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Last updated 28.02.04

[ 28.12.2003 ] - «Aerodynamik» - full official information

As we informed by EMI MUSIC, Kraftwerk will release their second new single «Aerodynamik» on March 15th, 2004 (via Capitol/EMI). Single will be available in two formats: CD Maxi single (cat. no. 5482082) and 12" Vinyl (cat. no. 5482046).



[01] Aerodynamik (Kling Klang Radio Mix)
[02] Aerodynamik (Kling Klang Dynamix)
[03] Aerodynamik (Alex Gopher/Etienne De Crecy Dynamik Mix)
[04] Aerodynamik (Francois K. Aero Mix)

Info submitted by EMI MUSIC.

[ 24.02.2004 ] - Confirmed: Kraftwerk will play in Russia in June!!!

Kraftwerk in Russia!!!
Kraftwerk in Russia!!!

We are proud to present you long-awaited news, now 100% confirmed by promoters: German electronic legends Kraftwerk will play 2 shows in Russia for a first time - on June 1st in St. Petersburg (DS «Yubileyny») and on June 3rd in Moscow (DS «Luzhniki»). More details will follow - check our site for updates!

By the way, on February 6th, Kraftwerk played their first concert during WORLD TOUR 2004 - at Helsinki, Finland (Helsingin Jaahalli). Show setlist (more than 2 hrs):

[01] Vocoder intro
[02] The Man-Machine
[03] Expo 2000
[04] Tour de France 2003
[05] Vitamin
[06] Tour de France
[07] Autobahn
[08] The Model
[09] Neon Lights
[10] Sellafield
[11] Radioactivity
[12] Trans Europe Express
[13] Numbers/Computer World
[14] It's More Fun to Compute/Homecomputer
[15] Pocket Calculator
[16] The Robots
[17] Elektro Kardiogramm
[18] Aero Dynamik
[19] Musique Non Stop

Info taken from our own sources.

[ 23.02.2004 ] - Exciting news from Madonna!

Madonna (Grammy 2004)
Madonna (Grammy 2004)

First and most exciting news: seems very possible that Madonna will do new World Tour from Juny till September 2004! Just sit and cross your fingers - maybe this year Madonna visit Russia for the first time!

Second: the US release of «Love Profusion» single is now set for March 2nd. Notice that the «Nothing Fails» mixes will be available on CD only.


CD Maxi

[01] Love Profusion (Blow Up Mix) 6:08
[02] Love Profusion (The Passengerz Club Profusion) 9:34
[03] Love Profusion (Ralphi Rosario House Vocal) 7:29
[04] Love Profusion (Craig J's "Good Vibe" Mix) 7:14
[05] Love Profusion (Ralphi Rosario Big Room Vox) 9:25
[06] Love Profusion (Ralphi Rosario Big Room Dub) 8:57
[07] Nothing Fails (Peter's Lost In Space Mix) 8:36

12" Vinyl Maxi

[01] Love Profusion (The Passengerz Club Profusion) 9:34
[02] Love Profusion (Blow Up Mix) 6:08
[03] Love Profusion (Ralphi Rosario House Vocal) 7:29
[04] Love Profusion (Ralphi Rosario Big Room Dub) 8:57
[05] Love Profusion (The Passengerz Dub Profusion) 8:04
[06] Love Profusion (Craig J's "Good Vibe" Mix) 7:14
[07] Love Profusion (Ralphi Rosario Big Room Vox) 9:25

Third: new book written by Madonna titled «Yakov and the Seven Thieves» will go onsale later this year.

«Yakov and the Seven Thieves
«Yakov and the Seven Thieves

Reading level: Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Viking Childrens Books
ISBN: 0670058874 | All Editions
Price: 19.95 USD

Info taken from various sources.

[ 23.02.2004 ] - Some And One news

And One
And One

Metropolis Records have announced that And One's «Aggressor» set to release for the domestic US market on April 6th, 2004. It will be the same as the European release but without any Copy Protection.

In other news: And One will perform at Swedish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA 2004) ceremony on April 2nd in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Info taken from various sources.

[ 23.02.2004 ] - Oomph!: new single and album

German electro rock band Oomph! released their new album «Wahrheit oder Pflicht» on February 16th, 2004 - via GUN/SUPERSONIC/BMG. Limited Digipak version features 3 bonus tracks and «Augen Auf!» video.

«Wahrheit oder Pflicht»
«Wahrheit oder Pflicht»


[01] Augen Auf! 3:21
[02] Tausend Neue Lugen 3:56
[03] Wenn Du Weinst 4:33
[04] Sex Hat Keine Macht 4:19
[05] Dein Weg 3:29
[06] Du Spielst Gott 4:17
[07] Dein Feuer 3:49
[08] Der Strom 3:04
[09] Nichts (Ist Kalter Als Deine Liebe) 4:13
[10] Diesmal Wirst Du Sehn 4:02
[11] Tief In Dir 4:13
[12] Im Licht 4:09

Single «Augen Auf!» was released a month earlier on January 16th, 2004 - via GUN/SUPERSONIC/BMG.

«Augen Auf!»
«Augen Auf!»


[01] Augen Auf! 3:23
[02] Dein Feuer 3:46
[03] Burn Your Eyes* 4:12
[04] Eisbär* 3:59
[05] Augen Auf! 4:34 (Freizeichen Vs. Oomph!-Mix)

* these tracks are on Limited Digipak Edition only.

Info taken from official Oomph! web site.

[ 21.02.2004 ] - Exciting news from Toast Hawaii!

After months of speculation, we can finally reveal that Andy Fletcher has signed a second artist to Toast Hawaii, and they're called Legate X! No other details available at the moment.

