Marc Urselli

May 252019
 
May 23, 2019 – UK Electronic-Pop
band EMPATHY TEST is pleased to announce the release of their limited
edition EP, EMPTY-HANDED

Availble on limited edition digipack
CD, 7" vinyl and digital formats June 20!

Following the success
of double A-side single, "Holy Rivers / Incubation Song", which has
racked up over 150,000 streams on Spotify since its October release
and was praised by Clash Music for its “shimmering synths, glacial
electronics, and heartrending vocals”, London Synthpop group EMPATHY
TEST returns with a second, tantalising taste of their upcoming third
album, in the form of new single "Empty-Handed."

Stream the
"Empty-Handed" single
HERE:
https://soundcloud.com/empathytest/empty-handed/s-lHd56

Track
List:
1. Empty-handed
2. A River Loves a Stone
3.
Empty-handed (TRAAPS Remix)
4. A River Loves a Stone (Ari Mason
Remix)

Empty-Handed presents another sonic leap forward for a
band that has never been one to tread water when it comes to their
sound, presenting a harder, darker style whilst simultaneously tipping
their proverbial hat to the Synthwave scene that helped launch their
career back in 2014. An arpeggiated synthesiser provides a relentless
momentum from the get-go, while the deceptively simple composition
gradually builds to its epic conclusion.

Opening line, “My
heart is an empty vessel / Drifting out to sea” sets the tone both
lyrically and emotionally. It’s about being unable to give a partner
the emotional support or commitment they need and the feeling of
emptiness that comes with that. As always, Empathy Test delivers a
perfect marriage of music and emotion, the sudden flourishes of
strings and synthesisers rushing past like spirits in the
night.

There’s a sense of urgency here that has not been
present previously, as well as an innate confidence that suggests the
third album, which comes after the simultaneous release of two debut
albums Losing Touch (Remastered) and Safe From Harm in November 2017
and is slated for release in early September, might just be the
band’s most accomplished to date.

UK tour with
Actors

June 20, 2019 – Trillians – Newcastle
June 21, 2019 –
Voodoo Rooms – Edinburgh
June 22, 2019 – Ivory Blacks –
Glasgow
June 23, 2019 – FAC251 – Manchester
June 26, 2019 – Maze
– Nottingham
June 27, 2019 – Esquires – Bedford
June 28, 2019 –
Slade Rooms – Wolverhampton
June 29, 2019 – O2 Academy Islington –
London
June 30, 2019 – Exchange –
Bristol

Festivals

June 09, 2019 Wave Gotik Treffen,
Germany
Aug 11, 2019 Mera Luna, Germany
Aug 15, 2019 W-Festival,
Belgium

North American tour with Aesthetic
Perfection

Sept 06, 2019 – The Casbah – San Diego, CA
Sept
07, 2019 – Club Red – Mesa, AZ
Sept 08, 2019 – Rock House – El
Paso, TX
Sept 12, 2019 – Amp Room – San Antonio, TX
Sept 13,
2019 – Elysium – Austin, TX
Sept 14, 2019 – Warehouse Live –
Houston, TX
Sept 15, 2019 – The Church – Dallas, TX
Sept 17,
2019 – The Goat – New Orleans, LA
Sept 18, 2019 – Drunken Unicorn –
Atlanta, GA
Sept 19, 2019 – The 926 Bar – Tallahassee, FL
Sept
20, 2019 – The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
Sept 21, 2019 – Will’s –
Orlando, FL
Sept 24, 2019 – The Milestone – Charlotte, NC
Sept
25, 2019 – Fallout – Richmond, VA
Sept 26, 2019 – Dangerous Pies –
Washington, DC
Sept 27, 2019 – Voltage Lounge – Philadelphia,
PA
Sept 28, 2019 – The Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, NY
Sept 29,
2019 – ONCE Ballroom – Boston, MA
Sept 30, 2019 – Mohawk Place –
Buffalo, NY
Oct 01, 2019 – Coalition – Toronto, ON
Oct 02, 2019
– Howlers – Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 03, 2019 – The Event Center –
Cincinnati, OH
Oct 04, 2019 – Small’s – Detroit, MI
Oct 05,
2019 – Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
Oct 06, 2019 – Club Anything –
Milwaukee, WI
Oct 07, 2019 – Warehouse – LaCrosse, WI
Oct 08,
2019 – Red Sea Lounge – Minneapolis, MN
Oct 09, 2019 – Riot Room –
Kansas City, MO
Oct 11, 2019 – Marquis Theater – Denver, CO
Oct
12, 2019 – Area 51 – Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 14, 2019 – Pub 340 –
Vancouver, BC
Oct 15, 2019 – Highline – Seattle, WA
Oct 16, 2019
– Paris Theater – Portland, OR
Oct 18, 2019 – Brick and Mortar –
San Francisco, CA
Oct 19, 2019 – Lodge Room – Los Angeles,
CA

