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  • Kev’s 2014 albums of the year

    As I’m sure you know – each year Kev likes to list his top 20 albums of the year.  Picked across a broad sense of the so-called Shwarze-Szene that includes everything from Goth, Post-Punk, EBM, Industrial, Gothic-Metal, etc. it doesn’t include out and out rock and metal hence the absence of bands like The Marmozets and Beartooth (and he wasn’t quite sure where to place Pvris despite them often being played on his show)

    This is the list, if there’s someone there you don’t know – why not check them out? As always these are present in a podcast which you can listen to here

    New World Darkness 04 January 2015 by Kev36663 on Mixcloud

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    20) Pretty Addicted – It all Stems from Childhood
    19) Lovelorn Dolls – Japanese Robot Invastion
    18) Neuro-Sentence – The Shores of Anhedonia
    17) Dreams Divide – Tears from the Night Sky
    16) The Gothsicles – Squid Icarus
    15) Winter in Eden – Court of Conscience
    14) Angelspit – The Product
    13) Mixe1 – Scarlit Skin
    12) Lacuna Coil – Broken Crown Halo
    11) Psy’Aviah – The Xenogamous Endeavour
    10) Vanguard – Retribution
    9) Surgyn – Envy
    8) 2:54 – The Other I
    7) Peter Murphy – Lion
    6) Rave the Reqviem – Rave the Reqviem
    5) Delain – The Human Contradiction
    4) 3Teeth – 3Teeth
    3) Post War Glamour Girls – Pink Fur
    2) Aesthetic Perfection – ‘Til Death
    1) Bird – My Fear and Me

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  • New World Darkness Playlist 14.05.2013

    Here we go again – playlist from 14.05.2013

    File to listen again : http://www.mixcloud.com/kev36663/new-world-darkness-14th-may-2013/

    See you next Tuesday

    The Beauty of Gemina – The Lonesome Death of a Goth DJ
    Kitty in a Casket – Kreepsville
    Vuvuvultures – I’ll Cut You
    Blue Stahli – Burning Bridges
    Rossi Noise – Grin and Bare It
    Delain – Cordell
    The March Violets – Bottle of Poison
    9th Evolution – Collapsing 101
    Mechanical Cabaret – Disbehave
    Gothminister – Utopia
    Squid – Fist
    The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing – Steph(V)Enson
    Mesh – Adjust Your Set
    Kitty in a Casket – Dancing With The Devil [vid below]
    Savages – Waiting for A Sign
    Blue Stahli – Takedown (Xina Version)
    Midless Self Indulgence – Witness
    Mono Inc – My Deal with God
    Aghast Manor – Penetrate
    Delain – Breathe On Me
    The Saint Paul – Consequence
    9th Evolution – Priced to Sell
    Method Cell – The Fallacy (Exhibit A)
    AlterRed – Spine
    Murder Love God – Witch

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  • Kev36663’s albums of 2012

    It’s that time again when I publish my list of what I considered to be the best 20 albums of 2012.

    How I compile these, throughout the year I add any music I receive or buy to a spreadsheet and mark an X next to anything that I think could be a contender for the final 20.  Then, I spend a day working out which releases will formulate a top 20 and in which order.

    There are 284 releases on my spreadsheet from 2012 (though that does include some EPs – although, anything truly awful I delete from the sheet) and 43 were marked with an X and had to be trimmed down to the final 20.

    Anything within the Gothic, Industrial and related scenes are eligible for consideration – although I also DJ at a local rock night, I’ve never really followed albums with the same level of dedication – however, remix albums, live albums, ‘best of’ compilations, re-issues, EPs, etc. are not eligible.

    It’s probably likely that there are some albums not included in this list because I haven’t heard them  – but – see above on how many I’ve listened to this year!  It is very likely that there will be some surprise omissions, but a short answer being here that the first short-list was 43, the final list is 20 – and I felt it better to keep it down to 20 to add more value to those included, rather than increase the list…

    So, anyway….

    The top 20… in reverse order…

    20) Escape with Romeo – Samsara
    19) Radio DCS – I Try My Best To Mainstream
    18) Dead When I Found Her – Rag Doll Blues
    17) Lyriel – Leverage
    16) Dutch Order – Contact
    15) Lacuna Coil – Dark Adrenaline
    14) Assemblage 23 – Bruise
    13) Puppet Lane – Myths
    12) The Last Cry – Living in Grey
    11) Cryogenic Echelon – Antipode
    10) Uberbyte – 5 Year Plan
    9) Eisbrecher – Die Holle Muss Warten
    8) Cruxshadows – As the Dark Against My Halo
    7) Cold in Berlin – And Yet
    6) Mono Inc – After the War
    5) Lord of the Lost – Die Tomorrow
    4) The Beauty of Gemina – Iscariot Blues
    3) Lebanon Hanover – The World is Getting Colder
    2) Delain – We Are The Others
    1) Celldweller – Wish Upon a Blackstar

    I’ve put little links above so you can go check the bands. There may be names up there you don’t know – and their new releases are well worth checking out 😀

    Kev36663 is a DJ at The Charnel House in Newcastle Upon Tyne. He also broadcasts a weekly radio show, on Tuesday nights, 7pm-9pm each week on www.1radio.org

     

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  • New World Darkness Playlist 20.11.2012

    nwdI know, I know… I’m playing catch up again with the radio show playlists.   I’ll post one a day until I’m caught up 🙂

    This was originally broadcast  on the 20th November 2012.

