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New Interview: Microchip Junky (aka John Peacey) + UnMute a two-volume tribute to Mute Records recording artists released today. A-Z Index of all Interviews HERE.
(2 July 2017)

New Gig Review: And Also The Trees/In The Nursery/Cult With No Name - Islington Academy, London - 13 May 2017. Go here for the complete A-Z Index of all gig reviews.
(4 June 2017)
 
New Music Reviews of the debut album from Japanese art-rockers FIFTH-NEWHEAVY - FIFTH and the stunning latest long-player from Mechanical Cabaret - Ortonesque - both dsoaudio !Recommended!. See A-Z Index for the complete review library.
(27 May 2017)


New Gig Review: Matthew Bourne, Franck Vigroux, Antoine Schmitt - Radioland: Kraftwerk's Radio-Activity Live - The Jazz Cafe, London - 6 May 2017. Go here for the complete A-Z Index of all gig reviews.
(13 May 2017)


New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Matthew Bourne, Franck Vigroux, Antoine Schmitt - "Radioland/Uranium" - The Jazz Cafe, London - 6 May 2017
(13 May 2017)

New Gig Review: Vile Electrodes/Black Nail Cabaret/KNIGHT$/The Frixion and Gene Serene/The Department Electrowerkz, London - 6 May 2017. Go here for the complete A-Z Index of all gig reviews.
(11 May 2017)


New Gig Review: Hannah Peel/WORMS - Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich - 24 March 2017. Go here for the complete A-Z Index of all gig reviews.
(14 April 2017)

New Gig Review: Synth Wave Live Festival: Mechanical Cabaret/NINA/Tiny Magnetic Pets/Neon Lines/SoftWave/Steven Jones & Logan Sky/Nature of Wires/The Department/Brutalist Architecture In The Sun/Sol Flare/Battery Operated Orchestra - Zigfrid von Underbelly of Hoxton, London - 1 April 2017. Go here for the complete A-Z Index of all gig reviews.
(8 April 2017)

New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Michael Rother - "Live at Under The Bridge, London - 26 September 2016" (full show)
(2 April 2017)


New Gig Review: Faust/Slapp Happy - Cafe OTO, London - 12 February 2017. Go here for the complete A-Z Index of all gig reviews.
(18 February 2017)

New Gig Review (flashback to May last year): the live debut of the brilliantly named Nebula Overdrive - Art House, Kobe, Japan - 10 May 2016. Go here for the complete
A-Z Index of all gig reviews.
(5 January 2017)

New Music Review of the debut solo album from Cubanate's Marc Heal - The Hum !Recommended!. (A cracking start to the new year!) See A-Z Index for the complete review library.
(4 January 2017)

New Music Review of the debut album from Brutalist Architecture In The Sun - Concrete Pop !Recommended!. All the latest reviews added to the complete A-Z Index
(24 December 2016)

New Music Review of Sanction This' Wipe Us Out EP. All the latest reviews added to the complete 
A-Z Index
(13 December 2016)


New Music Reviews of Liquid Newt's debut EP Walk With Scars and Marsheaux's Ath.Lon album - both !Recommended!. All the latest reviews added to the complete 
A-Z Index
(11 December 2016)

New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: AkA - "Live at Hope and Anchor, London" (full show) - 1 October 2016
(19 November 2016)


New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: TwoVolt- "Live at Eclectic Electric III at Hope and Anchor, London - 1 October 2016" (full show) 
(30 October 2016)


New Gig Review: Jean-Michel Jarre/Marco Grenier - Brighton Centre, Brighton - 6 October 2016. Go here for the complete
A-Z Index of all gig reviews.
(23 October 2016)

New Gig Reviews: Bjork - Eventim (Hammersmith) Apollo, London -24 September 2016, plus Test Dept: Redux/Feral Five - Amersham Arms, London - 10 September 2016, plus Anthrax/Lamo - The Bow Bells, London - 3 September 2016. Click for the complete A-Z Index of all 325+ gig reviews.
(1 October 2016)

New Gig Review: Electro London 2016: Wolfgang Flür/Promenade Cinema/The Department/Johnny Normal/Circuit 3/Vogon Poetry/Meter Bridge/Shiny Darkness/3D/Neil Francis/Strobegirl - Zigfrid von Underbelly, London - 10 September 2016. Click for the complete
A-Z Index of all 320+ gig reviews.
(25 September 2016)

New Gig Review: Battery Operated Orchestra/The Department/Jan Doyle Band/Brutalist Architecture In The Sun - Hope and Anchor, London - 9 July 2016 (a little overdue but well worth the wait). Click for the complete
A-Z Index of all 320+ gig reviews.
(24 September 2016)

New playlist added to dsoaudio YouTube channel: Mechanical Cabaret - "Ortonesque" - Mechanical Cabaret's Roi Robertson discusses the band's new album - track by track.
(23 September - 5 October 2016)


New Gig Review: Kite Base/Hannah Peel/I Speak Machine (Tara Busch) - Shackelwell Arms, London - 9 September 2016. Click for the complete A-Z Index of all 320+ gig reviews.
(18 September 2016)

New Gig Review: Infest 2016: Atari Teenage Riot/Leaether Strip/Pop Will Eat Itself/3Teeth/Velvet Acid Christ/Dead When I Found Her/Grausame Toechter/Displacer/Monica Jeffries/Rroyce/Vigilante/Me The Tiger/Hysteresis/Massive Ego/Tapewyrm/Johnny Normal - Bradford University, West Yorkshire - 26-28 August 2016. Click for the complete
A-Z Index of all 320+ gig reviews.
(8 September 2016)

New Music Reviews of Hagar The Womb retrospective compilation Haigiography and Silent Scream's Carrion Screaming album. All the latest reviews added to the complete 
A-Z Index
(20 August 2016)

New Gig Review: Let's Eat Grandma - St John's Church Hackney, London - 6 August 2016. Click for the complete A-Z Index of all 320+ gig reviews.
(20 August 2016)

New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Brutalist Architecture In The Sun Live at Hope and Anchor, London - 9 July 2016 (full show)
(6 August 2016)


New (!Recommended!) Review of the label compilation album Synth Wave Volume 1 from Electro London Records. All the reviews accessible from the A-Z Index
(9 June 2016)

New Gig Review: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Royal Albert Hall, London - 9 May 2016. Click for the complete A-Z Index of all 315+ gig reviews.
(28 May 2016)

New Gig Review: Eclectic Electric II: AkA/Sistrum/Microchip Junky - Hope and Anchor, London - 9 April 2016. Click for the complete A-Z Index of all 315+ gig reviews.
(22 May 2016)

New Gig Reviews. Laibach performing The Sound Of Music at The Forum, London - 12 April 2016 and Kodo at Barbican, London. Click here for the complete A-Z Index of all 315+ gig reviews.
(17 April 2016)

New Music Reviews of the Anthrax / Hagar The Womb split 7" EP. All the latest reviews added to the complete A-Z Index
(17 April 2016)


New Gig Review: Libertines/Sleaford Mods/The Enemy/Deadcuts - O2 Arena, London - 30 January 2016. Click here for the complete A-Z Index of all 310+ gig reviews.
(21 February 2016)

New Gig Review: Massive Ego/The Department/Johnny Normal/Rodney Cromwell - Electrowerkz, London - 30 January 2016. Click here for the complete
A-Z Index of all 310+ gig reviews.
(7 February 2016)

New Music Reviews of Tenek's third album Smoke & Mirrors, Poison Girls' reissue of Persons Unknown/Statement (Orchestral), In The Nursery's latest Optical Music score The Fall Of The House Of Usher, Click Click's brilliant Those Nervous Surgeons, John Foxx's mesmerising My Lost City and Flowers In The Dustbin's I'm An Artist, Your Rules Don't Apply. Click here to access the complete A-Z Index of all Music Reviews

(17 January 2016)


New Gig Review: Chvrches - Alexandra Palace, London - 27 November 2015. Click here for the complete
A-Z Index of all 300+ gig reviews.
(31 December 2015)

New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Mechanical Cabaret - "Live at Marble, Tokyo, Japan" (full show) - 14 November 2015
(28 December 2015)


New Interview: Mechanical Cabaret Interview - Bar Shifty, Tokyo, Japan - 15 November 2015
(18 December 2015)


New Music Reviews of the latest album from Penetration - Resolution

(6 December 2015)


New Gig Review: Penetration/Morgellons/Baddest - The Garage, London - 24 October 2015. Click here for the complete
A-Z Index of all 300+ gig reviews.
(6 December 2015)

New Music Review of the debut single by Thirteen featuring Gene Serene: Believe/Da Casio.
(13 November 2015)


New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Killing Joke - Wardance - Live at The Roundhouse, London - 6 November 2015 and IAMX - Tear Garden - Live at Koko, London - 9 November 2015 
(10 November 2015)


New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Tangerine Dream - Burning The Bad Seal & The Midnight Trail - Live Shepherds Bush Empire, London - 23 May 2014
(1 November 2015)


New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Django Django - Live at Koko, London - 19 May 2015 (full show).
(1 November 2015)


New Gig Review: Dave Gahan & Soulsavers - Live at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London - 26 October 2015. Click here for the complete
A-Z Index of all 300+ gig reviews.
(1 November 2015)

New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Dave Gahan & Soulsavers - Live at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London - 26 October 2015 - 40 minutes of show highlights.
(1 November 2015)


New on dsoaudio YouTube channel: Dave Gahan/Soulsavers performing Depeche Mode's Condemnation and Walking In My Shoes at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London last night.
(27 October 2015)


New Music Reviews of In The Nursery's Stone Bruises single and the Anthrax/Pedagree Skum/Dogshite/Slug split 7" EP. All the latest reviews added to the complete 
A-Z Index
(27 September 2015)


New Gig Review:
Electro London 2015: Mechanical Cabaret/Sinestar/Johnny Normal/The Department/EmT/Tiny Magnetic Pets/eleKtroFish/Cloak/AkA - Zeigfried von Underbelly, London - 12 September 2015. A-Z Index of all 300+ gig reviews
(27 September 2015)

New Gig Review: Infest 2015: Project Pitchfork/Mind.In.A.Box/Empirion/Monolith/Klangstabil/Cocksure/Syrian/L'Ame Immortelle/BhamBhamHara/Chant/Ethan Fawkes/reADJUST/Mechanical Cabaret/D-K-A-G/AlterRed/Ctrl Alt Del - Bradford University, West Yorkshire - 28-30 August 2015. Full list of 300+ gig reviews HERE.
(13 September 2015)


New on dsoaudio YouTube: A short video postcard of dsoaudio's trip to Infest Festival 2015...
(2 September 2015)


New Gig Review: Visions Festival 2015: Holy Fuck/The Antlers/Hinds Oval Space/St John Church, London - 8 August 2015. Full list of 300+ gig reviews HERE.
(16 August 2015)


New Gig Review: Suicide/Henry Rollins/The Feral Singers - Barbican, London - 9 July 2015. Full list of 300+ gig reviews since 1999 HERE.
(26 July 2015)


New Gig Review: Moog Ensemble (feat. Will Gregory)/Charlemange Palestine - Barbican, London - 8 July 2015. Full list of 300+ gig reviews since 1999 HERE.
(18 July 2015)


New Gig Review: Little Boots/Femme - Oslo, London - 7 July 2015. Full list of 300+ gig reviews since 1999 HERE.
(12 July 2015)


Our 300th Gig Review published today:
Amon Düül II - Village Underground, London - 12 June 2015 (written by Naked Lunch's Cliff Chapman). Plus: the Guinness World Record-setting gig by Foxes/Red - House of Vans, London - 24 May 2015 and the still mighty Theatre of Hate/Folkgrinder at 100 Club, London - 10 May 2015. Full list of gig reviews since 1999 HERE.
(13 June 2015)

New Music Reviews of Dreams Divide's second album Tears From The Night Sky, the debut album from Beinaheleidenschaftsgegenstand - Red ThreadsPart1's Funeral Parade, third rhivs single Nuit/Feenoir and the re-release of UK Decay's Rising From The Dread (!Recommended! and only the second release to achieve a 10/10 rating). All the latest reviews added to the complete A-Z Index
(7 June 2015)


New Music Review of the Burnt Cross single Life Is A Battlefield.
Full A-Z list of all Music Reviews HERE
(4 May 2015)

New Music Review of the debut album from The Department - Alpha. Full A-Z index of all Music Reviews HERE
(11 April 2015)


New Gig Review: Covenant/Analog Angel/Naked Lunch/Biomechanimal - Islington O2 Academy, London - 7 March 2015. Full list of gig reviews since 1999 HERE.
(5 April 2015)


New Gig Review: Wrangler - Koenji High, Tokyo, Japan - 7 March 2015. Full list of gig reviews since 1999 HERE.
(22 March 2015)


New Music Review of the Part1 album Pictures of Pain. 
Full A-Z list of all Music Reviews HERE
(7 March 2015)


New Gig Review: Ruts DC - 100 Club, London - 8 January 2015
(1 March 2015)


New Gig Review: La Roux - Shepherds Bush Empire, London - 12 November 2014
(22 February 2015)


New on dsoaudio YouTube: Wolfgang Flür - Overdrive (Elektric Music) - Live (DJ Set) Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London - 24 January 2015 - Full HD
(1 February 2015)


New Gig Review: Anthrax/Slug - Bar 12, London - 23 November 2014
(1 February 2015)


