Rhys Fulber of Front Line Assembly talks about “Wake Up The Coma”

Throughout their long career, electro-Industrial band Front Line Assembly has consistently re-defined their style and musical approach, and their latest release, “Wake Up The Coma” is no exception. The album makes extensive use of guest vocalists, with Jimmy Urine (Mindless Self Indulgence), Robert Gorl (DAF), Nick Holmes (Paradise Lost) and Chris Connelly (Revolting Cocks, Cocksure) making appearances.

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Cellist and composer Julia Kent returns with “Temporal”

Cellist Julia Kent was an original member of Rasputina and worked with a variety of other artists before establishing herself as a solo artist with 2007’s “Delay.” Her instrumental compositions combine looped and layered cello with electronic sounds. On her recently released album “Temporal,” Kent presents “a meditation on the transitory and fragile nature of existence.”

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Surachai interviewed about “Come, Deathless”

On his new album Come, Deathless, musician/producer Surachai continues to blend styles into a unique dark electronic sound. There is a strong emphasis on sound design and electronic tweaking, but the rhythmic nature and tight composition instantly draw in the listener. Come, Deathless is the seventh full-length album from Surachai and features guests Aaron Harris (drums, ISIS/Palms), Joey Karam (keyboards, The Locust/One Day As A Lion) and singer Sara Kendall. In an email interview, Surachai discussed the making of the album.

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Dallas Acid discuss “Arrive Without Leaving,” their collaboration with LARAAJI and Arji OceAnanda

“Arrive Without Leaving” is a mesmerizing adventure into sonic experimentation that brings together musical visionaries LARAAJI, Dallas Acid, and Arji OceAnanda. The project began when Dallas Acid sought out LARAAJI to share a bill at New York venue National Sawdust. Their label suggested that they spend some time in the studio together, and the resulting six-hour session provided the raw material for “Arrive Without Leaving.”

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Colin Devlin discusses his long-awaited second solo album, “High Point”

Having taken a step back from his solo career to start a family and work on other projects, Colin Devlin has returned with his long-awaited second album, “High Point.” Known for his atmospheric songs and nuanced vocals, Devlin initially earned acclaim during the 1990s and early 2000s as part of The Devlins (also featuring his brother Peter). For “High Point,” Devlin once again worked with producer Pierre Marchand (Sarah McLachlan, Rufus Wainwright).

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Glen Matlock talks about his solo album “Good to Go”

Glen Matlock is not clinging to his punk days but has maintained the raw energy and knack for using simplicity as power when it comes to songwriting. His recent crowd-funded solo album, “Good to Go” is full of tightly-crafted and catchy rock songs that at times have a rockabilly edge. Matlock recorded it in London and upstate New York, collaborating with Earl Slick (David Bowie) and Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats).

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Electronic musician Carolyn Fok discusses her career and new archival releases

The work of electronic musician Carolyn Fok spans over four decades and has ranged from aggressive industrial to more ambient soundscapes. It’s always had an experimental edge, with meticulous and highly creative sound design. Thanks to a pair of new large-scale collections, Fok’s music is now more readily available.

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Ian Page talks about 40 years of Secret Affair

Secret Affair was firmly part of the British mod revival of the late 70s, and like the scene itself, did not make it far into the 80s. The group initially disbanded in 1982, but founding members Ian Page and David Cairns are keeping the music alive with an upcoming 40th Anniversary tour.

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Army of the Universe celebrate 10-Year Anniversary with remake of “RESIN”

Electronic/Rock band ARMY OF THE UNIVERSE, who we profiled in 2014, is celebrating¬†10 years as a band with a remake of their song “Resin” (originally included on their 2011 “Lovedead” EP.) The group was founded in Italy in 2008 by Electronic Dance producer Tebla and singer Lord K, with guitarist Dave Tavecchia joining in 2010. Their music brings together analog synth sounds,¬† heavy guitars and relentless dance beats.

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