/Welcome to the Future/134/Livestreams and new release round-up/10-Jul 2020

We keep going amid the lockdown. There are new releases, and still, new music coming through, and buying music right now is the only way we can help. The events listing is still being updated, but obviously, an awful lot is being postponed, cancelled or changed right now.

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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/022, which continues with the letter N. /transmission/023 will follow soon.

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/This Week/New Releases

As is usual, I’ll likely have missed something, please let me know if so.

As such – two albums released last week of note: the excellent new Bestial Mouths album Resurrectedinblack, and the powerful new Boris album NO.

Onto this week – Statiqbloom’s new album Beneath the Whelm is a less “in your face” release than Asphyxia, but for me the malevolence bubbling away in every second makes this a better album, while Dawn of Ashes return to their earlier harsh-industrial influences with The Antimonian. Then there is the release, at last, of the long-promised Static-X release Project Regeneration.

/This Week/Upcoming Releases

A few notable announcements this week.

doves released their second new song yesterday (the marvellous Prisoners), and also confirmed that their first new album in eleven years, The Universal Want, is out on 11-Sep. A very different sounding band – grindcore pioneers Napalm Death – return with Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism a week later, on 18-Sep.

One I’d not mentioned previously is a new album from The Levellers, who release Peace on 14-Aug, while it would appear a new Massive Attack EP is imminent.

One reissue announcement this week is impressive-looking Collide remasters of Chasing the Ghost and Some Kind of Strange, often seen as their greatest albums.


/Upcoming/Gigs/Club Nights/Events

Obviously things have rather changed right now, and I’m updating events as they are postponed or cancelled, and also including relevant Livestreams as they are announced.

This weekly listing has now seen a significant overhaul and has moved over to a Shareable calendar format. The below draws direct from a GCal I’ve long maintained, and 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 events listing below – click on the links to bring up the Calendar entry.

If you have updates, relevant events for me, or want to tell me about something else, use the contact details above. It goes without saying that any gig or club still in the listing is subject to change at short notice, or may not happen at all.

