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CULT WITH NO NAME Heir Of The Dog

Coming up to the release of their eight album, what CULT WITH NO NAME have never been short of is mood. This made them the ideal curators for the soundtrack to the film ‘Blue Velvet Revisited’ which also featured TUXEDOMOON and JOHN FOXX. The self-confessed post-punk electronic balladeers have come up with the occasional cracking introspective pop song like ‘Breathing’, but ‘Heir Of The Dog’ sees the pair deliver their most accessible long player of their career. More Inside ›

DREAM CONTROL Zeitgeber

‘Zeitgeber’ is the debut album by DREAM CONTROL, a cosmic journey through audio and time over ten compositions and improvisations of varying length and tempo. Comprising of Zeus B Held, legendary producer and keyboardist with BIRTH CONTROL and one-time TANGERINE DREAM member Steve Schroyder, the pair have united to construct their own musical adventure based on chosen planetary or molecular tunings which differ from the usual concert pitch. More Inside ›

NYXX Diabolical

Having been recently heard on the AESTHETIC PERFECTION single ‘Rhythm + Control’, gothic pop princess NYXX presents her self-directed video to ‘Diabolical’. Coming in a magnificent Electro Mix, ‘Rhythm + Control’ showcased a hard but danceable tune that somehow crossed Darren Hayes and Britney Spears with Marilyn Manson! ‘Diabolical’ is co-written with AESTHETIC PERFECTION’s Daniel Graves and sees NYXX maximising her deviant Britney meets NINE INCH NAILS template. More Inside ›

NTTX Of Beauty & Chaos

Deep into his love of EBM, the Toronto based Gord Clement, known as NTTX, has made a comeback to follow up his first EP, 'Objective'. Known to the die-hard fans of DEPECHE MODE for his infamous cover of 'New Dress', with its beefed up, stomp beats and a politically charged change of lyrics, the Canadian, formerly the singer and songwriter of ATOMZERO, ushers in some more heavy sounds on newly released 'Of Beauty & Chaos'. More Inside ›

This Occupation: The Legacy of CHINA CRISIS

Liverpudlian duo CHINA CRISIS are probably the most under rated band of their generation. Gary Daly and Eddie Lundon formed the band in 1979 as they were leaving school. Caroline International reissue the first three Virgin era albums ‘Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms, Some People Think It’s Fun To Entertain’, ‘Working With Fire & Steel – Possible Pop Songs Volume 2’ and ‘Flaunt The Imperfection’ as expanded deluxe CD editions including band’s superb B-sides and BBC Radio sessions. More Inside ›

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