While KID MOXIE might be best known for her exquisite breathy synthpop like ‘Lacuna’ and ‘Dirty Air’, her latest musical venture takes her into previously unknown territory.
The vehicle of Greek-born Elena Charbila, KID MOXIE has composed the soundtrack to a new film ‘Not To Be Unpleasant, But We Need To Have A Serious Talk’. Elena Charbila chatted to The Electricity Club from Los Angeles to talk about her ‘Unpleasant’ experience… Continue Reading ›
DRAMATIS were a band of GARY NUMAN sidemen who toured the skies, but came into being as their own entity after their boss prematurely formalised his retirement from live performance at Wembley Arena in April 1981.
With work now progressing on a second DRAMATIS album, RRussell Bell kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about why it has taken so long to follow-up ‘For Future Reference’ and the possibility of live dates… Continue Reading ›
While it appears to have been a comparatively quiet 2019 for NINA, she has been busy touring the US and Canada with PARALLELS as well as recording.
At the start of the year, there was a brand new song called ‘The Calm Before The Storm’ which was coincidentally released during one of the coldest wettest spells in England. Then in the Autumn, she teamed up with FUTURECOP! But with the year almost up, NINA has unleashed the vibrantly appealing magenta splash of ‘Automatic Call’. Continue Reading ›
Sian Evans is best known as the front person / songwriter for electronic dance collective KOSHEEN.
Where many early 2000-era dance acts were lucky if they hit on a one-track formula or sound, KOSHEEN were comfortably able to straddle several genres from their debut album ‘Resist’. Sian kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about her route into the music industry, the formation of KOSHEEN and collaborative work. Continue Reading ›
To celebrate the four decade legacy of Factory Records, Rhino / Warner Music Group have released two lavish boxed sets. ‘Use Hearing Protection: Factory Records 1978-1979’ gathers facsimile editions of the first 10 Factory items issued with a catalogue number. The second boxed set 'Factory Records: Communications 1978-92' is a reissue of the 4CD collection originally released in 2009.
Label historian / biographer James Nice took time out to chat about all things Factory… Continue Reading ›