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Debut album “Objects in Motion” from WEAREOFF will appear in late May
It can be risky to play on a certain type of sternness reminiscent of a bygone musical era, even if it’s done with the aim of setting oneself apart in today’s jangly, disposable postmodern cultural climate: If it’s not done carefully, it can backfire as a mere copy. WEAREOFF have clearly done their homework for their debut album “Objects In Motion”, framing their ten songs within a clear stylistic structure while at the same time undermining and questioning it.
On the paths of nature – Melanculia are back with a new album
fter n1no and Din-Tah Aeon came up with a masterpice of gothic rock, with Aeon Sable’s second album, which was celebrated by the media and by fans in equal measure, they didn’t rest for even a second. Secretly they have been working on the latest Melanculia album, which will be released beginning of May as a download, for now.
Shearer publish their fourth studio album “Duck On Cover”
After a three break the time has come: SHEARER publish their fourth studio album “Duck On Cover”. And that’s good reason to get excited. It’s easy to see how the band has further refined their music without morphing into something new entirely. Brave, uncompromising melodies and intelligent arrangements go hand in hand with surprising musical twists. Familiar strong emotions and a new energetic serenity show that SHEARER have found themselves without treading water.
Emerald Park release a foretaste of their upcoming album with the “Black Box” EP
One year after the completely self-produced album “Absolute Zero” Emerald Park return with the “Black Box” EP in the beginning of May. As against the forerunner the recording process was changed and the band went to the studio with the idea, to make the recordings as authentic as possible.
Stupid Bitch Reject – Young, french New / Cold Wave
With bands such as Les Modules Etranges, Joy/Disaster or Soror Dolorosa, France is one of the congested areas of extraordinary post punk and gothic rock. Often mixed with a hint of cold wave the remarkable french sound adds up. Stupid Bitch Reject accompany these sounds in their own way as well, though the name doesn’t hypothesize so.
Posted on 30.04.2013 | 1 CommentAfter a three break the time has come: SHEARER publish their fourth studio album "Duck On Cover". And that's good reason to get excited. It's easy to see how the band has further refined their music without morphing into something new entirely. Brave, uncompromising melodies and intelligent arrangements go hand in hand with surprising musical twists. Familiar strong emotions and a new energetic serenity show that SHEARER have found themselves without treading water.
Posted on 07.04.2013 | No CommentsREBENTISCH will release their new EP "7" (TRAUER IST TANZBAR) as a free download exclusively on bandcamp. The EP consists 7 remixes, which were formed in collaboration with MAX MOMENTUM and which couldn't be more surprising. With the new EP REBENTISCH prove once more, that there are no walls & borders for the band and they will never do, what others demand from them.
Posted on 08.03.2013 | No CommentsWith the free download of the album "Monotonie & Gebete" (Monotony & Prayers) the Gruftschlampen (Crypt sluts) boarded the hearts of the Fans of bizarre music. Now the berlin-based duo returns with their new EP "Raben", which will be available as a free download from March 8th 2013 on and offers the prelude to the upcoming album.
Posted on 17.05.2013 | No CommentsClose to the release of the single and right before their exclusive concert in Germany at the Wave-Gotik-Treffen in Leipzig on Monday (May 20th, Altes Landratsamt), the Swedes of Principe Valiente released the new video to the single "Take Me With You" on May 16th.
Posted on 07.05.2013 | No CommentsWith “Mind-forged Manacles” and “Dollstown” the extraordinary artists around mastermind Mikey attracted a very avantgardistic reputation, already. Gloomy dark wav,e a very exceptional voice, a lot of cabaret and an unconventional songwriting are the AlterRed’s brand labels. Their newest work “The Time It Takes To Smile”, which will be released in the end of June, is already online in full length for streaming on bandcamp, already.
Posted on 07.05.2013 | No CommentsDoes anyone remember “the Transisters” from Italy? Then watch out, because as the newest member in our distribution Kill Your Boyfriend, as one of the follower-bands, come up with a first-class mix of post punk, dark wave and shoegaze, that gives a foretaste of the upcoming tour through Germany.
Posted on 28.04.2013 | No CommentsTo celebrate the release of their new single and album and their entry into the german alternative charts, WEAREOFF decided to publish their EP from 2010 (including the amazing Ascii.Disko remix of "A New Design" as a bonus track) as a free download on Bandcamp.