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TIM SKOLD: THE LOVE IS POP INTERVIEW

by Michael McCarthy It’s hard to believe, and makes me feel old, but I’ve been following Tim Skold’s career for roughly 30 years now. I first became aware of his music when he went by the name Tim Tim and was the bass player for Shotgun Messiah, who were considered a hair band...
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#songoftheday X 2: VEYU: “THE EVERLASTING” / “RUNNING”

Hailing from Liverpool, VEYU’s debut double A-side, “The Everlasting” b/w “Running,” is one promising debut… “The Everlasting” is a perfect blend of Depeche Mode’s almost-but-not-quite industrial vibe and New Order’s knack for enchanting melodies.  Interestingly, the track opens with loops of sounds recorded in industrial spaces, including metal pipes chiming on floors and the cracking of...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: SPC ECO: SIRENS AND SATELLITES

Although they do collaborate with other artists on their albums, SPC ECO — pronounced space echo, dig? — are essentially a father-daughter duo consisting of singer/lyricist Rose Berlin and multi-instrumentalist/producer Dean Garcia, the latter of which spent quite a bit of time in the limelight back in the ’90’s as one half of...
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#albumoftheday Aniaetleprogrammeur: The friendly expectations of the stars

Although they’re Berlin-based today, Aniaetleprogrammeur (pronounced: Ania et le programmeur) were formed in Paris in 2005. The trio consists of Hanrigabriel (direction/guitars/vox/synths), Tata Christiane (synths/machines) and Valquire Veljkovic (lights/synths/bass). (I recently reviewed Valquire Veljkovic’s fascinating side project Deer Howling.) They are a “multidisciplinary art collective” involved in music, fashion design (with the brand...
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