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HANNAH PEEL Mary Casio: Journey To Cassiopeia

If Gustav Holst had composed ‘The Planets Op32’ suite today, would he have used synthesizers within his framework? With his interest in astrology and thus the future, the answer is probably a “yes”. Just a year after her acclaimed second album 'Awake But Always Dreaming', HANNAH PEEL follows-up with a striking seven movement instrumental opus entitled 'Mary Casio: Journey To Cassiopeia', featuring an array of analogue synthesizers and a 29-piece colliery brass band. More Inside ›

KALEIDA Tear The Roots

Moody electronic duo KALEIDA finally release their debut album ‘Tear The Roots’. Having come to wider attention opening for RÓISÍN MURPHY on her European tour in 2015, vocalist Christina Wood and synthesist Cicely Goulder released two EPs ‘Think’ and ‘Detune’ in 2015 and 2016 respectively. The title song of the former release was included on the soundtrack of the 2014 noir action thriller ‘John Wick’. And ‘Think’ is the only track from those two EPs to adorn ‘Tear The Roots’. More Inside ›

GARY NUMAN Savage (Songs From A Broken World)

Fresh from the artistic and critical high of ‘Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind)’, GARY NUMAN has finally unleashed his twentieth album ‘Savage (Songs From A Broken World)’. While its predecessor was a very personal record, ‘Savage’ looks at wider environmental issues. It was conceived around a post-apocalyptic world reduced to desert as a result of global warming, because “the world’s leaders had failed to stop the rising temperature of the planet until it became an unstoppable catastrophe”. More Inside ›

30 Lost Obscure Alternatives Of The 45 RPM Era

Vinyl still holds a special affection with the emotional attachment given to a piece of music captured on bit of plastic almost unparralled. So here are 30 synth friendly obscure alternatives from the era when vinyl was king, which for whatever reason, have been lost in the mists of time. These are great but obscure singles and album tracks from places as far flung as Australia, Japan and Canada that were overlooked at their time of release in the UK, but which all deserve critical reappraisal. More Inside ›

A Short Conversation with BLANCMANGE

To say that Neil Arthur is in the most prolific stage of his career would be an understatement. Since BLANCMANGE returned in 2011 with ‘Blanc Burn’, there have been a further three long players. September 2017 sees the arrival of the eighth BLANCMANGE long player ’Unfurnished Rooms’; Neil Arthur kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about ‘Unfurnished Rooms’, working with John Grant and his thoughts on the new LCD SOUNDSYSTEM album… More Inside ›

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