Night Club ~ Die In The Disco

Jack Torrance once reminded us, on reams of creatively-typed paper, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy!” So, here to replace that straight-laced sin with the unmentionable wickedness of (gods-forbid) disco-inspired darkwave, is the straight-faced sinfully-decadent band Night Club. Cavalier in their boisterous love of the dark-schizoid, Los Angeles’ Emily Kavanaugh (vocalist) and Mark Brooks (producer) began, “with the goal of creating … Continue reading Night Club ~ Die In The Disco

Gentle Ropes ~ Oči (Eyes)

Native Kyivian, Serj Kost of Gentle Ropes penned Oči (Eyes) with references to The Smiths songs Still Ill and There is a Light That Never Goes Out. This, the first single from his upcoming album Control (to be released May 6th, 2022), is one of only two native-tongue tracks on the album and the first to be released as a single. The new album, “(is) … Continue reading Gentle Ropes ~ Oči (Eyes)

Die Antwoord ~ I Fink You Freeky (nsfw)

Just how to unpack this Pandora’s box of darkly-eclectic gothic-rap-rave splendor… albeit, a treasure trove of years past but still unsurprisingly relevant and dark-culturally significant. “Sexy boys, fancy boys, Playboys, bad boys, I fink u freeky and I like you a lot” Die Antwoord, meaning “The Answer” in Afrikaans, are the duo of Watkin Tudor “Ninja” Jones and Anri “Yolandi Visser” du Toit (oft accused … Continue reading Die Antwoord ~ I Fink You Freeky (nsfw)

Garbage ~ Wolves (nsfw)

Since their early incarnation in the ’90’s, Garbage has been a mainstay in the alternative+ music world. Band members Shirley Manson (main vocals, guitars, keyboards), Duke Erikson (guitar, bass, keyboards), Steve Marker (guitar, keyboards), and Butch Vig (drums, percussion, keyboards) have been distinctive in their cake-like-blending of staunchly-driven guitar riffs, complimentary darkly-layered synths, finally iced with Shirley’s… Continue reading Garbage ~ Wolves (nsfw)