Enlightening conversations with some of our favorite artists residing in the realms of darkwave, synthpop and industrial.
We’re drawing the curtains and entering the shadowlands on today’s episode, as we revisit Peak Time interviews with some of our favorite purveyors of moody and murky sounds. Enigmatic singer Zola Jesus expounds on the trauma and beauty involved in her recent _Okovi_record, while her Sacred Bones labelmate Luis Vasquez (aka The Soft Moon) deconstructs his post-punk deconstructions. Goth-pop superstar Robert Alfons of TR/ST opens Pandora’s box, Heather Gabel of Chicago industrial duo HIDE discusses screaming it all out and Hether Fortune heals her demons under the guise of Wax Idols. Also on today’s show: Stuart Argabright of Ike Yard and Black Rain discusses the fertile musical climate of New York in the late ’70s and early ’80s and Fade Kainer talks everything from selling punk shirts on St. Marks Place to ditching metal bands to start industrial duo Statiqbloom.