Friday, August 19, 2011

PODCAST: August 18th, 2011

Perhaps it's the early hours I've been keeping lately -- perhaps it's something more inspired, too -- but I've found myself in a very shoegaze mood this week, so this show started out with eyes focused downward, to the sound of some classic Slowdive, moving into (the unfortunately defunct Projekt band) Tearwave.

From there, I featured some more new music from The Empire Hideous, who is p
robably not a band that would quickly connect themselves to a term like shoegaze, but their just-released final album "The Time Has Come" has several passages of burning guitar lines and washed-out, introspective vocals that feel quite at home in such an environment.

We also heard more new music from Seattle's God Module, whose latest single, "Rituals," features several noteworthy remixes. And, as I mentioned last time, I seldom enjoy remix EPs, so take that as a sign that these remixes do something interesting or different with the source material.

This week also brought new sounds from the German industrial band Dance or Die, whose new album "Nostrodamnation" just landed on Metropolis Records. Sometimes, with current industrial, it's the instrumental song that sticks out, and that happened a couple of times this week. So, for those who think of such tracks as fillers or throwaways, think again. Those just may be the ones that get radio play.

The rest of the show featured such things as: atmospheric Bowie-ism, internationally obscure deathrock, some classic goth/industrial club tracks, bands whose current tours will bring them through Nashville (like Die Sektor and The Ludovico Technique), and some local post-punk/darkwave from Nite Nite, who will be playing this coming Wednesday night @ The End in Nashville. If you're local, come hang out. Otherwise, check your local listings.

Ready to hear the show? Okay, here's a link to download the podcast:

[DOWNLOAD this episode (128k mp3)]

 ...And here's what was played...

(each artist's name below is a link):

"Out ov the Coffin" w/ Ichabod
Show date: Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Opening Theme: Elliot Goldenthal - Libera Me [from "Interview with the Vampire" (soundtrack)]

Slowdive - When the Sun Hits
Implex Grace - Will Disappear Forever (exc.)
Tearwave - Lotus Flower
The Empire Hideous - Alone
Faith and the Muse - The Red Crown
Editors - In This Light and On This Evening
Ceremony - For Her Smile
David Bowie - Sense of Doubt
Nite Nite - I'm Always Right  [N]
O.Children - Malo
Artica - Nemesi
Kill Sister Kill - FeverDream  [from "Kaliffornian Deathrock"]
Acid Bats - Quiero ser Santa
Seraphim Shock - Molly's Web
Front Line Assembly - Downfall
Ego Likeness - Seance
Die Sektor - Heaven Sent Hell Embraced
Skinny Puppy - Grave Wisdom
The Ludovico Technique - Living Filth
God Module - Rituals (White Ring Mix)
Dance or Die - Novus Ordo Seclorum
My Dying Bride - The Crown of Sympathy (Remix)
Kampfar - Blitzwitch
Sombres Forêts - The Forest
Primordial - Lain with the Wolf
Summoning - Dor Daedeloth
Harpsicorpse - Impins Phasma Phasmatis
Enemite - The Headstream - River Of Death

^RQ^ = requested
(exc.) = excerpt
[N] = Nashville artist
[from ____ ] = title of soundtrack or compilation


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