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Permafrost returns with new single + a video 34 years in the making

Permafrost dug into Daryl Bamonte's archives for video material for their new single "Restore Us", and unearthed a some personal footage shot one afternoon in Dallas during Depeche Mode's 1987 Music For The Masses Tour. "Restore Us" also features two remixes: A real gut punching kick ass version by Pyxis and an absolutely fantastic electro-space-journey courtesy of the amazing MAPS (who has of course remixed for both DM and DG in the past). Check out "Restore Us" on your music platform of choice via this link: https://lnk.to/permafrost-restore-us

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Permafrost return with a new single Closed Eyes

Back in early March we announced the new single from Permafrost, “Femme Fatale”. Picking up from where they left, they now have just released “Closed Eyes”. Yet another hit single that will ring not only a bell, but an entire orchestra with all fans of goth and post-punk from the 80’s. Frode Heggdal Larsen, Kåre Steinsbu, Robert Heggdal, Trond Tornes, and our old pal Daryl Bamonte managed to channel The Cure, The Mission UK, Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Cult and Bauhaus (to name a few) into a fresh new track that evokes all that glory from those goth and post-punk days. To...

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The Third Chimpanzee Remixed

In what sounds like a gruesome laboratory experiment gone wrong, Martin's next release will be The Third Chimpanzee Remixed. The release features ten tracks in all and comes on double 12" coloured vinyl, CD and a double green vinyl version limited to 400 copies exclusive to Bleep.com. That one is already sold out. The tracks are, using the vinyl issue: Side A Howler (ANNA Remix)Mandrill (Barker Remix Side B: Capuchin (Wehbba Remix)Vervet (JakoJako Remix)Howler (Kanding Ray Remix) Side C: Howler (The Exaltics Remix)Mandrill (Rrose Remix) Side D: Capuchin (Jlin...

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Permafrost release new single

Permafrost is a post-punk band formed by school friends Frode Heggdal Larsen & Kåre Steinsbu in the city of Molde (that was not a typo), Norway, that dates back to 1982. After some on-and-off periods and line-up changes, they could have passed under your radar. But they have new material coming out with Robert Heggdal, Trond Tornes, and Daryl Bamonte completing the line-up. Daryl is no stranger to the Depeche Mode world and was was interviewed by Home (parts 1 and 2 here). Between Oslo, Trondheim, and London, all five of them worked remotely and Permafrost has an album coming up on their...

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Listen to MG’s “Howler”

Mute are giving us another taste of new music from MG! Have a listen to the track "Howler" via the Official Audio video via Mute's YouTube channel. "Howler" is taken from the forthcoming EP, 'The Third Chimpanzee', and will be released 29 via Mute. https://youtu.be/ZpXehVET5jU

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