Astari Nite release new single ‘Dearly Beloved’

The post punk / dark wave band Astari Nite has just released a new single off their forthcoming album “Here Lies”. The album will be out this winter, but we get our first taste with the track “Dearly Beloved”. While compared to artists like Drab Majesty and even The Cure, this track reminds me of a darker version of The Psychedelic Furs.

Concert review and photos of ACTORS w/ Bootblacks, Bellwether Syndicate and Schedule IV in Detroit

Headlining for the evening was ACTORS, a Vancouver-based quartet whose debut full-length record, It Will Come To You, has been taking the indie music scene by storm since its release in 2018. And it does indeed seem to be coming to them, as their live performances have been turning up sold-out venues and a lot of word-of-mouth hype – deservedly so, as they are of a singular body onstage, a well-oiled machine build on rhythm, melody, and empathy

Artoffact Records release Name Your Price compilation featuring it’s lineup of artists

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

Actors

ACTORS release Valentines Day single – Mining For Heart

A genuine treat for Valentine’s Day: Vancouver post-punk band ACTORS has gifted us all with a cover of The Sound’s “Mining For Heart” (1985) just this morning, swiveling from the shining nostalgic brightness of their 2018 full-length release ‘It Will Come To You’ into a sound straddling grit without resorting to harshness. Jason Corbett’s vocals imbue the song with a strange warmth that is signature ACTORS; the definitive bassline, too, carries Jahmeel Russell’s hallmark sound and is borne gracefully by Corbett’s guitar and Shannon Hemmett’s subdued, moody synths.