electronica

Vasil Hadzimanov Band - Lines in Sand

Vasil Hadzimanov is back with his sophomore release around three years after his debut. This time the virtuoso Serbian keyboardist, composer and arranger is expanding his musical horizons by embellishing his ethnic, Balkan folk, prog rock and jazz/fusion music with atmospheric, R&B, funk, avant garde, psychedelia, trance and electronica elements here and there. Still, the musical experimentations along with the passionate and creative improvisations are here, cuz they are the very essence of this “kind of music”, in a way.
 

Quantum Pig to release debu album “Songs of Industry and Sunshine” on February 1st 2019

Following the recent announcement of their signing to White Star Records and the release of lead single “Citizen and State”, Quantum Pig - the Carl Sagan, Queen and Husker Du-inspired duo - are pleased to announce the tracklist, artwork and pre-order details of “Songs of Industry and Sunshine”, which will arrive online and in stores on February 1st, 2019!

Quantum Pig signs to White Star Records and reveal first single “Citizen and State”

Citing a diverse palette of influences that adventures through the likes of Carl Sagan, Queen, Husker Du and beyond, Ian Faragher and Mark Stevenson, otherwise known as Quantum Pig, are thrilled to announce their signing to White Star Records.
 
Commenting on their induction to the White Star Records “family”, Ian Faragher remarks:
“It’s the perfect home for us. We’ve been huge fans of John Mitchell’s work for years, whether that’s as a songwriter, musician or producer. We couldn’t have found a better fit in terms of our intentions for the band going forward”.
 

Gunship release music video for new single “When You Grow Up, Your Heart Dies”

Friday 5th October, synthwave pioneers Gunship return with a brand new 13-track album titled “Dark All Day” and unveil a new live-action video for the third single “When You Grow Up, Your Heart Dies”.

“When You Grow Up, Your Heart Dies” features an innovative segment in which fans submitted recordings of themselves giving uplifting statements, led by self-proclaimed “King of the Nerds” Wil Wheaton (The Big Bang Theory, Star Trek, Stand By Me…). Gunship then weaved these submissions into their song.

Oak to release new studio album “False Memory Archive” on October 19th 2018

Adding yet another string to their already impressive Progressive bow, Karisma Records have inked a deal with Oak, and will release the band’s sophomore full-length album “False Memory Archive” on October 19th, 2018.

In anticipation of the release, Karisma have debuted the first track from the album “We, the Drowned”, which can be heard below.

Vola to release new studio album “Applause of a Distant Crowd” on October 12th 2018

Copenhagen’s progressive genre-crossing quartet Vola return with their new album “Applause of a Distant Crowd”, which will be released on October 12th, 2018, via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group.

Vola's previous album “Inmazes” was met with a wave of critical praise; Prog Magazine lauded their “widescreen heavy stadium Prog”, Metal Hammer rejoiced in the “genre-defying, weighty riffs, gloomy, ambient soundscapes and guttural grooves”, whilst The Sun exclaimed their “genre-mashing” ability.

Gunship to release new studio album “Dark All Day” on October 5th 2018

Today, synthwave pioneers Gunship return with the announcement of a brand new 13-track album titled “Dark All Day” and unveil an epic new anime/live-action video for the title track.

The new record is now available for pre-order, here, and it will be released on October 5th, 2018.

Advance Base to release new studio album “Animal Companionship” on September 21st 2018

Advance Base has announced a new album titled “Animal Companionship”, with the album opener and lead single, “True Love Death Dream” - check it out below.

“Animal Companionship” is available for pre-order here and it will be released on September 21st, 2018, via Run For Cover and Ashworth's own Orindal Records.

The Dirty Youth unleash new video single “Utopia” and announce new state of independence

Welsh rockers in The Dirty Youth are back with an electronic rock banger in the form of “Utopia”.

You can watch the music video below.

This comes with the news that the band will operate independently henceforth, without any label support.

Danni Monroe says this about the track:

Pain announces May 2018 Australian Tour

The previously announced May tour from Swedish industrial metal act, Pain, will go ahead in May 2018!

The recent troubles surrounding failed promoter Stag Music Touring led to one of their tours being canceled and cast doubt over the future of Pain's upcoming May tour.

Hardline Media in association with the newly formed Overdrive Touring are proud to step in and take over the tour to ensure the bands fans are not left wanting. All dates on the tour remain the same (see below) with all tickets previously purchased valid for the shows. Tickets are on sale now!