts ban on Tsū links - David vs. Goliath (guess who won that fight)
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Facebook lifts ban on Tsū links – David vs. Goliath (guess who won that fight)

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The flood of press coverage (and a real guerrilla campaign by Tsū users the past few weeks on Facebook) have resulted in Facebook lifting the.

Spotify announces 20 million paying subscribers, 55 million free-riders totalling 75 million monthly users
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The end of free ad-supported streaming is coming closer as Spotify considers putting certain artists behind a (mini) paywall

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The end of free ad-supported streaming is coming closer as Spotify considers putting certain artists behind a (mini) paywall In August Universal Music Group chief.

Soulwax record 'Belgica' soundtrack
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Soulwax record ‘Belgica’ soundtrack – watch the first trailer

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Soulwax (aka Stephen and David Dewaele), an alternative rock/electronic band from Ghent, Belgium, will compose, record and produce the soundtrack for the new film “Belgica”.

Successful campaign to replace erroneous a-ha 'Stay On These Roads' deluxe reissues booklets
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Successful campaign to replace erroneous a-ha ‘Stay On These Roads’ deluxe reissues booklets

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Here’s a PR campaign which many labels should pay attention to. When a-ha’s deluxe edition of “Stay On These Roads” was released in October, along.

Live Nation scandal erupts as it's illegally reselling tickets at ridiculous prices (in Belgium, ...) via Seatwave
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Live Nation scandal erupts as it’s illegally reselling tickets at ridiculous prices (in Belgium, …) via Seatwave

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This has just hit the Belgian news but has not yet been announced outside Belgium. Until now. The concert/event giant Live Nation is playing a.

a-ha announces final 2 'Cast In Steel' tour dates + 'Cast In Steel' remix to be released + much more!
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a-ha announces final 2 ‘Cast In Steel’ tour dates + ‘Cast In Steel’ remix to be released + much more!

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a-ha have announced the final 2 concerts on the ‘Cast In Steel’ tour, which will take place next May in Norway: on May 6 at.

Horror soundtrack act Goblin releases 'Bloody anthology' feat. Cradle Of Filth's Dani Filth - out in January
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Horror soundtrack act Goblin releases ‘Bloody anthology’ feat. Cradle Of Filth’s Dani Filth – out in January

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Over the years, Claudio Simonetti and his group Goblin have become somewhat of a reference point in the horror soundtrack scene and in the prog.

Krist Mort releases 'Tera' book via Cyclic Law
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Krist Mort releases ‘Tera’ book via Cyclic Law

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Kristina Feldhammer aka Krist Mort has a new book out, “Tera”, out via Cyclic Law. This new volume by the 24-year old Austrian analog photographer.

Your TOP 10 wishes for a new Depeche Mode album
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Your TOP 10 wishes for a new Depeche Mode album

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On Friday we asked our readers via various social media what they’d like to hear on the new Depeche Mode album. We selected 10 wishes/desires.

Pink Floyd fans on emotional roller coaster after 1000 copies double 7 inch release 'Pink Floyd 1965 – Their First Recordings' sell out in record time
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Pink Floyd fans on emotional roller coaster after 1000 copies double 7 inch release ‘Pink Floyd 1965 – Their First Recordings’ sell out in record time

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It probably never happened that Pink Floyd fans were so glad and so disappointed in a matter of minutes. But first the happiness ingredient. To.

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