Archive for January, 2009

Indie Disco #111

Indie Disco #111

Indie Disco is a podcast filled with two hours’ worth of indie rock / post-punk / shoegaze / electronic dance music. This instalment features 32 songs by Alkaline Trio, Client, Mando Diao, The Moldy Peaches, Aerodrone, and lots of other exciting bands.

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Indie Disco #110

Indie Disco #110

Indie Disco is a podcast filled with two hours’ worth of indie rock / post-punk / shoegaze / electronic dance music. This instalment features 31 songs by Adoration, Birdy Nam Nam, Blood Red Shoes, Manicure, Blacklist, and lots of other exciting bands.

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Plastique Noir

Plastique Noir

Plastique Noir’s contemporary approach to the gothic rock / darkwave from the ’80s and the ’90s includes elements of death rock, industrial, ethereal, new romantic, punk rock, and even electro. I ensure you, this is not carnival music.

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Indie Disco #109

Indie Disco #109

Indie Disco is a podcast filled with two hours’ worth of indie rock / post-punk / shoegaze / electronic dance music. This instalment features 32 songs by Carpark North, Yuksek, Cinema Bizarre, Go Go Charlton, The Cold, and lots of other exciting bands.

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Apoptygma Berzerk

Apoptygma Berzerk

Originally labeled as an Electronic Body Music (EBM) / futurepop group and placed among similar acts VNV Nation, Mesh, Covenant, and Icon Of Coil, Apoptygma Berzerk recently displayed a rockier attitude alongside their usual electronic offerings.

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White Lies

White Lies

White Lies’ dark pop brings back memories of ’80s post-punk icons Joy Division and Echo & the Bunneymen updated for the 21st century; think of a gothic Killers with ice-cold synths, anthemic guitars, and equally powerful vocals.

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X-Wife

X-Wife

X-Wife’s amalgamation of angular guitars, pounding rhythms, and analogue electronics builds on a post-punk inheritance from the likes of Suicide and Gang of Four. Fans of LCD Soundsystem, The Rapture, DFA 1979, and Foals will feel right at home.

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Indie Disco #108

Indie Disco #108

Indie Disco is a podcast filled with two hours’ worth of indie rock / post-punk / shoegaze / electronic dance music. This instalment features 29 songs by Joy Zipper, Bell Hollow, Editors, Alcest, B-Sides, and lots of other exciting bands.

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Adoration

Adoration

Adoration’s sophisticated pop-noir blends dark waves of disintegration with beautiful layers of musical melody and sweeping orchestral textures, creating atmospheric soundscapes and deathlike lullabies.

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Sohodolls

Sohodolls

Sohodolls do humour, paranoia, rage, horniness, and vulnerability in almost equal measure. Their electro-tinged rock ‘n’ roll features punchy guitars, strong rhythms, a lot of synth, and female vocals that will appeal to fans of Peaches, Chicks On Speed, and Crystal Castles.

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