Music Time! 2016 New Music, Volume 1

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My theme this time is “2016 New Music!” I put all the music released in 2016 and sorted it alphabetically by album. This is Volume 1, with album titles A through E. Some bands put out more than one album in 2016, so you may see them twice in different volumes. 2016 was a fantastic music year if you like synth-based music! It was also a phenomenal year for concerts for me. I got to see some amazing artists in concert, from Assemblage 23 to the Pet Shop Boys. Here’s hoping 2017 is just as magical!

It’s music time again! Why do I do this? Well, in the hopes of introducing people to new synth-based music (EBM, Futurepop, Synthpop, Synthwave, Darkwave, Industrial, Industrial Dance, Electro, etc). So give the bands a listen and if you like what you hear, then go and pay for their album and support the bands!

NOTES:

  • I own (as in paid for, or was gifted) all of the music that I feature. I also attend as many local shows that I can to support bands when they’re on tour. Please do the same and support music!

 

ARTIST: Novakill
SONG: Promised Land
ALBUM: (D)anger
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: De/Vision
SONG: Essence
ALBUM: 13
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Espermachine
SONG: Lost Generation
ALBUM: 3RD
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Nattskiftet
SONG: Arendal
ALBUM: Aceton EP
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Circuito Cerrado
SONG: Let The Bass Fuck You Up
ALBUM: Arrhythmia (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: FM-84
SONG: Arcade Summer
ALBUM: Atlas
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Munich Syndrome
SONG: Neon City
ALBUM: Atmospherics 1: Urbania
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Sono
SONG: Heaven Is in Hell
ALBUM: Backyard Opera
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Underworld
SONG: Low Burn
ALBUM: Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Electro Spectre
SONG: A Kingdom Alone
ALBUM: Beautiful Lies
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Zoon Politicon
SONG: Run Forever
ALBUM: Black In White
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Covenant
SONG: I Close My Eyes
ALBUM: The Blinding Dark
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Liste Noire
SONG: Time Is Your Crime
ALBUM: Brace
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Fangoria
SONG: Geometría Polisentimental
ALBUM: Canciones Para Robots Románticos
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Rotersand
SONG: Monopole
ALBUM: Capitalism TM
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Adoration Destroyed
SONG: Voices Carry
ALBUM: Carnal Dirge EP
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Blinky Blinky Computerband
SONG: Sweet Thing (Cellular Circuit Edit)
ALBUM: Cellular Circuits EP
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Ari Mason
SONG: Beasts Tonight
ALBUM: Creatures
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Visage
SONG: Loving The Alien (Invasion Remix)
ALBUM: Darkness to Diamond
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Amnistia
SONG: Dawn
ALBUM: Dawn (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Front 242
SONG: Take One (Kant Kino Remix)
ALBUM: Detox Static EP
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Blinky Blinky Computerband
SONG: Elektromann (Dancefloor Mix)
ALBUM: Electric Mushrooms EP
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: The Midnight
SONG: Daytona
ALBUM: Endless Summer
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Assemblage 23
SONG: Endure
ALBUM: Endure (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Sinestar
SONG: The Madness Of Control
ALBUM: Evolve
YEAR: 2016

Music Time! Water Edition… 5/14/16

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So we got a little water logged today, so what’s the shuffle got for “water?” We got soaked. By soaked I mean standing in a cold waterfall with clothes on for an hour followed by full blown pneumonia 30 minutes later. The rain came on hard and we had to scramble to get the canopy down, everything packed up, into the car, and then get ourselves in. We weren’t fast enough and the rain was too hard and too fast. Drenched!

ARTIST: Legacy of Music
SONG: Oil & Water
ALBUM: [ex]pedition
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: The Alpha Conspiracy
SONG: Waterfall
ALBUM: Aura
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Funker Vogt
SONG: Hostile Waters
ALBUM: Aviator (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Underworld
SONG: Moon In Water
ALBUM: Barking
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Simple Minds
SONG: Waterfront
ALBUM: The Best of Simple Minds
YEAR: 2001

ARTIST: Akanoid
SONG: Water Drop
ALBUM: Best Off
YEAR: 2000

ARTIST: Thompson Twins
SONG: Still Waters
ALBUM: Close to the Bone
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: Public Image Ltd.
SONG: Blue Water
ALBUM: Commercial Zone
YEAR: 1984

ARTIST: Android Lust
SONG: Water Whispers
ALBUM: Crater Vol. 1
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Clan of Xymox
SONG: Waterfront
ALBUM: Creatures
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: Gene Loves Jezebel
SONG: Down to the Water
ALBUM: Discover (Special Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 1986

ARTIST: The Cure
SONG: The Same Deep Water as You
ALBUM: Disintegration
YEAR: 1989

ARTIST: Tears for Fears
SONG: Fish Out of Water
ALBUM: Elemental
YEAR: 1993

ARTIST: Escape With Romeo
SONG: Open Water
ALBUM: Emotional Iceage (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: The Arch
SONG: Waterfall
ALBUM: Engine In Void (Expanded Edition)
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: The Echoing Green
SONG: Waterfall
ALBUM: Evergreen Collection, The: The Collected Works Of The Echoing Green 1994–2001
YEAR: 2000

ARTIST: Austra
SONG: Shoot the Water
ALBUM: Feel it Break
YEAR: 2011

Music Time! 4/7/16

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Time put MediaMonkey on shuffle again and see what comes out. Watched Star Wars VII for the 5th time, so let’s shuffle “stars” and see what comes out…

ARTIST: Plastic
SONG: Star
ALBUM: [kunst]Stoff
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: The Cure
SONG: Underneath the Stars
ALBUM: 4:13 Dream
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: The Buggles
SONG: Video Killed the Radio Star
ALBUM: The Age of Plastic
YEAR: 1980

ARTIST: Technoir
SONG: Dying Star (Mesh Mix)
ALBUM: Alfa Matrix Re:Connected (3.0) (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Empire State Human
SONG: Strange Star (Wave In Head Remix)
ALBUM: Alpha & Omega
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: Frozen Plasma
SONG: Vanishing Star
ALBUM: Artificial (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Leiahdorus
SONG: Stars
ALBUM: Ashes Ashes…
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: The Mission
SONG: Shine Like the Stars
ALBUM: Aura
YEAR: 2001

ARTIST: Underworld
SONG: Between Stars
ALBUM: Barking
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Droid Bishop
SONG: Born of the Stars
ALBUM: Beyond The Blue
YEAR: 2014

ARTIST: Miss Kittin
SONG: Born Of The Stars
ALBUM: Beyond The Blue
YEAR: 2014

Okay, not a shuffle as I’m picking this one on purpose since I watched “Star Wars VII” for the 5th time.

ARTIST: Meco
SONG: Star Wars Medley
ALBUM: Music Inspired By Star Wars And Other Galactic Funk
YEAR: 1977