    Puppet Lane – Silence (Nightchild Remix)
    Supercraft – Shiver & Burn
    Dismantled – Whole Wide World
    Dead When I Found Her – Scissors
    Cold in Berlin – …and the darkness bangs
    Sonik Foundry – Slipping Away
    Suicidal Romance – Burning Love (Wormz Remix)
    Lebanon Hanover – Totally Tot
    Clan of Xymox – A Forest
    Peter Heppner – Give Us What We Need (Truth is Not the Key)
    The Razor Skyline – Sahara
    Garten Der Asche – Nemesis
    Paresis – At Your Command (Dirty K Remix)
    Placebo – The Extra
    Mono Inc – If I Fail (Heimataerde Servantes Remix)
    Lord of the Lost – Bad Romance
    Ravage! Ravage! – Trick Mirror
    Faderhead – Noisebastardz
    The Nightchild – Dreammaster
    Delain – Milk and Honey
    Minusheart – Inglorious Bang
    Moonrise – Purgatory
    Cease2xist – I Am Destoyer (The .Invalid Remix)

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  • New World Darkness Playlist 09.10.12

    Playlist from Tuesday 9th October.

    Back next Tuesday from 6pm on www.1radio.org

    Laibach – Anglia
    Reizstorm – Winners & Losers
    Grendel – Timewave Zero
    Clan of Xymox – Is Vic There?
    Miserylab – Tomorrow For Us
    Dismantled – Disease (Fuck Me Remix by Noonatac)
    Ghost in the Static – Everyone
    System Syn – All That Has Left Your Reach
    Alpha Point – High Like the Angels
    The Birthday Massacre – One Promise
    Winter in Eden – What We Leave Behind
    Delain – Frozen
    AFI vs Depeche Mode – Miss Murder’s Personal Jesus (Klayton’s Klash Up)
    Knife Party – Bonfire
    Laibach – Opus Dei
    Jesus on Extasy – Ordinary World
    XP8 – Muv Your Dolly
    Clan of Xymox – Heroes
    The Cruxshadows – Halo
    Mono Inc – Arabia
    Ost+Front – Nur Fur Dich
    Cryogenic Echelon – Blackout
    Lord of the Lost – Die Tomorrow
    Cold in Berlin – Love is Shame
    Lebanon Hanover – Einhorn
    Darker Day Tomorrow – Idol
    Peter Heppner – Meine Welt

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  • New World Darkness Playlist 11.06.12

    Slightly impromptu show in light that I’ll be skipping out to see William Control tomorrow.   Back as normal on www.1radio.org on June 19th – til then, you were listening to :

    Ending the Vicious Cycle – 1000 Words (Angels of Liberty Mix)
    X-Rx – Escalate
    Outsight – Beneath a Steel Sky
    Delain – Generation Me
    Dark Princess – We Can Not Fly So High
    Celldweller – Louder than Words
    Darker Days Tomorrow – Idol (Gothsicles Poison Control Mix)
    Date at Midnight – By the Wall
    Terminal Gods – Electric Eyes
    Blue Stahli – Give Me Everything You’ve Got
    Paresis – I’m not afraid of you 2.0
    William Control – Come Die with Me
    Mono Inc – After the War


    Lord of the Lost – Dry the Rain
    O Children – I Know (You Love Me)
    Assemblage 23 – Outsider
    MiXE1 – This is Not Goodbye
    Nothing Nada – Shining (feat Hiko Suzuki)
    Terrornation – X Factory
    Phobos Corp – One Eternal (Felicity)
    Lesbian Bed Death – Seven Days
    Celldweller – So Long Sentiment vs Eon
    FGFC820 – In Country
    Peter Heppner – Meine Welt

     

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  • New World Darkness Playlist 29.05.12

    As part of the Jubilee Weekend I will be broadcasting next Tuesday for 2 hours (8pm-10pm) playing the best in new British Darkness… and maybe some old favourites… www.1radio.org

    Celldweller – Blackstar
    Mono Inc – After the War
    Exploding Boy – Dark City
    And One – S.T.O.P The Sun!
    Vogelfrey – Der Tusch!
    The Murder of My Sweet – I Dare You
    Delain – We are the Others
    Funker Vogt – Hard Way
    Alpha Point – Love is for Free
    O Children – I Know (You Love Me)
    Moonspell – New Tears Eve
    Phobos Corp – Conceived Fate
    Date at Midnight – Vicious and Liar

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  • New World Darkness Playlist 22.05.12

    As again, I’m back on the 29th May, 8pm-9pm on www.1Radio.org

    Zeitgeist Zero – When the Lights go Down
    Delain – Babylon
    SadDolls – Bloodred
    Essence of Mind – Dead Heroes
    WormZ- Braindance
    Dark Princess – We Can Not Fly So High
    Killing Joke – In Cythera
    Oomph! – Seemansrose
    Celldweller – Unshakeable
    Delain – Where is the Blood?
    Cauda Pavonis – Terror in the Nursery
    Terminal Gods – Red Light Love
    The Watermarks – Run Away

    PS – join the new group!! http://www.facebook.com/groups/newworlddarknessradio/

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