Synthpop

Erasure – 30 Years After The Circus

For well-versed Synthpop enthusiasts, it is merely impossible not to associate the English duo known as Erasure with the juggernaut that is Depeche Mode. After all, Songwriter and Keyboardist Vince Clarke is one of Depeche Mode’s founding members. That said, while both bands respectfully achieved ... Read More

Depeche Mode – Spirit (Album Review)

Regarded as one of the most important electronic bands of all-time, Depeche Mode blazed a trail of success in the 1980s like no other. With history that dates back to 1977, when Vince Clarke and Andy Fletcher formed a Cure-influenced band by the name of No Romance, ... Read More

BlutEngel – Leitbild (Album Review)

Vampires rejoice in fresh blood: BlutEngel have returned with their tenth disc, Leitbild, in-stores and available for download as of February 17th, 2017 via Out of Line Music. Just in time for that post-Valentine’s Day self-loving, as in, ahem, gifting yourself.  BlutEngel (German for “Blood ... Read More

Interview – Midge Ure

Music can be salvation for some, a reason of being, a viable outlet of self-expression unlike any other. For Scottish Musician Midge Ure, music has always been a key part of who he is, bouncing around bands in his early years, looking for the right ... Read More