Ω▽(OHMSLICE) is an experimental improvisational project started by Bradford Reed (King Missile III, inventor of the electric board zither called the "pencilina"). Reed initially sought to experiment with processing percussion through modular synthesizers, but OHMSLICE evolved to incorporate other collaborators and sounds.
Best known for his new wave synth pop hit “Cars,” Gary Numan's greatest success in decades was his 2013 “Splinter (Songs from a Broken Mind)” album. Having felt pressure to follow it up, it was actually Donald Trump that provided the creative spark behind his new “Savage (Songs from a Broken World).”
In The Nursery
On their new album “1961,” In The Nursery looked to that year for inspiration in both their songwriting and sonic palette. As the birth year of twin founding members, Klive and Nigel Humberstone, it provided the focus and direction needed to create their first regular In The Nursey album in 5 years.
Thor and Friends
“The Subversive Nature of Kindness” is the new sophomore release from Thor & Friends, a unique project founded by long-time Swans percussionist Thor Harris. Influenced by minimalist composers, Thor & Friends build their songs around instruments such as marimba, xylophone and vibraphone.
Pere Ubu’s career spans over 40 years, and the highly influential band continues to surprise and challenge the listener. Their new album, “20 Years in a Montana Missile Silo” was recorded with a larger than normal lineup and features three guitarists
Adrian Belew talks about Gizmodrome, a new collaboration with Stewart Copeland (The Police), Vittorio Cosma (PFM) and Mark King (Level 42).
Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel
While Jay Aston's Gene Loves Jezebel have regularly regrouped to perform together, “Dance Underwater” is their first new album in 14 years.
Cosey Fanni Tutti
Cosey Fanni Tutti has always been known for pushing the boundaries of creative expression. Earlier this year, she published ‘Art Sex Music,’ a memoir that provides a fascinating insight into her work.
Long before laptop-based live music became a possibility, Howard Jones was lugging a much larger arsenal of gear on stage for his pioneering 'one man band' performances. Jones has evolved with the technology, and now live performance is as important as ever.
After her time with legendary 80's synth-pop duo Yazoo, Allison Moyet embarked on a highly acclaimed and varied solo career. She returned to fully embracing electronic music with her 2013 album “The Minutes,” and continues in that direction with her new release, “Other.”
For their newly released fourth album "Man Bites Dog," Cinema Cinema extensively road tested new material to distil it down to the most potent form possible. Once again working with legendary producer Martin Bisi, the resulting album takes their experimental rock sound into new and unexpected directions.
Best known as one-half of the duo A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Heather Trost has now released her first proper solo album, “Agistri.” Built upon the sounds of vintage keyboards, the music is bright and dreamy with a touch of psychedelia.
Having worked together in Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love & Rockets, Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins are now going on the road to perform material from all those bands. In the case of Tones on Tail, it is music that hasn’t been played live since 1983.
Peter Hook & The Light are releasing live recordings of classic Joy Division and New Order albums. The legendary bassist discusses the releases, his motivations for starting The Light, working with his son, and more.
Information Society interviewed their new covers album “Orders Of Magnitude"