Biography
Since Empathy Test’s conception in January
2013, the independent London electronic pop duo has produced two
stunning, four-track EPs and a steady stream of memorable singles
which have won them both critical acclaim and a legion of dedicated
fans worldwide. Their unique brand of cinematic synth pop has been
featured by the likes of Vice, Netflix, HBO, MTV, XFM, KCRW, BBC
Introducing, Clash, Idolator, Earmilk, PopMatters and many
more.

In 2017, the band began a crowd funding campaign to fund
the self-release of two debut albums, ‘Losing Touch’ and ‘Safe
From Harm’. The PledgeMusic campaign was 661% funded and the band
raised over £26K to release the two albums via digital, CD and vinyl
formats. To date, Empathy test has sold nearly 1,500 copies of each
album on CD and 300 on vinyl.

After touring extensively in
Europe and beyond, Empathy Test released the first taste of their
forthcoming third album (set for release in September 2019) in October
2018, , in the form of a new double a-side single Holy Rivers /
Incubation Song. Clash Music wrote that the new material, featuring
"shimmering synths, glacial electronics, and heartrending vocals",
illuminated the band's "potent creativity".

Empathy Test are
childhood friends Isaac Howlett (vocals) and Adam Relf (production).
Isaac performs their songs live with the help of Christina Lopez
(drums) and Samuel Winter-Quick (keyboards).

For More
Information:
https://www.empathytest.com/
http://www.facebook.com/empathytest

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May 142019
 
The Heathen Apostles are proud to announce Deadly
Nightshade, their new Southern Gothic horror music video, directed by
good friend Jorge Jaramillo. It is the third video from their
Bloodgrass Vol. I & II album, out on Ratchet Blade Records.

Deadly Nightshade takes the band back into familiar dark
territory; this time, the atmosphere is that of the quintessential
Universal horror films of the 1930’s and 40’s.

Those
familiar with the iconic genre will thrill to the sights of a
mortician-like banjo player piloting an angelic victim down river to
her doom and corpses floating up from their graves, while
burlap-masked musicians provide the soundtrack to a feral witch
stealing the soul from our helpless heroine.

‘Inspired by
classic horror movies and German expressionism, the main goal was to
not romanticize an old style, but rather to bring it to something that
could still be dark, creepy and beautiful,’ states director Jorge
Jaramillo (who also directed the Heathen Apostles’ Paint the Stars
video).

Lead vocalist Mather Louth: ‘When the Heathens sat
down for the initial pre-production meetings with Jorge, we all agreed
that reinventing and modernizing the classic black and white horror
genre would be the perfect visual direction for “Deadly
Nightshade”. I’ve always felt very strongly about “Deadly
Nightshade” being incredibly cinematic in nature, and it was always
clear to me that Jorge would be the perfect director for the song. His
work is thought-provoking, filled with symbolism and horrifically
disturbing creatures, and he is a true visionary and
original.

The video also served as a fun exploration for me to
portray both predator and prey, and I particularly enjoyed finding the
physicality and mannerisms of the witch’s character. There is
something quite freeing about playing a character that is so wholly
repulsive and ugly, especially in today’s overly filtered and
appearance-obsessed culture.’

Deadly Nightshade is the third
music video from the band’s Bloodgrass Vol. I & II album. The
Heathen Apostles' fifth album, Dust to Dust, is out June 7th on
Ratchet Blade Records.

Watch the new video HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v35lJoa0eBk

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May 082019
 
May 8, 2019: Gothic/Death Rock legends CHRISTIAN DEATH
are very pleased to announce their very first LIVE VIDEO CHAT and
premiere of their new video, "FORGIVEN."
Live Chat on Facebook
Sunday 19th of May 2019 18:00 UTC/ 6pm GMT (London time).
Presented
by SONIC SEDUCER
magazine.
https://www.facebook.com/christiandeath/

View the
first two video premiere/live chat promo clips
HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFajq0-GHvc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZxeetSIMuM

