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BRÜCKEN FROESE Beginn

One is a former member of TANGERINE DREAM and son of electronic music pioneer Edgar, while the other is best known for her being part of PROPAGANDA, ACT and ONETWO. ‘Beginn’ sees the first results of a new collaboration between Jerome Froese and Claudia Brücken. It’s plainly obvious to the listener that ‘Beginn’ has had a lot of time and love invested in it; it is immaculately produced and Brücken has never sounded better. Continue Reading ›

CHVRCHES Love Is Dead

Having delivered the decent second album that LITTLE BOOTS, LA ROUX, LADYHAWKE or HURTS never managed, can CHVRCHES’ continue the upward momentum with their third album ‘Love Is Dead’? With the kaleidoscopic lead single ‘Get Out’ and its supreme singalong showcasing Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Docherty in full bouncy Taylor mode, nothing more than their most overt pop statement to date can be expected. Continue Reading ›

A Short Conversation with STEVE JANSEN

Steve Jansen has been very busy of late over the last 12 months with projects involving both music and photography. In 2015, the one-time drummer of JAPAN published ‘Through A Quiet Window’, a book of his photos taken between 1978-1991. He kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about the genesis of his new album ‘Corridor’ and ‘Through A Quiet Window’ while also shedding light on the perception of JAPAN as a band at the height of their artistic success. Continue Reading ›

JOHNNY JEWEL Themes for Television

A year after the ‘Twin Peaks‘ revival series took the ever expectant fans on a journey of weird and wonderful rediscovery of all things Lynchian, the man behind CHROMATICS, Johnny Jewel, surprises his audiences with a long player designed to paint the alternative backdrop and his story of the cult series. Having performed in the Roadhouse during the very premiere of the cult show by Lynch, with ‘Shadow’ exactly a year ago, Jewel celebrates the anniversary with a twenty one track double album. Continue Reading ›

On Tour with RODNEY CROMWELL

Touring can be tricky for independent acts, who can often be juggling day jobs and domestic commitments while suffering for their art. But the ‘Ohm From Ohm’ tour saw RODNEY CROMWELL, THE FRIXION, NATURE OF WIRES and VIEON undertake a two part six date jaunt. “Lloyd from THE FRIXION got in touch and said he was putting together something and would I want to be involved” said RODNEY CROMWELL mainman Adam Cresswell... Continue Reading ›

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