become as good as Depeche Mode?
The oh-so independent
and impartial Bild, Germanys most famous tabloid paper,
entitled an article about microClocks with these words some time ago.
Since then, the yellow press has been obsessing about this question more than
the band itself. The comparison with the celebrities from Basildon falls short
but still ennobles the band from the Ruhr area (Germany)! Stylistically,
microClocks is rooted in the rock and pop music of the 80s, but likes to
snack from the tree of electronica and industrial. Hence, microClocks is
far from being a plagiarism of well-known artists.
complex arrangements, stomping rhythms and finest synthesizer sounds
with this mixture the last single Is Anybody Out There?
jumped to number 8 of the German Alternative Charts, followed
by news coverage in nearly all relevant scene magazines and daily papers. Big
and small festival and club shows have been performed from the
Mera Luna festival in 2014 with headliners like Within
Temptation and Marilyn Manson to a tour throughout Germany presented by
Sennheiser and intro music magazine.
In 2016, b
releases the album Soon Before Sundown. For the first single
The Edge none other than experienced producer José
Alvarez-Brill (Unheilig, Wolfsheim, De/Vision) came on board. The content of
the new songs focuses on all kinds of pressing social issues loss of
values, wrong ideals, waste of privacy. However, pensive and interpersonal
tones are adopted as well on the new album more than ever
In fact, with this new complete package
microClocks is ready! Ready to enter the club charts with its very
peculiar interpretation of electronic rock, to thrill the festivalgoers, to let
the reviewers marvel and to appear in the yellow press again, at