And
the third,
HERE:
https://www.facebook.com/christiandeath/videos/329940944370419/
Furthermore,
CHRISTIAN DEATH will be embarking on a European tour beginning on May
22 and ending on June 22.
Tues. May 21: Stoke-on-Trent, UK /
@Underground
Wed. May 22: Plymouth, UK / @The Junction
Fri. May
24: Leeds / @Temple of Boom
Sat. May 25: London, UK /
@Underworld
Sun. May 26: Manchester, UK / @Rebellion

Wed.
May 29: Zagreb, CRO / @Boogaloo
Thu. May 30: Padova, IT / @summer
festivals-
Fri. May 31: Torino, IT / @Padiglione 14-
Sat. June
1: Roma, IT / @Traffic
Sun June 2: Pomigliano D’Arco, IT /
@First Floor Club
Mon. June 3: Milano, IT / @Soundclub

Wed. June 5: Frankfurt, GE / @The Cave
Thur. June 6:
Oberhausen, GE / @Kultempel 6
Fri. June 7: Hamburg, GE /
@Logo
Sat. June 8: Kassel, GE / @Goldgrube
Sun. June 9:
Leipzig, GE / @Wave Gothic Treffen, Festival
Mon. June 10:
Osnabruck, GE / @Works

Wed. June 12: Lyon, FR / @Rock’n Eat
live
Thur. June 13: Paris, FR /@Room tba
Fri. June 14:
Rotterdam, NL / @Baroeg
Sat. June 15: Leige, BE / @Le Garage –
Creative Music
Sun. June 16: Ernegem, BE / @B52 Rock Club
Fri.
June 21: Wroclaw, PL / @ Liverpool
Sat. June 22: Warszawa, PL / @
Poglos

For more
information:
https://www.facebook.com/christiandeath/

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May 072019
 
”There
Is a Light Within Yourself” is the title of the new debut-EP from
Mathias Hammerstrøm.
The essence of his music lies in its
nostalgic atmosphere, told through his minimalistic lyrical universe
and introvert vocal expression.
Mathias works with distant pads,
murky basslines, and crackling drum beats to create an electronic and
day-dream soundscape on which he introspectively adds his
voice.

“I wanted to write an EP about the aftermath of loss,
but I also wanted it to be more like a soothing experience than a sad
one.”

Mathias has always been fascinated with exploring and
expanding a mood in his music and no exception on his new EP.
He
is singing about forgetting yourself, feelings of deficiency, numbness
and ultimately about letting go of the past.

“Personally,
making the music on this EP has been like a therapeutic experience. I
hope it can help someone believe in themselves, to not give up and to
not feel alone.”

Mathias also composes atmospheric
electronica under his alias “Amphior”, having released his
full-length album “Shadowland” on the Dutch label Shipwrec in
September 2017.

“There Is a Light Within Yourself” will be
released May 27th.

Tracklist:
1. How Can I Speak
2. My
Face Is Not My Own
3. Hideaway
4. I Never Forgive
5. But I
Don’t Mind
6. There Is a Light Within Yourself

Marc Urselli

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May 022019
 
6th album by DER BLAUE REITER, feat.Sathorys Elenorth
& Cecilia Bjärgö (Arcana),
supported by Maria Montes and Lady
Nott (Narsilion / Ordo Funebris) on some tracks. All songs mastered by
Peter Bjärgo (Arcana)

DER BLAUE REITER ( a Catalan music
project that was founded in January 2005) is Sathorys Elenorth &
Cecilia Bjärgö (Arcana / Sophia), a project which explores the
deepest corners and ruins of human existence, where the martial sounds
are mixed with orchestrations and classical interludes and devastating
environments filled with emotion and sadness.
Between 1945 and
1990, Europe and the rest of the world lived in a cold war. These
times were hard for many, easier for others, but it was a time of
people becoming divided. For this album, DER BLAUE REITER will move
through the world during these years. In reminiscence of the split of
Berlin, the air bridge that saved people from starving, of the
Budapest revolution, the story of the Berlin wall, the spring in
Prague, the crises in Cuba, the dictators of Romania and Spain. Once
Europe were split, then they became united….but still more divided
than ever.
With the release of „United Yet Divided“, you will
follow the journey of Sathory Elenorth’s magical music and Cecilia
Bjärgö’s lyrics , which will lead you into the history, distant
but not forgotten. With the support of Maria Montes and Lady Nott
(Narsilion / Ordo Funebris), the music elevates into what DER BLAUE
REITER is most known for: the music of neoclassical martial industry.
So let us be United, united in the music and in the world we
share!

Marc Urselli

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