New Music Review of Gauzes - the stratospherically surreal (and !Recommended!) debut album by Mikkokoo. 
Full A-Z list of all Music Reviews HERE
(28 January 2015)


New on dsoaudio YouTube: Wolfgang Flür - Home Computer (Kraftwerk) - Live (DJ Set) Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London - 24 January 2015 - Full HD
(24 January 2015)


New Gig Review: Sigue Sigue Sputnik/Naked Lunch/She Made Me Do It/SHH - Electrowerkz, London - 10 January 2015
(24 January 2015)


New Gig Review: She Past Away/Transmission Control Division/Black Light Ascension/Naevus - Electrowerkz, London - 31 December 2014
(18 January 2015)

New Tour Review: Combichrist/William Control/Naked Lunch - Preston, Newcastle, Glasgow, Bristol, London - 10-14 December 2014
(18 January 2015)

New Gig Review: BBC Radiophonic Workshop @ BFI Southbank, London - 6 December 2014
(18 January 2015)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Laibach - "Live at Village Underground, London" (Spectre Tour full show) - 12 March 2014 - Full HD
(18 January 2015)

Merry Christmas! New Music Reviews of Wrangler's debut album LA Spark (feat. Stephen Mallinder of Cabaret Voltaire, Benge of John Foxx & The Maths, and Phil [Tunng] Winter) and the 8 Bit Operators' compilation Enjoy The Science: Tribute To Depeche Mode. 
Full A-Z list of all 550+ Music Reviews HERE
(25 December 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube: The Jesus And Mary Chain - Just Like Honey - Live at Troxy, London - 19 November 2014 - Full HD
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25 December 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: The Department - "Live at The Macbeth, London - 19 November 2014" (Full show) - Full HD
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6 December 2014)

Gig Review of John Foxx, Steve D’Agostino and Karborn: Evidence of Time Travel/Paul Prudence: Cyclotone II - BFI Southbank, London - 21 November 2014. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 280+ gigs to date.
(30 November 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Click Click - "Drone" - Live Infest Festival, Bradford - 24 August 2013 - HD
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28 November 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Ebola Ape - "Live at Mother Live, London - 13 December 2013" (Full show) - HD
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22 November 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Mikkokoo - "Live at The Boogaloo, London - 6 November 2014" (Full show) - Full HD
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22 November 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Ulrich Schnauss - "Live at Electrowerkz, London - 3 July 2014" (Full show) - Full HD
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22 November 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Jagga - You Wanna Know What It Is? - Live at Electrowerkz, London - 3 July 2014 - Full HD
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22 November 2014)

Review of the new Anthrax/Burnt Cross The Beg Society/Anathema split 7" anarcho-punk single. 
Full A-Z list of all Music Reviews HERE
(17 November 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube: The Department - As If Transformed - Live Hope & Anchor, London - 7 November 2014  - Full HD
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16 November 2014)

The first ever English-language interview with Japanese experimental rock outfit rhivs added to the Interviews section. 
Forget everything you've heard, or think you know, about Japanese rock. These guys aren't just re-writing the rules, they've thrown the rule book away.
(9 November 2014)

New Music Review of As If Transformed - the debut single by The Department and Jensen's Zero One [Redux] EP. 
Full A-Z list of all Music Reviews HERE
(2 November 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube: rhivs - "Live at Zero, Osaka, Japan - 27 April 2041" (full show) - Full HD
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1 November 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Wrangler - "Live at Rough Trade East, London - 14 May 2014" (full show) - Full HD
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26 October 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: John Costello- "Live at The Soul Cellar, Southampton - 26 July 2014" (full show) - Full HD
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26 October 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Wrangler - "Sensoria" (Cabaret Voltaire) - Live at Red Gallery, London - 18 October 2014 - Full HD
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25 October 2014)

Gig Review of Claudia Brücken at Old St. Pancras Church, London - 24 September 2014. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 280+ gigs to date.
(3 October 2014)


Review of the new Mechanical Cabaret single I Lost My Friend To A Video GameFull A-Z list of all Music Reviews HERE
(28 September 2014)

Gig Review: Infest 2014: VNV Nation/Haujobb/Juno Reactor/Ashbury Heights/Legend/Solar Fake/Architect/Cyanotic+Rabbit Junk/DJ? Acucrack/Xenturion Prime/E.S.A./Mr Kitty/Be My Enemy/Dreams Divide/The Ladder/Syd.31 - Bradford University, West Yorkshire - 22 - 24 August 2014. See the A-Z index of Gig Reviews for all 285 reviews.
(21 September 2014)
 

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Die Krupps - "Live at The Garage, London - 2 August 2014" (Full show), Full HD
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24 August 2014)

Reviews of the new Erasure album The Violet Flames, plus Mechanical Cabaret's Beyond Science And Superstition (!recommended!) and the Romo Night's compilation Friends Are Electric Vol.1 - Home
Full A-Z list of all Music Reviews HERE
(12 July 2014)


Gig Review of Chvrches/Emilie Nicolas at Somerset House, London - 17 July 2014. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 280+ gigs to date.
(12 July 2014)


Every song from Die Krupps' set at The Garage on 2 August added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel: Includes: Fatherland, To The Hilt, Metal Machine Music, Crossfire, Der Amboss (Visage), The Machineries Of Joy, Bloodsuckers and 7 songs from the new album The Machinists of Joy. Click here for the Full set playlist.
(
9 August 2014)

Every song from Modern English's set at The Garage last month added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel: Includes: Melt With You, Swans on Glass, Someone's Calling, After The Snow, 16 Days/Gathering Dust, Tables Turning, and 4 new songs! Full set playlist.
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2 August 2014)

New on dsoaudio.com YouTube channel: Laibach live at Village Underground, London - 12 March 2014: Eurovision + Walk With Me
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2 August 2014)

Footage from last month's Abattoir Live night in London added to dsoaudio YouTube channel - Automatic Writing - Strange Creature, EYESHADOWS - Here Come The Drugs and Atlas - Carousel
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2 August 2014)

Gig Review of day two of BAS 2014 Festival: Mesh/Sinestar/Robert Marlow/EMT - Towngate Centre, Basildon - 21 June 2014
The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 280+ gigs to date.
(6 July 2014)


Gig Review of Clan of Xymox/Partly Faithful/Sebastian Bartz at Electrowerkz, London - 1 March 2014The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 280+ gigs to date.
(6 July 2014)

Review of Download's LingAM album: "an almighty punch-up between Juno Reactor and Fluke trading blows in a collapsing skyscraper". dsoaudio !recommended!
(6 July 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube - Jagga - Let It Rain - Live at Electrowerkz, London - 3 July 2014
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5 July 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube - Wave (feat. Mark Cousins) - The Mother And The Whore - dsomedia, 2002 + BIOsonic - sixovernineNorthern Plains dsomedia, 1999
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27 June 2014)

Gig Review - This time last year Depeche Mode were in the midst of their epic Delta Machine Tour, we take a look back to their date last June at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin: Depeche Mode Olympic Stadium, Berlin- 9 June 2013
(22 June 2014)


Playlist of 13 songs - the ful set of Chvrches - Live at The Forum, London - 14 March 2014 added to dsoaudio's YouTube channel.
(22 June 2014)


Gig Review of Midge Ure at Only After Dark @ The Apres Bar, Birmingham - 31 May 2014 - "Outstanding"
. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 280+ gigs to date.
(15 June 2014)


Gig Review of Foxes/Pride at Koko, London - 21 May 2014 - "Foxes' vocals were out of this world". The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 280+ gigs to date.
(15 June 2014)


Playlist of five cover versions performed by Mechanical Cabaret - Live at Dirty Contacts clubnight at The Boogaloo, London - 5 June 2014 added to dsoaudio's YouTube channel.
(8 June 2014)


Review of the new rhivs single: rhiVirus - Japanese Rock that will make you rethink Japanese Rock. dsoaudio !recommended!
(8 June 2014)

Review of the latest Das Flüff album Meditation and Violence - which comes dsoaudio !recommended!
(2 June 2014)


New on the dsoaudio YouTube channel: rhivs - Acid Love - Live at Zero, Osaka, Japan - 27 April 2014
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30 May 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube: Wave - Autopia - 2014 "Redux" reconstruction by AkA
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26 May 2014)

Gig Review of Anne Clark/Eyeless In Gaza/Cult With No Name - The Garage, London - 12 April 2014 - "One of the best shows I have ever seen"
. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 279 gigs to date.
(25 May 2014)


Review of Matt Berry's Music For Insomniacs album. See all the reviews in the A-Z of Music Reviews
(25 May 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube!  Covenant - "Live at Infest 2013 Festival - 25 August 2013" (full show)
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18 May 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube! Heaven 17 - "Live at The Jazz Cafe, London - 20 February 2014" (full show)
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18 May 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube! Wrangler - "Live at Servant Jazz Quarters, London - 18 February 2014" (full show)
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18 May 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube! Wrangler - "Modern World" - Live Rough Trade East, London - 14 May 2014
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16 May 2014)

Gig Review of Marc Almond - Reflex, Gianpula, Malta - 18 March 2014 - "The place was absolutely packed to the rafters". The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 278 gigs to date.
(30 March 2014)


To accompany our review of their gig last month in Brighton, a Review
of Anthrax's album All For The Cause. See all the music reviews in our epic A-Z of Music Reviews
(6 April 2014)

Gig Review of Anthrax/Hagar The Womb/Part 1 - Green Door Store, Brighton - 22 February 2014 - "A revalatory performance from Anthrax". The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 277 gigs to date.
(30 March 2014)


Gig Review of Heaven 17 - The Jazz Café, London - 20 February 2014 - "25 minutes of life experience I'll have difficulty matching"
. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 276 gigs to date.
(30 March 2014)


Gig Review of Soft Riot/Mild Peril/Low Cost Life at The Bedroom Bar, London on 8 February 2014 - "A satisfying night of off-kilter electronic acts"
. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 275 gigs to date.
(22 March 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube! Mild Peril - "Live at The Bedroom Bar, London - 19 February 2014" (full show)
(22 March 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube! Soft Riot - "You Never Know What Might Come Next" - Live in London - 19 February 2014

(16 March 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube! Soft Riot - "There Just Isn't Enough Time" - Live in London - 19 February 2014
(16 March 2014)


Gig Review of Wrangler at Servant Jazz Quarters, London - 18 February 2014 - "Proper electronic music - an unforgettable night". The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 274 gigs to date.
(16 March 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube! Full set playlist of Wrangler - Live at Servant Jazz Quarters, London - 18 February 2014
(16 March 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube! Laibach - "Tanz Mit Laibach" - Live Village Underground, London - 12 March 2014
(16 March 2014)


Gig Review of Feathers at Birthdays, London - 1 February 2014 "An excellent set, superbly rendered"
. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 270+ gigs to date.
(9 March 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube! Clan of Xymox - "This World" - Live at Electrowerkz, London - 1 March 2014
(9 March 2014)


New full live show on the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel: Læether Strip - "Live at Electrowerkz, London - 7 December 2013". Setlist: 1. Hate Me, 2. Black Candle, 3. No Rest For The Wicked, 4. Nothing Seen Nothing Done, 5. I Am Your Conscience, 6. Kiss My Deutschland, 7. Black Gold, 8. Evil Speaks, 9. Strap Me Down, 10. Adrenalin Rush, 11. Don't Tame Your Soul, 12. Civil Disobedience, 13. Japanese Bodies, 14. Crash Flight 232, 15. Sex Dwarf
(9 March 2014)

Review
of Naked Lunch's debut album Beyond Planets - released 36 years after the band formed! Just as well it gets the dsoaudio !Recommended! then. See all the reviews in the A-Z of Music Reviews
(2 March 2014)

New complete set playlist of Heaven 17 - "Live at The Jazz Cafe, London - 20 February 2014" added to dsoaudio's YouTube channel.
(23 February 2014)

Playlist of all The Human League songs performed by Heaven 17 - "Live at The Jazz Cafe, London - 20 February 2014" added to dsoaudio's YouTube channel.
(23 February 2014)


Gig Review of Polly Scattergood/Parralox/Daniel Robinson - Road Trip Bar, London - 7 February 2014
. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 270+ gigs to date.
(22 February 2014)


Gig Review of Lamo/Howls/Econo - Bird's Nest, London - 14 February 2014
. The complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews of all 270 gigs to date.
(16 February 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube! Pride and Fall - Sculptor of Lust and Desire - Live Infest Festival - 23 August 2013 Pride and Fall - Hollow - Live Infest Festival, Bradford - 23 August 2013 | dsoaudio
(16 February 2014)


New on dsoaudio YouTube! U-Turns - Venus In Furs (Official Video) a superb cover of The Velvet Underground classic

(16 February 2014)

New on dsoaudio YouTube! Global Citizen - "Live at Electrowerkz - 7 December 2103". Setlist:  1. Naughty Naked Nude 2. The Only One 3. Slave 4. Don't Make It Slow 5. Ain't Over Yet 6. Your Majesty
(16 February 2014)

E Y E S H A D O W S - "Live at Mother Live - 29 November 2013" added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel. Setlist:  1. Hearts Beat 2. Northern Lights 3. Man Made 4. Jump 5. Nobody
(7 February 2014)


