Indie classic LIMBO is getting a Commodore 64 remake!

2010's LIMBO is one of my favorite independent video games. I originally played it on the Xbox 360, which was the platform that initiated me to  modern indie gaming, back at the scene's boom 10 years ago - other Read more

Legacy Future messing around with Unreal Tournament Alpha

Last time I played Unreal Tournament was back in 2002-2003 when I ended up 4th in the European Lan Tournament. Thought to get my hands on Unreal tournament Alpha version 2017. Messy gameplay (its been a while and I Read more

Reverorum Ib Malacht “Ter Agios Numini” album review and soundcloud excerpt

I must give credit for discovering REVERORUM IB MALACHT to longtime comrade John Gossard (Dispirit, ex-Asunder, ex-Weakling)! [soundcloud url="" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Strangely enough, following his words of praise back in the early 10’s I haven’t instantly listened to Read more

GOATVERMIN "Detruire" black/death metal album review and bandcamp stream

The first quarter of 2017 sees the spectacular return of French black/death metal, thanks to the debut albums of three excellent bands: Ritualization, Necroblood and Goatvermin. The timing couldn’t be better as there exist strong rumors that Arkhon Infaustus, Read more

INFESTER “To the Depths, in Degradation” death metal re-release review and youtube stream

Re-releases of “best kept secret” type of old bands, usually package attractively mediocre quality content using 80’s/90’s nostalgia and vinyl fetishism. Even when the music is good, most such bands were mere clones back at the day, therefore their (re-) Read more

Swans releases a free new track “A Little God In My Hands” (Download)

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A Little God In My Hands is the first track to be taken from Swans‘ forthcoming album ‘To Be Kind‘ released on Mute on 12 May / 13 May on Young God Records (North America). The album features several special guests: Little Annie, St. Vincent, Mute labelmate Cold Specks and Bill Rieflin, the album was produced by Michael Gira, and recorded by John Congleton at Sonic Ranch, Texas. Further recordings and mixing were accomplished in Dallas, Texas. ‘To Be Kind‘ will be released on triple vinyl, double CD, download and 3 disc deluxe Edition (including a live DVD).
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Peter Hook to perform Joy Division & New Order concerts in 2014

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Joy Division and new order's bass player Peter Hook

Only few days after his statement that he’d rather play with Saddam Hussein than New Order again, Peter Hook & The Light are to perform their first ever concerts of New Order’s “Low Life (1985)” & “Brotherhood” (1986) with two special Manchester & London shows at The Ritz, Manchester and Shepherds Bush Empire, London in September 2014. The gigs will feature all material from the band, 1983 – 1987, “From Confusion To True Faith”. Tickets for both concerts on general sale from 9am Fri 29th Nov 2013 at Alt Tickets here –  Tickets also include a charity donation to MIND & Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy.

A month before the two new order gigs and in particular the 15th and 17th August the known bass player will perform the classic album “unknown pleasures” in full at Boughton House, Kettering.Peter Hook will perform a set of Joy Division songs chosen by fans at a festival next yea and if you wish to pick your favourite Joy Division song, see Alt-Fest’s Facebook page where he will be performing along with Killing Joke and Arch Enemy.

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