/Welcome to the Future/135/Livestreams and new release round-up/17-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.

Not a great deal released this week (we’re into a quieter few weeks, judging on upcoming release schedules), but there are still some things worth paying attention to. Like the release from the collective led by Jarvis Cocker, known as JARV IS… The album is Beyond the Pale, and while it meanders a bit at points, it is easily his best work since Pulp’s glory days.

The latest split involving Tony Young, is Subset, a collaboration between Autoclav1.1 and Chuibit. While another split release is the bruising track Full of HEALTH, between HEALTH and Full of Hell.

I mentioned new Massive Attack last week, and it was unveiled later that day, in “audiovisual form” – i.e. on Youtube, which kinda made sense when you watch the videos. The three tracks are Massive Attack x Algiers, Climate Emergency; Massive Attack x Young Fathers, Universal Basic Income; and Massive Attack x Saul Williams, Tax Havens. While the latest new Seeming track is the excellent End Studies from the upcoming The Birdwatcher’s Guide to Atrocity. Needless to say there will be a review of that album nearer release.

Finally, any promo or release announcement I’ve seen recently that mentions “this is our perspective on lockdown” has generally been ignored in these parts, frankly – do I really need another perspective on something that hasn’t been a great deal of fun mentally? But I’m making an exception for The Tiger Lillies, who released the darkly comic COVID-19, it turns out, back in April. There is also a Bandcamp-only follow-up from June that is rather more serious in tone.

/This Week/Upcoming Releases

Announced this week: Coming 28-Aug, a new Pig Destroyer EP, The Octagonal Stairway. Single The Cavalry absolutely rips. Finally confirmed this week, too, has been a release date for the debut solo album by Greg Puciato, Child Soldier: Creator of God, which is released on 07-Oct.

While coming on 11-Sep is the latest EP from Ihsahn, the Pharos EP – a distinctly more melodic and non-extreme release from this restlessly creative artist, and a hell of a change from the blistering Telemark EP earlier in the year.


/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.

One notable event coming up – with the postponement of this year’s Infest, there is a 12-hour Stay-in-Fest on Saturday 29-August. Stay tuned for further updates of what is going on that day.

  • 25.09.2020 Livestream: Mr.Kitty // Digital: EPHEMERAL
  • 25.09.2020 Livestream: GRRRadio - Duracell Bunny & Peewee's Birthday Event!
  • 25.09.2020 Livestream: Ø-VISION w/KATALAMØDE, VINDICARE & MATT HART
  • 25.09.2020 Club: London: ★ VoODOO LoNDON - LoUNGE 666 ★ Sept Event
  • 25.09.2020 Livestream: Virtual Goth Night
  • 26.09.2020 Livestream: Dancing and Laughing Online 5 (Spectating and Imbibing)
  • 26.09.2020 Livestream: Slimelight Online 2 channel livestream - 26th Sept 2020
  • 26.09.2020 Livestream: DJ She-Ra September Livestream!
  • 28.09.2020 Livestream: Outlaw Vision - transmission from the wasteland of 3808
  • 01.10.2020 Livestream: /Stormblast/139
  • 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: Apocalypse:HYBRID - Virtual Club Night - Rock/Metal/Alt
  • 06.10.2020 Livestream: Virtual Goth Night
  • 09.10.2020 Livestream: Cyber E.V.M in aid of the Slimelight London rescue fund
  • 10.10.2020 Club: London: Slimelight Bar birthday party + daytime under 18s brunch - 10th October 2020
  • 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/418, and potentially other posts – however, work has meant I’ve had to dial back on writing a little recently.


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