New full live show on the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel: Automatic Writing - "Live at The Old Queen's Head, London - 18 November 2013" Setlist: 1. Continuous 2. Crystal Visions 3. Nostalgia For The Future 4. Strange Creature 5. Falling 6. In Transition
(6 February 2014)

Our first Gig Review of 2014 brings us tales of Shocks of Mighty! performing at The Silver Bullet in London on 1 February. And here's the complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews.
(6 February 2014)

Promo video for British alt/electronic newcomers Jensen's single The Corruptor plus the video for their cover version of Duran Duran's Wild Boys both added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.
(26 January 2014)


Promo video for Polish noise (and Hands Label) outfit Wieloryb's Sign plus live footage of them performing a mix of Zuo and Mujab at Wave Gotik Treffen - added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.
(26 January 2014)

Pride and Fall - "Live at Infest 2013 - 23 August 2013" added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel. Setlist: 1. Sculptor of Lust and Desire 2. Hollow 3. Inside 4. My Little 5. Epilogue 6. Construct 7. Retrospect 8. Omniscient 9. December (almost full show)
(18 January 2014)


Two live video clips of IAMX added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel - Kiss & Swallow and Sorrow both Live at The Electric Ballroom, April 2013
(18 January 2014)


Happy New Year! 
Depeche Mode Live at the Olympic Stadium, Berlin, Germany - 9 June 2013 (almost full show) added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(1 January 2014)


Happy New Year! Three new videos of Das Fluff supporting Toyah at the O2 Academy, Islington in November added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel. Songs are: Drop, Break, Slip, Crash, Lucy Lady and Rage
(1 January 2014)


The 38 Best Albums of 2013 - We asked a random selection of artists we admire what their choice for Best Album of 2013 was. Here's who they are and what they came up with.
(31 December 2013)

"Tales of Meditation and Violence" - A video Interview with Das Fluff added to the Interviews section. Filmed at the O2 Islington Academy, London. Also viewable on the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.
(31 December 2013)

Merry Christmas! 
Blancmange Live at The Garage, London - 15 November 2013 (Happy Families Too Tour) added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(26 December 2013)

Merry Christmas! C
omplete Phosphor Live show at The Waiting Room, London - 31 May 2013 (Phosphor are sadly no more - but still glorious. "The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long.") added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(26 December 2013)

Merry Christmas! C
omplete Xeno & Oaklander show Live at The Waiting Room, London - 31 May 2013 added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(26 December 2013)


Merry Christmas! C
omplete Depeche Mode Live at the O2 Arena, London - 28 May 2013 (filmed from the front row in HD - stunning quality) added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(26 December 2013)

Gig Reviews of Little Boots at Heaven in London on Thursday and Simple Minds celebrating 40 years of Virgin Records at Koko in London
. Here's our complete A-Z index of Gig Reviews
(1 December 2013)


3 videos from a great night's music at The Old Queen's Head pub in Angel. Includes: Automatic Writing's Falling, Plant Plant's Break Softly and an unidentified track by Barnacles.
the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(1 December 2013)


3 videos of Das Flüff performing at the O2 Academy, Islington, added 
to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(1 December 2013)

11 videos of Blancmange performing in London added to "Happy Families Too" playlist. Includes: Blind Vision, Living On The Ceiling, Waves, and God's Kitchen.
(1 December 2013)


Review
of The Mob's Rise Up - their first single in 30 years(!) added to the Music Review section and it gets the dsoaudio !Recommended! rating with a mighty 10/10. See all the reviews in the A-Z of Music Reviews
(24 November 2013)

New Music Reviews
of Pride and Fall's Of Lust and Desire album, Concrete Lung's Subtract Nerve EP, and Naked Lunch's Slipping Again, Again single. All added to the A-Z of Music Reviews
(10 November 2013)

Full set of Női Kabát - "Live at The Waiting Room, London - 11 July 2013" added to the
dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.
(10 November 2013)


Full set of Soft Riot - "Live at The Waiting Room, London - 11 July 2013" added to the
dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.
(10 November 2013)

Official promo video for the new Naked Lunch single Slipping Again, Again added to the
dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(25 October 2013)

Setlists for Dive, Click Click, Sono and added to our review of Infest 2013 Festival.
(12 October 2013)


Review and photos of all three days of the 15th Anniversary Infest 2013 Festival including: Covenant, Imperative Reaction, Pride and Fall, Cervello Elettronico, Da Octopusss, Click Click, Sono, Chrysalide, Dive, Future Trail, Wieloryb, Inertia, As Able As Kane (AAAK), and Metaltech. Indexed in the A-Z of Gig Reviews.
(12 October 2013)

A belated review of Xeno & Oaklander and Phosphor's appearance at The Waiting Room in London in May. Indexed in the A-Z of Gig Reviews.
(12 October 2013)

World premiere of the promo video for Das Fluff's new single Disconnect added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(12 October 2013)

26 videos added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube playlist for the Infest 2013 Festival including: Covenant, Imperative Reaction, Pride and Fall, Cervello Elettronico, Da Octopusss, Click Click, Sono, Chrysalide, Dive, Future Trail, Wieloryb, Inertia, As Able As Kane (AAAK), and Metaltech
(6 October 2013)


Promo video for Black and Blue Orkestre's Frozen Sunset single added
to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(23 September 2013)

New Music Reviews
of Covenant's excellent Leaving Babylon album (which earns our !Recommended! rating) and the debut DECAYEDen album Dead Angels & Forgotten Ghosts. Indexed, as ever, in the A-Z of Music Reviews
(21 September 2013)

New Music Reviews added to the Music Reviews database
of Front Line Assembly's new Echogenetic album and Neuroderivat by Menschliche Energie
(15 September 2013)

"Loads of shit can happen over a cup of coffee!" - A video Interview with Pride and Fall added to the Interviews section. Filmed at the Infest 2013 festival they spill the beans on thoughts of quitting, tour plans for the new album Of Lust And Desire and a weakness for black metal.

(8 September 2013)

Three videos of Covenant added to a new playlist for Infest 2013 Festival on the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel. Songs are: FeedbackBullet and Judge of My Domain.
(8 September 2013)

Added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel: videos of every song of B-Movie's set from their Hope & Anchor London gig in June. Includes: Nowhere Girl, Marylin Dreams, Remembrance Day, Scare Some Life Into Me, and an acapella version! of A Letter From Afar. A playlist of the gig in set order is available HERE

(8 September 2013)

Video Interview with Front Line Assembly's Bill Leeb added to the Interviews section. Covers everything from being schooled in a convent in Austria(!), through chocolate cake and Land Rovers, including the new album Echogenetic and onto an up-coming FLA+Skinny Puppy double headline tour
.
(1 September 2013)

Gig Review of Anarcho-punks Part 1 - playing live with only their second gig in 30 years.
(1 September 2013)

Review of the 2013 M'era Luna Festival featuring: Nightwish/HIM/ASP/Front 242/Deine Lakaien/Blutengel/Front Line Assembly/Apoptygma Berzerk/Mesh/The 69 Eyes/The Klinik/End of Green/Nachtmahr/Kirlian Camera/Haujobb/Diorama/Clan of Xymox/In The Nursery and Coppelius. Indexed in the A-Z of Gig Reviews
.
(29 August 2013)

For those unable to attend last night's Front Line Assembly gig in London, we've uploaded their storming rendition of Mindphaser to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel. The full gig upload in glorious HD coming soon! So be sure to subscribe to the YouTube channel so you never miss a treat.
(22 August 2013)


New Music Reviews added to the Music Reviews database
of Covenant's new Last Dance EP and Alone - the first new Naked Lunch single since 1984! To accompany our review of Alone we've also added the band's promo video (their first ever) for the single to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel
(18 August 2013)

New Music Reviews added to the Music Reviews database of Pouppée Fabrikk's latest album The Dirt, I, Synthesist's 2007 album Art of Survival, MiXE1's Module 02 EP and Cynical Existence's new Beholder EP.
(4 August 2013)

New Gig Review of Goat supported by Teeth of The Sea.
(4 August 2013)

Two new complete gigs (in glorious HD) added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel: Heretics "Live at Mother Live, London - 15 February 2013", and Fragile Chaos
"Live at SuperByte 2012,  Manchester - 1 September 2012", plus all 10 of the songs from the Heretics set added as individual videos.
(4 August 2013)

New label contacts added to the Links Page
(4 August 2013)


10 new videos added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.
Includes: Official promo videos for Attrition's Narcissist, Jonteknik's Unst and Traffic and Modovar's Clearly. Plus live video footage shot from the front row of Depeche Mode at the O2 Arena in London performing: Intro+Welcome To My World, Angel, Walking In My Shoes, Policy of Truth, and Precious. Also: a clip of Demoscene Time Machine live in London on Friday.
(21 July 2013)

New Music Reviews - Berliners Noblesse Oblige's fourth album Affair of the Heart more than deserves our !dsoaudio recommended!, whilst UK synthpopers Spacebuoy unleash the superb song Breathe on its very own EP. Indexed in the A-Z database.

(13 July 2013)

Clips from Thursday night's first gig in the current Női Kabát/Soft Riot European tour added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel. Includes: Női Kabát's Industry, Soft Riot's Your Own Personal Underworld and I.F.A. Electronics performing an untitled improvisation.
(13 July 2013)

All the songs from Spizzenergi's entire 229 The Venue show in London added as individual videos to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel. Includes: 6000 Crazy, Mega City 3, No Room, Amnesia, European Heroes, Soldier Soldier, Central Park, Red and Black, Scared, Virginia Plain (Roxy Music cover), Clocks Are Big, Machines Are Heavy, Spock's Missing, Where's Captain Kirk?, I Fought The Law (The Clash cover). Or you can watch the entire unedited gig here.
(13 July 2013)

Review of In The Nursery performing their score to Carl Theodor Dreyer's silent classic The Passion of Joan of Arc at St. Leonard's church, Shoreditch in London. Support was from cellist Jo Quail. Indexed in the the A-Z of Gig Reviews

(27 June 2013)

Review of NYC minimal electronics duo Xeno & Oaklander in London as part of their European tour plus support coming from the mightily impressive Phosphor added to the Gig Reviews section

(27 June 2013)

Exclusive footage of the Depeche Mode Fan Exhibition in Berlin added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.

(20 June 2013)

John Costello's Autotron EP gets the !dso recommended! treatment in a new Music Review. Indexed in the A-Z database.

(16 June 2013)

Review of Molly Beanland performing at The Lock Tavern in London added to the Gig Reviews section. Plus, video of the full show added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel here.
(16 June 2013)

Depeche Mode performing Never Let Me Down Again at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.

(12 June 2013)

New Music Reviews of Modovar's debut LP The Sea Of Unspoken Words, Collapse Under The Empire's latest EP The Silent Sky, Blancmange's 2011 comeback album Blanc Burn, Twilight Electric's first EP for 8bitpeoples Rawk Hard, AlterRed's EP The Electro Creep Show. All added to the Music Review database.
(2 June 2013)

The full show (in glorious HD) of John Foxx and The Maths performing at the Roundhouse in London last month has been added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel to accompany our recent review of the gig.

(2 June 2013)

The full show (in glorious HD) of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark performing at the Roundhouse in London last month has been added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel to accompany our recent review of the gig.
(2 June 2013)

Contact details updated. If you wish to send material for possible review, please contact us in advance. Please note: The previous dsoaudio PO Box address for physical releases is NO LONGER VALID.

(27 May 2013)

Reproduktion 13 Festival playlist added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel. Also, every band's performance added as individual gig videos including: Attrition, Naked Lunch, Cult With No Name, John Costello and Mild Peril.
(19 May 2013)

Review of the Reproduktion 13 electronic music festival including: Attrition/Naked Lunch/Cult With No Name/John Costello/Mild Peril at Roundhouse Studio Theatre, London 4 May 2013. Added to the A-Z of Gig Reviews. 

(19 May 2013)

New Gig Reviews of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark/John Foxx and The Maths at Roundhouse, London on 3 May 2013, plus the mighty Killing Joke/Jayce Lewis at The Forum, London on 16 March 2013. All added to the A-Z of Gig Reviews. 

(12 May 2013)

New Music Reviews of Depeche Mode - "Delta Machine", i! - "i!pad", Inertia - "Alive", Jonteknik - "Giants Under The Microscope" (R) and Kubo - "I Dream Electric". All added to the Music Review database.

(12 May 2013)

As their debut single is released this week (and reviewed here), Irish minimal wave duo KuBO give dsoaudio.com their first major interview.
(12 May 2013)


Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark performing "Metroland" and "Electricity" last night at the Roundhouse in London added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.
(4 May 2013)

As a 'thank-you' for reaching our initial 100,000 target on the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel, we've added 9 hours (!) of new footage including a whole bunch of rarities, live exclusives and a few guest surprises too. The Facebook event page is HERE:
(28 April 2013)

Due to viewer demand, new live footage of chipzel performing "Something Beautiful" and "Venice" at SuperByte 2012
added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel, and added to the SuperByte 2012 Playlist.
(14 April 2013)

New Music Reviews of the new Tenek EP "Another Day" plus the superb Reproduktion 13 (R) EP featuring Attrition, Naked Lunch, Cult With No Name, John Costello and Mild Peril - all perfoming at the Reproduktion 13 electronic music festival in London in May. Both added to the Music Review database.
(7 April 2013)

New label contacts added to the Links Page
(7 April 2013)

Electronic pioneers of Some Bizarre "La Femme" fame, Naked Lunch reformed in 2012 and played their first gig in 30 years with the full, original lineup. That seminal gig complete and uncut has been added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.

