After the unexpected success of his 2016 CIRCUIT3 debut ‘siliconchipsuperstar’, Peter Fitzpatrick bought some more synths and followed up in 2019 with ‘The Value Of Everything & The Price Of Nothing’, a dystopian Howard Jones album fashioned from the roots of Synth Britannia.
Indeed, the most Howie sounding of its tracks ‘The Rain’ has been issued a single, complete with a host of remixes. CIRCUIT3 uses ‘The Rain’ as a metaphor to embrace all emotions in life. Continue Reading ›
With the release of their excellent breakthrough album ‘Fragment’ on MFS in Autumn 2018, STOLEN solidified their position leading the new generation of Chinese artists combining East and West.
Having already done so in Europe, STOLEN were due to open for NEW ORDER again in Spring 2020 in Japan but with the escalating corona crisis, these dates along with an extensive tour of China were cancelled and the band was forced into lockdown for over six weeks. Continue Reading ›
Inspired by real life events happening right now, Glenn Gregory and Martyn Ware have presented a video for a new song ‘Clouds Or Mountains?’. However, keen HEAVEN 17 fans may have noticed that it sounds familiar.
‘Clouds Or Mountains?’ was previewed alongside ‘Pray’, ‘Illumination’, ‘Unseen’ and ‘Captured’ as part of a work-in-progress sampler for the long awaited new HEAVEN 17 album ‘Not For Public Broadcast’... Continue Reading ›
Despite his name, Zachery Allan Starkey is not the son of Ringo Starr but a New York based technopop artist with a love of NEW ORDER.
Indeed, he was invited to open for NEW ORDER during their ‘Music Complete’ tour in North America in 2016. Starkey has been working hard on his new long player ‘Fear City’. Force’ is the third song to be previewed from ‘Fear City’ and is a powerful collaboration with Bernard Sumner of NEW ORDER featuring his signature Italo-influenced sequencing. Continue Reading ›
Gabi Delgado, lead singer with DAF, has sadly passed away at the age of 61; the news was announced by his band mate Robert Görl on social media.
Born in Andalusia in Spain, Delgado’s family moved to West Germany to escape the Fascist regime under General Franco. Delgado and Görl met in 1978 as regulars of the punk club Ratinger Hof in Düsseldorf; there they formed DAF with their basic ideas shaped by Delgado doing vocals accompanied by a Stylophone and Görl playing drums. Continue Reading ›