The second of my recently promised interviews is another long-overdue one, really: with Scott Fox of Canadian tribal-industrial behemoth iVardensphere.
Bandcamp Friday is back, but this time it feels like a lot of artists were prepared in advance (I’ve certainly not had the usual avalanche of notifications that I usually […]
Into 2022 and the cold, grey January, and on the first Friday of 2022, it is time for my traditional round-up of what we know about (relevant) new music coming […]
A new year, and a new look for my posts on /amodelofcontrol.com, for the most part, a case of tidying up things and getting a cleaner style.
The additional downtime at the moment has had one or two benefits for me – more of a chance to get my head down and get a few outstanding posts […]
For the last couple of years, one Saturday around this time of year has seen me head to Electrowerkz for the latest London edition of the BEAT:CANCER shows – and […]
The twelfth part of Transmission, the a-z of industrial. This continues our look at industrial music, and is this week continuing all about bands beginning with “i”.
I’ve said it before, but really, I can’t believe I haven’t covered this before. Dancing is such an important companion to music. It can be a joyful release, a form […]
Onto week three of Countdown: 2017 on amodelofcontrol.com, and this week I’m looking at the best albums of the year. Despite the move towards, it seems, streaming services and a […]
Back after a week away at Whitby, we return once again to the now-usual Friday round-up of new music, upcoming releases, events worth looking out for and other musical news […]
This year I was keeping an eye on Cold Waves in Chicago from afar (thanks for the reports everyone, sounds like it was a great weekend), and even this way […]
All it took was arriving in Bradford on Friday, and I knew that I still loved this festival. There was that familiar buzz of anticipation as we stepped off the […]
Welcome to the third weekly round-up of new music, forthcoming release announcements, upcoming gigs and clubs, and other things that might be worthy of note within the realm of music […]
What has become affectionately known as #industrialsummercamp kicked off this weekend just gone with Terminus in Calgary. It has become something of a thing in recent years that I usually […]
This week, on part three, I turn my attention to the best albums of the year. I seem to say it every year, but really – 2015 has been an […]
Another tough month, balanced out by a number of good moments that all-in reduced the amount of time I had to write about music. I’ve consumed more than enough (and […]