Nearly five years ago, I stumbled across a fascinating live electronic act opening the Saturday afternoon at BIMFest in Antwerp.
By the time you likely read this, I’ll be in the air to Chicago, on my first flights since literally just before the pandemic fully bit hard.
Another busy week of work, and seeing the incomparable Einstürzende Neubauten last night, and here’s this week’s new music to hopefully distract you a bit.
As we hurtle through 2022 and crash into summer, here’s the latest set of new music to get you going.
A bit of a grim end to the week, really, with the sudden death of Andy Fletcher of Depeche Mode announced yesterday (among a number of other notable deaths within […]
Into 2022 and the cold, grey January, and on the first Friday of 2022, it is time for my traditional round-up of what we know about (relevant) new music coming […]
After taking some time away from livestreaming for a while – I needed the break, as life had got a bit busier otherwise – I felt the urge to return […]
Back into lockdown, and this weekly release and events roundup reaches /150. There is still new music to enjoy, hence why I continue these Friday posts. The events listing is […]
The current lockdown has stopped the entertainment industry – at least in terms of physical venues – dead in its tracks, but I guess one of the benefits of the […]
Into July, the lockdown is easing a bit, but there is still the concern of a resurgence. So we wait it out some more, a long-overdue pledge to help fund […]
Continuing the process of wrapping up the last decade before it disappears too far into the rearview mirror, this is the penultimate part of the best tracks of the 2010s. […]
We keep going amid the lockdown. There are new releases, and still, new music coming through, and buying music right now is the only way we can help. The events […]
Back for 2020, we’re nearly halfway in the alphabet, but M is going to take a few episodes. /transmission has had a bit of an upgrade over the Christmas period, […]
Over the past month or so, I’ve driven more than I have in the past few years. I’ve had the company of my wife, our music and the drone of […]
It’s Friday, therefore time for the usual amodelofcontrol.com round-up of new music coming your way this week and soon, as well as a look at the events and gigs in […]
A glorious picture article on the BBC website last week reminded me that 2019 sees the centenary of the Bauhaus movement, and inspired this week’s post. In terms of art […]
Onto week three of /Countdown/2018 on /amodelofcontrol.com, and this week I’m looking at the best albums of the year. As I’m sure I’ve explained before, I treat the “year” as […]
In conjunction with my talk at Nine Worlds about music and geekery (Tuesday Ten: 341), I wanted to feature The Gothsicles. But rather than just talk about them, I wanted […]
The first time DJing in a while last night, where I joined Victoria Fenbane and Deathboy to DJ for my friend Poggs at his 40th birthday celebration. A raucous night […]
Earlier this year, I made a commitment to covering more of the UK “scene” across this year (and beyond). Life has rather got in the way recently, meaning that I’ve […]