(6 April 2013)

Depeche Mode performing "Enjoy The Silence" live on the Jonathan Ross Show on ITV1 (UK TV) added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.

(5 April 2013)

Five exclusive live clips of Scant Regard performing material from his imminent second album at Mother Live in London last month. Songs include a superb cover of The Normal's "Warm Leatherette", "Sneaking Into Godforsaken Territory", "I Make No Bones", "Beastometer" and "Eye of The Fly" all added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.

(2 April 2013)

Depeche Mode interview and performance of "Heaven" live on the Jonathan Ross Show on ITV1 (UK TV) added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel.

(30 March 2013)

A belated but well worth the wait Gig Review of OFFICERS at The Forum in December. Added to the A-Z of Gig Reviews. 

(24 March 2013)

18 new live gig clips added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube channel featuring songs (from last year's BASII Festival) by: Blancmange, Naked Lunch, Marlow, Spacebuoy, Modovar, Electro Kill MachineShiny Darkness and Speak & Spell. Plus Howard Jones performing "What Is Love?". BASII Festival playlist updated to include the 17 new clips.

(23 March 2013)

New Music Reviews including In The Nursery's latest, Jet Noir's debut and more from Xeno & Oaklander, PacificUV, Mind.In.A.Box, Scant Regard. All added to the Music Review database.

(3 March 2013)

New Gig Reviews of Heretics/Dead on TV/Scant Regard, plus Bat For Lashes/Sylver Tongue and Zan Lyons/Quayola with Matthias Kispert and Gregor Riddell. All added to the A-Z of Gig Reviews. 
(3 March 2013)

Review of Slab's first new release in more than 20 years - "Revelations Chapter 1". Also indexed in the Music Review database.

(3 February 2013)

It's still not too late to make some New Year resolutions - some of which should probably include the winners of the 2012 dsoaudio.com Awards

(10 January 2013)

New Music Reviews including three that come !dso recommended!: Portion Control's "Pure Form", Heretics' "Wealth = Success" and Thermidor's "1929" one of which has bee awarded our Best Album of 2012!
(10 January 2013)

New Gig Reviews including the epic return of Dead Can Dance at the Royal Albert Hall and the perfect Xmas send off to 2012 with Curxes/Automatic Writing and Oberheim in a pub in Essex. As ever, the complete list of all 250+ gig reviews can be found here. 
(10 January 2013)

Merry Christmas! Here's a present from dsoaudio: no fewer than 29 (count 'em) live gig clips added to our YouTube channel featuring: Dead Can Dance, Bat For Lashes, Curxes, Automatic Writing, Sylver Tongue and Oberheim. Playlists for each gig created/updated. Enjoy!
(25 December 2012)

Additional footage of Blancmange, Speak & Spell and Strangers
performing live at the BAS II Festival in May, added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel and added to the BAS II Festival playlist.
(9 December 2012)

Gig Review of electronica duo Animat's new live score to John Carpenters cult sci-fi classic "Dark Star"
added to the Gig Reviews database.
(29 November 2012)

Reviews of "Escape" - the second album from British synthpop outfit Future Perfect and the 8-bit Collective compilation "An 8-bit Tribute to The Smiths" added to the Music Reviews database.
(25 November 2012)

Live footage of every artist who performed at SuperByte 2012
added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel, and a SuperByte 2012 Playlist created. So, that is: Dubmood, Henry Homesweet, DeadBeatBlast, SuperPowerless, chipzelHarleyLikesMusicB-Type_ensnare_Fragile Chaos!X Critical Strike X, and Skin Walker.
(20 October 2012)

A complete review of the SuperByte 2012 micromusic festival. Every band that appeared reviewed and photographed: Dubmood, Henry Homesweet, DeadBeatBlast, SuperPowerless, Chipzel, HarleyLikesMusic, B-Type, _ensnare_, Fragile Chaos!, X Critical Strike X, Skin Walker
. Indexed in the Gig Reviews database.
(13 October 2012)

Live footage of every band who appeared at Infest 2012
added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel, and an Infest 2012 Playlist created. So, that is: Suicide Commando, Solitary Experiments, The Klinik, Winterkälte, Absurd Minds, Necro Facility, XP8, Geistform, A Split-Second, Blitzmaschine, Tenek, System:FX, Suono, Resist, Dirty K and Spacebuoy.
(7 October 2012)

Setlists for Necro Facility, Geistform and Solitary Experiments performances added to our review of Infest 2012
.
(7 October 2012)

As his new album "Totem & Taboo" is released we interview Hugh Cornwell and solicit the former Stranglers frontman's views on everything from his affinity with the Spanish, bumping into the replacement Stranglers singer at a party and 
writing solo after so many creative years. Hugh also gives us his personal track by track guide to the new album.
(26 September 2012)

Live footage of Seabound, Global Citizen, Method Cell and Blume (14 clips in total) 
performing live at the Purple Turtle in London, added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel
(22 September 2012)

An extensive review of Infest 2012 - with every band that appeared during the three day festival reviewed and photographed featuring: Suicide Commando, Solitary Experiments, The Klinik, Winterkälte, Absurd Minds, Necro Facility, XP8, Geistform, A Split-Second, Blitzmaschine, Tenek, System:FX, Suono, Resist, Dirty K, Spacebuoy. Added to the Gig Reviews database.
(18 September 2012)

Additional footage of Inertia, Black Light Ascension and Scant Regard  performing live at the O2 Bar Academy, London, added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel
(17 September 2012)

Footage of Mechanical Cabaret, Modovar and Schadenfreude performing live at the Fiddler's Elbow, London, added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel
(10 September 2012)

Gig Reviews of Mechanical Cabaret/Modovar/Schadenfreude at the Fiddler's Elbow, Camden Town, London on 13 July, and of Inertia/Black Light Ascension/Scant Regard at the O2 Bar Academy, Islington, London on 21 July added to the Gig Reviews database.
(27 August 2012)

Footage of Assemblage 23, Das Flüff and Analog Angel performing live at the O2 Academy, Islington London, added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel. Plus Das Flüff's setlist added to the review of the same gig.
(15 August 2012)

Gig Review of Assemblage23/Cybercide/Das Flüff/Analog Angel at O2 Academy, Islington in London 
added to the Gig Reviews database.
(12 August 2012)

Gig Review of The Irrepressibles supported by Noblesse Oblige at the Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen in London last month
added to the Gig Reviews database. Plus live footage of both bands from that gig added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel.
(5 August 2012)

Rare video clips of extracts from UK performances dating back to 2002 added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube Channel. Includes: Die Krupps, Komputer, Clear Vision and The Droyds.

(1 August 2012)


Gig Reviews of She Wants Revenge/Heretics/Cold In Berlin in London and the Mute Club DJ Night in Tokyo, Japan.
Both added to the Gig Reviews database. Plus live footage of She Wants Revenge and Heretics from the London gig added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel.
(28 July 2012)

A week ahead of their UK tour as official support to The Cruxshadows, we interview rising stars of the UK electro scene AlterRed.
(20 July 2011)

Review of "Above As Below" - the latest Cult With No Name album (featuring Sneaker Pimps' Kelli Ali amongst others) added to the Music Reviews database.
(15 July 2012)


Eight (count 'em!) new videos of Front 242's London gig last December including "Headhunter", "Religion", "Commando Mix", "No Shuffle", "Circling Overland", "Body To Body", "Lovely Day" and "98". From the same gig, two new clips of support act Global Citizen performing "Ain't Over Yet" and "Early Morning Star". Plus Blancmange peforming "Drive Me" from their latest album at the BAS II Festival in May - all added to the dsoaudio.com YouTube Channel.

(1 July 2012)


Reviews of Concrete Lung's "Die Dreaming" single and Global Citizen's "Don't Make It Slow" (R) EP - which earns them their second dso Recommended rating. Plus, exclusive footage of Kodo drummer Shinichi Sogo peforming at the Kodo Cultural Foundation's Taiko Centre on Sado Island, Japan added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel.
(16 June 2012)


Electro Kill Machine setlist added to our review of the excellent 
BAS II Festival.
(8 June 2012)


Epic new live footage: BAS II Festival YouTube channel playlist created to complement our extensive gig review. Every artist reviewed is featured in the live footage playlist (currently 25 videos) including: Blancmange, Tenek, Marlow, Speak & Spell, Strangers, Modovar, Spacebuoy, Naked Lunch, Shiny Darkness, Electro Kill Machine, Sinestar and Protege Reign.

(22 May 2012)

Reviews of two May gigs added - one massive, one tiny - both great. BAS II Festival including: Blancmange/Tenek/Marlow/Speak & Spell/Strangers/Modovar/Spacebuoy/Naked Lunch/Shiny Darkness/Electro Kill Machine/Sinestar/Protege Reign - in that home to Depeche Mode: Basildon, Essex and Hydra at Bridgehouse 2, in London. Both added to the Gig Reviews database.
(21 May 2012)


Eight new videos  added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel: Includes: extracts of Karl Bartos' "Neon Lights/The Message", Eisenfunk's "Pentafunk" + "Duck and Cover", Kommand + Kontrol's "Our Domain" + "Watched By Machines" and Modern English's "Swans On Glass", "Life In The Gladhouse" and "Soundtrack".

(6 May 2012)

Five videos of Howard Jones' set at O2 Empire Shepherds Bush added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel: Includes: "Hide and Seek", "Human's Lib", "Like To Get To Know You Well", "Look Mama" and "New Song".
(29 April 2012)

New gig review of Howard Jones, performing his first two albums "Humans Lib" and "Dream Into Action" in London. Added to the Gig Reviews database. 
(27 April 2012)

Live footage from the two latest gig reviews added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel: Noblesse Oblige's "Jalouse", Scant Regard's "Crunchy Church", Eisenfunk's "Pong" and Kommand + Kontrol's "Alive" and "Secret Police".
(22 April 2012)

Two new reviews added of two stonking gigs featuring: Eisenfunk/Kommand+  Kontrol/Plastic Autumn/Paresis and Noblesse Oblige/Neurotic Mass Movement/James Cook/Scant Regard. Both indexed in the Gig Reviews database.
(19 April 2012)

Some more music reviews added: AlterRed's "Dollstown", Auto-Auto's "Dancing Through Dark Times" and Jäger 90's "Fleisch Macht Böse". All indexed in the Music Reviews database.
(9 April 2012)

New music reviews including (in democratic alphabetical order): Kommand + Kontrol's "Full Frontal Assault - The Second Front", Mechanical Cabaret's "Disco Vandalism" (R), Modovar's "The Covers EP" and Pakt's "Freiheit". See the Music Reviews database for the full SP.
(31 March 2012)

Three videos of Cult With No Name's "Above As Below" album launch gig added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel: Includes: "Idi's Admin", "Raise A Glass" and The Strangler's cover "Golden Brown".
(31 March 2012)


New gig review of Cult With No Name, London on 17th February. Added to the Gig Reviews database. 

(31 March 2012)

New gig review of Clan of Xymox/Method Cell/Dreams Divide/Heretics, London on 4th February. Added to the Gig Reviews database. 
(25 March 2012)

Added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel: more live footage from the Clan of Xymox London gig last month. Clan of Xymox performing: "A Day" and "Back Door". Plus Mirrors with a superb rendition of "Fear of Drowning" live at Heaven last year.
(4 March 2012)


Another clip from the winner of the dsoaudio.com 2011 Best Gig Award: the still mighty Modern English performing "Tables Turning" at the Colchester Festival last summer added the dsoaudio YouTube channel. 
(4 March 2012)


Review of Tenek's most-recent release "EP2" added to the Music Reviews section.
(1 March 2012)

Added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel: new live footage from the VNV Nation/AlterRed London pub gig in January. VNV Nation performing "Streamline" and "Space & Time" from the latest album "Automatic" and the remarkable five minute ovation at the end of the gig. Plus AlterRed performing new songs "In Recovery" and "And We Disappear" from their soon-to-be-released second album "Dollstown".
(26 February 2012)

New gig review of VNV Nation playing in a pub in Camden, London on 8th January with support from rising stars AlterRed. Added to the Gig Reviews database. 
(26 February 2012)

From the dsoaudio archives: a short montage of Martin Gore performing at The Astoria in London in May 2003 added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel.
(26 February 2012)


New label contacts added to the Links Page
(26 February 2012)

Added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel: new live footage from the Clan of Xymox London gig from earlier this month. Clan of Xymox performing the classic "Stranger", with support from Dreams Divide and "Fly" and Heretics playing "Epitaph".
(19 February 2012)


A (very) brief montage from Martin Gore's performance at The Astoria, London in May 2003 added the dsoaudio YouTube channel. 
(12 February 2012)


A bunch of live footage from the last three reviewed gigs of 2011 added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel. Includes - Front 242: "Im Rhythmus Bleiben" and "Welcome To Paradise", Komputer: "Looking Down on London" and (I Start Counting's) "Letters To A Friend", Global Citizen: "Slave" and "Ain't Over Yet", Xeno & Oaklander: "Set and Lights", and Das Flüff: "Hey You"

(5 February 2012)

