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Introducing KARIN MY

The Electricity Club first spotted Swedish songstress Karin My singing with veteran combo TWICE A MAN on their 2015 poignant environmental catastrophe warning ‘High In The Clouds’. Meanwhile she also contributed to two covers ‘The Man in Grey’ and ‘Just A Sound In The Night’ on Cold War Night Life’s ‘Heresy: A Tribute To RATIONAL YOUTH’ compendium in 2016. But with ‘The Silence’, she releases the first truly great song of 2019. Continue Reading ›

TINY MAGNETIC PETS The Politburo Disco EP

An interim collection of tracks before TINY MAGNETIC PETS’ third album 'The Point Of Collapse' is released, ‘The Politburo Disco’ EP follows on on the Dublin trio's previous Cold War themed offerings ‘The NATO Alphabet’ and ‘Stalingrad’ released in 2016 and 2014 respectively. A wealth of quality material emerged from those standalone statements of interregnum. Following on as part of a trilogy, ‘The Politburo Disco’ EP is no different. Continue Reading ›

CONNY PLANK The Potential Of Noise

‘The Potential Of Noise’ is a touching insight into the late Conny Plank, undoubtedly one of the most innovative and important studio exponents in popular music. Directed by his son Stephan with Reto Caduff, the film sees him embarking on a journey to rediscover his father’s impact and his importance in music history. As the studio in the converted farmhouse in Wolperath was also the family home, Stephan grew up around the artists who his father worked with. Continue Reading ›

THIRD NOISE PRINCIPLE Formative North American Electronica 1975-1984

'Third Noise Principle' is the latest instalment of the ‘Close To The Noise Floor’ compilations and follows the two previous Cherry Red releases, which rather wonderfully rounded up collections of rare, formative and experimental electronic music from both the UK and Europe. Helpfully described as "Part primitive rave, part synthesiser porn, part history lesson", this time round sees the location moving across the Atlantic to explore the North American and Canadian electronic music scene. Continue Reading ›

DUBSTAR Interview

Now a duo comprising Sarah Blackwood and Chris Wilkie, with the guitarist now taking on main songwriting duties, ‘One’ is DUBSTAR's first new album for eighteen years. Long standing fans who loved the long playing trilogy of ‘Disgraceful’, ‘Goodbye’ and ‘Make It Better’ have had nothing but praise for ‘One’. Sarah Blackwood and Chris Wilkie kindly chatted to The Electricity Club over their usual cup of tea about how the two of them became ‘One’… Continue Reading ›

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