Welcome to the Future: 015: Music news round-up 06-October 2017

This past week has been one where I’ve (once again) not written quite as much as I’d have liked. I did write about the amazing Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds show from last weekend (see the link at the end), and there are a few new interviews and reviews now in the works, though.

Elsewhere this is perhaps a bit of a shorter post than usual.

A reminder that my DJing alter-ego DJ:traumahound returns to the decks in a few weeks time at the GVWI Hallowe’en Party, alongside some familiar names. I have one more DJ commitment this year, too, that I’ll announce in good time.

Also, of course, amodelofcontrol.com will be at Whitby next month (although unlikely to be writing about bands – it’s a holiday for the site! – I’ll be playing for Real Gothic FC as usual, though) and then also BIMFest 2017 in December – as well as various other gigs in London (and potentially at least one more some way further afield).

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New Releases this week

Not a lot of note this week (there’s more next week). Marilyn Manson releases his tenth album Heaven Upside Down today, and I managed to miss Grave Pleasures’ new album Motherblood last week.

Upcoming Releases

A few interesting announcements this week. The Breeders returned with their first new material in eight years, and there is a new Blush_Response album Infinite Density coming soon.

Upcoming gigs and clubs

As always let me know if you want your event featured.

05/06/07-Oct: Assembly of Disturbance (Test Dept.)
05-22-Oct: Goth City Festival, various venues, Leeds
06-Oct – JUDDER at Two Pigs, Cheltenham
06-Oct – Exit The Grey IV at The Star of Kings, London N1
07-Oct – Carpe Noctum at The Library, Leeds
07-Oct – Glitch 16: postpunk New Wave minimal at Royal Sovereign, E5
14-Oct – Slimelight Turns 30 at Electrowerkz, N1 with This Morn’ Omina live beforehand (!)
19-Oct – Desperate Journalist and Fightmilk at The Dome, NW5
20-Oct – Pinkshinyultrablast at Oslo, E8
21-Oct – Gothic Valley WI Halloween Party! at The Old Nick, WC1
21-Oct – Sentinel v3.0 at Zombie Shack, Manchester
27-Oct – Glitterati Hallowe’en Special at The Star of Kings, N1
27-Oct – Bunker13 at RAW, Whitby
27/28-Oct – Whitby Goth Weekend at Spa Pavilion, Whitby
28-Oct – Hallowe’en Reptile at Club Kolis, N19
29-Oct – Real Gothic FC vs Stokoemotiv Whitby FC at The Turnbull Ground, Whitby
29-Oct – The 80s night with The Memepunks and after-party at RAW, Whitby
04-Nov – Electronic Liberation Tour at Corporation, Sheffield
07-Nov – JUDDER Hallowe’en Spectacular at Two Pigs, Cheltenham
08-Nov – Igorrr at O2 Academy Islington, N1
09-Nov – Vulture Industries, Code, Talanas at Boston Music Room, NW5
10-Nov – Into Darkness Presents: TAPEWYRM + Mouth Of The Void at The Facebar, Reading
11-Nov – PWEI at ULU, W1
01-Dec – THE FINAL JUDDER at Two Pigs, Cheltenham
02-Dec – Manuskript, The Memepunks and Foxcunt at The Islington, N1

Other things

Sad news this week was the death of Tom Petty.

Various tours have been announced for 2018 this past week. Machine Head are on tour next May in the UK, and new album Catharsis is due in January. Das Ich are playing London, Manchester and Glasgow in February, while Neds and the Wonderstuff are also on tour next year.

Finally, an event I’d give my right arm to go to – a Brainiac tribute show on 09-Dec in New York, featuring the surviving members, Girls Against Boys and many others – this is also linked to the work ongoing on a documentary about the band.

amodelofcontrol.com content in the past week

Tuesday Ten: 311: Tracks of the Month (September 2017)
The best new tracks of the past month.
Into the Pit: 200: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
An extraordinary show at the O2

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