News – Mort Garson’s 1976 album “Mother Earth’s Plantasia” to be reissued June 21, 2019

This upcoming Friday (June 21, 2019), Mort Garson's 1976 album "Mother Earth's Plantasia" will be reissued on vinyl.  Already an established composer of pop music (arranging for Doris Day and composing a #1 hit “Our Day Will Come” for Ruby and the Romantics), Mort Garson first encountered inventor Bob Moog and the Moog Synthesizer during … Continue reading News – Mort Garson’s 1976 album “Mother Earth’s Plantasia” to be reissued June 21, 2019

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Drab Majesty releases new video for single ‘Oxytocin’ ahead of new album

(June 18, 2019) - Earlier today, Los Angeles-based Drab Majesty released a new single and video for 'Oxytocin' from the upcoming new album "Modern Mirror" available July 12th from Dais Records. In discussing the video featuring cameos by SRSQ, True Widow and others director  Leigh Violet comments, "We're invited subtly inward, beyond the persona into a vulnerable … Continue reading Drab Majesty releases new video for single ‘Oxytocin’ ahead of new album

Shoegaze band We Melt Chocolate debuts self titled LP on June 28th

The Italogaze scene continues to flourish with the June 28th release of the debut LP from Florence, Italy's We Melt Chocolate. While the band was formed in 2014, it wasn't until 2019 when they released a full album. They only had one self released demo and EP prior. From their bio, expect a blend of … Continue reading Shoegaze band We Melt Chocolate debuts self titled LP on June 28th

Rich Aucoin releases video for ‘The Base’ from newest LP “Release” out now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ0joqclPdo Earlier this month (June 7, 2019), electronic artist Rich Aucoin released a video for 'The Base' from his current album "Release".  The intro song from the third album features words from one of modern day's current polarizing figures Sam Harris. Check it out above.   "Release" is out now via Haven Sounds.   feature by … Continue reading Rich Aucoin releases video for ‘The Base’ from newest LP “Release” out now

Lomea releases new single ‘Echoes in Bloom’ and new video for ‘Reach’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJ5Ut6JE1vo UK electronic artist Lomea released the new single 'Echoes in Bloom' the day (May 30, 2019) before his newest album of the same day was released.  Listen above. In addition, the first single 'Reach' was given a video/visual companion, released on June 3rd (2019).  "Echoes in Bloom" was released on May 31, 2019 on … Continue reading Lomea releases new single ‘Echoes in Bloom’ and new video for ‘Reach’

Nosaj Thing releases remix of Kazu’s single ‘Salty’ from the Blonde Redhead singer’s debut solo LP

A couple of weeks ago (April 11, 2019), Blonde Redhead lead singer KAZU (Kazu Makino) announced a new solo album to be released later this year (Sept 13, 2019) titled "Adult Baby".  She also released the first single from the upcoming album titled 'Salty', a mixture of minimal ambient, dream pop, and other experimental influences. … Continue reading Nosaj Thing releases remix of Kazu’s single ‘Salty’ from the Blonde Redhead singer’s debut solo LP

News – SUNN O))) Announce West Coast Tour Dates For September

Following the release of their universally acclaimed "Life Metal" LP and the first leg of their U.S. tour last April, Sunn O))) announced West Coast tour dates in support of the album. This September (2019), Sunn O))) will canvas the West Coast, featuring stops at The Mayan (LA), The Fillmore (SF), The Showbox (Seattle), Revolution … Continue reading News – SUNN O))) Announce West Coast Tour Dates For September

The Meeting Places single ‘You and I’ has new official video – EP of same title is out now

https://youtu.be/zXiA55Wm8ak A couple of months ago, LA veteran noise pop and shoegaze band The Meeting Places announced their new EP, their first in quite some time. To coincide with their May 23rd (2019) "You and I" EP release, they released the video for the single titled the same.  Formed in 2001, this year has been … Continue reading The Meeting Places single ‘You and I’ has new official video – EP of same title is out now

Tycho releases new single ‘Japan’ from “Weather” album out July 12th

Earlier today (June 11, 2019), San Francisco based electronic artist Tycho released their second single from their upcoming new album "Weather" titled 'Japan".  There are two versions, the main single featuring Saint Sinner's Hannah Cottrell and an instrumental version.  In discussing the single, Scott Hansen of Tycho said "Similar to 'Pink & Blue' the instrumental … Continue reading Tycho releases new single ‘Japan’ from “Weather” album out July 12th

The F16s new EP “WKND FRNDS” is out in time for the summer

      In time for the summer of 2019, Chennai, India's The F16s released a four-song EP titled "WKND FRNDS".  It was released May 31st on the Oxford, Mississippi indie label HOUSE ARREST. Shares the label: "We were fascinated to discover The F16s writing and performing such relatable pop-rock songs so many miles away. We had … Continue reading The F16s new EP “WKND FRNDS” is out in time for the summer

Alex Metric remixes Big Wild’s ‘City of Sound’ – “Superdream Remixes” will be out June 14th

