Another Friday, another round-up. As always this is a look at upcoming releases, relevant music news and upcoming events and gigs worth spending some of your time at. It is by no means an exhaustive list, and I’m always on the lookout for more to include.
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Coming soon: starting 27-November, amodelofcontrol.com will be unveiling Countdown: 2018 – where I look at the best of the year across successive Tuesdays into December. I’ll be starting with the best compilations and re-issues, followed by the best tracks, best albums and finally the best gigs of the year.
transmission – the amodelofcontrol.com podcast – has resumed the run through of the a-z of industrial, with all episodes here. The latest episode was released recently (transmission: 012), and transmission: 013 will be out soon. I’m currently having some issues with the podcast so please bear with me while I rebuild and get it live again.
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New and Upcoming Releases this week
Out today: Most of the original Smashing Pumpkins line-up return with Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun., and Machine Rox release their new EP Siren’s Spell this weekend. In addition, CHVRCHES announced the Hansa Session EP on vinyl.
As well as those, Front Line Assembly release the single Eye On You today, ahead of the new album Wake Up The Coma in the new year.
Upcoming Club Nights and Events
Club of the Week
17-Nov: The Light Pours Out of Me IV at Orleans, N4
24-Nov: Noircastle (feat. Rhombus Live) at The Globe, Newcastle
24-Nov: Project Nemesis (with Goteki / Dirty K / Machine Wraith Live) at Wharf Chambers, Leeds
01-Dec: Carpe Noctum with Lizzie & the Banshees and Cauda Pavonis Live at The Library, Leeds
07-Dec: Dark Disco #29 – Celebrating 40 years to Bauhaus at Nightclub Kolis, NW1
07-Dec: achtung! Achtung! live USé (F) + djs at Aces and Eights, NW5
14-Dec: Exit the Grey IX at Northern Soul Bar & Kitchen (formerly The Hideaway), N19
01-Feb: Sentinel Vol. 8 at Zombie Shack, Manchester
08-Feb: Achtung! Achtung! live: Mitra Mitra at Aces and Eights, NW5
Gig of the Week
17-Nov: Vapors of Morphine Live at The Lexington, N1
23-Nov: Professor Elemental, Victor and the Bully, The Memepunks Live at Nambucca, N7
24-Nov: Lord of the Lost Live at Electrowerkz, N1
27-Nov: ADULT. Live at Electrowerkz, N1
28-Nov: The Soft Moon and HIDE Live at Scala, N1
06-Dec: Clawfinger Live at O2 Academy Islington, N1
06-Dec: Angelbomb, Cyberwaste, Kape Kanaveral, Okuri Okami Live at The Dublin Castle, NW1
22-Dec: Akercocke Live at the Underworld, NW1
05-Jan: Nasty Noise Disco 2 – Qual, Synapscape, Thorofon, Gertrud Stein Live at Electrowerkz, N1
06-Jan: Sulpher with Sheep On Drugs and Matt Hart Live at The Lexington, N1
01-Mar: Laibach Live at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, W12
21-Mar: Pist.On Live at O2 Academy Islington
23-Mar: The Young Gods Live at O2 Academy Islington, N1
29-Mar: Ventenner & Cold In Berlin Live at Thousand Island, N5
14-Apr: Aesthetic Perfection with Priest and Amelia Arsenic Live at O2 Academy Islington, N1
08-May: dEUS Live at Electric Ballroom, NW1
14-May: Samael Live at Underworld, Camden
01-Jun: She Past Away Live at The Dome, NW5
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