Back to the usual Friday round-up, as we accelerate away from the holiday period and into 2020 proper. This is the weekly Friday post, of new music coming your way this week and soon, as well as a look at the events and gigs in the future, and finally nods to any other notable news that affects artists and music that I cover here.
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/transmission – the amodelofcontrol.com podcast – has returned, continuing the run through of the a-z of industrial, with all episodes thus far are here. The latest episode is /transmission/016, the second part of the letter L. /transmission/018 will follow soon.
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/This Week/New Releases
Still not a great deal being released yet this year, but Apocalyptica return with Cell-0 today.
/This Week/Upcoming Releases
Announced this week: ESA returns with Burial10 on 07-Feb,
The Joy Thieves release A Blue Girl EP on 13-Mar, while post-rock band And So I Watch You From Afar have an intriguing project Jettison coming up – more details here.
Then finally, another industrial supergroup is coming your way, in the form of Nukes.
This weekly listing has now seen a significant overhaul, and has moved over to a Shareable calendar format that is embedded below. You can add it to your own calendar views if you wish (GCal link, iCal link), and then you will get dynamic updates as I get them. Otherwise see the embedded calendar below.
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A couple of excellent reads from over the Christmas period: RA on the Yorkshire club scene at the turn of the 90s, and a few years earlier, the the explosion of post-punk and industrial/electronic music in Sheffield (and a related, extensive compilation about that period in Sheffield, that curiously appears to omit Cabaret Voltaire…)
Look out for 2020 coverage rolling on, with /Tuesday Ten/391 and the delayed /transmission/018 coming in the next week.
/Tuesday Ten/390/Tracks of the Month/Dec 2019
The first new tracks wrap-up of 2020
The top 25 gigs of 2019
The top 50 albums of 2019
The top 50 tracks of 2019
The ten best compilations and re-issues of 2019
/Transmission/017/the a-z of industrial/l/part two
the podcast continues, wrapping up the letter L
/Tuesday Ten/389/I Like Birds
Songs featuring or about birds