In case of our favorite Client: girls are currently working on their second album, provisionally scheduled for a September release on Toast Hawaii. Three new songs were debuted (and well received) at last week's Being Boiled party in London, and the band hope to release a new single in June.

Info taken from official Toast Hawaii web site.

[ 15.02.2004 ] - «Live 2003» - double DVD from Project Pitchfork

«Live 2003» DVD
«Live 2003» DVD

New live Project Pitchfork DVD will be released March 29th (via Candyland). It will be a double DVD entitled «Live 2003», with over 5 hours of material:

- 2 hours of live concert footage
- 17 unreleased video clips
- 4 rare video clips from beginning of Project Pitchfork
- one hidden video
- footage from the road taken on the last tour
- numerous interviews with the band and fans
- «Behind The Scene» and backstage footage
- option of audio-commentary by the band
- concert in 5.1 Dolby surround sound
- 24 pages booklet with tour diary
- special packaging
- PAL Format (Region Code 0)

Info taken from official Project Pitchfork web site.

[ 11.02.2004 ] - Digital single from Dave Gahan!

«A Little Piece»
«A Little Piece»

On February 9th, 2004 Dave Gahan released «A Little Piece (Live At The Olympia Paris)» as digital single from upcoming «Live Monsters» DVD soundtrack. In addition to the MP3 single, the package includes downloadable artwork (cover and disc images, in PDF format) and exclusive photos (previously unpublished high resolution jpeg).

«A Little Piece»
«A Little Piece»

You can buy your own copy via Mute Records web site.

Info submitted by Mute Records.

[ 11.02.2004 ] - «101» SACD has few faults

«101» SACD
«101» SACD

Mute Records confirmed that there are few faults on the «101» SACD (LCDSTUMM101), released on February 2nd. They are aware of the problem, and are working to fix it. Watch the official «101» micro-site for further updates on this situation.

As we were informed earlier, this SACD stopped on «Strangelove» in the middle of track, «Something To Do» isn't playing at all.

By the way, there will be no North American release for this title.

Info submitted by Mute Records.

[ 06.02.2004 ] - New Box Sets from Depeche Mode in March!

As was confirmed by official sources, 3 new Depeche Mode Box Sets (Cat. no. DMBX4, DMBX5 and DMBX6) holding 18 singles from 1987-2001, will be released on March 29th in Europe through Mute Records and on March 30th in the USA through Rhino Records. It will be following sets of singles:

DMBX4: «Strangelove», «Never Let Me Down Again», «Behind The Wheel», «Everything Counts (Live)», «Personal Jesus», «Enjoy The Silence»

DMBX5: «Policy Of Truth», «World In My Eyes», «I Feel You», «Walking In My Shoes», «Condemnation», «In Your Room»

DMBX6: «Barrel Of A Gun», «It's No Good», «Home», «Useless», «Only When I Lose Myself», «Dream On»

Info taken from various official sources.

[ 06.02.2004 ] - «Black Cherry» - new single from Goldfrapp

«Black Cherry» single
«Black Cherry» single

British electronic act Goldfrapp will release new single «Black Cherry» on March 1st - via Mute Records.



[01] Black Cherry (Single Mix)
[02] Gone To Earth


[01] Black Cherry (M83 Remix)
[02] Twist (Kurtis Mantronik's Twist and Vac Mix)
[03] Black Cherry (Live in London) (Video)
[04] Twist (Video)


[01] Black Cherry (Lawrence Remix)
[02] Strict Machine (Video)
[03] Utopia (Live in London) (Video)
[04] Utopia (Tom Middleton Cosmos Acid Dub) (Edit)

By the way, Goldfrapp's album «Black Cherry» has just been awarded Gold sales status in the UK with sales of over 100,000. Meanwhile, Goldfrapp have been nominated in this year's Brit Awards for Best British Dance Act. Last year Goldfrapp picked up the MTV Web Award at November's European Music Awards in Edinburgh.

UK Tour (as support band for Duran Duran)

April 2004

11 - Nottingham - Nottingham Arena
13 - London - Wembley Arena
14 - London - Wembley Arena
15 - Glasgow - SECC
17 - Manchester - MEN Arena
18 - Birmingham - NEC
19 - Birmingham - NEC
21 - Manchestesr - MEN Arena
22 - Newcastle - Newcastle Arena

Info submitted by Mute Records.

[ 06.02.2004 ] - Hot releases from Nitzer Ebb!

Nitzer Ebb
Nitzer Ebb

At the end of last month, on January 26th, 2004, novamute (Mute Records sub-label) released Nitzer Ebb «Murderous/Control I'm Here» (Cat. no. 12NOMU 127) - the third and final 12" in remix series of classic Nitzer Ebb trax.


[01] Murderous (Phil Kieran Remix)
[02] Control I'm Here (LFO Remix)

This 12" precedes the Mute's 2 x CD plus DVD retrospective «Body of Work 1984-1997» (Cat. no. CDMUTEL9) set to release on May 10th, 2004.

Info submitted by Mute Records.

[ 06.02.2004 ] - Digital single from Einstürzende Neubauten

On February 2nd, 2004 electro pioneers Einstürzende Neubauten released digital single «Perpetuum Mobile».


[01] Perpetuum Mobile (radio edit)
[02] Ich Gehe Jetzt

In addition to the tracks, a colour printable CD booklet and CD label artwork is available (in PDF format), allowing purchasers to burn the track onto CD and print their own packaging. The single can also be transferred onto an iPod/MP3 player etc. Digital single price - 1.5 pounds.

Info submitted by Mute Records.

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