OK, catching up here folks on account of travelling in January - so cut me some slack. First up belated reviews of two cracking December gigs to finish the year on: Front 242/Nachtmahr/Empirion/Global Citizen at Koko, London and Komputer/Global Citizen/Das Flüff at The Finsbury, London. Those take us over the 230 mark in the Gig Reviews index.
(5 February 2012)


Live footage of VNV Nation performing "Nova" and Global Citizen performing "Don't Make It Slow" added to the 
dsoaudio YouTube Channel.
(30 December 2011)


It may have taken us more than a decade to come up with them, but ladies and gentlemen, for your pleasure, frustration, confusion, anger and excitement, we present the first ever dsoaudio.com Awards.
The complete list of winners is here: dsoaudio.com Awards 2011!
(30 December 2011)


Likely to be the last few music reviews of 2011, so here they are: Black Light Ascension's "ashes" (R), Kommand + Kontrol's "Watched By Machines", Lowe's "Evolver" album, and the "Expanded Version" of "Plastique People" by Neuropa. Plus we catch up with Global Citizen's first album proper "Master Stroke" and a little gem from 2007 - neongrau's "spam n space". See the Music Reviews database
for the full works.
(26 December 2011)

Time to play Music Review catch up. First up this bunch: Demian Clav's "Wisteria Lodge", In The Nursery's "Blind Sound", Javelynn's "Chimaera At Heart", K-Nitrate's "Stark Punkt" and "Voltage", Lowe's "Breathe In Breath Out", Mina Harker's "Bittersüß" and Zynic's "My Personal Kryptonite". All, of course, added to the Music Reviews database.
(4 December 2011)

October was a busy gigging month. Gig Reviews added of: VNV Nation/Solar Fake - Koko, London - 10 October 2011, IAMX - Heaven, London - 13 October 2011, CyberSoniK Festival: V2A/Method Cell/Machine Rox/Kommand + Kontrol/Decayed Reflection/Dreams Divide - Underworld, London - 15 October 2011, John Foxx and The Maths/Xeno & Oaklander/The Neat - Xoyo, London - 27 October 2011
(27 November 2011)

New Gig Review of Japanese Taiko drummers from the UK: Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers with Nobuko Miyazaki. Indexed in the Gig Reviews database.
(12 November 2011)

First live footage from London's CyberSoniK Festival addded to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel. Includes: Machine Rox, Kommand + Kontrol and Dreams Divide.
(31 October 2011)

Bunch of live video clips from the dsoaudio.com archives added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel. Including: Yazoo, Front Line Assembly, IAMX, and James Ray.
(28 October 2011)

Gig review of In The Nursery performing their 1996 score to the German expressionist classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari as part of the Portobello Film Festival in London last month. Also added to the Gig Reviews database.
(16 October 2011)

New album reviews of the third Arms and Sleepers album "The Organ Hearts" and the latest from The Birthday Massacre "Imaginary Monsters" added to the Music Reviews database.
(16 October 2011)

New live footage of IAMX performing "Think of England" at Heaven in London last night added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel. Plus another clip of VNV Nation opening their Koko set with "Intro" + "Chrome". A VNV Nation playlist for this gig has also been created and the first two videos from that set added.
(14 October 2011)

New live footage of VNV Nation performing "Space & Time" from their new album "Automatic" Tour at Koko, London added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel.
(10 October 2011)

New live footage of Dreams Divide performing "Desire" in a cracking support slot on the London leg of Covenant's Modern Ruin Tour last month added to the dsoaudio YouTube Channel.
(8 October 2011)

Review of AlterRed's debut album "Mind-Forged Manacles" added to the Music Reviews database.
(25 September 2011)

Review of Global Citizen's "Nil By Mouth" (R) - the best album dsoaudio.com has heard so far this year.
(24 September 2011)

Review of Swedish electronic popstars Covenant in London with support from impressive newcomers Dreams Divide and RBN. Also added to the A-Z Index.
(18 September 2011)

Live footage from the archives added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel - montage of Portion Control playing at the Infest Festival 2007 (original gig review here)
(18 September 2011)

Exclusive! Sneaky peek preview of the second AlterRed album: live footage of the still-to-be-unveiled title track from their second album. Which isn't coming until 2012. Added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel (original gig review here)
(17 September 2011)

Modern English performing "Someone's Calling" at the Colchester Festival added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel. 
(16 September 2011)

Two live clips from last night's Covenant gig added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel, first: newcomers Dreams Divide play "Complex" and the still mighty Covenant performing "20 hZ".
(11 September 2011)

Some photos from this evening's Covenant gig in London added to our facebook page.
(10 September 2011)

Review of the legendary Modern English headlining at the Colchester Festival with exclusive photos. Also added to the A-Z Index.
(7 September 2011)

Two live clips from the archives added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel, first: Mechanical Cabaret playing their cover of Fad Gadget's "I Discover Love" at Madame Jojo's in London in April 2006 (original gig review here) and from July the same year "Join In The Chant" from Nitzer Ebb's storming set at the Islington Academy (original gig review here).
(4 September 2011)

A Mechanical Cabaret playlist added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(4 September 2011)

Two live clips from the archives added to the 
dsoaudio YouTube channel, first: Thomas Dolby live at the ICA in London on 3rd October 2007 (original gig review here) and from November 2006, Onetwo performing Propaganda and OMD songs "Messages", "Dr. Mabuse" and "Electricity" (original gig review here)
(3 September 2011)

A second song from Cult With No Name's show at the Leytonstone Festival at the Luna Lounge, in July added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel - this time performing "Down The Line". A new Playlist for this gig has also been created.
(28 August 2011)

New live footage added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel of the legendary and still mighty Modern English headlining at the Colchester Festival yesterday - performing their hit single "I Melt With You".
(28 August 2011)

Complete review of all bands participating at the Music For A Darkened Theatre Festival in London including: In The Nursery, Zodiac Youth, Inertia, Mechanical Cabaret, The Ghost of Lamora, Maleficent, AlterRed, Black Light Ascension, added to the Gig Reviews index.
(28 August 2011)

Added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel: In The Nursery open their set at the Music For A Darkened Theatre Festival in London with "Transcript" and "Blueprint".
(28 August 2011)

New label links added to the Links Page.
(22 August 2011)

The dsoaudio YouTube channel has been updated. Today it's Black Light Ascension playing "Killing Cycle" - again from the Music For A Darkened Theatre Festival in London (13 August 2011), and Visage performing "Night Train" and "Fade To Grey" live in London in 2005.
(21 August 2011)

A new Playlist has been created for the Music For A Darkened Theatre Festival in London (13 August 2011) on the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(21 August 2011)

Yet more footage from the Music For A Darkened Theatre Festival in London (13 August 2011) added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel. Today it's the rather good AlterRed performing "Losing Your Shine" from their debut album "Mind Forged Manacles".
(20 August 2011)

The dsoaudio YouTube channel has been updated. Today it's the superb Mechanical Cabaret in a brilliant rendition of "Tabloid Species" - again from the Music For A Darkened Theatre Festival in London (13 August 2011)
(17 August 2011)

More footage from the Music For A Darkened Theatre Festival in London (13 August 2011) added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel. Today it's Inertia performing "Anticulture" from their latest album "Deworlded".
(15 August 2011)

First of the footage from the Music For A Darkened Theatre Festival in London (13 August 2011) added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel. First up: In The Nursery performing their classic track: "Mystere" - their first London appearance in 4 years. More exclusive footage of this Festival to follow shortly...
(14 August 2011)

New video montage of the much-missed Dragons at Dingwalls, London 3rd February, 2008 added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel. More video of Dragons live to come!
(10 August 2011)

New video clip of Depeche Mode performing "Photographic" at the O2 Wireless Festival in Hyde Park, London 25th June 2006 added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(5 August 2011)

New video montage of Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft (D.A.F.) peforming live at O2 Academy, London on 28th March 2009 added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(4 August 2011)

New clip of Berliners Warren Suicide performing at Electrowerkz, London on 2nd September 2008 added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(3 August 2011)

New gig reviews of: Ladytron, Laibach, The Residents, The Assembly, Yazoo, Cult With No Name and more. Full details here: Gig Reviews.
(31 July 2011)

12 new Music Reviews including: the new albums from Dance or Die (R), Accessory, Parralox. Plus: John Foxx, Ordo Rosarius Equilibrio (R), Inertia, Zynic (R), Eldar, Dreams Divide and yet more! Full list of all new reviews: Music Reviews.
(31 July 2011)

New video of Cult With No Name performing "Flying Ant Day" at the Luna Lounge, London on 19th July added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(31 July 2011)

New label contact details added to the Links page.
(25 July 2011)

New video montage of Ladytron performing live at The Forum, London on 8th June added to homepage and the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(10 July 2011)

New Gig Review of the mighty Meat Beat Manifesto supported by Empirion at the Purple Turtle in Mornington Crescent in London on 7th April.
(25 April 2011)

New video footage of Meat Beat Manifesto at the Purple Turtle in Mornington Crescent in London on 7th April added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(25 April 2011)

New Music Reviews of the debut album "Lights and Offerings" from suited Brighton electronic four-piece Mirrors (R), Blutengel's 7th album "Tranenherz" and Depeche Mode's double DVD+CD "Tour of the Universe".
(10 April 2011)

New Gig Reviews of Killing Joke at Ether 2011 and Mirrors, playing underground at Heaven, London.
(10 April 2011)

New video footage of Mirrors perfoming live at Heaven in London on 8th March (spotting a pattern yet to this month's updates?!) plus Empirion at Purple Turtle on 7th April added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel.
(10 April 2011)

A bunch of video clips from the dsoaudio archives added to the dsoaudio YouTube channel including a never before seen montage of British Electric Foundation and Claudia Brucken performing at the Billy (Associates) MacKenzie Tribute concert in 2007. Plus clips of: Apoptygma Berzerk, Attrition, Coreline, Komputer, Covenant and Random.
(10 April 2011)

New Music Reviews this month are as follows: And One (R) (2 releases), Concrete Lung (R)Daft Punk (R), Digicore, Nude, Nydhog, Orchestral Manouvres In The Dark, and Spectra Paris.
(26 March 2011)

New Gig Reviews this month are as follows: Gand of Four, supported by John & Jehn and Wild Palms, and Flag Promotions' Peter Gilbert tribute night featuring: Mechanical Cabaret, Karel Fialka, Inertia, Global Citizen and Dead Heaven.
(26 March 2011)

Links added to the homepage to our latest social media websites: Twitter (@dsoaudio), our (gonna be friggin' great) You Tube channel (/dsoaudio) and Facebook page (/dsoaudio).
(26 March 2011)

In democratic alphabetical order the new Music Reviews to kick off 2011 are of: Ashbury Heights, Combichrist (2 releases), Cult With No Name (R), Culture Kultür, Greenhaus (R) (2 releases), Mechanical Cabaret (R), Method Cell and Various Artists bring us "Black Snow 2" (R).
(16 January 2011)

Two new Interviews - first an in-depth chat with UK ambient electronica duo Cult With No Name and we also catch up with Spain's Culture Kultür who recently returned after 5 years silence.
(16 January 2011)

New Music Reviews of releases by: Appliance (R), Faderhead, Demian Clav, The Ex-men and Mechanical Cabaret.
(21 November 2010)

Gig Reviews of Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark (OMD) and Electronica at the Queen Elizabeth Hall featuring: Will Gregory, Anne Dudley, Jonny Greenwood, compere Jarvis Cocker and more. Be sure to check out: Gig Reviews the A-Z Index.
(21 November 2010)

Two new live reports... A year off seems to have worked for the Infest Festival organisers with the 2010 August Bank Holiday three-dayer turning out to be one of the most enjoyable ever. Full review of every band here: Infest 2010: Project Pitchfork/Rotersand/De/Vision/Nachtmahr/[X]-RX/Agonoize/Ayria/PATENBRIGADE: WOLFF/Memmaker/Heimstatt Yipotash/Parralox/Northern Kind/Concrete Lung/Mandro1d. Plus the ever reliable Mechanical Cabaret supported by exciting newcomers Vile Electrodes in a Camden pub. Click to access all 210 Gig Reviews.
(25 September 2010)

Two new !DSO Recommended! Music Reviews featuring the first new Devo album in 20 years "Something For Everybody"(R) and "Violently Alive"(R) the superb new album from Portion Control.
(25 September 2010)

Front Line Assembly were the headline act of a terrific evening of industrial variations courtesy of niche UK label Armalyte Industries. Rock solid support came from je$us loves amerika and rising stars Concrete Lung. Complete A-Z of all 200+ Gig Reviews here!
(11 September 2010)

Interview with cult American new wave band Devo and no-one less than founder member Gerry Casale.
(15 July 2010)

Gig Reviews of a memorable John Foxx's appearance at The Roundhouse, and the first ever E-tropolis Festival in Berlin featuring Covenant, Feindflug, DAF, KMFDM, Combichrist, PATENBRIGADE: WOLFF, Mind.In.A.Box and Merguel Kratzer.
(15 July 2010)

Music Reviews include the new album from Front Line Assembly: "Improvised Electronic Device" and the even more impressive spin-off single "Shifting Through The Lens" (R); plus XP8's "Drop The Mask", and releases from Mind.In.A.Box, Cdatakill, PATENBRIGADE: WOLFF, Random and Portugal's Thisco label.
(15 July 2010)

Interview with Glenn Gregory - lead singer with electronic/funk legends Heaven 17 who return this year to tour their landmark 1981 debut album "Penthouse and Pavement".
(4 June, 2010)

