Tag archives: synth-pop

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Quieter Than Spiders – Signs Of Life (DCD Album – Anna Logue Records)

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Genre/Influences: Synth-pop. Background/Info: Set up in 2012, Quieter Than Spiders is a Chinese-Anglo band unleashing their debut album. The songs have been composed and recorded.

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Ministry – Prescripture: The Visual History (Book – Melodic Virtue)

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Genre/Influences: Industrial-metal, industrial-rock Background/Info: Al Jourgensen is the charismatic pioneer, musical genius, innovator and iconic founder of the industrial-metal genre (the fusion of repeating metal.

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Pos.:2 – Sounds Like Real Life (CD Album – Echozone)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop. Background/Info: I personally consider Thorsten Krüger and Matthias Grod as one of the most promising electro-pop formations in the past few years. After.

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Loewenhertz – Traumfaenger (CD Album – Echozone)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop. Background/Info: German synth-pop duo Alex Pfahler – Andy Pfiefer are back on track unleashing their third full length album. “Traumfaenger” features ten songs plus.

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‘Click Interview’ with ImiAFan Vs. 4mg Records: ‘I See Myself More Like A Music Activist. It Is Not About Business At All’

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ImiAFan started as a solo-project set up by Imrich Vegh in 1999. Later on Miki Bernath joined in and ImiAFan moved on as a duo.

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Daniel Hall – Anomaly (CD Album – Daniel Hall)

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Genre/Influences: Synth-pop. Background/Info: Australian synth-pop artist Daniel Hall seems to never stop writing new songs. A few months after his previous opus (cf. “Elevate”) he’s.

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‘Click Interview’ with Boytronic: ‘It’s Just A Part Of My Life… But Not Everything’

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Set up in 1983, German synth-pop band Boytronic is an old servant of the music genre. The band went through several line-ups, but Boytronic remains..

Blancmange 80s backcatalogue reissued in vinyl boxset 'The Blanc Tapes' including lots of bonus tracks
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Blancmange 80s backcatalogue reissued in vinyl boxset ‘The Blanc Tapes’ incl. bonus tracks – listen here

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Out via London Records is a limited vinyl boxset of Blancmange, called “The Blanc Tapes”. The boxset holds all three albums released in the eighties.

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Boytronic – The Robot Treatment (CD Album – Wuff Records)

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Genre/Influences: Synth-pop, Italo-disco.  Background/Info: Boytronic has been active since the early 80s, but went through several line-up changes. “The Robot Treatment” marks the return of.

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Softwave – Game On (Vinyl Album – Softwave)

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Genre/Influences: Synth-pop. Background/Info: Softwave is a Danish duo set up in 2014 by Catrine Christensen and Jerry Olsen. They previously released several singles and unleashed.

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Mind Machine – Return To The Machine (CD Album – Mind Machine)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop. Background/Info: Originally set up in 1989 and split up in 1995, the American synth-pop formation got back to business in 2016. They released.

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Side-Line presents: W-Festival – Waregem (BE)

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The 4th edition of the W-Festival will take place from 15th until 18th August 2019 in Waregem Expo, Belgium. About 70 new wave, EBM, industrial,.

!Distain – Wer Im Kreise Geht
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!Distain – Wer Im Kreise Geht (Digital EP – Echozone)

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Genre/Influences: Synth-pop. Background/Info: Alexander Braun and Manfred Thomaser are getting back to their last year released full length “Farewell To The Past”. After “SynthPopBoy” and.

Dunkelwerk - Interview
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‘Click Interview’ with Dunkelwerk: ‘The War Setting Is A Metaphor’

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Martin V. Kester aka ‘Losttrooper’ is already active under the Dunkelwerk moniker for several years now. He this year released his fourth full length album.

0Kontrol – 3rdeye2ndhand
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0Kontrol – 3rdeye2ndhand (CD Album – ScentAir Records)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop, indie-pop, wave-pop. Background/Info: 0Kontrol saw the daylight early 2018. The band was set up as an internet-project between St. Petersburg (Russia) and Brussels.

V/A A Tribute To Depeche Mode Vol.3
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V/A A Tribute To Depeche Mode Vol.3 (DCD Album – Alfa Matrix)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop, dark-electro, EBM, gothic, industrial. Background/Info: Alfa Matrix clearly has something with Depeche Mode while the electro-pop masters remain an endless source of inspiration.

Grauzone get's culthit 'Eisbär' reissued as a 3-track 40th anniversary limited 12 inch
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Grauzone get’s culthit ‘Eisbär’ reissued as a 3-track 40th anniversary limited 12 inch

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Out via WRWTFWW Records in early May is the official reissue of Grauzone’s essential 1981 maxi single “Eisbär”. The release comes just in time for.

Darkwave act KePESLAP releases video for brand new single 'Este van'
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Darkwave act KePESLAP releases video for brand new single ‘Este van’

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KePESLAP is an international (on distance) collaboration side-project between Imiafan (from Slovakia) and Makina Girgir (from France). The project formed in 2008 after the two.

Daniel Hall – The Collection
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Daniel Hall – The Collection (USB Key Album – Daniel Hall)

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop. Background/Info: Daniel Hall celebrates his tenth full length album with a real special production. “The Collection” is partly a look back featuring songs.

Alien Skin - Interview
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‘Click Interview’ with Alien Skin: ‘With A Change Of Attitude Comes The Choice Of ‘Sound’ Itself’

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Alien Skin is an Australian synth-pop project set up in 2008 by George Pappas. George has been involved with the legendary 80s formation Real Life,.

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