After a six-year absence, LA’s noisiest quartet return to reflect on why change is necessary, and what it has wrought on America’s underground.
The contrast of disaffection and emotion on their latest EP sets Crim3s apart—it’s honest, touching you in strange ways, giving cold comfort like a record pressed in the Black Lodge.
In the next part of our series assessing the impact of Depeche Mode through personal narratives, German DJ and glitch dub producer Pole—aka Stefan Betke—recalls how Depeche Mode had an impact on his approach to electronic production as teenager, and beyond.
While many may decry rock music as dead, Fat White Family’s garage-punk sleaze proves it has at least one more filthy road to travel.
Musician, artist and writer Billie Ray Martin interviews the original and uncompromising punk poet Patrik Fitzgerald, who is sidestepping the music industry and releasing his latest album through Facebook.
Editor-in-chief Max Dax talks oblique strategies and chance procedures with the fast talking and even faster thinking Mark Stewart of The Pop Group.
Chris Bohn, editor-in-chief of The Wire, contributed an in-depth essay on Pet Shop Boys’ new album ‘Elysium’ exclusively for Electronic Beats. Featured in the programme of last night’s exclusive PSB show, you can now read it in full here.
Only a handful of people witnessed the first gig by the Sex Pistols, but millions more worshipped the defiant musical revolution that shook England at the end of seventies. Punk’s Dead, a new English language book brought out by the Prague-based publishers Divus, captures the punk spirit and characteristic accompanying aesthetic – expressed largely through … Continued
It is with great sadness that we report the death of legendary punk singer Poly Styrene. Confirmed on her Facebook page by long term friend Symond Lawes, her death over the weekend comes after a long battle with breast cancer. The legendary singer was the front-woman of X-Ray Spex, and recently returned to the spotlight … Continued