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Track: Varanasi – Mishima

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Video: Bambara – Stay Cruel

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Track: The Room in the Wood – Fun of the Fair

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There is an ominous and deliciously malevolent atmosphere in the single ‘Television’ by Twin Diver – an edgy brutality that has the raw energy of Joy Division with a crisp bubbling instrumentation highlighted by the jangling guitars and brooding rhythm section. The vocals have a disembodied chilling timbre, adding to the ethereal tone and the …

NEWS which will delight members of the Militia worldwide: Justin Sullivan, founder of Bradford post-punk legends New Model Army, fierce social advocate and commentator, has announced he’ll be releasing only his second solo album come early May, 18 years on from the previous, Navigating By The Stars. It’s entitled Surrounded, will comprise sixteen new songs …

I Ya Toyah

Polish born, USA based industrial goth artist I Ya Toyah (which means it’s just me in Polish) today releases her new single, Out of Order. It’s taken from her sophomore EP of the same name (out March 26th on Bandcamp, June 18th on streaming services) and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right …

Astari Nite continue to plough the very verdant fields of their classic goth album ‘Here Lies’ with the release of a video for the track ‘Gloomy Witch’. Soaked in gratifying reverb and delay, the guitars provide an arctic and scintillating palette to this elegant and regal track: dark and mysterious, melodic and throbbing with a …

LEGENDARY film music writer John Carpenter still has so much to say; so many eerie atmospheres to evoke. The composer of such industry-standard soundtracks as the Halloween series, The Fog and Christine is back early in the new year with a new album for Sacred Bones; and he’s released a single to both prickle the …

‘Paint The Stars Tonight’ is a deliciously dark and gothic track with jangling frosty guitars and sweeping strings from US band Astari Nite. A video has just been released for the shimmering track which comes off the band’s album ‘Here Lies’, released earlier this year through Negative Gain. The track recalls the gothic pop of …

‘Early Trauma’, the new EP from Sydney’s Johnny Hunter is quite simply brilliant. It is a sweeping, cinematic and statuesque release filled with five close to perfect pop songs that have theatricality and pomp and an elegance, leavened by a satisfying post-punk gothic darkness. Bowie-esque vocals swerve into a Joy Division sombreness and Bryan Ferry …

MANCHESTER-based, Doncaster-bred goth-punk outfit The Blinders are back in the fray, with their second album in the can – and their latest single “Mule Track” is a dark thrust into the psyche. The track is named for the painting in the Imperial War Museum, which depicts a mule train making its way through a battlefield. …

For a duo with members in Hawaii and Utah, Lunar Twin have perfectly captured a glacial Arctic chill with deep dark gothic trimmings in their glorious album ‘Ghost Moon Ritual’. With a mix of The Mission-like thunder, a Leonard Cohen/Nick Cave delivery and a Massive Attack trip-hop bedrock, this is a divine collision of the …

Formerly known as Japan Suicide, Italy’s Varanasi have re-invented themselves into something slightly more accessible and singing in their native tongue. Their first release under this name was last year’s magnificent ‘Rosemary’s Baby’. They have now released a haunting video for the track ‘Mishima’, now in Italian and it is just as magnificent. Directed by …