Posts tagged "post-punk"

Depeche Mode – Ghosts Again

The music video for Depeche Mode’s haunting comeback single Ghosts Again features Dave Gahan playing chess against his older self, trying to outmaneuver the inevitable end that is death. Later, he crawls on hands and knees through the mud of a cemetery as his dying body watches wistfully. Ghosts Again,

The title track from Poppy’s latest EP Stagger is a gently plucked guitar ballad set to a cagey trip-hop beat. Dripping in the moodiness of 90’s goth rock, the accompanying music video sees a Mugler clad Poppy perform a hypnotic and gorgeously choreographed dance sequence with a clawed, latex gloved

UK songwriter and producer Clarence Clarity is best known for his work behind the scenes of other artists. In particular, his creative partnership with Rina Sawayama put Clarity on the map as one of the most innovative pop producers in the game today. His own work falls somewhere near the

When speaking with Andy Butler, better known as the creator of ever evolving electronic music act Hercules & Love Affair, you’ll find yourself struck by his cool, assured demeanour. He exudes a quiet strength, the same sort of turbulent romance you can hear in the DNA of the music he

Depeche Mode have announced their first new album in five years, and after the death of founding member Andy Fletcher. The band, now made up of Dave Gahan and Martin Gore, have revealed that the album is titled Memento Mori and will be released early next year via Columbia and

Hercules & Love Affair have shared a music video for the song One, featuring ANOHNI. The song is taken from Hercules & Love Affair’s latest album, In Amber.    Download and stream In Amber here   Directed by surrealist photographer Tim Walker, the music video stars artist Salvia and choreographer

When two creative forces of the likes of Blawan and Pariah collide, it’s best to expect the unexpected. Still, probably no one could have guessed that this particular collaboration between two of the world’s most foremost voices in techno would result in, well, not techno. Particularly since they’ve garnered a

When Andy Butler imagined what he might look like as a rockstar, he saw himself as Hercules. A forlorn, lovesick, and queer Hercules, to be exact. The juxtaposition between the machismo of the Greek demigod and his pining over a male lover in one specific legend is what drew Butler

In Amber, the upcoming new album from Hercules & Love Affair, seems to be breaking new ground for the iconic dance act led by Andy Butler. Lead single Grace showcased Butler’s voice like never before, while Poisonous Storytelling saw Butler reunite with frequent collaborator and best friend ANOHNI on what

There’s loads of good stuff this week as we round up our favourite new releases, from squelchy synthpop to naughty post-punk. Listen below.  Follow our Roundup Selections playlist on Spotify to stay updated on what we have on repeat. Hot Chip – Down The latest single from UK synthpop group

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