Industrial/Rock Band 51 PEG Breaks 14 Year Silence with A\VOID


Industrial/Rock band 51 PEG are pleased to announce the release of their new album A\VOID. This is their first release after a 14 year hiatus.
After garnering a following in the Mid-Atlantic region in the mid-2000’s and sharing the stage with acts such as 30 Seconds to Mars, Orgy, and The Birthday Massacre, the band is back with a 16-track offering that builds on their unique blend of the alt rock, goth, prog, and industrial genres

“A\Void bearing all the hallmarks of the band’s previous work – striking melodies, complex progressions, and top-notch musicianship… but now, much more finely tuned, honed, sharpened into an eloquently produced industrial/rock package. With such a strong showing after 14 years, 51 Peg has certainly made the 14-year-long wait worth our while.” – ReGen

A\VOID Track List:

1. A Void 03:46 2. No Ctrl 04:50 3. Another Nothing 03:38 4. Coded in Time 04:36 5. Acceptance 04:31 6. Prying Eyes 04:04 7. Super Spy 05:19 8. Night Things 05:25 9. Parachute and Savior 06:09 10. Cat Scan 03:25 11. Now and What Used to Be 04:19 12. Death March 03:34 13. Zero Zero 04:47 14. Walk Through Me 04:40 15. The Light That Lit Your Way 05:28 16. The Void 02:56

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51 Peg formed in 1998, with the release of their first album “Strange Appointments” coming in 2000 which drew comparisons to a varied group of artists like Peter Murphy, Depeche Mode, and Orgy. The follow-up album “Esc \ Ctrl” featured a more focused and polished sound, and pushed the band forward in popularity. The group went on an indefinite hiatus in 2007 but was offered a reunion show in 2016 which proved to be successful.

Building on that momentum and with the combined experience gathered over the years in other projects, the band decided to write their most ambitious material yet. Listen to the latest evolution of the band’s sound at 51peg.com.

Frozen Nation Releases Dark Synth-Pop, Debut LP, ‘Dark Belgian Disco’

Belgian based, dark synth-pop act Frozen Nation has released their debut LP, Dark Belgian Disco via Sub-Continental Music. What they describe as a “hazardous crossover between darkwave, goth, EDM and disco music,” Dark Belgian Disco has a nostalgic New Wave sensibility infused with energetic dance beats, brooding vocals, and crisp, modern production that will appeal to fans across the genre spectrum.

D&D produced catchy melodies with a driving disco beat à la Chic, while Moss choses somber lyrics and dark crooning; it’s a funny fight between them, but these contradictions have contributed to create our unique style: Dark Belgian Disco. – Frozen Nation

Track List:
1) Give Me The Perfect Song
2) Dark Belgian Disco
3) Alone in Berlin
4) Une Rose, Un Roi, Un Cœur
5) I Failed For You
6) The Last Fight Of Hector
7) Gengis Khan (Leave Right Now)
8) The Cry
9) Come On To The Ride
10) Do You Like The New Gods?

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The members of Frozen Nation are D&DMoss, and Elvis. They met at Spector Studio in Brussels during a very harsh winter. Sharing a common passion for new-wave and post-punk bands they started to make songs together and soon released their first track, “I Failed For You“.

Elvis is a modular synthesizer built during the 70s by an unknown genius for the band Jethro Tull, when D&D found him during a live tour in France, he was in poor health, they repaired him and gave him back his lost fame, and then they built new modules around him.

Before settling in Brussels D&D have worked in Paris with many projects such as TTCHoldenDJ Cam, making music for JC De CastelbajacChanel, etc. They master all the production stages from building their own equipment to playing, recording and mixing music. They love Disco and Dance music and write catchy pop songs.

Moss is from the legendary Brussels’ district “Les Marolles”, he’s tall and introverted, he has spent few years in Scotland during studies, he always tries to sing the catchy melodies in a dark way and writes somber lyrics, it’s a funny fight with D&D, but these contradictions have contributed to create the style : the Dark Belgian Disco.

Their debut album, Dark Belgian Disco was produced, recorded and mixed by D&D at Spector Studio in Brussels for the label Sub-Continental.

D&D performed real drums, bass, guitar, sequences with Elvis modular synthesizer, MPC 60, Drumtracks, Prophet VS, Roland sh09, cowbell, rototoms, Oberheim M1000, Ensoniq Esq1, as well as providing backing vocals.

Some fellow musicians from bands working in Spector Studio were invited to sing : El Draner from the band Joseph on back-up, Mandales who provide peplum style backing vocals and animal noises, and Astrid B. & Sabrina also provided lead and back-up vocals.

The album Dark Belgian Disco is influenced by CovenantAnd OneDepeche ModeChicMoroderDead or AliveRoxy MusicDavid BowieKraftwerkNew OrderJoy DivisionKilling JokeThe Psychedelic FursAlphavilleBauhausWolfsheimHeaven 17John Foxx

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WVM Releases Single “Sown”

Electronic musician, visual artist, and multi-instrumentalist WVM has released his Electronic Pop single “Sown”. Echoing both classic synth-pop masters Depeche Mode and New Order as well as the more modernized sounds of Daft Punk and  The Chromatics, the Christoffer Berg (The KnifeFever Ray) mixed single was inspired by WVM’s love of 80s Pop, while still heavily infused with his unique aral stylings.

“Sown” gets a lot of its inspiration from 80s Bowie and Peter Gabriel with a lot of early Prince…. but mostly it’s just the music I want to hear, a lot of my heart and soul went into it which is why it really doesn’t sound like any other artist other than me.” – WVM

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About WVM:

“The name WVM is a wavelength, everything in this reality is made of waves from the car you drive to the skin on your bones. What I love about these waves is that they can be molded into anything. The juxtaposition of the W and the M are intentional to remind me everything has it’s opposite. The letters can stand for anything you want but it’s just WVM.”

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