IAMX @ Webster Hall

NEW YORK, NY—Berlin-based electro-pop combo IAMX ended their North American tour, termed “Metanoia” after their new album of the same name, on Friday, Oct. 30, on the big stage at the East Village’s Webster...

Noir @ Arkham At Don Pedro’s

BROOKLYN, NY—Synthpop trio Noir made a late night appearance at the Brooklyn dive bar Don Pedro’s the last Saturday of September. Don Pedro’s is a suitable venue: long and narrow, with a bar in the entry ar...

Castle Party 2015 @ Bolkow, Poland

BOLKOW, POLAND—This year, the annual Castle Party in Bolkow, Poland—the 22nd annual edition of the event—announced itself be a “Dark, Independent” music festival. This Eastern-Central European gala takes pl...

IAMX: Metanoia

Nothing is quite as effective—not love, not drugs—as emotional or mental breakdown to inspire artistic expression. It is particularly fortuitous when that kind of affliction befalls a really talented artist...
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Disorder @ QXT’s

NEWARK, NJ—Joy Division tribute band Disorder pulled a late night performance before an adoring crowd of about 100 guests this Friday night at a famous goth/industrial dance club in the heart of Newark. QXT’s l...

Redrum Ball @ 49 Grove

NEW YORK, NY—Whenever a legal, bank holiday is set for a Monday, impresario Sir William Welles and his crew usually plan to hold a costume and music event, the Redrum Ball, on the preceding Sunday evening. ...

iVerdensphere: Fables

This tribal/industrial Canadian group has been around since 2009. Having, regrettably, no prior exposure to their oeuvre, I was stunned by the varied richness and the grim appeal of this 14-track masterwork...