Extensive and exclusive interview with Johan Van Roy of Suicide Commando fame. The Belgian harsh electro exponent chats to dsoaudio about everything from those formative years through to his latest (and one of his very best) releases, the album Implements Of Hell.
(31 May, 2010)

Interview with US female 'glamwave' two-piece Girls On Film wherein Rio and Kazmhir regale us with tales of touring the US of A with the likes of Thrill Kill Kult and Gene Loves Jezebel and bumping into Blondie's Frank Infante in the studio.
(31 May, 2010)

Eclectic selection of new Music Reviews including the new Destroid EP, astounding downtempo debut from Polish artist Klake(R), a soundtrack DVD release from Cult With No Name, guilty pleasure in Emmon's(R) second album and the new experimental album from Whiteberg. Plus we revisit PATENBRIGADE: WOLFF's "Demokratischer Sektor"(R), and the superb second IMAX album + there's more. See the Music Reviews for the fill list of new reviews.
(31 May, 2010)

New labels added to the Links page.
(31 May, 2010)

Reviews of new releases including the new albums by electro scene legends Nitzer Ebb and Suicide Commando, the very impressive debut from newcomer Kah(R) and the new EP from death industrial outfit Concrete Lung. Plus superb Ultravox 'Best of' CD+DVD compilation and I, Synthesist's 2004 debut. See Music Reviews for details.
(5 April, 2010)

Fascinating and thoughtful interview with German Electro/Industrial two-piece Hioctan.
(5 April, 2010)

Gig reviews of Depeche Mode + Nitzer Ebb, at London's O2 Arena (one of the best DM gigs ever and the best NE gig ever!) and Thomas Dolby and Friends, at The Union Chapel also in London. Full list of latest reviews here.
(5 April, 2010)

New labels added to the Links page.
(5 April, 2010)

Interview with Nitzer Ebb added to the (wait for it...) Interviews page!
(28 February, 2010)

Gig reviews of Assemblage 23, Karel Fialka, Mechanical Cabaret, Cassette Electrik, Cult With No Name, Uturns and more. Full list of latest reviews here.
(28 February, 2010)

Reviews of releases by PATENBRIGADE: WOLFF, Gridlock(R), Tavelkoidik(R), Rotersand, Portion Control(R), Parralox, Alex Moulton(R) and Twilight Electric(R). See Music Reviews for details.
(28 February, 2010)

New labels added to the Links page.
(28 February, 2010
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Review of the latest EP from Swedish synthpop duo Dupont.
(17 January,2010)

This month we hit the milestone of 200 GIG REVIEWS on dso | audio with Grendel, Aesthetic Perfection, SkinjoB, System: FX, Concrete Lung at the Underworld, London, plus there's Louis Gordon, Tenek and Lost Controllers at Camden Rocks, London and Tortoise and Cluster at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the London Jazz Festival.
(10 January,2010)

New video clip Download of Covenant performing "We Stand Alone" at the Electric Ballroom on 7 October 2007. A-Z index of all: Downloads.
(10 January, 2010)

Updates to the Links page.
(10 January, 2008)

Review of the very entertaining alternative Xmas compilation Black Snow from Black Rain records.
(6 December,2009)

Gig reviews of VNV Nation's "Of Faith, Power and Glory" Tour in London with superb support from Straftanz and Ayria, plus traditional Bedouin music from Suleiman Sabbah Alzalabih and Mohsen in the middle of the Jordanian desert. dso | audio = diverse!
(8 November,2009)

New Music Reviews including the new Clan of Xymox album, the "War on Error" EP from Rotersand, the terrific debut from KiloWatts & Vanek, plus releases from Angel Theory, AZ-Rotator, Coleco Music and Terminal Sound System.
(8 November,2009)

Interview with Jamie Watts and Peter Vanek aka KiloWatts & Vanek about their debut album "Focus and Flow" - an unusual hybrid of electronica soundtrack and acoustic pop.
(8 November,2009)

Something old and something new in the Gig Reviews this month: A Flock of Seagulls return - but were they actually any good? Solid support came from: Tenek, The Modern and Mechanical Cabaret (now with added Steve Bellamy of Greenhaus fame). Plus the increasingly impressive Noblesse Oblige bring a taste of Berlin to Camden Town with Alexander Price coming up the rear (if you'll pardon the expression). A-Z index of all: Gig Reviews.
(20 September, 2009)

NYC's Mad e.p. makes hip hop like you've never heard before. We take a look back at his 2004 debut "Eating Movies" (R). A-Z index of all: Music Reviews.
(20 September,2009)

John Foxx DNA Exhbition featuring: John Foxx, Gary Numan and Nick Rhodes. Plus a look back at Japan's Kodo drummers at the Royal Festival Hall. Go to Gig Reviews for the complete A-Z of every live review.
(31 August, 2009)

New Music Reviews of Ashbury Heights' debut "Three cheers for the newlydeads" (R), Cult With No Name's "Careful What You Wish For" (R), Alan Moore & Tim Perkins' "Angel Passage" (R), Nitzer Ebb's "Big Hit" (R), Nude's "Shame" and Rubikon's "Wonderland".
(31 August, 2009)

Updates to the Links page to include new label contacts.
(31 August, 2009)

Myspace page created for dso | audio.
(1 August, 2009)

1984-2009: the 25th Anniversary Tour of industrial rock legends KMFDM comes to ye olde London towne in their only UK date. Support from Trauma Pet, AlterRed and old faves Leech Woman. Go to Gig Reviews for every live review.
(26 July, 2009)

!DSO Recommended! new Music Review of Coreline's "Bone and Blood, As Stone and Mud".
(26 July, 2009)

New Music Reviews: of Depeche Mode's 12th studio album "Sounds of The Universe", plus former Propaganda member Andreas Thein's Leeloo Kobayashi project's "Playthings", In The Nursery's latest in their Optical Music series of scores for silent films is "The Passion of Joan of Arc" and Noxious Emotion's last release "Senses" all covered this month. A-Z index of all: Music Reviews.
(12 July, 2009)

Several new Gig Reviews: Depeche Mode play the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Seabound, Auto Aggression and RBN play in Camden, Nitzer Ebb, De/Vision and Janousch Moldau in Berlin, London steampunk party with Abney Park and the eccentric Thomas Truax plus Squarepusher pushes the patience of our reviewer to the limit. A-Z index of all: Gig Reviews.
(12 July, 2009)

Exclusive (and final?) interview with Coreline's Chris McCall. A-Z index of all interviews: Interviews.
(7 June, 2009)

New Gig Review: the now mighty IAMX return to London to present their third album "Kingdom of Welcome Addiction", support coming from quirky electronic nightclubbers Noblesse Oblige. A-Z index of all: Gig Reviews.
(7 June, 2009)

New Music Reviews: !DSO Recomended! awarded to Audiowar's first, Manufactura's second and Mechanical Cabaret's third albums. Plus: Sci-Fi Industries, Auto-Auto, The Fair Sex and Schengen. A-Z index of all: Music Reviews.
(10 May, 2009)

New Gig Review: Ether 09 Festival featuring Warp's Plaid, Rahayu Supanggah, Jon Hopkins and the Southbank Gamelan Players. A-Z index of all: Gig Reviews.
(10 May, 2009)

Two new Downloads of video clips from the recent Elektrofest Festival featuring Uturns and Marlow. A-Z indes of all Downloads.
(10 May, 2008)

Updates to the Links page to include new label contacts.
(10 May, 2008)

With Infest2009 being a no-show this year the emphasis on alternatives increases. First up was Elektrofest 2009 - Flag's Promotions' Easter Bank Holiday electro all-dayer in London. Full review, photos and line up including: XPQ-21/Mechanical Cabaret/The Modern/Marlow/Uturns/Scarlet Soho/Seize/Cult With No Name. See Gig Reviews for full details.
(23 April, 2009)

Two cracking gigs to kick start the slow live scene at the start of this year: electropunk legends Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft (D.A.F.) return to the UK, and rising UK industrial act Uberbyte got superb support from the surreal Coreline. See Gig Reviews for full details.
(3 April, 2009)

New Music Reviews: !DSO Recomended! bestowed upon John Foxx & Louis Gordon's "Retro Future" live album, Anne Clark's first new material in over a decade, debut releases from HK 119 and Kutosis, plus: Bondism, Munkie and Ten City Nation. A-Z index of all: Music Reviews.
(15 February, 2009)

The Joy Circuit: an exclusive interview with the first ever Tubeway Army/Gary Numan covers band Young Things Don't Scream whose return to the live circuit is only giving covers bands a great name.
(15 February 2009)

What better way to end 2008 than with the return of a cult hero in the guise of Nash The Slash live? A fantastic return tour of the UK having been away for more than 20 years (support from impressive Numan covers band YTDS, Global Citizen, Cryogenica and more). A-Z of Gig Reviews has the full details.
(21 December, 2008)

A selection of Music Reviews taking in the amazing "8-Bit Operators" - Kraftwerk classic's recreated on 80s 8-bit videogame technology, and Delerium's 1997 album "Karma" a commercial highpoint that retains all credibility more than a decade on. Plus releases from Mind.In.A.Box, Random and Mary X. Links to all from the Music Reviews index page.
(21 December, 2008)

Updates to the Links page to include new label contacts.
(21 December, 2008)

Two new gig reviews: 32 Crash (featuring Front 242's Jean Luc De Myer) had support from the fantastic Berlin band Warren Suicide, plus System:FX and I Am Immune. Then the modish Remodel played to a small but hip crowd at 93 Feet East. Both reviews a tad late in coming, but better late then never we say... See Gig Reviews for full details.
(19 October, 2008)

A cluster of Gig Reviews: the epic Infest 08: featuring Front242/And One/Grendel/Snog/Noisuf-X/5F-X/Heimatadre/Santa Hates You/Tyske Ludder/Marsheaux/100blumen/Deviant UK/SkinjoB/Coreline - every band who appeared is reviewed + exclusive photos. Plus: Radiohead and Bat For Lashes at Victoria Park and Gang of Four at Meltdown 08. See Gig Reviews page for full details.
(20 September, 2008)

An in-depth interview with Attrition's Martin Bowes looks at his career to date and the creation of the latest album "All Mine Enemies Whispers" - due to feature in a documentary to be shown on ITV3 next month. See Interviews page for more.
(20 September, 2008)

Music Reviews: Yellow6's epic "When The Leaves Fall Like Snow" double album, a look at Black Lung's prophetic "The Coming Dark Age", a new Repeat Records compilation: "Keep Britain Tidy - A Public Service Announcement With Guitars", and the "Young Blood" single from newcomers Panama Kings who impress with their artwork at least.
(31 August, 2008)

An exclusive new full track MP3 Download of "Cuts n Bruises" taken from John Merrick's Remains' latest album.
(31 August, 2008)

Glory of glories: Yazoo live at Hammersmith Apollo in London in June. See the Gig Reviews page for the extensive full gig list.
(31 August, 2008)

Exclusive interview with Yellow6, aka Jon Attwood. We look back on a decade of ambient soundtracks and take a look at the latest (double album) recorded over 6 weeks in Stockholm.
(3 August, 2008)

Two new Music Reviews: Universal Poplab's "Uprising" album unexpectedly disturbs our editor, plus we've the debut single from Welsh rockers Go-X.
(3 August, 2008)

Two new Downloads of video clips from the Club Robot debut night featuring Komputer and Random.
(12 May, 2008)

New Gig Reviews of electronic Londonders Komputer (with support from the Game Boy-tastic Random) and IAMX with support from Sohodolls. See the Gig Reviews page for full listing info.
(12 May, 2008)

Extensive new interview with Kinetik added to the Interviews page.
(12 May, 2008)

A bunch of new Music Reviews including the latest foray into darkness by the mighty Attrition, plus releases from newcomers Machine, sveldt and Harald Bosh. Plus some blasts from the past including Cobalt 60, Seabound, Pride and Fall, Conjure One and Spahn Ranch. Jump over to the Music Reviews page for the complete list of new reviews.
(12 May, 2008)

Several updates to the Links page to include new label contact details.
(12 May, 2008)

After too many years away, DSO returned to Rough Trade's uber cool RoTa club at the Notting Hill Arts Club for an evening of chilled glory featuring: Yellow6, Winterlight, Televise and Luga.
(20 April, 2008)

Another superb gig and we're only three gigs into the year. As part of their Spring 2008 European tour DRAGONS headlined at the Underworld in London. Sublime support came from an astonishingly impressive Ulrich Schnauss, plus The Fluids. Full review + photos HERE.
(16 March, 2008)

Exclusive footage of DRAGONS performing "Condition" and "Remembrance" at this month's Underworld gig added to the Downloads page.
(16 March, 2008)

Music Reviews this month focuses on Swedish label Wonderland Records, with reviews of releases from Thermostatic, Emmon and Universal Poplab. Plus reviews of older material from Temposhark, S.V.D. and Suicide Commando. Go to the Music Reviews page for the complete list of new reviews.
(16 March, 2008)

Updates to the Links page including addition of Alternative Magazine (for which I occasionally write).
(16 March, 2008)

Two new Gig Reviews - and what a way to start 2008! The return of the mighty Die Krupps saw the German metal industrialists put on a storming show in London. Support coming from rising stars DRAGONS and US EMB outift Faderhead. Then there's Mick (Clash) Jones and Tony (Sigue Sigue Sputnik) James' Carbon/Silicon project taking up residency in The Inn on The Green. For a complete list of all Gig Reviews go HERE.
(12 February, 2008)

