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Rheingold's Bodo Staiger is no more - RIP
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Rheingold’s Bodo Staiger is no more – RIP

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Bodo Staiger is no more, he died today from an unknown cause. Staiger became famous in the eighties with the electropop band Rheingold (together with.

Metroland member launches 808 DOT POP solo electropop project with Helalyn Flowers frontwoman Noemi Aurora – 2 download singles available now
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Metroland member launches 808 DOT POP solo electropop project with Helalyn Flowers frontwoman Noemi Aurora – 2 download singles available now

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Alfa Matrix has some more good news coming up today. They also have announced the signing of the new side-project from Metroland’s Passenger S: 808.

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DIE KRUPPS – Vision 2020 Vision (CD Album – SPV/Oblivion Records)

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Genre/Influences: Industrial-metal, Neue Deutsche Haerte, EBM Background/Info: DIE KRUPPS are a phenomenon in the German music scene, active since 1980 and based in Duesseldorf. Together.

The Cassandra Complex re-release 20-year old 'Wetware' in a 3 linked releases
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The Cassandra Complex re-release 20-year old ‘Wetware’ in 3 linked releases

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(Picture by Daniela Vorndran) Almost 20 years ago (it’s like yesterday if you ask us) the influential goth-electro-industrial-cyberpunk band The Cassandra Complex released “Wetware”, a.

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Jonteknik – Tectonics (CD Album – The People’s Electric)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop. Background/Info: Based in Brighton (UK) Jon Russell better known as Jonteknik, has just released his ninth full length album. It’s a conceptual album,.

Electronica duo Komputer reboot for London show
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Electronica duo Komputer reboot for London show

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Komputer, the Mute artists who joined the influential label in 1984 as I Start Counting, are rebooting for a live show in London. Komputer will.

Dirty Vocoder (project by Escape With Romeo frontman) offers brand new video and single for 'Cocaine Dawn'
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Dirty Vocoder (project by Escape With Romeo frontman) offers brand new video and single for ‘Cocaine Dawn’

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Dirty Vocoder is a new electronic solo project by Cologne based Thomas Elbern, founder and frontman of the German new wave band Escape With Romeo..

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‘Click Interview’ with A Spell Inside: ‘We Live The Ideal Of An Independent Band’

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Michael (Mel) Roeder and Peter Kirchmeyer set up A Spell Inside in 1989! The German electro-pop duo this year celebrates its 30th anniversary. While ‘Mel’.

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Deutsche Bank – Transmission (CD Album – Electro Shock Records)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop.  Background/Info: Despite of the band name, Deutsche Bank is a Swedish project driven by Mats From. The album “Autopop” released in 2016 was.

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The Cassandra Complex release debut album ‘Grenade’ in a 2019 remastered version

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(Picture by Xavier Marquis) The classic The Cassandra Complex album “Grenade” from 1986 is once again available. Over 30 years after making their debut, the.

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Human Steel – Invaders (CD Album – Human Steel)

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Genre/Influences: EBM. Background/Info: Set up in 2007 by the Polish duo Wojciech Gierowski (aka ‘Lindey Lindstorm’) and Marcin Wanat “Invaders” is the band’s third full.

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Why Kraftwerk Should Be Inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Kraftwerk are one of the most important and influential bands of all time, the most influential for us, and yet they have yet to be.

Kraftwerk & Apoptygma Berzerk
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Kraftwerk wins sampling case in EU top court: permission needs to be obtained to sample another musician’s song

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A verdict in the EU top court – which lasted for 22 years (!) – is defining the rules of musicsampling. The legal battle involved.

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‘Click Interview’ with Novocibirsk: ‘The Approach That Was Mine, Was Not To Compose Music’

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Electro-pop lovers know the French label BOREDOMproduct. This label is the host of bands such as Celluloide, Dekad, Foretaste… but do you remember the first.

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‘Click Interview’ with Mark Burghgraeve: ‘We Were Multicultural Anarchists With A Rainbow Of Tastes And Opinions’

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Does the name Mark Burghraeve make ring a bell? No doubt about it, ‘older’ electro heads know this Belgian artist born in 1961! Together with.

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‘Click Interview’ with The Overlookers: ‘We Wanted To Break The Rock‘N’roll Codes’

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The French electro-pop label BOREDOMproduct doesn’t often sign new bands. So I was really wondering who was hiding behind this new name added to the.

Novocibirsk – Télévision 1945 Volume 1
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Novocibirsk – Télévision 1945 Volume 1 (CD Album – ProductionB)

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Genre/Influences: Experimental, minimal-electronics. Background/Info: ProductionB is the brand-new subdivision of the French electro-pop label BOREDOMproduct. The French label released its first album in the early.

Viviankrist - Interview
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‘Click Interview’ with Viviankrist: ‘Equipment Gives Me Inspiration’

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Viviankrist is a minimal electro/power-noise project set up by Japanese female artist Eri Isaka. Around 1997-1999 she was member of the industrial-noise project called Vivian.

Darkness On Demand - Detoxination
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Darkness On Demand – Detoxination (Digital EP – Repo Records)

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Genre/Influences: EBM, body-pop. Background/Info: From Dance Or Die to Darkness On Demand not much has really changed in style and influences. Gary Wagner, Falgalas and.

Datapop – Pop
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Datapop – Pop (CD Album – Razgrom Music)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop. Background/Info: Swedish duo Mikael Larsson – Anders Wilhelm have been active for a couple of years and don’t hide their devotion to Kraftwerk..

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