Kontrolle – Zwei LP (Holy Goat Records / Cargo Records)

Today, I would like to introduce another great band that caught my attention a while ago. I wasn’t familiar with their sound before, but luckily, Jürgen of Rookie Records sent me their latest material for review. Kontrolle is a premium German post-punk trio that not only explores the depths of this genre but also goes… Read More Kontrolle – Zwei LP (Holy Goat Records / Cargo Records)

And The Bear – This Is The Darkness I Used To Tape CD (Valvolare Records)

And The Bear is quite an interesting musical outlet, entirely operated by Alexandre Manuel, a French multi-instrumental artist who has been active on the music scene since 1998. Since his beginnings, Alexandre participated as a musician in several groups, such as Hourplug, Am I Right, and The Quiet Collective, mainly by being a vocalist or… Read More And The Bear – This Is The Darkness I Used To Tape CD (Valvolare Records)

Doors In The Labyrinth – In The Shadow Of The Monolith

It’s been a while since we covered some goth or darkwave music on our pages. Today, I would like to introduce to you the Doors In The Labyrinth, a post-goth/darkwave project by Josh Loughrey. Besides Doors In The Labyrinth, Josh also composes film scores and worked on groups/projects such as Pancreatic Aarvarks, Ghost Estates, Narse,… Read More Doors In The Labyrinth – In The Shadow Of The Monolith

Renmin Ribao – Who Controls? CS (Home Mort Records)

Renmin Ribao is an interesting Polish post-punk trio emanating from Poznań. The group derived its name from a Chinese communist newspaper called People’s Daily, but it’s more of an homage to visual aesthetics than a political statement of the involved musicians. Renmin Ribao started a couple of months before this situation with pandemics, quarantine, and… Read More Renmin Ribao – Who Controls? CS (Home Mort Records)

Night Slaves – II CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Night Slaves moved forward with this particular material. It’s a proper continuation of their debut cassette EP that contains some remarkable evolvements towards darkwave aesthetics. This material represents their second EP recording that pushed things to a bit more dynamic sound, decorated with loads of notable improvements. Unlike their debut, this one has lost that… Read More Night Slaves – II CS (Swimming Faith Records)