Clad in a leather jacket adorned with patches and spikes, a young man wanders the streets at night on a quest initiated by a series of mysterious letters. The first, scrawled in large black letters, urges him to ‘PLEASE HELP,’ adding ‘THEY ARE EVIL’ as a gentle but enigmatic reminder.
Is there an aggressive new EBM record coming out on Feb. 15th? Yes there is, and it’s QUAL’s new EP entitled Cyber Care. What label is releasing it? Avant! Records is putting out this in your face collection of songs that will have your body moving. CVLT Nation is streaming
We all have a cross to bear, as the saying goes. For some, the burden takes the shape of physical pain. For others, it manifests in less tangible ways: mental, emotional, or spiritual distress. In the case of Marc Dwyer, the cross represents a harrowing encounter with mortality. During his
The latest LP to drop from the inimitable Avant! Records comes straight from a first class Euro dance floor. HØRD has been hard at work since 2014, gifting us with the necessary dark dance and strobe-illiciting new wave to survive the nagging isolation. His third and latest release sees an
Avant! Records: It’s not goth, it’s not post-punk, it’s not coldwave – It’s the dark side of Europe.
Usually, dark songs come from dark places. That’s why when you think of goth, you think of England. Yes, England is dark, not only because it’s mostly cold and damp but also because they were, and sort of still are, one of biggest colonialist countries, and that’s some dark shit
If 2017 was the year when retro-synth made a huge comeback to the underground world, keep your pants on 2018, because it’s already stacking up to be a wild era where the lines between goth, pop, postpunk and dark ambient get blurred like the stars when you’re staring out of