Day: June 3, 2021

Cult New Wave/Post-Punk Band DE PRESS has Reissued Two Legendary Albums

A product of the ’80s, ‘Block To Block’ (1981) is the breakthrough and debut album by Norwegian/Polish new wave cult heroes De Press (Andrej Nebb, Ola Snortheim, and Jørn Christensen). Like its successor, ‘Product’, the album was produced by John Leckie and De Press. Both albums are now being re-released by Apollon Records on vinyl and CD.  What is […]

Stefan Schmidt Talks VAN CANTO’s New Album, Creative Process & Future Goals

German a capella metal masters VAN CANTO return with their energetic Rakkatakka-power and are set to release their eighth inimitable offering, ‘To The Power Of Eight’, on June 4, 2021, via Napalm Records. We talked to mastermind Stefan Schmidt about their newest material and many more in an enchanting interview. CVLT: Hello, Stefan! Van […]

Watch 1st Trailer of Mamoru Hosoda’s Highly-Anticipated Animation ‘Belle’

One of the most-anticipated animations of the year comes from Mamoru Hosoda, the acclaimed auteur behind ‘The Girl Who Leapt Through Time’, ‘Wolf Children’, ‘The Boy and the Beast’, and most recently, the Oscar-nominated ‘Mirai’. He’s now returning with ‘Belle’, which is set for a July release in Japan and now the first […]

Noise/Math Rock Trio LOWER AUTOMATION Announce Self-Titled Debut Album & New Single ‘Combover’

Three years following the release of their critically acclaimed second EP “Shoebox Companion”, Chicago’s noise/math-rock trio Lower Automation is now ready to release their first and self-titled full-length album. Set for release on July 12 via Zegema Beach Records, this new effort features 10 new tracks that show Lower Automation constantly pushing the envelope by offering an explosive, frenetic, and inventive […]