Stay tuned for details about the general release of The Complete Present Moment, Volume One: the digital archive of the first three TPM albums, plus bonus tracks – previously only available as a limited edition exclusively for supporters of the 2015 TPM Indiegogo campaign.
The Present Moment‘s return to Europe in the summer of 2015, with a performance at Wave-Gotik-Treffen: Saturday May 23, Stadtbad – Leipzig, Germany – images
“Where the light is brightest the shadows are deepest” – Wolfgang Goethe
It was the first decade of the new millennium, and the darkwave, gothic, and industrial communities of Los Angeles were enjoying what was arguably the golden era of their “scene.” The epicenter was Hollywood. It was a celebratory and decadent time. Download the archives now.
“CRUEL is something of a dark night of the soul for The Present Moment’s Scott Milton. … It’s that honesty that makes these hazy synthpop gems feel so right, the tacit admission that baring one’s self isn’t easy, and can be both bracing and offputting by turns …”
One of I Die: You Die’s Top 25 of 2014.
“… appealed to our predilection for forward thinking takes on classic synth tropes … deftly tread the line between the sterility and of mid-eighties EBM and post-industrial and the melody and warmth of classic electropop … the project is set to join their fellow artists in the Los Angeles synth scene in the international spotlight.” – ID:UD’s Dozen: Acts You Should Know