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Category: Interviews (page 2 of 70)

SPRAY Interview

‘Failure Is Inevitable’ is the fifth album from mischievous indiesynth duo SPRAY. Ricardo Autobahn and Jenny McLaren first came to wider attention as THE CUBAN BOYS. Celebrating everything that is great about pop while tinged with cynicism, despair and ironic humour, SPRAY often offer social commentary with their upbeat electronica. They kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about their new album and gave some interesting thoughts from 20 years of experience within the music industry. Continue Reading ›

GARY DALY Interview

Gary Daly is best known as the lead vocalist and synth player of CHINA CRISIS. Together with bandmate Eddie Lundon, the pair have released seven acclaimed albums and while they continue to tour regularly, Daly has taken the plunge with a full length solo record entitled ‘Gone From Here’. While on a UK tour with Howard Jones, the CHINA CRISIS frontman kindly talked to The Electricity Club about his continuing artistic motivations, digging out his old synths and much more… Continue Reading ›

KNIGHT$ Interview

Combining the Italo spirit of SAVAGE and RAF with British exponents of the form such as PET SHOP BOYS and NEW ORDER, the debut album by KNIGHT$ is one of the best albums of 2019. Gathered together in the corner of a bar in Hoxton to avoid the barrage of televised football, James Knights chatted to The Electricity Club about the making of 'Dollars & Cents', working with ITALOCONNECTION, plans for his upcoming showsand surviving the vultures circulating in the music industry… Continue Reading ›

EUGENE Interview

Inevitably influenced by KRAFTWERK and DAVID BOWIE, one of Eugenio Valente's mission statements is “pop is a not crime”. EUGENE has been making synthwaves in the past 18 months, particularly with the dreamily propulsive collaboration with LISBON KID's Danny De Matos called ‘Waiting for You’. The Electricity Club chatted to the Italian singer, songwriter, arranger, producer and remixer about his ethos and upcoming appearance in London at Synth Wave Live 3… Continue Reading ›

A Short Conversation with HOWARD JONES

Celebrating the 35th anniversary of his debut album ‘Humans Lib’, synth veteran HOWARD JONES will be touring UK theatres in May. The tour also signals the launch of his brand new album ‘Transform’ which features the sparklingly catchy ‘Hero In Your Eyes’ and ‘Tin Man’, a distant musical relative to early B-side ‘Change The Man’. The Electricity Club was extremely pleased to be able to speak to HOWARD JONES during a break from rehearsals for the forthcoming ‘Transform’ tour. Continue Reading ›

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