/Welcome to the Future/112/Events, gigs and new release round-up/24-Jan 2020

A welcome to the many new readers of this page. 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.

/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.

You can also get it via RSS, on iTunes, on Stitcher, and is also now available on the Google Podcasts App (search “amodelofcontrol”) and Spotify too.

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/This Week/New Releases

A few new releases this week: The Pet Shop Boys continue their lengthy career with Hotspot, as do Wire with Mind Hive, while post-rock band Caspian release their first album in a while, On Circles.

/This Week/Upcoming Releases

A couple of notable upcoming release announcements this week. Rotersand return with How Do You Feel Today? on 13-Mar, and The Birthday Massacre release Diamonds on 27-Mar – with new single The Sky Will Turn out today.

In addition, two teasers – KLACK releasing their work so far on CD in the coming weeks, and the new Promenade Cinema single is Cold Fashion and out next month (details to follow).

/Upcoming/Gigs/Club Nights/Events

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.

If you have updates, relevant events for me, or want to tell me about something else, use the contact details above.

/amodelofcontrol.com/next week

Look out for /Tuesday Ten/393 and the (much) delayed /transmission/018 (it’s been completed, just awaiting an upload issue to be resolved) coming in the next week, as well as /Talk Show Host/058.

/amodelofcontrol.com/recent content

/Tuesday Ten/392/I, Me, Mine
songs that are self-centred
/Tuesday Ten/391/The Circus Is Leaving Town
Songs about clowns, circuses and carnivals
/Here Is The Place/001/Industrial in the UK – an introduction
An introduction to an upcoming series on /amodelofcontrol.com, where I look at the industrial scenes that sprung up over the country
/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

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