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.
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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/018, which gets started on the letter M. /transmission/019 will follow soon.
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London-based industrial musician Matt Hart releases his new single Triolith next week (06-Mar), while industrial collective The Joy Thieves release their new EP A Blue Girl the following week, on 13-Mar.
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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Band announcements for Infest 2020 are now underway, with Kollaps, Berlyn Trilogy, Attrition and Project Pitchfork announced so far. The return of Resistanz in April has clearly been a success already (it’s sold out), bands have long been announced and the DJ line-up has just been completed too.
Over in the US, recently announced and the line-up fully confirmed has been Cold Waves IX in Chicago this September (which yours truly will be attending for the first time in a few years). Also beginning to be confirmed is Mechanismus in Seattle, Sanctuary in Milwaukee, and then Machinefest in Colorado.
Look out for /Tuesday Ten/398, /transmission/019, /Into the Pit/211 and the return of /The Rearview Mirror.
/Talk Show Host/059/Teeth of the Sea
As they prepare to play 10 Years of Chaos this weekend, I talk to London band Teeth of the Sea
/Tuesday Ten/397/No Treasure But Hope
Songs of and about Hope
/Tuesday Ten/396/Don’t Fucking Tell Me What To Do
Songs containing instructions
/Into The Pit/210/3TEETH and PIG
I reflect on the first notable tour of 2020 to reach London
/Tuesday Ten/395/Gods and Monsters (songs of mythology)
Songs that dig into different mythologies
/Tuesday Ten/394/Tracks of the Month/Jan-20
A bumper edition, with the best tracks of the past month
My first DJing of 2020, at a friend’s birthday.
Objectionable and unpleasant people in song
/Talk Show Host/058/Chaos Theory
I talk to the progressive London promoters as they prepare to mark ten years of shows
/Transmission/018/the a-z of industrial/m/part one
the podcast continues, starting at least three episodes on the letter M
/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