Eleven new Music Reviews of releases from Rotersand, DRAGONS, Autons, Greenhaus, Kinetik, Decoded Feedback, Stromkern, and Notstandskomitee. Go to the Music Reviews page for the complete list of new reviews.
(6 February, 2008)

It's good to keep in touch, so to make it easier for you to do so, we've added more links to the Links page.
(6 February, 2008)

Twelve new reviews added of releases from Attrition, Celluloide, Dekad, Dismantled, Empire State Human, Komputer, Mindless Faith, Suicide Commando, Viva Stereo, plus NTP compilation Noise Terror 2: World Wide Electronics and more. Go to the Music Reviews page for the complete list of new reviews.
(2 January, 2008)

Exclusive IAMX video clips of their performance at Islington Academy in September added to the Downloads page.
(2 January, 2008)

More website links added to... wait for it... the Links page!
(2 January, 2008)

Live reviews of Philip Glass at the Barbican performing his epic "Music in 12 Parts", and label Out of Line's 2007 Festival comes to the UK - but only just (see the review for details), featuring four bands new to the DSO website: Spetsnaz, Proceed, Ashbury Heights and Din [A] Tod.
(25 November, 2007)

Three new live reviews added of Covenant at the Electric Ballroom (support coming from Client and Mechanical Cabaret), Thomas Dolby and the Radio Science Orchestra perform "Sputnik & Beyond" at the ICA, plus multimedia artist Miguel Soares' latest installation at the fantastic Electricity Museum in Lisbon. See the Gig Reviews page for all the details.
(12 November, 2007)

Reviews added of new releases from In The Nursery, Edge of Dawn, Thermostatic and the debut for Delerium's Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber's Fauxliage project. Go to the Music Reviews page for all the details.
(12 November, 2007)

Electronic cult hero John Foxx took over the Institute of Contemporary Arts to show his Tiny Colour Movies film and perform the seminal Metamatic album. We've a full review and photos. Plus Chris (Sneaker Pimps) Corner's IAMX put on a brilliant show at Islington Academy last week. See the Gig Reviews page for more.
(7 October, 2007)

Live reviews and photos of David Sylvian and Brian Wilson - both appearing at the Royal Festival Hall in London this month. See Gig Reviews for details.
(28 September, 2007)

Live video clips of Apoptygma Berzerk and Portion Control appearing at the 10th Anniversary Infest festival last month have been added to the Downloads page.
(28 September, 2007)

The Infest Festival hit its 10th Anniversary this year and with an impressive lineup of old hands (VNV Nation, Apoptygma Berzerk, Portion Control) and exciting newcomers (Faderhead, Synnack, Greyhound, E.S.A.) it promised to deliver. See our exclusive review and photos for the full report and roster. See the Gig Reviews page for more.
(8 September, 2007)

First live review of Sheffield odd couple John Merrick's Remains - a perplexing combination of Elephant Man imagery and Neil Diamond covers. See the Gig Reviews page for more.
(12 August, 2007)

More links added to the Related Internet sites section of the Links Page.
(12 August, 2007)

A pretty eclectic handful of new Music Reviews including: All Saints' (yes that All Saints!) "Black Coffee", low-fi punk outfit Deathsquad's swansong compilation "Adventures in No-Fi", "Injection" - the debut album from Controlled Collapse, and the astonishing "Pulse" by Front 242 (R). See the Music Reviews page for all links.
(5 August, 2007)

First review on DSO of a Bhangra gig with leading genre star Jazzy B performing at the Big Day Out festival in DSO's home town. Was this Bhangra novice converted? Find out here. Or check out the complete A-Z of Gig Reviews.
(5 August, 2007)

By way of tribute to the defunct Deathsquad, we've added their promo video to "Rip and Burn" to the Downloads section.
(5 August, 2007)

Several new Music Reviews including: Edge of Dawn's "Enjoy The Fall", Tik+Tok's "Dream Orphans", Sub-Fusion's "Basic Instincts EP", Haujobb's "Ninetynine" (R) and the sampler "Septic VII" (R). See the Music Reviews page for all details.
(21 July, 2007)

Some major housekeeping with loads of link updates, corrections, images sorted, repaired links, etc, etc. Yes, there are still some bits that need updating but I do want a life outside the Matrix. Overhaul of the Audio Links page too.
(15 July, 2007)

Review and exclusive photos of the triumphant return of Orchestral Manoevures in the Dark (OMD) performing their landmark album Architecture & Morality in London with support from Lovers Electric. See Gig Reviews page for more.
(11 July, 2007)

Exclusive live video clips of Orchestral Manoevures in the Dark performing songs from their landmark album Architecture & Morality in London in May. See Downloads page for more.
(11 July, 2007)

Review of the 3-CD Amp compilation album All of Yesterday Tomorrow. See Music Reviews page for details.
(11 July, 2007)

Review and exclusive photos of Gotham 8 (Alpha) Festival in London featuring: In The Nursery, Lene Lovich, The Cassandra Complex and The Shanklin Freak Show. See Gig Reviews page for more.
(9 June, 2007)

News - details of the new Front Line Assembly UK Fallout Tour added to the news page.
(9 June, 2007)

New album reviews of two European releases: Elektrisch! (Vol.2) and the new album from Days of Fate - Traffic.
(3 June, 2007)

Reviews and photos of two outstanding gigs: the Billy MacKenzie Tribute event featuring the first ever gig from BEF (British Electric Foundation)! Line up includes: BEF, Onetwo, Electric Soft Parade, Claudia Brücken and Andrew Poppy, Howard Hughes, Subterreaneans (featuring Paul Haig) and Mower. Plus there another astonishing live show from Attrition, with support from The Shanklin Freak Show, Greenhaus and Highrise.
(16 April, 2007)

News - previews of two new European releases: Elektrisch! (Vol.2) and the new album from Days of Fate - Traffic.
(16 April, 2007)

Dependent Special Tribute update with 19 new Music Reviews including 5 new !DSO Recommended! releases, covering new, recent and older material from Seabound, Insekt, Rotersand, Stromkern, Auto Aggression, Edge of Dawn, Suicide Commando, Girls Under Glass, Fractured, Dioxyde, Ivory Frequency and loads more
(20 March, 2007)

New Gig Review of Nine Inch Nails at Brixton Academy with support coming from Ladytron. Plus an archive interview with Void Construct.
(20 March, 2007)

Dependent label boss Stefan Herwig explains his decision to close the label in 2007.
(20 March, 2007)

More housekeeping, updating links (eg Links), correcting typos (eg Cleen), etcetera, etcetera, etcetera...
(4 March, 2007)

Some housekeeping, updating links, correcting typos, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera...
(19 January, 2007)

It had been a quiet few months on the gig front, so best way to make up for the drought was to pack in fourteen bands in little more than a week. This was done easily via the following... Black Celebration VIII provided plenty of website content in the form of Suicide Commando, XPQ-21, Psyche, Knifeladder, V2A, Deathboy and more. My first opportunity to sample Bill (FLA, Delerium, etc) Leeb's Conjure One project live was a no-brainer, plus the welcome return of Paul (OMD) Humphries and Claudia (Propaganda) Brücken's Onetwo project. See the A-Z of Gig Reviews for full band and gig details. Happy New Year!
(7 January, 2007)

Some cross-linking added to older reviews (to newer stuff) to make the most of the hyperlinking internetisphere...
(17 November, 2006)

Clocks going back update... new Music Reviews including: Dismantled's Breed To Death EP, John Foxx's Modern Art (Best of), a couple from Mind.In.A.Box (Certainty and second album Dreamweb), plus new release Imaginary Life - an impressive career-spanning 148 minute DVD from Psyche.
(29 October, 2006)

In depth coverage of this year's Infest Festival with a review of every one of the fourteen artists performing, illustrated for your satisfaction with exclusive photographs. Plus an interview with one of the UK's most distinctive acts Mechanical Cabaret.
(17 September, 2006)

Just a quick update for now: the addition of a Live Review of John Foxx and Rubicks at The Scala in London at the end of last month.
(11 August, 2006)

Second update for this month: there's an exclusive interview with Tik+Tok; a bunch of Music Reviews including: Tik+Tok's first release in 20 years, the new album from Mechanical Cabaret, intelligent industrial from Interlace, surprisingly good French synthpop from Foretaste and ambient elecronica from Ras.Al.Ghul. Then there's our offer of a terrific free(!) interview CD with Attrition featuring tracks from their 25th Anniversary album.
(24 July, 2006)

More label details added to the Links Page.
(24 July, 2006)

Hot town: summer in the city... so it must be festival time. Review of the 2006 O2 Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park featuring Depeche Mode, Goldfrapp and Thomas Dolby, plus the almightly live return of industrial legends Nitzer Ebb with brutal support from Terence Fixmer. Full details can be found on the Gig Reviews page as usual.
(15 July, 2006)

A varied selection of new music reviews. Includes the astonishing 2002 Wiser album from Halou - latest entry into the rarifired DSO Recommended league. Plus signature Jon Black album Sci-Fi Music, a Yellow6 compilation/remix album, and DJ Vadim contributes to The Bug's musical take on Coppola's The Conversation. See Music Reviews for more.
(15 July, 2006)

Review of Apoptygma Berzerk live in London. Norway outfit tour their latest album You And Me Against The World, but has the rockier sound ruined earlier electro classics?
(4 June, 2006)

Interview with 80's cult legends b-Movie! This interview was published when original members Steve Hovington and Paul Statham first got back together in the summer of 2004. This is the first time the complete, unedited interview has been published, and it takes in their entire career and plans for the future. See the Interviews page for more
(29 May, 2006)

More Music Reviews encompassing a-ha's eighth album Analogue, Covenant's 2000 Synergy live album and Box Set live video, plus Suicide Commando's Face Of Death single. See the Music Reviews page for more details
(15 May, 2006)

Review of this year's Elektrofest in London featuring: De/Vision/[:SITD:]/Iris/Client/The Modern/Tik + Tok/Greenhaus/Suzerain. Plus Return of the Robots! Exclusive download video clips of Tik + Tok at Elektrofest 2006. See Downloads for more. Plus more links added to the Links Page (surprisingly)
(15 May, 2006)

New Gig Reviews taking in Depeche Mode at Wembley Arena (with support from The Bravery), 80s faves a-ha return supported by Protocol, Sigur Ros with Amiina, Mechanical Cabaret and Trademark at Madame Jo Jo's, plus the Arctic Cricle Orchestra at the Dan Flavin Exhibition at the Hayward Gallery as part of Ether 2006. Check Gig Reviews for all the details
(16 April, 2006)

A shed load of Music Reviews some new, some old, some well-known, some obscure... including: Altered States, Deathsquad, Diefenbach, The Pain Machinery, Temposhark, Ultraviolence, Random (02) mixes of Gary Numan and Velvet Acid Christ. See the Music Reviews page for the full SP.
(25 February, 2006)

New Music Reviews of: Trademark, Matt Williamson and label compilations Masonic (Hymen) and Septic V (Dependent). Check out the Music Reviews page for details
(27 December, 2005)

New Gig Reviews featuring: Goldfrapp in Brighton, Nouvelle Vague and Hanne Hukkleberg in London, plus Make Mine Music label event featuring: Yellow6/Portal/July Skies/Epic45 in Sheffield. See the Gig Reviews page for full details.
(27 December, 2005)

New CD Reviews of: Jon Black, Pride and Fall and Lionrock. Check out the Music Reviews page for more details
(23 October, 2005)

New CD Reviews of: Chemlab, Hanzel und Gretyl, Munkie, and Irdial~Discs compilation There Are Far Too Many Fools Following Too Many Rules. Check out Music Reviews for full SP
(16 July, 2005)

Several new labels added to the Links page
(16 July, 2005)

New Gig Reviews featuring: Elektrofest 2005: Visage/Girls Under Glass/LoweEinstürzende Neubauten, plus Dependent Double Bill: Seabound/Pride & Fall in London. See the Gig Reviews page for full details.
(26 June, 2005)

New audio, video downloads added: Hexstatic, Schneider TM, The Herbaliser and One Self (feat. DJ Vadim). Plus new Downloads A-Z Index added too.
(26 June, 2005)

New format Index including Google search facility to search the extensive DSO database.
(26 June, 2005)

New Live Reviews: Either 2005 featuring: Dieter Moebius and Michael Rother, Githead, They Came From The Starts, I Saw Them, James Ray, In The Nursery and The Killers. Music: See the Gig Reviews page for details.
(26 April, 2005)

New Music Reviews featuring: Coil, Delerium, Flesh Field, Dave Gahan, John Merricks Remains, Mechanical Cabaret and The Nine. See the Music Reviews page for full details.
(26 April, 2005)

New reviews of releases from Front 242, The Galan Pixs, Mind.In.A.Box(R), S.ink, Silence Is Sexy(R) and Suicide Commando. See the Music Reviews page for details.
(7 February, 2005)

Free Amon Tobin audio and video downloads from the new soundtrack to the Splinter Cell computer game. More on the Promo page.
(7 February, 2005)

Reviews of releases from Blaubac, In The Nursery(R), Rotersand, Portal(R), Seabound and VNV Nation. See the Music Reviews page for details.
(5 January, 2005)