US producer, composer, and vocalist Big Wild announced his forthcoming "Superdream Remixes" EP today (June 5, 2019).  It is due out June 14th via Counter Records and includes Alex Metric’s official remix of the lead single, ‘City of Sound’, out now. “Alex Metric's remix of ‘City of Sound’ has this great late-night vibe to it,” Big Wild enthuses. “It makes me want … Continue reading Alex Metric remixes Big Wild’s ‘City of Sound’ – “Superdream Remixes” will be out June 14th

News – Brazil shoegazers Astrocrushing releases new album “turtlehead” – out now

Multimedia artist Low Rhahn's project Astrocrushing released their new album "turtlehead" this past week (May 26, 2019).  After recording several different projects, this is his first release under this moniker in a year and a half. In the details of Astrocrushing's new album, it reads " For lovers of the old post-rock/shoegaze! Enjoy!'. Listen to … Continue reading News – Brazil shoegazers Astrocrushing releases new album “turtlehead” – out now

Watch the video for ‘The Other’ from dark-gazer influenced Solitude in Apathy

Last weekend (May 25, 2019), the Italian trio newcomers Solitude in Apathy released their first single titled 'The Other'.  It was recorded at Vipchoyo Sound Factory studios along with Giacomo Salzano of the Italogaze band Stella Diana. Solitude in Apathy is Santina Vasaturo (vocals, bass), Gennaro Cristiano (guitar) and Diego Niola (drums). The band formed … Continue reading Watch the video for ‘The Other’ from dark-gazer influenced Solitude in Apathy

Watch the new Louise Lemón video ‘Montana’ about the Dia De Los Muertos

This week (May 27, 2019), doom pop artist Louise Lemón released a new video for the single “Montaña. It was debuted on mxdwn.com. In the video, Lemón explores Mexico City in the midst of Día de Muertos. The track is from the second album "A Broken Heart Is An Open Heart", which is available everywhere now … Continue reading Watch the new Louise Lemón video ‘Montana’ about the Dia De Los Muertos

Listen to the new single ‘Real Escape’ from NICOLAAS – out now

Another single that was released last Memorial Day weekend (May 24, 2019) was from the Canadian recording artist and producer, NICOLAAS titled ‘Real Escape’.  Its the follow up to his debut single 'No Stranger Thing' featuring Lucy Mason released a couple of weeks ago which also spawned a coolly remixed version by Pages and released … Continue reading Listen to the new single ‘Real Escape’ from NICOLAAS – out now

Watch the video ‘Maybe Tomorrow’ from Phonseca – debut album “Between A Dream” is out now

Bristol-based electronic artist Phonseca has been featured quite a couple of times this year (2019) on this blog and also played a couple of times on the Mixcloud episodes since his debut album "Between A Dream" was released earlier this year (February 15, 2019).  His release of ambient/electronica influenced tracks includes a remake of New … Continue reading Watch the video ‘Maybe Tomorrow’ from Phonseca – debut album “Between A Dream” is out now

Sverre Knut Johansen’s new ambient time journey release “Precambian” is out now

This past Labor Day weekend (May 24, 2019), electronic Norweigan composer Sverre Knut Johansen released his new album titled "Precambrian".  It's his third release from the Spotted Peccary Music Label, but another addition to his prolific career spanning back to the mid-1990s.  Subtitled "Geologic Time Scale", the music tracks are titled after different time spans … Continue reading Sverre Knut Johansen’s new ambient time journey release “Precambian” is out now

Ladytron extends small US tour

Following a string of sold-out West Coast shows earlier this year and the announcement of dates in New York, Boston, Montreal, and Toronto this fall, Ladytron expand their tour with newly announced dates in Chicago, Seattle, Portland, and Berkeley this December. The US December dates are in support of their eponymous sixth LP out February 15th that ended their 8-year hiatus. It entered the Billboard Dance/Electronic Album Chart at … Continue reading Ladytron extends small US tour

Darkwave influenced Unto Ashes released new album “Pretty haunted things” this past weekend

Last weekend (May 24, 2019), New York-based Unto Ashes released their 11th album "Pretty haunted things" on the Projekt Records label.  It's their first release of original songs since 2012's "Burials Foretold". According to the press release, the new release spans the ages from a dark and medieval flair to modern apocalyptic gothic-folk. Recorded almost … Continue reading Darkwave influenced Unto Ashes released new album “Pretty haunted things” this past weekend

Listen to NHOAH’s new single ‘I Can’t Satisfy You’

Another new release from two Friday's ago (May 17, 2019) was the single 'I Won't Satisfy You' from techno and Electronica producer NHOAH via R.O.T respectortolerate Records.  This is the 2nd single to his upcoming new album due for release later this year.  NHOAH explained the meaning of ‘I Can’t Satisfy You’ by saying, “Techno and preaching … Continue reading Listen to NHOAH’s new single ‘I Can’t Satisfy You’