[Listen] Wolvon’s new EP “Notice/Cymbals”

December 8, 2015

Groningen-based noise-rock trio and Incubate alumni Wolvon have just released a new cassette EP “Notice / Cymbals” featuring two new tracks. Wolvon’s sound is characterized by heavy guitars, distortion, crushing drums, and catchy, reverberated vocals, all enveloped remarkably in a dreampop soundscape. These bearded men from Groningen have a unique, winning sound of their own. […]

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Our tips for Summer Darkness festival

July 26, 2013

It’s summer over here in the Netherlands, and that means loads of festivals. Loads. So we try to help you guys by picking the festivals and artists we’re going to see or would recommend you to check out. Summer Darkness festival in Utrecht starts today, and as we’ve our own pretty dark line-up with Immortal, […]

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[Listen] New Pop.1280 song – ‘Lights Out’

June 14, 2013

One of our favourite records of 2012 was The Horror by violent post-punkers Pop.1280 on the great Sacred Bones record label. And now they’ve announced a new one called, Imps of Perversion, which hints at the fact that they probably still have the same bleak and harsh points of view. The first thing you can hear […]

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[Win] 2×2 Tickets for Here’s your Future #2 with Widowspeak, Traumahelikopter, Mozes and the Firstborn and more @013, April 28th

April 12, 2013

Two years ago 013 organized an evening for post-punk, surf, noise and garage called Here’s Your Future, which is a pretty arrogant name. Who are they to tell us what the future is? Well, they got the last laugh because artists such as Ty Segall and Cloud Nothings (which they both had in 2011!) are now established […]

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[Win] 2×2 tickets for Maria Minerva + Eklin at Ekko

January 24, 2013

  Thanks to Ekko we are once again able to give away tickets to one of their shows. On the 31st of January Maria Minerva will perform in Utrecht and we have the honor to give away 2 x 2 tickets. Maria Minerva, aka Maria Juur, is an Estian born post-punk artist currently signed to LA-based label Not […]

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[Watch] What’s On: B’dum B’dum – a special about Buzzcocks and Magazine (1978)

October 2, 2012

Photo by Sas Schilten If you enjoyed the closing act on Incubate this year, the godfathers of punk rock: Buzzcocks, you might want to check out this video. Regional events and entertainment magazine programme ‘What’s On‘ (North-West England) broadcasted a special about the English punk (rock) group Buzzcocks and (post-)punk band Magazine on July 21st, […]

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ULTRA2012 : Minny Pops + guests city marathon

February 7, 2012

The post-punk era of 1979-83 were one of the most influential times of pop history. Retaining the roots in punk, but more complex and experimental, post-punk constructed the blueprint for modern genres such as gothic rock, industrial, alternative rock and many more. The Dutch collective ULTRA, short for ultramodern, were successfully riding this post-punk wave. […]

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[Watch] Synth Brittania documentary

May 9, 2011

Watch this BBC documentary called Synth Brittania. This documentary follows a generation of post-punk musicians who took the synthesiser from the experimental fringes to the centre of the pop stage. The documentary features the likes of Throbbing Gristle, New Order, The Normal, Human League, Cabaret Voltaire and many more!

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[Watch] Joy Division – Transmission in Playmobil

February 9, 2011

Check out this cool video of playmobil dolls performing Joy Division‘s classic ‘Transmission’ And talking about Joy Division, bass player Peter Hook is set to perform the whole classic Joy Division album ‘Unknown Pleasures’ on a tour together with his band The Light. They are performing at Effenaar (Eindhoven) on May 29 and Paard van […]

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Help out R. Stevie Moore making a new record!

February 7, 2011

Post-punk/lo-fi legend R. Stevie Moore is looking for people to fund his new record. As you can see on a movie he posted on Kickstarter, this will be gratefully rewarded. If you somehow have 1250$ laying around you can even have dinner with Stevie himself! Go to his Kickstarter page here to see the movie […]

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ICYMI: Incubate Arcade 2014

December 18, 2015

With the year coming to an end, here’s another trip down memory lane – a lovely, detailed look back at the Incubate Arcade of 2014, courtesy of Zuraida Buter. [View the story “Incubate Arcade 2014 ” on Storify]

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