  • 29.09.2020 Livestream: Jo The Waiter : Electronic / Futurist / New Romantic Live DJ Set
  • 30.09.2020 Livestream: Slimelight Midweek: 30-09-20 Hard & Dark Dance, Industrial, Techno, Futurepop Special with DJSlave1
  • 01.10.2020 Livestream: Isolation #29
  • 01.10.2020 Livestream: /Stormblast/139
  • 01.10.2020 Livestream: Chaos Emergency Doof Broadcast Network #40: Bunny Birthdoof
  • 02.10.2020 POSTPONED Gig: London: Covenant
  • 02.10.2020 Livestream: Virtual Goth Night
  • 02.10.2020 Livestream: Ø Yeah!!! DJ livestream with KATALAMØDE
  • 03.10.2020 CANCELLED Club: Leeds: Carpe Noctum: The Last Cry and Gothzilla
  • 03.10.2020 Livestream: The Unexpected Return of Slimelite - 3rd October 2020
  • 03.10.2020 Livestream: Doom Bar II
  • 03.10.2020 Livestream: Vicky Fenbane's Darkside Dystopian Diversion Live-stream
  • 03.10.2020 Livestream: Apocalypse:HYBRID - Virtual Club Night - Rock/Metal/Alt
  • 04.10.2020 Livestream: Sunday in Isolation #29
  • 06.10.2020 Livestream: Virtual Goth Night
  • 08.10.2020 Livestream: Isolation #30
  • 09.10.2020 Livestream: Cyber E.V.M in aid of the Slimelight London rescue fund
  • 09.10.2020 Livestream: Dancing and Laughing Online 5.1 (Spectating and Imbibing)
  • 10.10.2020 Club: London: Slimelight Bar birthday party + daytime under 18s brunch - 10th October 2020
  • 11.10.2020 Livestream: Sunday in Isolation #30
  • 15.10.2020 Livestream: Isolation #31
  • 16.10.2020 Livestream: /Rivet/011
  • 16.10.2020 Livestream: POP Goes the 80s!
  • 16.10.2020 Club: Manchester: Sentinel vol. 12 (Rescheduled)
  • 20.10.2020 Livestream: /TheKindaMzkYouLike/005
  • 23.10.2020 CANCELLED Gig: Manchester: Kontravoid + Buzz Kull
  • 23.10.2020 CANCELLED Club: Manchester: Kontravoid After-Party
  • 24.10.2020 CANCELLED Club: London: Wraith + Stigmata with Kontravoid Live
  • 28.10.2020 Livestream: Martin Oldgoth's big birthday stream
  • 30.10.2020 CANCELLED Festival: Whitby: Tomorrow's Ghosts (Rescheduled)
  • 31.10.2020 Livestream: Tomorrow’s Ghosts ‘Virtually Halloween’ Festival
  • 31.10.2020 Club: London: Slimelight Bar and Online livestream - Halloween Special (31st Oct 2020)
  • 31.10.2020 CANCELLED Festival: Whitby: Tomorrow's Ghosts (Rescheduled)
  • 31.10.2020 Club: London: REPTILE
  • 01.11.2020 Livestream: The 80s Night, Virtual Edition
  • 19.11.2020 Gig: London: The rescheduled Camden Mix-Up Vol #20
  • 21.11.2020 Gig: London: A Love Parasite (all-dayer) (Rescheduled)
  • 01.12.2020 Gig: London: Pharmakon (Rescheduled)
  • 04.12.2020 Gig: London: SCALPING (rescheduled)
  • 05.12.2020 Club: Leeds: Carpe Noctum: The Sisters of Murphy
  • 05.02.2021 Gig: Glasgow: Front 242 (Rescheduled)
  • 06.02.2021 Gig: London: Front 242 (Rescheduled)
  • 01.03.2021 Gig: London: Swans (Rescheduled)
  • 02.03.2021 Gig: London: Swans (Rescheduled)
  • 03.03.2021 Gig: London: Swans (Rescheduled)
  • 23.03.2021 Gig: London: Eisbrecher (Rescheduled)
  • 27.03.2021 Gig: London: Aesthetic Perfection + As Sirens Fall & Sulpher plus 8Snake (Rescheduled)
  • 02.04.2021 Festival: Sheffield: Resistanz 2021 (Rescheduled)
  • 03.04.2021 Festival: Sheffield: Resistanz 2021 (Rescheduled)
  • 04.04.2021 Festival: Sheffield: Resistanz 2021 (Rescheduled)
  • 08.05.2021 Festival: London: Incineration Festival
  • 13.05.2021 Gig: London: Jarboe + Peter Williamson (Rescheduled)
  • 14.05.2021 Gig: London: Jarboe + Peter Williamson (Rescheduled)
  • 22.05.2021 Gig: London: Grendel + Ventenner (Rescheduled)
  • 30.05.2021 Gig: Southend: Electronic Essex v2 (Rescheduled)
  • 03.06.2021 Gig: London: Bauhaus (Rescheduled)
  • 15.07.2021 Gig: London: Godflesh + Cut Hands RESCHEDULED
  • 07.08.2021 Gig: London: The Birthday Massacre (Rescheduled)
  • 26.08.2021 Club: Bradford: Infest warm-up (rescheduled)
  • 27.08.2021 Festival: Bradford: Infest
  • 28.08.2021 Festival: Bradford: Infest
  • 29.08.2021 Festival: Bradford: Infest
  • 09.09.2021 Gig: London: Einstürzende Neubauten (Rescheduled)
  • 11.09.2021 Gig: London: Lebanon Hanover + Uncanny Valley (Rescheduled)
  • 02.10.2021 Gig: London: Pop Will Eat Itself - Cure for Sanity 30th Anniversary Show RESCHEDULED
  • 31.10.2021 Gig: London: CLAN of XYMOX + Actors & Ash Code, Greenhaus plus The Insect (Rescheduled)

  • /amodelofcontrol.com/next week

    Look out for /Tuesday Ten/417, and potentially other posts – however, work has meant I’ve had to dial back on writing a little recently.


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