Motorpsycho – Kingdom of Oblivion

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Nightshift – Zöe

nightshift_zoe_cover_sftds…mmm, “it’s gonna be a long night, with sweet sounds…on the nightshift”. Oh, right. Sorry about that. We’re talking about a different kind of night shift today. Curious? Continue reading

The Notwist – Vertigo Days

Could this be the perfect time for a renaissance of The Notwist? It probably is but if you want to know for sure you will have to read this.    Continue reading

Jim Ghedi – In the Furrows Of Common Place

In the Furrows Of Common Place is the first centerpiece of our 2021 playlists and we think it should be on yours as well. Here is why.
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Album Year List (2020)

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2020, in a lot of ways, was a massive clusterfuck of a year. As it gradually progressed, we were more and more trapped inside. Concerts and festivals were understandably cancelled or indefinitely postponed and with only one proper concert under our collective belts, we here at Sounds from the Dark Side have seen better, more productive and overall happier times. The upside, as always, is the same: at least we still have music. And because staying at home provides with a lot more time to actually sit down and listen to albums, we’ve extended this year’s album lists with an extra ten entries each, giving you even more stuff to check out. Here we go.

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Mr. Bungle – The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo

Eureka! Mr. Bungle is back! We know, it’s not the perfect time to talk about Easter Bunnies while everybody is decorating trees. But when Mike Patton and friends return after 21 years with a re-recording of their 1986 obscure cassette demo we gladly make an exception.    Continue reading