Current 93

Current Ninety Three’s New York appearances with Antony and the Johnsons, which were expected to take place in June, have been postponed. Soon rescheduled dates will be announced.Current Ninety Three begin recording on their new studio album at the end of June. They hope for an early 2003 release, followed by shows performing the new […]

While Angels Watch

In the summer Cynfeirdd will release “Dark Age”, the new, even debut from While Angels Watch. The recordings for the CD are done at the Redroom studio in England. The majority of the sessions will be engineered by Matt Howden who will also lend his talent on strings and percussion. It will contain additional vocals […]

free Klinik download

On the Dirk Ivens website, you now can download a legendary release from The Klinik for free! It is the “Braindamage” bootleg, released in 1993. Line-up: Dirk Ivens & Marc Verhaeghen. Recorded live in the Kulturfabrik, Krefeld, Germany, 1988. website

Stalingrad album

STALINGRAD is the most important KIRLIAN CAMERA side-project. Their career started in 1998, but since now they have realised just two tracks for compilations, so this is absolutely their so acclaimed debut release! The style represents a strange mixture of different influences, mixing neofolk elements with neoclassical and industrial atmospheres, in a very surprising way […]

Lilac Ambush Release 3rd EP!

Boston, Massachusetts USA Darkwave sensation Lilac Ambush has a new EP available titled “Fragile.” It is available from their website and can be heard at: for a full length CD by year end. website

new Feindflug release

After a silent phase, finally a new Feindflug album will come out, entitled “Hirnschlacht”. Expect more dark electro, with powerful beats and samples. The album contains 9 tracks and a video of ‘Roter Schnee’, a great song from their previous “Sterbehilfe EP”. The first 3000 copies will be released in a 10-page digipack. Releasedate: 3 […]

Polygon/ Halbschlaf

Now out on Polymorph records: “Kalt”, a collaboration between Polygon and Halbschlaf.The album contains two long tracks (about 30 minutes), that combine dark soundscapes with more rhythmic parts. They remind of previous Polymorph release like Solaris or Omnon.Kalt is limited to 2 x 350 copies (grey and blue edition). website

Death in June picture disc

Out on 20 May 2002: Death in June – The Guilty and Proud.It is a picture disc, limited to 2000 copies. The Lp contains remixes of the original album “The Guilty Have No Pride”. It is the fourth picture disc, designed by Enrico Chiarparin. website

New Hagalaz album

Hagalaz’ Runedance’s third full-length album has arrived, entitled “Frigga’s Web”, another unique creation of alternative folk music. For those who still need an introduction to Hagalaz’ Runedance: Hagalaz’ Runedance is the creation of Andrea Nebel Haugen. Through her music, lyrics and writings, she explores the spirituality of ancient Northern Europe, searching for the forgotten wisdom […]

Omne Datum Optimum

CYNFEIRDD presents: The second part of the OMNE DATUM OPTIMUM trilogy. 11 minutes of music dedicated to Notre-Dame of CHARTRES. hermétism and companionshaft. in a numbered CCXCVII limited edition picture 7″ ( 33 rpm ) coming along with its CD version, in deluxe packaging, including XLI ultra limited copies handmade by ARS MAGNA 1118+ !!! […]

new Mick Mercer book

Mick Mercer, well-known goth author, has a new book out called ’21st Century Goth’. In his words:“This is my fourth book about Goth, and easily the biggest, and the best, being 276 pages, with 174 photos, including 20 *stunning* full-page photos. This book concentrates on what is on the Net that is Goth-related, and breaks […]

new In Gowan Ring album

EXISTS & ENTRANCES VOL. I (A Witness to the Sensible Peregrinations of In Gowan Ring) First Edition, Spring 2002 This is the first of the long ideated ‘audio scrap-book’ series for the arrangement of sundry less calculated recordings of In Gowan Ring. Here we find a mix-mash of live recordings, demos, mixes of future unveilings […]

epitaph for Heid

Out now on CMI: Heid – Pilgrim of the sublunary world From the forested outbacks of northern Sweden, a formation known as Heid rose with the midnight sun five years ago. While the extraordinary debut album “Submitting To the Uprush Of the Unconscious” on the German label Bastet paid due respect to the Swedish tradition […]

Eis & Licht update

The website of the German label Eis & Licht, known for its high-quality releases in the neo-folk field, has become a completely new, fresh design. Also the content has been expanded, you can now find background info about all the artists on the label as well as a history of Eis & Licht. On the […]

new Biosphere album

”Shenzou” is the new album by Norwegian ambient pioneer Biosphere. ”Shenzou” is based on the orchestral work of Claude Debussy and comes in a beautiful digipack, with cover photography and design by John Wozencroft. Released 27th May 2002 on the Touch label. On June 7, Biosphere will perfrom in The Hague ast the New Forms […]

new Apoptose album

Nearly 2 years after the highly successful CD ”Nordland”, Apoptose are back with a new release on the Tesco label. ”Blutopfer” (Blood Sacrifice) contains some slight hints of barren landscapes and these are effortlessly blended with primordial archaic rhythms and documentary recordings that dominate the album.”Blutopfer” opens the door a crack into a world that […]

Alfa Matrix signs PNE

Reduced today to the solo-project of frontman Claus Kruse, the legendary German dark elektro act Plastic Noise Experience aka PNE has joined the Belgian Alfa Matrix label. Through their numerous releases on various labels, PNE brought you club hits like “Gold”, “Smalltown Boy”, “Memoryflow”, “String Of Ice”, “Dream Destructor” or yet “City Of Lies”. Now […]

The Fossil Dungeon (new titles: March / April)

THE SOIL BLEEDS BLACK “Mirror of the Middle Ages” LPThe sixth album in advanced Vinyl format (CD version to be released during mid-to-late 2002 on World Serpent). TSBB’s most medieval work yet, published on thick 220 gram black vinyl with a full colour sleeve and gold ink. HEXENTANZ “The Sabbat Comes Softly” 7inch EPCollaborative project […]

Tibet and Stapleton present…

Friday 3 May13-The Salon Of Exotic Reason presents a convivial social evening featuring the artists David Tibet and Steven Stapleton playing records of their choice for your aural delight. The Horse HospitalDoors: 7.30pmAdmission free————————————Saturday 4 MayScreening Doors 7.30pm kinoKULTURE presents David Tibet and Steven Stapleton showing an evening of film that has inspired their work. […]

Orplid site renewed

The website from the German formation Orplid is completely renewed, both in design and content. It now contains all info about previous releases, including the rare Heimkehr cd, from which you can download three songs in mp3 format. You will also find the tracklisting of the upcoming Nachtliche Junger album. Besides that another release is […]