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Author: electricityclub (page 2 of 208)

ZOLA JESUS Okovi

Every now and again an album passes under the radar, being understated and not necessarily given the attention it deserves. But as we are entering the fully autumnal atmospheres, one opus stands out to fulfil the musical void, heading towards the wintery blues. ZOLA JESUS debuted in 2009 with the magnificently underrated 'The Spoils'. Having quickly aligned herself with the Ice Maiden Of Synth, Sweden’s FEVER RAY, who she supported live, Danilova started building a rather faithful fan base. More Inside ›

OMD What Have We Done

In a strong year for albums, OMD have released one of the best of 2017 in ‘The Punishment Of Luxury’ and the campaign continues with a new single and video for one of its highlights ‘What Have We Done’. With a Synthanorma sequence that retains the essence of their KRAFTWERK inspired roots, ‘What Have We Done’ features Paul Humphreys on lead vocals. The life, love and loss lyrics for this waltzing lament came to him after having to put his dog Patsy to sleep. More Inside ›

ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE 2017

With the ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE now running for its third successive year, 2017's  event gathered together another stellar line-up of speakers and performers to celebrate Düsseldorf’s standing as the spiritual home of electronic music. In keeping with the best-selling ‘ELECTRI_CITY - The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music’ book by Rudi Esch which got the ball rolling, its ethos is to reflect on the cultural impact of the city, while providing a platform for both new and veteran artists. More Inside ›

A Short Conversation with VOGON POETRY

After a quick stop at Bethselamin, Swedish synthpopsters VOGON POETRY resume their inter-galactic journey with a new single ‘Dangers Of Space’. The trio of John Andersson, Roger Tell and Daniel Önnerby will be heading to London to play Synth Wave Live 2 on Saturday 7th April 2018. Roger Tell kindly took time out from recording and chatted to The Electricity Club about the continuing voyages of VOGON POETRY over a few glasses of Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster… More Inside ›

BOYTRONIC Jewel

BOYTRONIC certainly have been through many line-up changes, hiatuses and disappearances and reappearances from the German synth scene since 1983, but now it’s the time for the big return. ‘Jewel’ marks the 2017 reincarnation of the trio, with Ingo Hauss, Hayo Lewerentz and James Knights. Since they have approached the project in a fluid manner, rather than “we are in a band, therefore we have to deliver” configuration, the artistic process has been more relaxed and not rushed. More Inside ›

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