Welcome to the debut episode of Nocturne News. Hosts Nyq and Cass bring you a weekly show featuring the latest music in news in the Dark Wave and Goth music scene.
A few weeks ago, dark wave/post punk band Cold Shower release their first single off of their third album Motionless. Today, they released the second track off of that album called Shine.
LA based dark wave/post punk band Drab Majesty have released a new single called Ellipsis. This is off an album titled Modern Mirror that is due out on July 12.
Artoffact Records is a Canadian record label that focuses on Industrial, EBM, Post Punk and electronic music. Today they released a name your price compilation on Bandcamp featuring 31 of it’s marquee artists including Actors, The Foreign Resort, Apoptygma Berzerk, cEvin KEy, Front Line Assembly, SPECTRES, LEATHERS, Bootblacks and more
The dark wave record label, Alfa Matrix, has released it’s third Depeche Mode covers album, ten years after their first edition.
The dark wave & post punk hybrid band have shared the debut single from the bands third album Motionless due out May 24 on Dais Records. This song mixes some elements of danceable synth melodies with distorted guitar, resulting in a tune that should play well in some of our favorite modern dark wave clubs.
Gary Numan has begun to work on the follow up album to the highly successful Savage album. He has created a Making Music campaign to give you access to the journey. You can go along for the ride and experience the first recorded note all the way to the finished album, including things like witnessing the creation of artwork as it happens to hearing song audio and video.
The dark wave band Lust For Youth has released a new single called Great Concerns. This is their first new track since their 2016 album Compassion and it picks off right where they left off with a danceable track and sing along chorus of “He hurts my eyes”.
Past Forward celebrates how modern music is influenced by classic songs and performances from the past. This week we feature the music of the swedish Dark Wave / Post Punk / Goth singer Henric de la Cour with his single Two Against One. Henric got his start with a group called Yvonne. After 4 albums…
Detroit’s Majestic Theatre recently welcomed an evening of genre-bending dark music to its stage, treating audiences to a trio of artists who blend synthpop, darkwave, industrial, electroclash, and dark pop in twisting litanies of mind-bending movement and melody. Danceable, but with an undercurrent of gleeful nihilism, all three bands presented the Motor City with a full night of incredible energy.
The Cure has announced four concert dates in Australia to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the legendary album, Disintegration. They will be playing at the Sydney Opera House on May 24-25, 27-28. This is considered to be the “world premier” of the 30th anniversary shows, leading us to believe that they be doing more of…
This weeks playlist celebrates the catalog of the legendary Peter Murphy. This features selections from all of his solo albums plus a few choice Bauhaus tracks. When making the playlist, I fully expected to have quite a few selections from Deep and Cascade. But, I was a bit surprised at how many songs from Unshattered would end of making it. This just proves that it’s good to go back and examine an artists entire catalog.