Festivalreview: Dark Spring Festival, Berlin 03/23/2019

The Dark Spring Festival celebrates its 10th birthday! Once again, this event proves that small independent events are on the rise, and post-punk, gothic-rock and wave are not just old-time music. Especially in this day and age, many fans and bands are returning to the sounds of guitar. Find our festival review here!
Orcus Nullify - Deathhag

Orcus Nullify - Death Hag [Dark-Wave - Review and interview]

So Orcus Nulify is a wonderful project by Bruce Nullify out of South Carolina. Bruce is one of those wonderful people in this scene that is always going out of his way to help everyone else in the scene around him.

Crying Vessel - A Beautiful Curse/Illusions (Album review incl. interview)

This is an exciting review to write, I have been wanting to talk about “A Beautiful Curse” for a while now but I have been holding off in anticipation of Illusions coming out. I'm glad I waited because now I get to write my first two album combo review and I don't think I could have chosen a better band than Crying Vessel. Crying Vessel began as a project between Slade Templeton and Basil Oberli as an art concept that found legs and has grown into some of the finest post punk/Synthwave/dark dance fusion coming out of Europe and spreading it's dark wings across the world. It takes a lot of what is familiar and beautiful about classic dark music and infuses it with a jolt of electricity and sizzle.
Palais Ideal - No Signal
Holygram Tour 2019
Hapax & Zwarte Poezie
Whispering Sons Tour 2019

Concert Review: Whispering Sons in Hamburg, 25.01.2019

Whispering Sons have been touring Europe since mid-October. This concert tour with the debut album "Image" will continue until the end of March. The concerts in their native Belgium are already sold out. Support for this gig in club Hafenklang…

Hante - Fierce [Review]

The new album "Fierce" by Paris France based Helene de Thoury is a bold sensory attack on modern darkwave sensibility. It attacks the concept of pop music in its effortless ability to face concepts and sounds that feel comfortable…
Spectacle 1

Review & Interview: Push Button Press - Spectacle 1

The new album Spectacle 1 by Push Button Press came to me courtesy of Andreas Herrmann of Cold Transmission. I feel like everything Andy has been backing in the post punk scene has been an automatically must hear album and this did not disappoint.…
Let them be alien

Review: Lebanon Hanover - Let Them Be Alien

Ok, so this was a band I was pretty late to the game on. Another one that doesn't really need my review as they are pretty established and known as an important part of the dark minimalist movement. Yet I keep listening to the record so feel…