June 19, 2024

Face The Beat: Session 6 is available now for free download – over 130 tracks

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We are back with a very strong new volume in the by now legendary Face The Beat series powered by Side-Line, just in time to close 2020. Counting 138 tracks this new volume, the 6th so far, is available now from Bandcamp.

Side-Line has always been about getting new bands in the spotlights for a bigger public to discover them. And this new volume continues that good old tradition of course. We again went talent hunting in the dark music world so you are also getting a great selection of starting bands from allover the world which often offer here their very first public release.

You’ll also notice that we have a lot more bands on board this time than usual, 137 in total, and that’s also corona related as many if not all were confined at home and decided to record brand new material. It also explains why it took a bit longer to complete this 6th session as we received an avalanche of tracks which we had to go through once the deadline for submissions was over.

The compilation is available via our Bandcamp page as a pay-what-you-want release or in combination with a Side-Line T-shirt.

All proceedings will again go to the various charities we support. You can also help out simply by donating on Bandcamp when you download the compilation.

A BIG thank you to all the bands who have offered their material to be used in this compilation, without you this would not have been possible! United we show that we have our heart at the right place!

Stay safe, stay healthy and cross your fingers for a better 2021 and thanks for your support!

10 years of Face The Beat

Over the past 10 years we have released 5 volumes, and one remix album, in this series which you can explore below. Many bands have later been picked up by labels who are often using our series to scout for new talents. Job done!

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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