synth-pop

LUCKYandLOVE to release new studio album “Transitions” on May 24th 2019

Los Angeles’ LUCKYandLOVE have announced their sophomore album “Transitions”, slated for release in late May. Offering 10 new tracks in this sonic neon rainbow, listeners will be immersed in a spectrum of fuzzy sunset synthgaze, blueblack neon darkwave, and tigerprint electro punk. Ahead of this, the duo are previewing the first single of this album “Soul Alive” - check it out below.

Flight Brigade releases music video for new single “Fury Road”

Alternative indie-rock band Flight Brigade are excited to announce the release of their new single “Fury Road” on Friday 22nd March, 2019.

The single is taken from the band’s new studio album “Chased by Wolves” out on Friday 6th September, 2019, via Wixen Music Publishing.

Watch the music video below.

The single “Fury Road” can be pre-ordered here.

Ministry announces Summer 2019 European and UK Tour

Industrial metal legends Ministry will continue to support their critically acclaimed album “AmeriKKKant” and have announced an extensive tour, which includes four UK dates, and a stretch throughout mainland Europe.

Catch the band’s politically-charged live set on one of the below dates.

Tickets are on sale now here.

EU & UK Tour Dates 2019:
16.06.  AT  Nickelsdorf - Novarock  

Nik Mystery to release debut EP “When” on December 14th 2018

Nik Mystery, the new synth-laden project from guitar hero Mike Dawes, Grammy-nominated singer Spencer Sotelo (Periphery) and Finnish producer Jukka Backlund, will release their debut EP, “When”, on December 14th, 2018.

The trio has posted the song “Now” as an early preview. Check it out below.

The Black Queen announces February & March 2019 North American Tour

The Black Queen, the alternative/electronic outfit featuring Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan), Josh Eustis (Telefon Tel Aviv/Puscifer) and Steven Alexander Ryan (Nine Inch Nails/A Perfect Circle technician), have announced their first, full North American trek with dates kicking off on February 22nd.

Ministry release visualiser for “We’re Tired of It”

Industrial-metal legends Ministry will continue to support their critically acclaimed album “AmeriKKKant” with a full U.S. tour later this November, supported by synth-wave sensations Carpenter Brut.

In anticipation of the trek the band has released a visualiser for the track “We’re Tired of It” - watch it below.

“"AmeriKKKant" is a masterpiece and contains political and sociological ideas for the listener to consider. All Americans should really have a listen”, states Dave Navarro.

Holygram to release debut full-length album “Modern Cults” on November 9th 2018

German post-punk shoegaze outfit Holygram has announced their long-awaited debut LP “Modern Cults”.

Comprised of eleven tracks, “Modern Cults” will be released on CD and double vinyl, as well as digitally via Cleopatra Records, on November 9th, 2018.

This is the first major release for the Cologne-based outfit since their 2016 self-titled EP. Here, the collective blend new wave and Krautrock with post-punk and shoegaze to achieve headstrong multi-layered bliss. This is a thoroughly contemporary homage to the sound of the 80s with a resolute look to the future - the result is driving, dark and catchy.

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.

Charming Liars release new single “Something Dark” and launch US Tour with Welshly Arms

With the release of sultry new single “Something Dark” through Chartmaker Inc/TAC, Los Angeles alternative band Charming Liars are continuing their growth and expanding their reach across the US and beyond.

The song has been added to Spotify's New Noise Playlist out of the box and is making early inroads at Alternative Radio. After a recent two-month stint of sold-out shows with Dorothy, a fall tour with Welshly Arms and Glorious Sons will continue the band's break-out year in 2018 (dates below).