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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/023, which completes the letters N and O. /transmission/024 will follow soon.

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/This Week/New Releases

It’s Bandcamp Friday again today, so doubtless there will be more releases that I’ve missed. Tell me in the comments as usual.

A couple of releases that I’ve missed previously: the excellent Komische musik project involving Dirk Ivens, Motor!k, released Motor!k 2 last week, while Dean Garcia’s now long-running post-Curve project SPC ECO released 10月EP October EP yesterday.

Onto releases today: Anaal Nathrakh return with Endarkenment, while there is also the intriguing TANK EP, a split EP from Cervello Elettronico and Veldt.

Special Bandcamp Friday releases now: Empathy Test have made their previously tour-only Just Got Home: Best-of 2014-19 collection available digitally, and if you’re unfamiliar with their work, it’s about as good a primer as you could get. Acucrack have released Sorted (2020), an extensive release that “includes the “So to Speak” maxi-single Remix EP + unreleased bonus tracks + dub versions, album art and press photos”.

Then, finally, the latest reworking from Salt Peter by Ruby – a mellowed-out new take on Flippin’ Tha Bird.

/This Week/Upcoming Releases

A number of new album announcements this week.

Firstly, the long-awaited new CHANT album Hydra is out on 30-Oct, with the new Consolidated album We’re Already There following it in early November.

Then, on 13-Nov, Justin Broadrick returns to his Jesu moniker, with Terminal, the first Jesu album in some years, while Imperative Reaction confirmed Mirror after what feels like years of waiting – it’s out in January.

Finally, a reissue to make me feel very old indeed (I first heard Rammstein back in 1996 myself): Rammstein have remastered Herzeleid XXV for it’s 25th anniversary, out on 04-Dec. In the meantime, you can enjoy the glorious Win95 remake on their website!


/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.

  • 25.01.2021 Livestream: Outlaw Vision - transmission from the wasteland of 3808
  • 26.01.2021 Livestream: Virtual Goth Night
  • 26.01.2021 Livestream: Jo The Waiter: ELECTRONIC / FUTURIST + GARY NUMAN SPECIAL - LIVE TWITCH SHOW
  • 28.01.2021 Livestream: Isolation #46
  • 28.01.2021 Livestream: CHAOS EMERGENCY DOOF BROADCAST NETWORK #57: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED
  • 28.01.2021 Livestream: Isolation - Dark Wave / Post-Punk Stream
  • 29.01.2021 Livestream: Byronic Sex & Exile: 'Yorkshire Gothic' Preview
  • 29.01.2021 Livestream: CAT*ALT*CLYSM - Online Alt/Rock/Metal Clubstream - Friday January 29th
  • 29.01.2021 Livestream: Virtual Goth Night
  • 30.01.2021 Livestream: Slimelight online - 24 hour Mak Memorial livestream
  • 30.01.2021 Livestream: January Asylum
  • 30.01.2021 Livestream: Schattenspiel
  • 30.01.2021 Livestream: Live from Lockdown 12 w/ Sean Templar
  • 31.01.2021 Livestream: Virtual Goth Night
  • 31.01.2021 Livestream: Sunday in Isolation #46
  • 01.02.2021 Livestream: Outlaw Vision - transmission from the wasteland of 3808
  • 02.02.2021 Livestream: Isolation for a Maudlin Midweek
  • 05.02.2021 Livestream: /Rivet/014
  • 05.02.2021 Livestream: Isolation - Dark Wave / Post-Punk Stream
  • 12.02.2021 Livestream: "Lonely Hearts Club Bangers" - Ritual Noise Lockdown Stream with DJ McBain
  • 12.02.2021 Livestream: Work! (From Home) 3 - Electronic Body Music
  • 13.02.2021 Livestream: Doomsday Online w/ The Infernal Sea, Vehement & Abduction
  • 13.02.2021 Livestream: Ghost Town w/ martin oldgoth and Miz Margo
  • 14.02.2021 Livestream: Love Will Tear Us Apart: An Anti-Valentine's 80s Electro Special
  • 20.02.2021 Livestream: Babes of the Eighties
  • 26.02.2021 Livestream: Byronic Sex & Exile: 'Nightmare Avenue' Preview Show
  • 01.03.2021 Gig: London: Swans (Rescheduled)
  • 02.03.2021 Gig: London: Swans (Rescheduled)
  • 03.03.2021 Gig: London: Swans (Rescheduled)
  • 20.03.2021 Livestream: Shake the Disease - 1st Anniversary of Mortasha's Streams
  • 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)
  • 02.04.2021 Livestream: Empathy Test
  • 03.04.2021 Festival: Sheffield: Resistanz 2021 (Rescheduled)
  • 04.04.2021 Festival: Sheffield: Resistanz 2021 (Rescheduled)
  • 08.05.2021 Festival: London: Incineration Festival
  • 08.05.2021 Gig: London: A Love Parasite (all-dayer) (Rescheduled)
  • 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)
  • 11.06.2021 Gig: London: SCALPING (rescheduled)
  • 02.07.2021 Gig: Glasgow: Front 242 (Rescheduled)
  • 03.07.2021 Gig: London: Front 242 (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)
  • 18.09.2021 Gig: London: Covenant (Rescheduled)
  • 02.10.2021 Gig: London: Pop Will Eat Itself - Cure for Sanity 30th Anniversary Show RESCHEDULED
  • 23.10.2021 Gig: London: ACTORS
  • 31.10.2021 Gig: London: CLAN of XYMOX + Actors & Ash Code, Greenhaus plus The Insect (Rescheduled)

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