Live reviews of electronic legends The Human League,featuring support from Trademark, plus the Beastie Boys assault Wembley Arena. See the Gig Reviews page for details.
(5 January, 2005)

New reviews of album releases from Attrition, Dream Into Dust and Daniel Myer projects Haujobb and Clear Vision. See the Music Reviews page for details.
(16 November, 2004)

Catching up with Live Reviews, so we've a big bunch including the first ever live gig of One Two (featuring OMD's Paul Humphreys and Propaganda's Claudia Brucken), Duran Duran, Goldfrapp, Wolfsheim, Silence Is Sexy, Trademark, Mothboy, Broadcast, plus Elektrofest 2004 featuring Greenhaus, Ju Ju Babies and Schmoof. Jim McLennan also takes a nostalgic look back to the first ever Infest Festival in 1998.
(16 November, 2004)

Reviews of releases from Front Line Assembly, Snog, In The Nursery, Dismantled, Kinetik, plus the 4mg compilation Melodies & Structures. See the Music Reviews page for details.
(2 August, 2004)

Free Ninja Tune audio and video streams on the Promo page including Hexstatic, Jaga Jazzist and Coldcut.
(12 April, 2004)

Reviews of new releases from Kraftwerk, Karl Bartos, Seabound, The Id, Cylobotnia, plus compilations Septic IV and Latitude. Check the Music Reviews page for the full list.
(12 April, 2004)

Live reviews of Radiohead and Asian Dub Foundation at Earls Court, London added to the Gig Reviews section.
(8 December, 2003)

CD Reviews of new releases from Decoy, Delerium, Empusae, Greenhaus, Freudstein, Gardenbox, H.I.V.+, Sci-Fi Industries, and Void Construct. Check the Music Reviews page for the full list.
(23 November, 2003)

New Gig Reviews (and photos) of Karl Bartos with support from Client, plus a screening of Depeche Mode's 101 (feat. Andy Fletcher, D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus). Check the Gig Reviews page for the full list.
(23 November, 2003)

New Gig Reviews (and photos) including John Foxx, Greenhaus, Zan Lyons, Swarf and Martina Topley-Bird. Plus an extensive report of Infest 2003 featuring: VNV Nation, God Module, Hypnoskull, Seabound, Tarmvred, Culture Kultür, S.I.T.D., Needle Sharing and more!
Check the Gig Reviews page for the full list.
(18 October, 2003)

Twenty new live artists reviews (plus photos) including Karl Bartos, Martin Gore, Dave Gahan, John Foxx - Cathedral Oceans InstallationThrobbing Gristle - TG24 Screening, Robert Marlow, Matthew Herbert, Erasure, James Lidell, Ju Ju Babies and Mechanical Cabaret. Plus the DefCon 2 Launch Party featuring: Action Directe, The Sepia and Interlock and more!
Check the Gig Reviews page for the full list.
(7 September, 2003)

Interviews with John Foxx, In The Nursery and Stephan Groth of Apoptygma Berzerk
(20 July, 2003)

Twelve new CD reviews including: TarmvredSomatic Responses, HydraMale or Female, Kinetik, Cabaret Voltaire, New Mind, plus the Club Bizarre 2 compilation and more. See the Music Reviews page for the full list of titles.
(20 July, 2003)

Fourteen new CD reviews including: Male or Female, Conjure One, Suicide Commando, In The Nursery, Kinetik, Devour Ensemble, plus the This Is Hardcore, Atkion Mekanik, Electro-Fiction and Septic III compilations and more. See the Music Reviews page for the full list of titles
(10 March, 2003)

Reviews and photos of electroclashers The Droyds and Daniel Myer's Clear Vision at The Mean Fiddler, London
(17 January, 2003)

Fifteen new live artists reviews (plus photos) including Cinematic Orchestra, Komputer live at Spitalfields Market, in the US: Lords of Acid and My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult, a report of the Mute Irregular #9 featuring: Richard H. Kirk, Appliance, Vic 20 plus DJ sets from Alison Goldfrapp, Daniel Miller and Client. Plus Schneider TM, Max Tundra and Cursor Miner.
Check the Gig Reviews page for the full list
(6 December, 2002)

Eleven new CD reviews including: John Foxx, VNV Nation, Apoptygma Berzerk, Mechanical Cabaret, Hocico, Railgun, Sulpher and more. See the Music Reviews page for the complete list
(10 November, 2002)

New live reviews including the return of Sheep on Drugs, plus a report of The Big Chill festival at Eastnor Castle featuring: Fila Brazilia, Giles Peterson, Gotan Project and Different Drummer Soundsystem. Check the Gig Reviews page for full list
(21 September, 2002)

New Gig Reviews including Susumu Yokota, Rothko, plus a report of the Dark Jubilee Festival featuring: VNV Nation, S.P.O.C.K., L'ame Immortelle, Monosect, In Strict Confidence, Dust, Angel Bomb. Check the Gig Reviews page for full list
(13 July, 2002)

Thirteen new CD reviews including: Accessory, 2 by bukowski, Swarf, Yellow6, Greenhaus, Inertia, Wave and more. See the Music Reviews page for the full list.
(20 April, 2002)

A bunch of new gig reviews (plus photos) including: Aphex Twin, Ladytron, Amp, Apoptygma Berzerk, Assemblage 23, Funker Vogt, Yellow6, Portal, 2 by bukowski, Lucky DragonsXPQ-21, Pluxus, July Skies, FüxaNo Comment, Echo Image, Microprocessor, and Seize. See the Gig Reviews page for the complete list
(21 March, 2002)

New CD reviews including: Culture Kultür, In The Nursery, Ivory Frequency, Maruta Kommand, Seabound, S.P.O.C.K. and VNV Nation. See the Music Reviews page for the complete list
(21 March, 2002)

New CD reviews including: Delerium, VNV Nation, Jared Louche, Cesium:137, Adam and the Ants, Mr Scruff, Boshetunmay and Deathsquad
(17 February, 2002)

Yet more gig reviews. This time, we've live reports of Ladytron, Goldfrapp, Alec Empire, Assemblage 23, Zan Lyons, cut.rate.box and Olympic Lifts. See the Gig Reviews page for the complete list
(10 February, 2002)

Twelve new live band reviews including Depeche Mode, Fad Gadget, Björk, Matmos, SMP plus Black Celebration III featuring Covenant, Sulpher, Haloblack, Leech Woman, The Borg, Synthetic and Freudstein. See the Gig Reviews page for the complete list
(9 January, 2002)

New gig reviews including John Foxx, S.P.O.C.K., Yellow 6, Loft, The Double Life of Véronique, and Infest 2001 featuring: Covenant, Dive, Suicide Commando, Beborn Beton, P.A.L., Monolith, Icon of Coil, and more. See the gig reviews page for the full list
(30 November, 2001)

Sixteen new live band reviews including Depeche Mode, Appliance, Bridge and Tunnel, Flowchart, Ryo-co, Funker Vogt, Mesh, Cartagia, Global Noise Attack, ndot and more, plus The Big Chill festival. See the gig reviews page for the full list
(25 September, 2001)

New CD reviews including: Ammo, Boole, db2, Karda Estra, Faithful Dawn, man(i)kin, Narcissus Pool, VNV Nation, Whitberggurdjieffouspenskimarinettiwhite and compilations from Cryonica, Dystopian, Cyberpolis, and Vitamin
Plus Black Celebration live at Club Noir in London
(1 February, 2001)

New CD reviews including: Alphastone, Boards of Canada, Flowchart, The Galan Pixs, Insides, Kid Spatula, Plone, µ-ziq, Yellow 6 and the Dependent Records sampler Septic
(14 January, 2001)

Review of Maxdmyz, Greenhaus, Mechanical Cabaret and Theda live in London
(14 January, 2001)

DSO Project band Wave announce work with haujobb, man(i)kin and Mark Cousins 
(14 January, 2001)

Complete the DSO overhaul questionnaire and you could WIN loads of music and film goodies! 
(6 January, 2001)

Review of VNV Nation, The Strand and Yolibet live in Phoenix, USA
(11 December, 2000)

Twenty, yes 20, new live artist reviews (and photos) including Faust, haujobb, In The Nursery, Capitol K, Jega, Kid Spatula, Michael Nyman, Alex Paterson, Michael Rother and Deiter Moebius and more. See the gig reviews page for the full list
(23 November, 2000)

Review of Apoptygma Berzerk and VNV Nation live at Vynyl in Los Angeles, USA
(6 October, 2000)

Exclusive interview with British techno industrial exponents man(i)kin
(14 September, 2000)

Review and photos of Attrition and Greenhaus live at the Underworld in London
(14 September, 2000)

Extensive report and exclusive photos of the InFest 2000 festival featuring: In Strict Confidence/VNV Nation/Ultraviolence/Synapscape/Imminent/MS Gentur/Project X and more
(8 September, 2000)

Review of the Granular Synthesis Noisegate installation at the NMPFT in Bradford
(8 September, 2000)

Review and photos of Ken Ishii and Speedy J at ULU, London
(31 August, 2000)

Review and photos of Inertia, The Galan Pixs (UK debut) and The Nine at Underworld, London
(31 August, 2000)

Review  and photos of Mouse on Mars, and Pram at ULU, London
(31 August, 2000)

New CD reviews including: Covenant, Mortal, Node, Sound Smith, Takshaka, Orbital, plus Russian Gothic Project label, Endorphine label, and Front 242 tribute compilations
(31 August, 2000)

News on the new Wave (DSO project band) album, Tokyo Dub Cafe and the official launch of a fourth DSO audio project - VCS.
(31 August, 2000)

Loads of new label and resource links added to the audio links page
(31 August, 2000)

Review of Clan of Xymox, In The Nursery, Diary of Dreams, Killing Miranda, Greenhaus, Altered States, Mechanical Cabaret and Faces of Sarah at the Gotham festival at Astoria 2
(21 June, 2000)

Review of Wire at The Garage
(21 June, 2000)

Review of Broadcast, Plone and Magnetaphone at The Scala
(21 June, 2000)

Review of David Toop and Jeff Noon at the ICA
(21 June, 2000)

Updates to the Promo page
(21 June, 2000)

Review of the Sonic Boom event in London featuring Scanner, Pan sonic and FM Einheit
(16 May, 2000)

Review of the onedotzero VJ event at the ICA featuring Japan's Prince Tongha and the UK's Hexstatic
(16 May, 2000)

Review of Ash Ra Tempel, Julian Cope and Coil at The Royal Festival Hall
(16 May, 2000)

Loads of new CD reviews including: Convulsion, Folksongs For The Afterlife, Project Pitchfork, Pacifica, plus every VNV Nation album and single reviewed!
(16 May, 2000)

A full report on the Easter Bank Holiday Elektrofest event featuring: Mesh, Evil's Toy, Hexedene, Angels & Agony, Intra-venus, man(i)kin, The Borg, The Nine and a certain Sigue Sigue Sputnik.
(28 April, 2000)

Updates on the DSO project bands including a new page dedicated to the Wave project and details on how to obtain the new Wave album exclusively from DSO.
(28 April, 2000)

Live reviews of Laika and Capitol K in London.
(11 April, 2000)

Five new CD reviews: Kraftwerk, In The Nursery, Amethyst, 6th Sense Approach and These Crimson Dreams
(11 April, 2000)

Check out the new Promo page for details on FREE club entry for DSO enthusiasts!
(15 March, 2000)

A gig review of The High Llamas live in Osaka, Japan.
(15 March, 2000)

A hypnotic and stunning blend of audio and video hits Kendal with - :zoviet*france: and Ryoji Ikeda playing live. An exclusive review by Jonathan Sharp of Bio-Tek, Hexedene and C-Tec fame.
(23 February, 2000)

Two new gig reviews - The Beta Band and Krautrockers Deiter Moebius and Michael Rother do battle with Dead Voices on Air.
(8 February, 2000)

Two new CD reviews The Contino Sessions by Death in Vegas and the first DSO project band CD by BIOsonic.
(8 February, 2000)

Details on how to buy the first DSO project band CD - Northern Plains by BIOsonic (independent review coming soon!). Plus additions to the Links page.
(11 January, 2000)

Twelve new CD reviews including Faithful Dawn, Laptop, Bill Laswell, Lead Into Gold, Moby and Nekromantik. See the music reviews page for the full list
(10 January, 2000)

A full review of Flag Promotions' night of UK industrial acts at London's Astoria 2, including Cubanate, VNV Nation, Leech Woman, and Saints of Eden. Merry Christmas!
(21 December, 1999)

Thirteen, yes 13, new live bands reviewed including Mouse on Mars, Death in Vegas, C-Tec, Covenent, FX Randomiz, Inertia and more. See the gig reviews page for the full list
(26 November, 1999)

Brief updates to the Projects and BIOsonic pages to reflect recent events
(3 November, 1999) 

DSO Privacy Statement added to site
(28 October, 1999) 

DSO project band BIOsonic launch their debut album in Kent, and the following day Philip Glass performs his new score for the 1931 Dracula film at the NFT - a pretty good weekend all round really. Reviews of both added to the gig reviews page
(27 October, 1999)

Digital folk for the new millennium anyone? A review of Italian band Ataraxia added to the gig reviews page
(18 October, 1999)

Plug for BIOsonic gig added to DSO Projects page
(20 September, 1999)

Launch of new Audio section to DSO website
(1 September, 1999)


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