Album Review: Depeche Mode – Spirit

Robert Ham Album Reviews, Alternative Rock, dance-rock, electronic rock, New Wave, Punk News, synthpop 0 Comments

Depeche Mode occupies a unique place among the constellation of synthpop acts that emerged from the UK post-punk scene around three decades ago. Since the release of Songs of Faith & Devotion in 1993, they’ve been entirely disinterested in the “pop” half of that portmanteau, creating instead a gloomy yet sensual swamp that sprouts elements of rock, blues, and the proto-industrial …

Canada’s Century Palm premiere video for new song “Then You’re Gone” — watch

Michelle Geslani alternative, CoS Premieres, Indie Rock, Music Videos, New Music, New Song, New Wave, post-punk, Punk News 0 Comments

Photo by Rico Moran It’s often said that things in life become much clearer as time goes on. The growing pains supposedly all faded, our personalities settle, and any impulsive need to “try stuff out” just for the heck of it gets flushed out of our systems. As I near 30, I have days where everything does, in fact, make sense; still, there …