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TEC Gold: TRANSMISSIONS ARCHIVE

Yellow+Magic+Orchestra+ymoOver the last six years, The Electricity Club has written a large number of features that fall outside of the standard interview or review format.

Articles have included new artist introductions, lost albums, song listings based around a variety of topics, beginner’s guides on highly regarded personalities and TEC’s tongue-in-cheek Carry On Synthpop series. These Transmissions have been archived on a page in reverse chronological order. More inside ›

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Missing In Action: OUR DAUGHTER’S WEDDING

Our Daughters Wedding ODW - BW profileNew York-based OUR DAUGHTER’S WEDDING, who were named after a card divider in a gift shop, were arguably the most high-profile commercial US synth band to make any sort of impact in the UK.

Early single ‘Lawnchairs’ charted at No49 and has been a regular fixture in many electronic music single compilations ever since. 

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Missing In Action: THE MOOD

THE MOOD-01The period between 1979-1983 was one of the most glorious and productive periods in British music. One of those vying for a slice of the action were THE MOOD, comprising of John Moore (vocals and guitar), Mark James Fordyce (drums, electronic percussion and synthesizers) and Eric James Logan (synthesizers and piano).

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Missing In Action: CHEW LIPS

Chew-LipsFormed in 2008, CHEW LIPS rode on the wave of synth friendly female fronted acts of the period that included LITTLE BOOTS, LA ROUX, LADY GAGA and LADYHAWKE. With their “8-bit Casiotone drone-disco”, they quickly attracted the attention of hip tastemakers like BBC 6Music’s Steve Lamacq.

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Missing In Action: JO CALLIS

JO CALLIS-1981Without doubt, Jo Callis is one of the unsung heroes of the Synth Britannia era. His three year tenure with THE HUMAN LEAGUE directly contributed to their imperial phase; his most famous song with the Sheffield electronic pioneers was ‘Don’t You Want Me?’ which reached No1 in both the UK and US charts.

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