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Tag: Beborn Beton

TORUL Explain

After three albums fronted by the charismatic Jan Jenko, it was all change in 2016 for TORUL on the appropriately titled ‘Reset’, with the introduction of new vocalist Maj Valerij. To trail a new album coming later this year, the Slovenian combo are back with a brand new single ‘Explain’ which showcases some grouchy bass guitar syncopating off a solid beat. Over smatterings of weeping electronics, Valerij explains to his listeners that “She’s coming again in my dream”. Continue Reading ›

SYNTHPOP GOES BERLIN – Day 1

Located a short walk from Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn, the Kesselhaus venue is situated in the heart of the Kulturbrauerei. The venue’s industrial aesthetic was perfect for a weekend’s festival of electronic music and certainly made a pleasant change to what would have been the UK’s equivalent, the increasingly grimy Electrowerkz! The line-up over the Synthpop Goes Berlin weekend was an interesting one. Continue Reading ›

BEBORN BETON A Worthy Compensation

BebornBeton-AWorthyCompensationAmidst the flood of superb electronic music from Sweden, which has become the "new Germany" in the realms of synthpopia, few German bands are fighting on to keep their pedestals standing erect, or doing a great job of it. BEBORN BETON formed in 1989 in Essen, and have enjoyed great success with numerous studio releases. The band have kept everyone waiting since 1999 for the release of their latest album 'A Worthy Compensation'. Continue Reading ›