Music

focus : week 37 – Ladytron and God Module

focused music news for week 37 : September 11th to 17th 2011 September 13 – This week is all about cult followings. First up is the electropop/synthpop/shoegazing band from Liverpool,…

music video : Ghoultown – Drink With The Living Dead

My favorite cowboys from hell, Ghoultown have released a video for “Drink With The Living Dead”. The art was created by Juha Vuorma with the help of Laume Conroy as director to produce a ghoulishly…

upcoming : Cut Copy and Washed Out tour

September 13th to October 9th – Cut Copy is on tour and starting in September they pick up Washed Out and Midnight Magic. Be sure to check out our April/May…

focus : week 32 – The Gothsicles and The Birthday Massacre

focused music news for week 32 : August 7th to 13th 2011 August 9 – A new album from The Gothsicles, Industrialites and Magic is out now on WTII Records,…

interview : Ogre

Influencing a generation of musicians and artists, a founding member and mastermind behind Skinny Puppy, Ogre gets behind our lens and talks about the newly released ohGr album unDeveloped on…

focus : week 28 – Klutæ and Juno Reactor

focused music news for week 28 : July 10th to 16th 2011 July 12 – Claus Larsen’s other project Klutæ (not Læther Strip) is out with a new album, Electro…

focus : week 24 – Hanin Elias

focused music news for week 24 : June 12th to 18th 2011 June 15 – Hanin Elias is back from her hiatus and is more alive than ever. Mostly known…

music video : Haujobb, Imperative Reaction, and I:Scintilla

Lots of yummy videos were released today, enjoy! Haujobb – “Dead Market” Imperative Reaction – “Surface” I:Scintilla – “Swimmers Can Drown”

focus : week 23 – Necro Facility and Peter Murphy

focused music news for week 23 : June 5th to 11th 2011 June 07 – Remember that band that was featured on Covenant’s latest single Lightbringer? Well you should, it…

focus : week 21 – Army of the Universe

focused music news for week 21 : May 22nd to 28th 2011 May 24 – Out this week from a band that is storming onto the scene is Army of…

interview : Tim Skold

A seasoned rock veteran, from Shotgun Messiah to KMFDM / MDFMK to Marilyn Manson, Tim Skold is back to his solo work with a new album, Anomie, due out on…

seven deadly questions : Caustic

Matt Fanale of Caustic reveals how he sins. interview by Mike Kieffer Envy – You put out a call for remixes for an upcoming album, your archenemy sends in the…

focus : week 20 – Face to Face

focused music news for week 20 : May 15th to 21st 2011 May 17 – Remember that punk rock / pop punk band Face to Face? Well they are hoping…

focus : week 19 – ohGr and Tim Skold

focused music news for week 19 : May 8th to 14th 2011 May 10 – Nivek Ogre is back in the spot light but it’s not the Skinny Puppy album…

focus : week 16 – :Wumpscut:

focused music news for week 16 : April 17th to April 23rd 2011 April 22 – Another year goes by and like clockwork :Wumpscut: has another release for the masses.…

focus : week 15 – Thursday and Caustic

focused music news for week 15 : April 10th to April 16th 2011 April 12 – Post-hardcore/post-rock band Thursday move in a darker direction, a more atmospheric direction on their new album, No…

focus : week 14 – Ascii.Disko and Tron Legacy

focused music news for week 14 : April 3rd to April 9th 2011 April 03 – Ascii.Disko switches gears on his new album, Black Orchid: From Airline To Lifeline out on Artoffact Records, reducing…

interview : Alice In Videoland

Back with their fourth studio album, the self-proclaimed, “greatest electropunk band in the world”, Alice in Videoland have A Million Thoughts and They’re All About You! Vocalist Toril Lindqvist and…

focus : week 12 – Ellen Allien

focused music news for week 12 : March 20 to 26 2011 March 21 – Out on Bpitch Control is Ellen Allien’s Dust Remixes. After digesting Dust for half a…

interview : Pete Crane of Shiv-r

Through the release of Shiv-r’s debut dark electronic album with a horror edge, Hold My Hand, by three labels; Metropolis Records, Infacted Recordings, and Deathwatch Asia, Shiv-r has experienced a…

seven deadly questions : Freezepop

Liz Enthusiasm and Sean Drinkwater of Freezepop reveal how they sin. interview by Jennifer Link Envy –  Twenty years from now a band covers one of your songs and becomes…

music reviews : February/March 2011 Issue

Alice In Videoland – A Million Thoughts And They’re All About You Covenant – Modern Ruin Daft Punk – Tron Legacy Soundtrack Freezepop – Imaginary Friends Iszoloscope – The Edge…

interview : Covenant

After a four-year studio hiatus, EBM staple Covenant is back with their new album Modern Ruin, and this time they have brought Daniel Myer, the mastermind behind Haujobb, among many…

focus : week 11 – IAMX, The Death Set, and Does It Offend You, Yeah?

focused music news for week 11 : March 13 to 19 2011 March 11 – The Death Set are a pop-punk, dance punk band that has made waves with their…

focus : week 09

focused music news for week 09 : February 27 to March 5 2011 March 1 – Everyone’s favorite Irish American Celtic punk/hardcore punk/have a drink band, the Dropkick Murphys return…

music video : Mogwai – Mexican Grand Prix

Tired of the same old “softest-soft-louder-loudest” post-rock formula bands have used ad-nauseam since the press coined the term? Apparently so are Mogwai, and they’re coming back with a vengeance (and…

focus : week 08

focused music news for week 08 : February 20 to February 26 2011 February 25 – This week finally sees the release of Komor Kommando’s Oil, Steel & Rhythm on Alfa…

music video : And One – Military Fashion Show

Take And One’s “Military Fashion Show” done in a rockabilly style and it makes me a very giddy girl. I’m a big fan of And One and rockabilly music, so having the band…

interview : Jack Dangers of Meat Beat Manifesto

Jack Dangers has been making music for over twenty years.  His pioneering work with Meat Beat Manifesto continues to inspire and fascinate.  With the new album Answers Come In Dreams…

music video : Cult of the Psychic Fetus – Out of the Grave

I’m beyond over joyed that one of my favorite bands, Cult of the Psychic Fetus, has released a video to their song, “Out of the Grave”.  The video shows film…

music video : Alice in Videoland – In A Band

The new Alice in Videoland album A Million Thoughts and They’re All About You is now available through Artoffact Records.  The new video for the track “In A Band” on…

music review : Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of the Shadows – A Strange Thing To Say

Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of the Shadows – A Strange Thing To Say CD + DVD release date : November 20, 2010 released by : Apocalyptic Vision Records info…

interview : Massiv in Mensch

Germany’s Massiv in Mensch, known for their club hits, are back with a conceptual, new studio album on Artoffact Records, Niemand weiss, was die Zukunft bringt, which brings more of…