TRACK PREMIERE: Alpha Boötis Covers “Every Breath You Take”

What we need more of in 2020 is feel-good synth music, and Canadian outfit Alpha Boötis delivers in spades with their cover of The Police’s classic tune “Every Breath You Take.” Their December 11th EP Stowaway Ants will feature two insanely catchy originals, plus this fun cover. Have a listen below! Stowaway Ants EP by… Continue reading TRACK PREMIERE: Alpha Boötis Covers “Every Breath You Take”

AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: “Golgotha” by OTTO KINZEL (ft. SARAH WAPPLER)

Alternative Control is proud to present “Golgotha,” the new song and video by Otto Kinzel.   The guitarist for New Hampshire stoner rockers Dust Prophet, Kinzel teamed up with his bandmate Sarah Wappler to create this six-minute dark synth offering.  Spoiler alert: this material is completely different than Dust Prophet.  Check it out! https://youtu.be/JuukHcP4LWk Kinzel’s new… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: “Golgotha” by OTTO KINZEL (ft. SARAH WAPPLER)

NERD TALK with Damon Hardjowirogo of INFINITY SHRED

Today we have synth player Damon Hardjowirogo of Infinity Shred taking over Nerd Talk, on the day his band releases their new album Forever, a Fast Life.  Ever artistic, they’ve also put out a short film of the same name.  Watch, then read on! Favorite Movie The Warriors My sister first put me on to… Continue reading NERD TALK with Damon Hardjowirogo of INFINITY SHRED

Album Review: Verena von Horsten’s Alien Angel Super Death

In her new album Alien Angel Super Death, solo artist and multi-instrumentalist Verena von Horsten tackles the difficult topic of her brother’s suicide.  The ten synth-rock tracks are dark but still strangely catchy — especially for such a depressing topic.  “Fire” and “The Believer” will definitely be stuck in your head. Working out of New York… Continue reading Album Review: Verena von Horsten’s Alien Angel Super Death